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Amazon Studios Severs Ties With TWC: Drops David O. Russell Series, Takes Over ‘The Romanoffs’

Amazon Studios has made decision on the two Weinstein Co. series it wasn “reviewing” options on. The company is no longer plans on moving forward with the David O'Russell Project. As for Matt Weiner’s  The Romanoffs, Amazon intends to move forward without the involvement of The Weinstein Company, the company said. MORE

Amazon "Reviewing" Weinstein Co. Series Amid Staff Concerns (Exclusive)

The Weinstein Co. was expected to finance half of the $160 million Robert De Niro drama from David O. Russell as well as the $75 million Matt Weiner's 'The Romanoffs,' sources say, but the streamer has not seen a cent. read more

Mad Men Stars Reveal Their Surprising Audition Stories

When AMC began assembling the cast for its first original series, Mad Men, creator Matt Weiner was adamant that he wanted to cast mostly unknown actors, so that they wouldn't bring the "baggage" from previous roles to the new project. Show More Summary

Matt Weiner’s $30 Million Mad Men Deal Also Included Bonuses for Winning Awards

Frank Darabont’s lawsuit against AMC has yielded a lot of entertainment fodder for the public at large. (Well, depending on how you feel about reading someone’s abusive emails to co-workers, it could also just make you really angry.) Today, though, anyone following the heated legal battle also learned something about ... More »

Matt Weiner’s ROMANOFFS Sounds Insane

8 months agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

The MAD MEN creator returns to TV with a show only he could get made. Read more...

Mad Men creator Matt Weiner on reality TV

Matt Weiner, the Sopranos writer turned Mad Men creator and showrunner, admits that he "would find it a tremendous challenge" to produce an unscripted show, and analyzes the scripted world's perception of reality TV. All of that is in part one of his appearance on The Jay and Tony Show Show podcast, which Weiner taped last Monday. Show More Summary

Mad Men’s Matthew Weiner on Jon Hamm’s Big Win and Being 6-Months Pregnant With His Next Idea

Last night, after HBO and all of the other Emmy celebrations shut down, Matt Weiner kept things going after midnight at the AMC party with the rest of his Mad Men crew. Vulture caught up with Weiner as he reflected upon seeing his writers and cast assembled together for one... More »

When Jon Hamm became Matt Weiner's 'Mad Men' pitchman

Shortly after "Mad Men" ended its inaugural season with the celebrated episode "The Wheel" and its defining Don Draper Kodak Carousel pitch, Matthew Weiner showed up on Jon Hamm's doorstep, ostensibly to deliver a present, its precise nature now long forgotten. But Weiner had an ulterior motive...

Here’s Matt Weiner’s List of All the Things ‘Mad Men’ Wanted to Cover in Season 7, But Didn’t

As much as fans might wish to see TV finales tie up every loose end surrounding the characters and storylines of… Read More

Matthew Weiner Sheds Light on Don and the Much-Debated Coke Ad

Matt Weiner spoke about the “non-verbal meaning” of the final scenes of Mad Men in a Q&A with novelist… Read More

The ‘Mad Men’ Cast’s Most Fascinating Insights About the Series Finale

The Mad Men finale is over, and as we wait for comment (or more silence) from creator Matt Weiner, insight is trickling in via post-finale interviews with cast members, as well as some pre-finale conversations that mean more now that we’ve seen the curtain fall. … Read More

'Mad Men' Creator Matt Weiner -- Ducks Big Don Draper Coke Question After Finale

"Mad Men" fans woke up today feeling like 'Sopranos' fans did 8 years ago -- an ambiguous final scene made it SEEM like Don Draper created the iconic Coke commercial... and the show's creator is keeping the…

Watch This Supercut of Unhelpful ‘Next Week on Mad Men’ Promos

Mad Men promos! You love 'em, and so do we! Were they ever helpful? Nope! For eight years, Matt Weiner and his team made an art form out of the completely useless "next week on..." post-episode preview. It's been an endless parade of characters saying "Who?" or "I can... More »

The History of the 1971 Coke Ad from the Mad Men Finale

So, after seven seasons of speculation about what peak Don Draper would jump from, the show ends with... a Coke ad? Unsurprisingly, Matt Weiner and company gave us an ending we'll be debating for years, but the final moments make more sense if you know a bit about the... More »

Singing the End of 'Mad Men'

2 years agoNews : Newsweek: US

How will Mad Men end? With a song, of course. In the span of 91 previous episodes, the series’ patriarch, Matt Weiner, has employed popular music of the '60s era to punctuate each final scene. Sometimes an entire installment, such as...Show More Summary

‘Mad Men’s’ Final Scene Involves a Very Dapper Watermelon, and Probably Doesn’t Involve D.B. Cooper

Matt Weiner appeared on Conan last night and told him that, because O’Brien has been such an avid supporter of the show, he… Read More

Matt Weiner on ‘Mad Men’ and Don Draper’s Failed Pitch

"I’m not just gonna take these last seven episodes and do the greatest hits."

10 moments in history that helped shape 'Mad Men'

2 years agoNews : NY Daily News

Most big events in the world have a surprisingly modest impact on our daily lives, "Mad Men" creator Matt Weiner argues.

Matt Weiner’s Years of Pre-‘Mad Men’ Failure and Humiliation Will Inspire You to Persevere

As someone who spent a significant chunk of my 20s floundering around in different directions, attempting to figure out how to find meaning and success in adult life, nothing makes me happier than stories of artistic and cultural luminaries who struggled, sank, and despaired before finally hitting the jackpot. Show More Summary

'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner reveals his biggest career regret

"Mad Men" creator Matt Weiner has won nine Emmy awards. Time magazine has named him as one of the 100 most influential people, saying he is "no less than a genius" and that "his influence on the world of television is unparalleled." But success didn't come easily to Weiner. Show More Summary

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