A little over a year ago, we told you about a distressing phenomenon within mainstream moviemaking – a paradigm shift best summarized by Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, who explained, “Something happened that nobody can make a movie between $500,000 and $80 million.” Studios in pursuit of the mighty tentpole blockbuster extravaganza (and the hundreds […]
Louis C.K., novelist Jonathan Franzen, and Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner are just some of the quotable notables going head-to-head on Jeopardy for the show's Power Players week. The tournament, which is set to air in May, is kind of like Celebrity Jeopardy, except with questions that are more difficult... More »
Louis C.K., Matthew Weiner, Jonathan Franzen and Sen. Al Franken will appear on "Jeopardy!" No, this isn't the setup for an "SNL" skit. The Emmy-winning comedian, creator of "Mad Men," author of "The Corrections" and junior senator from the great state of Minnesota are among the newsmakers and...
May's “Power Players Week” will also feature Melissa Harris-Perry, Al Franken, and "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men draws inspiration from many cinematic sources, ranging from The Best of Everything and The Americanization of Emily to La Notte and Carnal Knowledge. I’m spotlighting four of my favorites this weekend at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco, as part of a miniature film festival titled Mad Men Weekend. (For dates and showtimes, click... More »
At tonight’s Golden Globes, as a sedate Jon Hamm accepted the award for Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama, for Mad Men, the erstwhile Don Draper nodded to creator Matthew Weiner with this: “Thanks for not taking my suggestion and ending the entire series on Chumbawamba.” Oh, but Jon, we will. Show More Summary
Jon Hamm has won the last Golden Globe he'll ever win for playing Don Draper The actor picked up the award for Best Drama Actor Sunday, thanking creator Matthew Weiner and AMC See also: Golden Globes 2016: And the winners are... "Thanks to Mr. Show More Summary
"Mad Men: The Complete Collection" (Lionsgate): Now that the final episode has aired, the complete run of Matthew Weiner's period drama stands as one the great achievements in the history of TV: a set of poignant short stories, revolving around the 1960s advertising business, adding up to a grand...
"Orange is the New Black" is about to welcome "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner as a director in season 4.
What do you do when your years-in-the-making passion project has finally, at long last, come to an end? Well, if you’re anything like Peter Jackson and Matthew Weiner, you turn to other people’s TV shows. Mad Men creator Weiner is directing an...Show More Summary
I often think about the initial impetus creators had when conceiving a television show. Matthew Weiner wanted to tell the story of how a man could have everything and still be unhappy. David Simon wanted to show the Baltimore he had seen from his reporter days — bleak and full of corruption on both sides of the law. Show More Summary
This seems like a match made in heaven. Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner will be joining the team of Orange is the New Black. Click To Continue Reading
Here’s something that will fill the Mad Men-shaped hole in your heart: news has surfaced that Matthew Weiner will direct a season four episode of Orange is the New Black. The …Read More
Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black is adding another big name to its lineup of high-profile episode directors, with news coming this week that Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner will be helming an episode of the show’s fourth season (presumably...Show More Summary
Matthew Weiner, known for his ability to depict women in the metaphorical prison of 1960s misogyny, will move on to depicting women in the literal prison of prison. In his first post-Mad Men project, Weiner will direct a season four episode of Orange Is the New Black, according to the The... More »
"Either fans are going to love me or they're going to hate me, depending on how you feel about [Don] Draper." Actor Christopher Stanley laughed when recalling to The Huffington Post the moment "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner told him his character, Henry Francis, was going to marry the once Mrs. Show More Summary
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 »
Don Draper has left the building—and he's never coming back. Sad to say, but a Mad Men spin-off is never going to happen. "I'm not judging people who do...
It’s not easy ending an 18 year relationship for anyone, including Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt. ‘Mad Men’ creator Matthew Weiner is good friends with both and opened up about how they’re doing these days. RELATED: Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt split after 18 years together. Matthew said at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys: It’s […]
News broke last week that Jon Hamm and longtime partner, Jennifer Westfeldt, called it quits. The public in general was in shock to say the least. The reason for the Hamm-Westfeldt breakup was widely unknown, so naturally rumors and speculation were flying in every direction. Show More Summary