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
It seems like everyone is super bummed about Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt's break-up! On Saturday night, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner spoke out on Jon and Jennifer's sad split, a hard blow for many fans who've admired the couple's relationship of 18 years. Obviously Matthew is also saddened by the split yet he maintained an [...]
The “In Conversation” interviews at the upcoming 40th Toronto International Film Festival will feature the four creatives in a program that replaces the fest’s “Mavericks” series. TIFF released its complete schedule today; see tiff.net/festival. Show More Summary
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...
As fans and critics of the show Mad Men know all too well, series creator Matthew Weiner would always drop little details into each episode — a brief line here or a component of the set decoration over there. Whether you liked the show...Show More Summary
Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner was nothing if not detail-oriented—each scene had to have the right wardrobe, furniture, tchotchkes, and so forth, for the time period—so it makes sense that at the end of the show's seven-season run there would be quite a few props leftover. Show More Summary
Mad Men fans will remember the AMC period drama for many things: most notably for its performances, writing, production design and remarkable historical authenticity. But most fans will also remember Mad Men for its music, for its choice...Show More Summary
As Jon Hamm explained to Jimmy Kimmel last night, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner had been thinking about ending the show with that iconic Coca-Cola commercial for years before the company cleared the way for him to use it. If things had gone a different way, the ending might have had a slightly different impact.
According to 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner, Los Angeles served as his muse and helped inspire him to develop the show. [ more › ]
And that's just one story related from 17 of TV's top comedy and drama helmers — whose duties ranged from shooting an entire episode with iPhones to hugging (and crying) it out with crewmembers — as they explain how they pulled off logistical miracles and creative triumphs to make some of the season's most unforgettable (and, in one case, history-making) television. read more
Combing through some rich material was a big part of the job curating the exhibition "Matthew Weiner's Mad Men"
With help from the creator of another wildly successful TV show, “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner unspooled behind-the-scenes anecdotes about his acclaimed AMC drama series. The occasion was the Writers Guild Foundation’s “Inside the Writers Room with Mad Men,” moderated...
It’s been revealed that one of Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner’s wishes was to wrap up Sal’s storyline. Here are other memorable TV characters that disappeared without a trace.
An ending for Sal was on Weiner's wish list for the final season.
Today, a senior writer for Entertainment Weekly tweeted out a photo of what he claims was Matthew Weiner’s “wish list” for the end of Mad Men. With the knowledge of hindsight, it’s about as tragically unfulfilled as a a four-year-old girl’s “Dear Santa, Please bring me a pony” letter. Read more...