Posts Tagged ‘Matthew Weiner’

“Mad Men” Returns

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

When we left off with Mad Men at the end of Season 4, Don Draper had just proposed to his new secretary, Megan; Joan was pregnant (seemingly with Roger’s baby), and Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce had just lost Lucky Strike as their biggest client. It’s been nearly 2 years since we last saw the gang, but this Sunday, they’re back on AMC in the two-hour Season 5 premiere.

We sat down with Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner in 2010 when he dished about creating the series, and what he hoped to accomplish with the Season 4 finale. Have a look:

On the series’ signature style:

On the Mad Men season four finale:

Click here to check out AMC’s Mad Men Season 5 behind-the-scenes footage and tune in to AMC this Sunday night, March 25th, at 9/8c to catch the premiere.

And the Emmy nomination goes to…

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The 2011 Primetime Emmy Award season began today with the official nomination announcement at 8:30 AM EST. Congratulations to all the nominees for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards!

The Archive of American Television would also like to congratulate our interviewees who were nominated this year:

Dan Castellaneta for Outstanding Voice-Over performance (As “Homer Simpson”)
David Crane for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Episodes)
Robert Dickinson (multiple nominations for lighting design)
Linda Ellerbee for Outstanding Children’s Nonfiction (Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: Under the Influence: Kids of Alcoholics)
Michael J. Fox for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (“Louis Cannin” on The Good Wife)
Louis J. Horvitz for Outstanding Directing for a a Variety, Music, or Comedy Special (53rd Grammy Awards)
Susan Lacy for Outstanding Nonfiction Series (American Masters)
Cloris Leachman for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (as “Maw Maw” on Raising Hope)
Christopher Lloyd for Outstanding Comedy Series (co-creator of Modern Family)
Hector Ramirez (multiple nominations as camera operator)
Don Mischer for Outstanding Directing for a a Variety, Music, or Comedy Special (83rd Academy Awards)
Paul Shaffer for Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions Ceremony)
Tim Van Patten for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Game of Thrones)
Matthew Weiner for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Mad Men)
Betty White for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (as “Elka Ostrosky” on Hot in Cleveland)

The full list of nominees can be found here.

The Creative Arts Emmys will be held on September 10. The Primetime Emmys Telecast will be on September 18 on FOX.