In July, Halle Berry appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to promote her new television show, Extant, in which she plays an astronaut who returns to earth after a year in space with a big secret. Their chatter fluttered around the usual late-night show talk, but buried was a brief—but revealing—discussion about working in TV in this day and age.
“Television is a lot harder than I ever thought it would be,” Berry said. “I thought, ‘I’m going to do television so I can be with my kid more.’ I never see my daughter!” Read More
If you watch Mad Men, you're familiar with their baffling, context-free "Next Week On" promos that close out every episode. And while the Simpsons may not be the sharp cultural satire staple it once was, it at least knew how to put together this 30-second promo making fun of Mad Men’s much-hyped (and very serious) comeback. Can’t you just feel the dramatic tension rising? ... Discuss
In honor of the final season of Mad Men—which begins its two-part run on April 13—AMC has brought back the “Mad Men Yourself” avatar creator. So what are you waiting for? Go waste 10 minutes of your Friday afternoon creating your own Don Draper/Peggy Olson doppelganger ... Discuss
Just because the AMC hit Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead are gettingspin-offs, don’t expect to see anyone from the Mad Men universe again after the final season (which kicks off on April 13) and concludes next spring. When asked about the possibility of a spin-off in an interview with Vulture, series creator Matthew Weiner said,
I haven’t been approached, but I think it’s because they know I’m not interested in it … I would like to do something else, but I also would like to leave it in its state, as a whole thing, as a work. I don’t want to tamper with what we did.
Like Breaking Bad, the final season of the AMC drama will be broken into two parts, with the first seven episodes airing in April and the final shows in the spring of 2015 ... Discuss