Mad Men

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Mad Men is an American period drama television series created by Matthew Weiner and produced by Lionsgate Television.wikipedia
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Mad Men (season 1)

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The plot of the series began in March 1960 and ended in November 1970, with the conclusion of season seven.
The first season of the American television drama series Mad Men premiered on July 19, 2007 and concluded on October 18, 2007.

Matthew Weiner

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Mad Men is an American period drama television series created by Matthew Weiner and produced by Lionsgate Television.
Matthew Hoffman Weiner (born June 29, 1965) is an American writer, producer, director, actor and author, best known as the creator of the television series Mad Men and The Romanoffs.

Jon Hamm

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Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm) is the focus in the series, initially as the talented creative director at Sterling Cooper, and later as a founding partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce; the plot tracking the people in his personal and professional lives. Cast members John Slattery, Jared Harris and Jon Hamm also directed episodes.
Jonathan Daniel Hamm (born March 10, 1971) is an American actor, best known for playing advertising executive Don Draper in the AMC television drama series Mad Men (2007–2015).

Don Draper

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Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm) is the focus in the series, initially as the talented creative director at Sterling Cooper, and later as a founding partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce; the plot tracking the people in his personal and professional lives.
Donald Francis "Don" Draper is a fictional character and protagonist on the AMC television series Mad Men (2007–2015), portrayed by Jon Hamm.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series

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The show was also the first basic cable series to receive the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, winning the award each year of its first four seasons (2008–2011).
Since 2000, every single winner has been a serial drama: The West Wing (2000–2003), The Sopranos (2004, 2007), Lost (2005), 24 (2006), Mad Men (2008–2011), Homeland (2012), Breaking Bad (2013–2014), Game of Thrones (2015–2016, 2018, 2019), and The Handmaid's Tale (2017).

Mad Men (season 7)

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The plot of the series began in March 1960 and ended in November 1970, with the conclusion of season seven.
The seventh and final season of the American television drama series Mad Men consists of 14 episodes split into two, seven-episode parts: the first half, titled "The Beginning", aired from April 13 to May 25, 2014, on AMC; and the second half, titled "The End of an Era", aired from April 5 to May 17, 2015.

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Mad Men)

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In 2000, while working as a staff writer for Becker, Matthew Weiner wrote the first draft as a spec script for the pilot of what would later be called Mad Men.
"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" is the first episode of the first season of the American period drama television series Mad Men.

Robert Morse

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Robert Morse was cast in the role of senior partner Bertram Cooper; Morse starred in two 1967 films about amoral businessmen, A Guide for the Married Man (1967), a source of inspiration for Weiner, and How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying (1967), in which Morse recreated his role from the 1961 Broadway play of the same name (and which was itself based on a satiric novel by a former executive at the defunct New York ad agency, Benton & Bowles, Inc.).
Robert Alan Morse (born May 18, 1931) is an American actor and singer, best known as the star of both the 1961 original Broadway production and 1967 film adaptation of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and as Bertram Cooper, from 2007 to 2015, in the AMC dramatic series Mad Men.

January Jones

A couple of weeks later, a Marie Claire interview with January Jones was published, noting the limits to that financial success when it comes to the actors: "We don't get paid very much on the show and that's well-documented. On the other hand, when you do television you have a steady paycheck each week, so that's nice."
January Kristen Jones (born January 5, 1978) is an American actress and model, best known for portraying the role of Betty Draper in Mad Men (2007–2015), for which she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

David Carbonara

David Carbonara composed the original score for the series.
He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed TV series Mad Men.

Alan Taylor (director)

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Alan Taylor, a veteran director of The Sopranos, directed the pilot and also helped establish the series' visual tone.
He is known for his work on TV shows such as Lost, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Deadwood, and Mad Men.

Phil Abraham

Weiner collaborated with cinematographer Phil Abraham and production designers Robert Shaw (who worked on the pilot only) and Dan Bishop to develop a visual style that was "influenced more by cinema than television".
He won the 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a One Hour Series for his work on the pilot of Mad Men and has been nominated for four other Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series for his work on The Sopranos.

Madison Avenue

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Mad Men is set primarily in the 1960s—initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in Manhattan, New York City—later at the newly created firm of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (later named Sterling Cooper & Partners), located near the Time-Life Building at 1271 Sixth Avenue.
Among various depictions in popular culture, the portion of the advertising industry which centers on Madison Avenue serves as a backdrop for the AMC television drama Mad Men, which focuses on industry activities during the 1960s.

Andre Jacquemetton

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Scott Hornbacher (who later became an executive producer ), Todd London, Lisa Albert, Andre Jacquemetton, and Maria Jacquemetton were producers on the first season.
He served as a producer for the first season of Mad Men and co-wrote—with wife Maria Jacquemetton—three episodes of the season.

Robin Veith

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Bridget Bedard, Chris Provenzano, and writer's assistant Robin Veith completed the first-season writing team.
She served as a writer's assistant on the first season of Mad Men and co-wrote the final episode of the season "The Wheel" with the series creator Matthew Weiner.

Maria Jacquemetton

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Scott Hornbacher (who later became an executive producer ), Todd London, Lisa Albert, Andre Jacquemetton, and Maria Jacquemetton were producers on the first season.
She served as a producer for the first season of Mad Men and co-wrote, with husband Andre Jacquemetton, three episodes of the season.

Jared Harris

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Cast members John Slattery, Jared Harris and Jon Hamm also directed episodes.
His roles include Lane Pryce in the television drama series Mad Men, David Robert Jones in the science fiction series Fringe, King George VI in the historical series The Crown, Anderson Dawes on the science fiction series The Expanse, Captain Francis Crozier in the AMC series The Terror, and Valery Legasov in the HBO miniseries Chernobyl for which he was nominated for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. He has also had significant supporting roles in films such as Mr. Deeds (2002), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), Lincoln (2012), and Allied (2016).

AMC (TV channel)

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The series premiered on July 19, 2007, on the cable network AMC.
In late 2007 the network debuted its first original drama series Mad Men, a period piece about Madison Avenue advertising executives in the 1960s.

John Slattery

Cast members John Slattery, Jared Harris and Jon Hamm also directed episodes.
John M. Slattery Jr. (born August 13, 1962) is an American actor and director, best known for his role as Roger Sterling in the AMC drama series Mad Men.

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

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Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice It's All Right" ended the last episode of Season 1.
The song was used on the television series Mad Men, Friday Night Lights, and Men of a Certain Age.

The Sopranos

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Television producer David Chase recruited Weiner to work as a writer on his HBO series The Sopranos after reading the pilot script in 2002.
He wrote a script for the series Mad Men in 2000 which was passed on to Chase, who was so impressed that he immediately offered Weiner a job as a writer for The Sopranos.

Tim Hunter (director)

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Tim Hunter, the director of a half-dozen episodes from the show's first two seasons, called Mad Men a "very well-run show".
Breaking Bad, Carnivàle, Chicago Hope, Crossing Jordan, Deadwood, Falcon Crest, Homicide: Life on the Street, House, Law & Order, Lie to Me, Mad Men, Twin Peaks, Glee, Revenge, Pretty Little Liars and American Horror Story.

Lisa Albert

Scott Hornbacher (who later became an executive producer ), Todd London, Lisa Albert, Andre Jacquemetton, and Maria Jacquemetton were producers on the first season.
She has worked in both capacities on the AMC drama series Mad Men as a writer and producer and has won a WGA Award for her work on the show.

Peggy Olson

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Margaret "Peggy" Olson is a fictional character in the AMC television series Mad Men, and is portrayed by Elisabeth Moss.

Scott Hornbacher

Scott Hornbacher (who later became an executive producer ), Todd London, Lisa Albert, Andre Jacquemetton, and Maria Jacquemetton were producers on the first season.
He has worked in both capacities on the AMC drama series Mad Men.