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13 items from 2008


Sugar Bits - Drama Arises Over Heath's Golden Globe Nom

15 December 2008 9:30 AM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

There is supposedly conflict over who would accept Heath Ledger's Golden Globe award on his behalf if he wins. His father wants to do the honors, but the studio would like Michelle to accept it and represent Matilda. - Rush & Molloy The Day the Earth Stood Still debuted at the top spot at the box office this weekend, earning $31 million as Four Christmases took second place. - BuzzSugar NHL player Sean Avery was cut from the Dallas Stars after he made inappropriate comments calling Elisha Cuthbert his "sloppy seconds" in an interview. Avery is currently in a treatment center while the team decides what to do with his contract. - Us Weekly Madonna and Guy Ritchie might be spending Christmas in London together for the sake of their children, despite all of the drama surrounding their divorce. - Daily Mail Mad Men's Christina Hendricks announced that she is engaged to Geoffrey Arend, »

- PopSugar

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Mad Men's Mad Woman Hendricks Gets Engaged

15 December 2008 6:51 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Christina Hendricks may just beat Joan Holloway to the altar. The 33-year-old Mad Men siren is engaged to her actor boyfriend, Geoffrey Arend, according to People. No wedding date has been set for the couple of nearly two years. As it is, life is proving something of a reliable imitator of art for Hendricks. While her bombshell secretary character on AMC's Emmy-winning hit got engaged this season after a mad hunt for well-heeled husband, Hendrick's 30-year-old fiancé is set to star as none other than an ad man on TNT's upcoming drama Trust Me. The duo met through Hendricks' Mad Men costar Vincent Kartheiser, who plays Pete Campbell on the show. »

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Mad Men's Christina Hendricks Gets Engaged

15 December 2008 5:15 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Christina Hendricks, 33 – who plays the bombshell head secretary on AMC's Emmy-winning Mad Men – is engaged to actor Geoffrey Arend, her rep tells People exclusively. Arend, 30, plays an ad man on TNT's upcoming drama Trust Me, which premieres in January. The couple has not yet set a wedding date. – Johnny Dodd and Lisa Ingrassia Related Articles: . Christina dishes on her redhead roots . Meet the stars of Mad Men Related Gallery: . Celebs share their proposals on the covers of People! »

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Hollywood Stars Glam Up to Show Off Their Style

13 October 2008 10:30 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

It was a fashionable Sunday night for the stars who got dressed up for Hollywood Life's 5th Annual Hollywood Style Awards at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Members of the Mad Men cast decided to skip out on watching their new episode and came out to the show and afterparty looking beautiful out of costume. AnnaLynne McCord accepted the People's Choice award for 90210 for Most Stylish TV Cast and brought her lookalike sister along as her date. Eve, Ludacris, and Tyrese played it cool for the cameras while Sophia Bush and Kristen Bell smiled wide and Molly Sims laughed on the red carpet. Looks like it was a fun night showing off their personal style and honoring their onscreen looks, both of which we love to deconstruct. To see more photos including Jordana Brewster, Tila Tequila, and Holly Madison, just read more. Images include: AnnaLynne McCord, Sophia Bush, »

- PopSugar

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'Mad Men' Continues Tonight with "The Inheritance," Actress to Head to Broadway

4 October 2008 11:00 PM, PDT | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

Last week we saw the return of the second season of the Emmy Award-winning AMC series, Mad Men, which stars Jon Hamm as Don Draper, John Slattery as Roger Sterling, Vincent Kartheiser as Pete Campbell, January Jones as Betty Draper, Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway, Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson, Michael Gladis as Paul Kinsey, Aaron Staton as Ken Cosgrove and Rich Sommer as Harry Crane.

Tonight, the show returns with Episode 2.10 entitled “The Inheritance.”  Read on to find out what's in store for tonight's episode.

Last week on Mad Men, Don and Betty finally came to the conclusion that their marriage wasn't working.  Roger, on the other hand, finally stopped complaining about his marriage and mustered up enough courage to leave Mona for the younger and seemingly more interesting Jane.  Peggy got another promotion but faced the consequences, while Freddie realized that Sterling Cooper wasn't the alcoholic haven he presumed it to be. »

- BuddyTV

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'Mad Men' Makes History at the Emmys

27 September 2008 11:00 PM, PDT | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

The 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were a spectacle as Mad Men made history on ABC as basic cable's first show to win a best drama award.  In fact, more shows came into the limelight to win awards, such as 30 Rock, which was able to take home four trophies that night, including the NBC series' second consecutive recognition for best comedy series.  30 Rock star Tina Fey gushed as she further promoted the show, saying that it is now available through several avenues such as NBC.com, Hulu.com, iTunes, Verizon phones and much more.  Newbies Breaking Bad and Damages also picked up awards for Bryan Cranston and Glenn Close.

However, most notable was the award given to Mad Men, which garnered two million viewers for one of its episodes.  Creator Matthew Weiner thanked the supporters of the show, saying, "I want to thank all the people that went before us »

- BuddyTV

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The Ladies Pop and Shine on the Emmys Red Carpet

22 September 2008 12:24 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

The ladies were bursting with color and sparkle at last night's Emmy Awards. Christina Applegate looked positively radiant and was the talk of the night — smiley, happy and healthy. Mary Louise Parker was the most eye catching of all in her bright blue number though you all were fairly divided on the look while Brooke Shields lived up to the name of her show in Lipstick pink. Heidi Klum went dramatic while Eva Longoria was all tied up in a bow with Tony on her arm. Debra Messing was one of Fab's best dressed but what do you think? Newcomer to the awards Mad Men's January Jones is a showstopper already and Buzz and I were lucky enough to catch up with the cast in the press room after the show's big win for Best Drama Series‚ check out all the winners here. Be sure to vote on all »

- Molly

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TV Reviews: Mad Men 2.7, True Blood 1.1 [Control Freaks]

8 September 2008 7:56 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Mad Men, AMC, Airs Sunday 10/9c Episode: "The Gold Violin" (Season 2, Episode 7) Synopsis: Don Draper (Jon Hamm) buys a stylish new Coupe de Ville, Joan (Christina Hendricks) loses her temper at work, and Sal (Bryan Batt) has Ken Cosgrove (Aaron Staton) over for dinner to discuss literature. Review: This week we »

- Josh Radde

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'Mad' About Vincent Kartheiser

24 July 2008 1:46 PM, PDT | NYPost.com | See recent New York Post news »

"Mad Men" is a show littered with good people doing despicable things, but then there's Pete Campbell, arguably the worst guy doing even worse things . cheating on his wife, impregnating Peggy, blackmailing Don . and yet Vincent Kartheiser infuses Pete with a sympathetic side. Not an easy task. The Post caught up with the 29-year-old to get the scoop on "Mad Men's" hotly anticipated season two premiere.

More Jon Hamm Christina Hendricks

Q: What did you think when you got the part of Pete Campbell? »

- By JARETT WIESELMAN

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'Mad' About Christina Hendricks

24 July 2008 1:32 PM, PDT | NYPost.com | See recent New York Post news »

They don't make women like "Mad Men's" Joan Holloway anymore . and that's too bad because every office could do with a little more of her attitude, wit and killer curves. And if Joan is a knock-out, the same . and more . should be said of Christina Hendricks, the woman who infuses Joan with an inner-spark, making her one of primetime TV's most intriguing characters.

In this exclusive interview, Christina tries to dance her way out of answering spoiler-iffic questions, but can't help but reveal a tasty morsel »

- By JARETT WIESELMAN

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Mad Men: Season One

15 July 2008 9:03 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Befitting a television show about the dark art of advertising, Mad Men boasts irresistible surfaces, from the sharp suits and Good Housekeeping dresses to the fussy production design that lovingly recreates Madison Avenue in 1960. The show inhabits a world both seductive and sinister, but what sets it apart is the substance behind the shimmering exteriors. Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner imbues his ad men, suburban moms, and single gals with a depth more common to literature than television. Supporting characters that initially appear as mere sharply drawn caricatures emerge as staggeringly complex figures. The protagonist's picture-perfect trophy wife (January Jones), for example, grows infinitely more compelling once it becomes apparent that her façade masks quiet suffering and madness. At least half a dozen supporting characters merit their own spin-offs, from Christina Hendricks as an office vamp who's figured out all the angles to Vincent Kartheiser as a weasely striver »

- Nathan Rabin

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Snub City:  Emmy's Top 10 Finalists

3 July 2008 7:23 AM, PDT | TVStar | See recent TVStar news »

Sorry Britney Spears, Mary-Kate Olsen, Matthew Fox, Connie Britton and Ellen Pompeo it looks likes you've been snubbed for this years 60th Annual Emmy Awards. The Top 10 Finalist in each category, have been released and are posted below. On July 17th at 5:40am fivelucky winners are picked from each category and are given an Emmy nomination. What are you waiting for, click below to see if your favorite actor made the cut! Best Drama Boston Legal Damages Dexter Friday Night Lights Grey's Atatomy House Lost Mad Men The Tudors The Wire Best Drama Actor Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad Patrick Dempsey, Grey's Anatomy Michael C. Hall, Dexter Jon Hamm, Mad Men Eddie Izzard, The Riches Hugh Laurie, House Denis Leary, Rescue Me James Spader, Boston Legal Best Actress Drama Patricia Arquette, Medium Glenn Close, Damages Minnie Driver, The Riches Sally Field, »

- cjoyce@mail.popstar.com (Colleen Joyce)

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CTV grabs 'Mad Men'

4 January 2008 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

TORONTO -- Canadian broadcaster CTV on Thursday said it has acquired the first two seasons of AMC's "Mad Men" and intends to give the U.S. cable drama its first free TV airdate.

Toronto-based CTV said it picked up the Canadian conventional and cable TV rights to "Mad Men", which was created by executive producer/writer Matthew Weiner and produced by Lionsgate.

CTV also acquired the broadband and VOD rights for the second season, which AMC ordered in September after "Mad Men" had a successful rookie season on the U.S. cable channel.

CTV in 2000 became the first free, over-the-air TV network to air "The Sopranos", which Weiner executive produced and helped write. Now it will do the same with Weiner's latest creation, a drama set on Madison Avenue in the 1960s.

The cast includes Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones and Christina Hendricks.

"With creator Matt Weiner, there's a real pedigree evident in 'Mad Men' that originates directly from 'The Sopranos.' Weiner's years on 'The Sopranos' has manifested in the experience he brings to this next, great, big buzz show," Susanne Boyce, president of creative, content and channels at CTV, said of her latest acquisition. »

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