The lives of the men and women who work in an advertising agency in New York in the 1960s. The agency is enjoying success, but the advertising game becomes more competitive as the industry develops. The agency must adapt to ensure its survival. Don Draper is a talented ad executive at the top of his game, but the secrets from his past and his present threaten to topple his work and family life. Written by
Where The Truth Lies ...
Did You Know?
originally auditioned (twice) for the role of Peggy Olson before Matthew Weiner
asked her to read for the part of Betty Draper instead, despite the fact that at that point the character was barely in the pilot and he had no plans of fleshing her out. See more
Mad Men is set in the early 1960s; however, in several episodes, telephones are shown with RJ-type modular connectors, which were not introduced until the mid-1970s. See more
Spoofed in Sunday Is Coming
A Beautiful Mine
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