Media Release: Monday, March 30 2015.
Foxtel presents the final seven episodes of award-winning drama Mad Men express from the US from Monday April 6 at 3.30pm and 8.35pm primetime on showcase.
Created by Emmy® Award winner Matthew Weiner and produced by Lionsgate, “Mad Men’s” highly anticipated series conclusion will, for the last time, follow the complex lives of Don, Peggy, Roger, Joan, Betty and Pete, and their families, colleagues, rivals and love interests, as their stories come to an end.“What an incredible journey this has been. I take great pride in what the entire ‘Mad Men’ team was able to create episode after episode, season after season,” said Creator/Executive Producer/Writer/Director Matthew Weiner. “We sincerely thank the fans for joining us on this ride and hope it has meant as much to them as it has to us.”
The New York Daily News said, “The sadness affects different characters to different degrees, and they react in different ways. But the restless undertone that has permeated the show from the beginning does not abate as we start the final round of adventures and presumably get some idea where everyone will go after the cameras are turned off.”
Variety said, “This closing run, which is still grappling with the central ad agency’s shifting internal dynamics, as well as examples of brazen sexism in the workplace. As for Don, suffice it to say he appears to have reached another in a series of emotional crossroads, spurred in part by a figure from his past…”
Mad Men stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Aaron Staton, Rich Sommer, Christopher Stanley, Jessica Paré, Jay R. Ferguson, Kevin Rahm, Kiernan Shipka and Mason Vale Cotton.
“Mad Men” is produced by Lionsgate, in association with AMC. Joining Weiner are executive producers Scott Hornbacher and Janet Leahy; co-executive producer Semi Chellas; supervising producer Erin Levy; producers Jon Hamm, Blake McCormick and Tom Smuts; consulting producers Lisa Albert and Robert Towne; and co-producers Josh Weltman, Bob Levinson and Marcy Patterson. Chris Manley, ASC is director of photography. Emmy® Award winner Dan Bishop is production designer and Emmy® Award winner Janie Bryant is costume designer. Christopher Gay, Tom Wilson and Chris Figler are editors.
Mad Men The End of an Era – the final half of Season 7 – airs Express from US from Monday April 6 at 3.30pm and 8.30pm primetime encore over 7 episodes on showcase.