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Matthew Weiner on Creating Mad Men’s 1960s Accuracy

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Despite being born in 1965, Matthew Weiner’s period show Mad Men is lauded for its accuracy and realism. Weiner discusses how he got the look and feel of the 1960s so right.

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Get an inside look at the smart, sexy world of 1960s Madison Avenue advertising and the new season of the award-winning series with “Mad Men” creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner and cast members Jon Hamm, January Jones, John Slattery, Vincent Kartheiser, Jared Harris and Christina Hendricks. Moderated by New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff.

Matthew Weiner is an American writer, director and producer of television drama. He is the creator, executive producer, head writer, and show runner of the AMC television series Mad Men. He is also noted for his work on the HBO series The Sopranos, on which he served as a writer and producer during the show’s fifth and sixth seasons. Weiner has received nine Emmy Awards for his work on Mad Men and The Sopranos as well as three Golden Globe Awards for Mad Men. Mad Men has won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series four consecutive years (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011); the Sopranos (with Weiner as executive producer) won the same award twice (2004, 2007). Weiner was named one of the 2011 Time 100 Most Influential People In The World. In November 2011, The Atlantic named him one of 21 “Brave Thinkers.”

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