Posts Tagged ‘Mad Men’

‘Breaking Bad’ Season Five Premiere Breaks Records

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AMC continues to gain viewership and momentum Just a month after the conclusion of Mad Men’s most-watched season to date, AMC released that yesterday’s season 5 premiere of Breaking Bad, a show about a drug chef and his drug-dealing business, was the most-watched episode in the show’s history, marking “unprecedented growth” in viewership. According to the release, the [&hellip
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Mad Men Snags Record Viewership With Season Five

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  At least that’s what season five’s viewership would suggest. Season five of AMC’s provocative drama, Mad Men, is the most watched season to date, and last night’s season finale was the most watched season finale in series history. Season five averaged 2.6 million viewers, a 15% increase from season four. The finale drew 2.7 [&hellip
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Mad Mania

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“Smart” TV and the Gray Flannel Ego By Ben Kessler Mad Men, like The Sopranos and The Wire before it, now enjoys a singular cultural status. Neither pop nor art, it is smart TV. And smart TV, we’re told, is not for analysis or even entertainment; it is to be dutifully let into our lives, [&hellip
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