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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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