Deal for Fifth Season of MAD MEN is Closer, but Premiere May Be Delayed Again

     March 22, 2011

Mad Men slice

Last year the negotiations for the fourth season of Mad Men resulted in the usual summer season premiere to be pushed back until August. It appears we’re having déjà vu all over again as negotiations for AMC’s hit series are still happening. Deadline reports though a deal is close to wrapping up Matthew Weiner for another season of Mad Men, the problem is the negotiations have gone well past the previous length of time it took to get the series’ fourth season locked down. When negotiations didn’t end until January last year, that’s when the show’s fourth season premiere was pushed until August. With this deal, the fifth season may not end up hitting the air until the fall. I suppose Mad Men fans should be grateful that the fifth season is actually happening (though it seems like a no-brainer), but the delay is certainly frustrating.

Around The Web

Television

Animation Roundup: MINIONS Opens Big in UK, SAMURAI JACK Returns in Fan Film

Plus news on the live-action 'Attack on Titan' movie's debut in North America and the first trailer for episodic game series, 'Minecraft: Story Mode.'

Zachary Levi Talks HEROES REBORN, the TANGLED TV Series, The Nerd Machine, Comic-Con & More

Levi talks about his dark and tortured 'Heroes Reborn' character, the set up for Disney's upcoming 'Tangled' series, developing Nerd HQ, and a lot more.

Comic-Con 2015: 10 Must-See Panels

From 'The Hateful Eight' to 'Hannibal', there's plenty of panels we can't wait to see.

HANNIBAL Season 3 Recap: “Contorno”

"Bowels in, or out?"

ASH VS EVIL DEAD Images Dare to Open the Necronomicon

Go ahead. Read it out loud. Let's see what happens!

DAREDEVIL Season 2: Jon Bernthal Preps for Punisher Role

The Punisher is expected to antagonize Daredevil when the second season returns on Netflix in 2016.

Weekly TV Ratings: ZOO Premieres Soft, Women’s World Cup Dominates

Good job, America!

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Recap: “A Tittin’ and a Hairin” & “We Can Be Heroes”

“You can’t spend your whole life holding the door open for people and then being angry when they don’t thank you.”

Watch the Season 3 Premieres of RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX Early

Check out both full premiere episodes -- minus some of the bad language and nudity. Both series return Sunday, July 12th on Showtime.

The 17 Best TV Episodes of 2015 So Far

Including selections from 'Daredevil,' 'Silicon Valley,' 'The Americans,' and 'Game of Thrones.'

Page 1 of 70912345...102030...Last »
echo ' '; ?>