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Matthew Weiner Nominated for Outstanding Producer Award; January Jones Books TV Role

ep-5-betty-325.jpgThis week, Matthew Weiner is nominated for an outstanding producer award, while January Jones books a new TV role. Plus, The Washington Post is thankful for Teyonah Parris. Read on for more:

• Matthew Weiner is nominated for outstanding producer by the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

TVLine reports that January Jones has joined the cast of FOX’s The Last Man on Earth, a comedy featuring Will Forte.

The Washington Post is thankful for Teyonah Parris, whose Mad Men performance “frequently makes what could be a token role about a token black secretary something more complicated.”

RadioTimes is thankful for Mad Men, describing it as “still the smartest and most literary show out there.”

Variety says that the U.S. rights to Bluebird, a movie starring John Slattery, have been acquired by Factory 25.

• According to Dread Central, Preservation, a movie starring Aaron Staton, will be released in both limited theaters and VOD outlets on Jan. 9.

• InStyle has the news that Janie Bryant has designed a wedding shoe, a pump style shoe with a blue bow on the heel.

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