This week, Jon Hamm compares Don and the Minions in his new movie, while Alison Brie defeats Will Arnett on Lip Sync Battle. Plus, Hamm books a guest-star role on Disney SC’s Wander Over Yonder. Read on for more:
• Jon Hamm, talking to the Los Angeles Daily News, compares his Minions and Mad Men characters: “I don’t think he’s very similar to Don. Herb has his own style. If there is an analogy to be made, he’s a little closer to Austin Powers in a sartorial sense.”
• Vulture reports that Alison Brie crushed Will Arnett “in her tiny fist” in Spike TV’s Lip Sync Battle.
• Entertainment Tonight reports that Jon Hamm will guest-star on Season 2 of Disney XD’s Wander Over Yonder.
• Vulture, exploring bottle episodes, cites Season 4’s “The Suitcase” as an example of episodes that “often take a break from plot and focus on character relationships.”
• A.V. Club is convinced that Kiernan Shipka and Emma Watson “might as well be real-life twins” and thus should be cast as sisters in Double Act!
• Vulture talks TV time-jumping, citing Season 2 skipping from November 1960 to February 1962 and noting that Mad Men “eventually became a sui generis time-jumping show.”
• TV.com‘s staff members debate their favorite TV characters, with two of them choosing Peggy.
• Indiewire writes, “Mad Men is a show about the odd relationship that human beings have with the past—our desire to escape coupled with our desire to hang on. On Mad Men nostalgia is dangerous, deceptive, illusory.”
• TODAY highlights several TV-themed tours, including New York City’s “The Mad Men Experience.”
• According to TheWrap, Rectify has cast Melinda Page Hamilton as a therapist in Season 3.
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