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January Jones Has Baby Boy; Jon Hamm Talks About Friends With Children

The big news last week was January Jones had a baby boy, on Sep. 13. Read on to find out what she named him, and also to hear what Jon Hamm has to say about starring in a movie that his girlfriend directed.

People magazine reports that January Jones gave birth to a baby boy and named him Xander Dane Jones. Also covering the story was the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times,, E! Online and USA Today. sat down with Jon Hamm, who talked about his experience as a producer of Friends With Children (“we were incredibly lucky to get the cast we got”) and whether he’d like to direct a movie himself.

The International Business Times talks with Randee Heller about her Emmy-nominated role as Miss Blankenship: “I had no idea she was going to die.”

• In Rolling Stone (no link), Alison Brie compares Trudy Campbell to her character on Community. “Trudy is behind the wheel, while Annie’s out of control,” she says.

The Daily Express quotes Christina Hendricks on her fondness for the range life: “I love being outdoors. You’d never think it in my high heels and pencil skirt, but I miss the smell of the hay and farms and I like milking a cow.”

The Seattle Post Intelligencer tracks the fall season’s “Mad Men trend.”

Broadcasting & Cable (no link) says one of the questions TV executives will want answered this fall — when many Man Men-style shows premiere — is whether retro will be back in fashion. Also commenting on the fall’s retro lineup is Advertising Age.

Due to January Jones’ pregnancy, wonders if Season 5 will see Betty pregnant — “or will they have some conveniently placed objects?”

The International Business Times ran photos of Christina Hendricks with the question, “Will she be the next Wonder Woman?”

The Kansas City Star ran a photo of the Emmys seating cards for Jon Hamm and Christina Hendricks.

Variety reports that Mad Men episode “Christmas Comes But Once a Year” won a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series.

The Financial Times speculates what writers, agents and producers are looking for “in their pursuit of the next Mad Men.” ran images of posters that the design firm Radio created for Season 5.

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