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Newsweek to Publish Mad Men Issue; Betty White Jokes About Stalking Jon Hamm


This week, Ad Age gets excited about the special Mad Men issue that Newsweek will publish a week before the show’s March 25 Season 5 premiere, while Betty White admits she’s got a thing for Jon Hamm. Read on for more Mad Men news.

Ad Age reports that Newsweek‘s March 19 issue will be Mad Men-themed, with a cover story on the series and a feature on advertising’s role in U.S. culture.

In her new show, Off Their Rockers, Betty White jokes that Jon Hamm has taken out a restraining order on her. Check it out at the 1:35 mark.

Jon Hamm talks to New York Magazine about the fun of directing a Season 5 episode.

AMC’s announcement of Mad Men‘s Season 5 Premiere on Sun., Mar. 25 was covered by TV Guide, The Hollywood Reporter, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and Deadline.

USA Today reports that animated versions of Jon Hamm, Jennifer Westfeldt and their dog Cora will guest-star on PBS’ Martha Speaks on Feb. 20.

Us Weekly has a gallery of 30 Rock‘s best guest stars, including Jon Hamm who played “the impossibly handsome but quite unlucky Dr. Drew Baird.”

Wired has a diagram of romantic entanglements on Mad Men, asking “Who slept with whom? Who rebuffed whose advances? And who do we secretly wish would give in to a scotch-fueled coupling?” [No Link]

The Denver Post looks at “loners” on TV, including Don Draper.

New York Magazine has a photo of Elisabeth Moss in a “snug white dress” at a pre-Golden Globes party.

PopSugar features a photo of Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss at a Golden Globes after-party.

Socialite Life has a shot of Hamm at a different Golden Globes party.

Celebrity Baby Scoop gushes over a photo of January Jones and her “adorable cutie” of a son.

Us Weekly calls January Jones “radiant” in a photo from an event last weekend.

Elisabeth Moss tells Postmedia News that she’s “had more fun playing [Peggy] this season than probably any other season.”

Go to to see Christina Hendricks in the trailer for her new movie, Detachment, which costars Bryan Cranston and Adrien Brody and is set to open March 16.

Film School Rejects reports that Jennifer Getzinger, who directed the Season 5 premiere, is slated to direct an adaptation of Neil LaBute’s Some Girls starring Adam Brody.

• Check out a clip of Alison Brie (Trudy Campbell) on The Nerdist last week.

The Hollywood Reporter says Abigail Spencer (Suzanne Farrell, Sally’s teacher) is in talks to star in Joss Whedon’s In Your Eyes.

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