7 Reasons Mad Men’s Season Premiere is ‘Insanely Riveting’
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Best Opinion: Daily News, Hollywood Reporter, Wash. Post
“If Sunday night’s two-hour return episode of Mad Men ended after the first four minutes, it would still put the show in contention to win its fifth straight Emmy as the best drama on television,” says David Hinckley at New York’s Daily News. That’s tantalizing news for the AMC drama’s passionate fans who’ve been starved without a new Mad Men episode for 17 months. (Tense negotiations between the network, studio, and creator Matthew Weiner led to a production delays.) When we last left Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, the ad agency’s creative overlord Don Draper had startled everyone by proposing to his new girlfriend Megan, Joan had decided to keep Roger’s baby, and the suits were reeling from the loss of their biggest account. Thanks to Weiner’s polarizing plea that critics reviewing the premiere suppress all spoilers, few plot points have leaked, but the press still found much to (vaguely) enthuse about. Here, seven talking points:
Go to the link to read them…then tune in this evening and see if the points are correct..