We see the period shows conquering our television appetite as the trend goes on for this genre; take for example the Boardwalk Empire. Now, lets go over to what the men and women who work for the Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency in circa 1960s at New York City has to offer.

Mad Men is an American dramatic television series created and produced by Matthew Weiner. Series is produced by Lionsgate Television, and had premiered last July 19, 2007. For its 4 years in the production, a lot of the twists or the story has been interchanged.

Set in the 1960s, in the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, the main man of the series is Don Draper (Jon Hamm), the advertising and creative director at Sterling Cooper and also a partner at Draper Pryce. The story centers on him and his in and out of the office life. It sets the mood and social norm of 1960’s America.

Now the show is airing for its fifth and sixth season, after months of negotiation on how the future of Don Draper and company will move forward. Fans are most definitely oblivious but the fans will surely have two seasons to look forward tom, after it has officially renewed.

Among the stars that will still be present in the show are: Peggy Olson played by Elizabeth Moss, Pete Campbell played by Vincent Kartheiser, Betty Francis played by January Jones, Joan Harris played by Christina Hendricks, and many more.

The show indulges us to the American society and culture of the 1960s, highlighting smoking, sexism, feminism, adultery homophobia, alcohol and racism. Its the visualization of the corporate world in the earlier years before everything goes out modern. In times of advertising today, where dogs eat dogs are the focal attitude inhibited in the advertising world, one can surely relate to this show.

 

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