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[12/11/08 - 01:33 PM]
AMC Receives Three Golden Globe Nominations Most for Any Basic Cable Network
"Congratulations and thanks to Matthew Weiner and his incredible team for creating an outstanding series, which continues to raise the bar for quality drama on television," said AMC's Charlie Collier.

[via press release from AMC]

AMC Receives Three Golden Globe Nominations Most for any Basic Cable Network

Original Scripted Series "Mad Men" Recognized in Drama Series, Lead Actor and Lead Actress Categories by Hollywood Foreign Press Association

New York, New York - December 11, 2008 - This morning The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards. AMC's award winning original series "Mad Men" was honored receiving three nominations, the most for any basic cable network.

The following is a statement on behalf of AMC President and General Manager Charlie Collier:

"We're thrilled to receive this incredible honor by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and thank them for recognizing AMC with this distinction.

"Congratulations and thanks to Matthew Weiner and his incredible team for creating an outstanding series, which continues to raise the bar for quality drama on television. The stellar performances of lead actors Jon Hamm and January Jones this season were also honored, and we are incredibly proud and celebrate the entire cast and crew.

"When AMC introduced original series to our audience we did so with the goal of finding and nurturing the best story telling and author-driven projects. The recognition received today reaffirms and strengthens the network's commitment to the best cinematic programming on television."

Nominations include:

MAD MEN

Best Television Series Drama - Mad Men

Best Performance by an Actor in a television series Drama - Jon Hamm

Best Performance by an Actress in a television series Drama - January Jones

In 2007, AMC received two Golden Globes for the network's first original series "Mad Men," winning for Best Television Series Drama and Best Performance in a Television Series Drama for Jon Hamm. At the Primetime Emmy Awards, "Mad Men" went on to make history as the first basic cable drama to win Best Drama Series. In 2006, AMC received three Golden Globe nominations for the network's first-ever original movie event, "Broken Trail" The miniseries starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Hayden Church went on to garner several industry awards including four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Lead Actor, Outstanding Supporting Actor, and Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries.

About "Mad Men":

Set in early 1960s New York, "Mad Men" follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising. Created, written and executive produced by Matthew Weiner ("The Sopranos"), the show's cast includes 2007 Golden Globe winner Jon Hamm (The Day the Earth Stood Still), Elisabeth Moss ("The West Wing"), Vincent Kartheiser ("Angel"), January Jones (Three Burials of Meliquiades Estrada), Christina Hendricks ("Kevin Hill"), and John Slattery (Flags of Our Fathers) and guest stars legendary stage and screen star Robert Morse (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying). "Mad Men" also stars Michael Gladis ("Third Watch"), Aaron Staton (August Rush), Rich Sommer (The Devil Wears Prada) and Bryan Batt (Jeffrey).

"Mad Men" burst onto the scene when it debuted on AMC in July 2007 and quickly became one of the most talked about series on television. "Mad Men" was featured as a Top 10 program of 2007 in a number of national publications, including TIME, USA Today, People, TV Guide and the Los Angeles Times, and was called the best show of the year by the Associated Press.

MAD MEN is produced by Lionsgate, the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, in association with AMC. Joining Weiner is co-executive producer Scott Hornbacher ("The Sopranos) and supervising producers Lisa Albert ("Becker"), Andre Jacquemetton and Maria Jacquemetton. Marti Noxon (Grey's Anatomy) and David Isaacs ("Becker") are consulting producers. Dwayne Shattuck (Hidden Palms) and Blake McCormick (Swingtown) are co-producers, and Marcy Patterson (Miss Guided) is associate producer. Emmy Award-winner Chris Manley (Prison Break) is director of photography. Emmy Award-winner Dan Bishop ("Big Love"), who won this year's Art Directors Guild Award for his work during MAD MEN's first season, is production designer and Emmy Award-winner Katherine Jane Bryant ("Deadwood") is costume designer. Malcolm Jamieson is supervising editor and Chris Nelson and Cindy Mollo are editors. AMC's Joel Stillerman, SVP of original programming, production and digital content; Christina Wayne, SVP of scripted series and mini-series; and Vlad Wolynetz, VP of production, series and movies, oversee development and production for the network.

About AMC

AMC is a multi-platform network that celebrates classic movies and high-quality scripted series. Among the elite services available in over 94 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC defines what it means to be a classic movie network today, creating a distinctive viewing experience that celebrates all that is enduringly cool, personal and powerfully relevant about movies. AMC's comprehensive library of popular movies strike a meaningful chord with its audience, and its critically-acclaimed slate of originals all have a cinematic quality that allow them to complement and be complemented by some of the best movies of all time. AMC is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, which includes sister networks IFC, WE tv and Sundance Channel. AMC is THE FUTURE OF CLASSIC.





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