Latest Peggy Olson Stories

2008-09-30 15:00:36

By ROBERT FELDBERG, STAFF WRITER SPEED-THE-PLOW Previews begin Friday; opens Oct. 23. Ethel Barrymore Theatre Years don't get much better than the one Elisabeth Moss is having.

2008-09-08 12:00:16

On AMC's hit show Mad Men, character Peggy Olson is the ambitious secretary-turned-copywriter at fictional Manhattan advertising agency Sterling Cooper. On the show, which is set in 1962, she's excellent at keeping secrets -- such as how she bore a child out of wedlock.

2008-07-29 09:00:51

LOS ANGELES _ The odds of AMC's "Mad Men" becoming a hit were about the same as Adam Carolla winning "Dancing With the Stars." The cable series about the advertising world in the early '60s appears on a channel formerly known only for showing old movies.

2008-07-28 12:00:46

By Chuck Barney, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 27--As seen through a prism of modern-day political correctness, the hedonistic 1960s-era advertising executives of AMC's mesmerizing "Mad Men" have a way of provoking utter shock and revulsion.

2008-07-27 09:00:27

By Verne Gay, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 27--Back at the dawn of Camelot, a famous historian had this to say about the year 1960.

2008-07-25 09:00:57

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News LOS ANGELES -- Enter the world of "Mad Men" and you're stepping into the past.

2008-07-24 09:00:47

By Alan Pergament, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 24--Afew days before the AMC series "Mad Men" got 16 Emmy nominations, creator Matthew Weiner gave a tour of the set to some of the nation's television critics, during the annual TV writers' conference last week.

2008-06-27 12:02:44

When "Mad Men" first made its splash last summer _ on AMC, of all unlikely places _ there was no doubt that it was going to look as sharp and shiny as a classic Cadillac tailfin.

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