via press release:
BRAVO MEDIA GOES “MAD” AS THE
CAST AND CREATOR OF “MAD MEN” APPEAR ON
“INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO”
PREMIERING ON MONDAY, MAY 14TH AT 7PM ET/PT
Host James Lipton Welcomes Jon Hamm, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Vincent Kartheiser, Jared Harris, Kiernan Shipka
And Creator Matt Weiner
NEW YORK– May 7, 2012–Bravo Media pulls the curtain back on Madison Avenue as the cast and creator of the smash-hit television series “Mad Men” embark on the “Inside the Actors Studio” stage, premiering Monday, May 14th at 7pm et/pt. Currently in its 18th season, host James Lipton is joined by cast members Jon Hamm, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Jared Harris, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Kiernan Shipka and creator Matt Weiner. From Jon Hamm’s troubled youth to the origin of January Jones’ name to Kiernan Shipka’s secret talents, Lipton leaves no stone unturned as he courses through the lives of each actor. For a sneak peek go to: http://www.bravotv.com/inside-the-actors-studio/season-18/videos/mad-men-jon-hamm-not-sexy-enough and to read host James Lipton’s exclusive blog about the episode visit: http://www.bravotv.com/inside-the-actors-studio/season-18/blogs/james-lipton/a-mad-mad-mad-mad-men
QUOTES FROM THE EPISODE:
– “Someone said [Jon] wasn’t sexy.” – Creator Matt Weiner on why Jon Hamm needed to audition seven times.
– “It was my first work with a prosthetic penis.” – Vincent Kartheiser on his first big role in the movie “Another Day in Paradise”
– “I am not a consistent viewer yet, but I’m not completely in the dark about the show either.” – Kiernan Shipka, age 12, on how she isn’t allowed to watch full episodes of the show yet because she is so young.