Jon Hamm as Don Draper in ‘Mad Men’: latterly the character seemed more comfortable with the idea of starting over again. Photograph: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Will Peggy get the promotion that is her rightful due? Will Bobby ever stop being an idiot? AMC’s Mad Men is poised to bow out, and one of the questio(...)

 If you’ve (somehow) missed out on all those OITNB premiere parties, now is the time to get queuing

In the olden days, you had to leave your seat every three hours to change the DVD. Now, only the demands of bladder and nutrition need force you up(...)

Aaron Paul, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Anna Gunn, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Bryan Cranston, winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, pose with their awards for Breaking Bad during the  66th Primetime Emmy Awards in California yesterday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters 2:04

For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry yesterday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows Bre(...)

Hendricks on queen bee Joan: ‘She was resilient and confident and even when she was dealt some really lousy stuff, she seemed to learn from things. She was a smart cookie’. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

Christina Hendricks doesn’t walk into the room so much as glide, as if perched on an invisible pair of roller skates on unseen tracks. And she does(...)

This Is Spinal Tap: the US Library of Congress has finally smelled the glove

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Fran in Love/Hate

Were we to channel our forebears, Halloween would be a time of papier mache, cardboard boxes and black plastic.Still, it seems that pop culture has be(...)

Bryan Cranston, left, and Aaron Paul in a scene from Breaking Bad. Photograph:
Ursula Coyote/AMC via The New York Times

The journey of anti-hero Walter White came to a dark end last night when fans of Breaking Bad finally learned the fate of the chemistry teacher turned(...)

Also attending the World Economics Forum in Dalian was Chinese property tycoon Wang Jianlin, who revealed that his Wanda group has a war chest of €3.7(...)

Breaking Bad, starring Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston, has been one of Netflix’s biggest hits

Delayed gratification is not Netflix’s style. As one “chapter” of the streaming service’s “Originals” reaches the end credits, viewers are given a mer(...)

Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) and Walter White (Bryan Cranston) from season five of Breaking Bad. Photograph: Frank Ockenfels/AMC

The TV drama series Breaking Bad, hugely popular with Irish audiences, has entered the Guinness World Records book for being the most critically accla(...)