"Mad Men" has been insane this year. We’ve mashed up the season’s biggest moments, but in a way that’s spoiler-free and safe to watch, even if you’re not caught up. Seriously. In true “Mad Men” fashion — we borrowed their comically vague “Next time on ‘Mad Men’” preview style to recap Season 5 so far.
"I think this season is the best yet. I really do," Slattery said. "We were all commenting that it felt like the first season. We’ve somehow circled back after all the details and all the plot development that’s happened with everybody … it’s kind of circled back to the sort of tunnel vision on each character and various elements of each character that they’ve dialed in on. It’s somehow simpler."
The writers are back right now, no one is leaving the show,” said Hendricks. “The actors go back in a month. I don’t know the exact time that we’ll get back on air. It’ll be a little bit later than we normally are, but not too much.