In lieu of the usual grab-’em of TV shows airing tonight, I’m going to join the media masses in pointing out that OMG MAD MEN RETURNS SUNDAY!!!!! Because I don’t already give the show enough attention. Now, I know that there are people out there who’ve had enough of the “Mad Men” talk, but y’all need to chill the F out. This is a smart, complicated, well written, beautifully shot television show. It’s not gossip updates about Jon and Kate, and it’s not non-news about Heidi and Spencer; please don’t treat it as such.
The esteemed Tim Goodman of the San Francisco Chronicle has my back on this:
Beyond being the finest series on television, “Mad Men” is both ambitious and exquisite, two of the ultimate rarities in the business. The Season 3 premiere on Sunday begins and ends with two wonderfully conceived and executed scenes and, when the hour closes, it leaves no doubt about its lofty goals. […]
What he said. Below the photo gallery I’ve got more links about “Mad Men” than you can shake your dick at, re-blogged from TV Tattle. I placed them after the jump so that only the die-hards who want to click through are subjected to them. Haters to the left.