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News AMC Announces Second Season of "Mad Men" Will Begin July 27 The second season of "Mad Men" – featuring stage actors Bryan Batt, Robert Morse, John Slattery and Golden Globe winner Jon Hamm – will debut on AMC July 27.

Created by Matthew Weiner ("The Sopranos") and directed by Alan Taylor, "Mad Men" will kick off its second season at 10 PM ET on July 27. The AMC announcement confirms that all 13-episodes of the series will now air in the Sunday-evening slot.

The drama – set in New York City in the 1960's – "pulls you into an unexpected new world — the high-powered and glamorous golden age of advertising where everyone is selling something — and nothing is ever what you expect it to be," according to the AMC website.

Fans interested in catching up on the hour-long series will be able to purchase the first season on DVD beginning July 1. AMC will also run an all-day marathon of "Mad Men" beginning at 12 noon July 20.

The "Mad Men" cast features Jon Hamm in the central role with Christina Hendricks, January Jones and Darby Stanchfield.

Among the theatre actors who also appear on the series are Robert Morse (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), John Slattery (Rabbit Hole), Vincent Kartheiser (Slag Heap), Elisabeth Moss (Franny's Way), Bryan Batt (La Cage aux Folles), Michael Gladis (Fifth of July), Aaron Staton (Mamma Mia!), Maggie Siff (The Ruby Sunrise), Anne Dudek (Wrong Mountain) and Rosemarie DeWitt (Danny and the Deep Blue Sea). For more information visit

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