||Rich Sommer, Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Aaron Staton, Kiernan Shipka, Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Maggie Siff
Season 1 takes place between March 1960 and November 1960. It introduces the fictional 1960s advertising agency Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency. As the season unfolds, the mysterious backstory of enigmatic ad man Don Draper is revealed. Season 1 was lauded for its excellence in writing, acting, and art design. It was acknowledged with numerous industry awards, including the Prime time Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, the Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Series, and a Peabody Award. Created by Emmy and Golden Globe winning executive producer Matthew Weiner, Mad Men is currently anchored by an award-winning ensemble cast, including Golden Globe winner Jon Hamm, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Jared Harris, Rich Sommer, Aaron Staton, Robert Morse, and Kiernan Shipka.