The long-awaited fifth season of AMC’s best drama Mad Men is upon us — after we’ve waited since November 2010 for anything new from Don Draper and company. This season will consist of thirteen episodes with tonight’s premiere episode lasting for two hours. Season five takes place in July of 1966.
Season four was jam packed full of goodies as Joan got pregnant by Roger, Don proposed marriage to Megan and Sally is growing up. Roger setup an abortion for Joan, but will she go through with “taking care of it”? Will her husband come home before she’s able to have an abortion? That might lead her to making him believe that the kid is his. Anna Draper dies and Don struggles with his identity in “Who is Don Draper?”
Will Peggy and Ken be able to save Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce after Roger loses the Lucky Strike account? Also, has Peggy become a beatnik with her friends? What will ever become of the kid that she had with Pete Campbell — now that he is embracing fatherhood with Trudy?
All of these questions and more will be answered as we provide you with our coverage of the show! Stay tuned for our official recap — tonight! Are you as excited as we are for the return of the show?