"Mad Men's” sixth season begins on the seventh... of April. Just announced. But what's interesting here is that it will launch with a two-hour special episode at 9 p.m. on that Sunday. Jon Hamm directs the April 14 episode in the regular time slot -- 10 p.m.
AMC’s critically acclaimed Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning drama, “Mad Men,” will return for its sixth season on Sunday, April 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT with a special two-hour premiere written by creator and executive producer, Matthew Weiner and directed by executive producer, Scott Hornbacher. Following the premiere, on Sunday, April 14, “Mad Men” will return to its regular time slot at 10 p.m. ET/PT with an episode written by Jonathan Igla and Weiner, and directed by Jon Hamm.