PARIS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MIPCOM 2010 will be a buzz with three of the hottest stars on television today with the arrival of Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss and John Slattery, stars of "Mad Men," the highly-acclaimed series which has over 49 Emmy® nominations and an astounding 13 Emmy® Award wins, including the 2010 Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. With these recent Emmy® wins, "Mad Men" has now been voted Outstanding Drama Series for three consecutive years, an unprecedented and historical achievement for a cable series.
As part of their week in Cannes, the "Mad Men" stars will be on hand for the inaugural MIPCOM World Premiere TV Screenings to be held Monday, October 4th in the Palais des Festivals' prestigious Grand Auditorium. After the screening, the stars will be available for a Q&A session with the MIPCOM attendees, before headlining the Red Carpet ceremony at the Martinez Hotel as they kick-off the MIPCOM 2010 Cocktail Party.
On Tuesday, all three will attend the "Personality of the Year" Awards Dinner being held in honour of Lionsgate Co-Chairman and CEO Jon Feltheimer. On Wednesday evening, the trio will be attending a VIP event, hosted by actor, director, producer Robert Redford in honour of the first anniversary of the Sundance Channel in Europe.
Created and executive produced by Matthew Weiner, "Mad Men" airs in over 100 countries worldwide and is broadcast in the United States by AMC where the 4th season launched in July 2010 to stellar ratings.
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