'Mad Men' to return for new season on April 7

January 23, 2013 - 12:32 PM
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This undated image released by AMC shows Jon Hamm as Don Draper in a scene from Season 5 of "Mad Men." AMC announced Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, that a two-hour premiere will kick off the acclaimed drama series' sixth season on April 7. (AP Photo/AMC, Michael Yarish)

NEW YORK (AP) — AMC says "Mad Men" will return for its new season on April 7.

AMC announced Wednesday that the two-hour premiere kicks off the acclaimed drama series' sixth season. The episode was written by "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner.

"Mad Men" is set in the advertising world of circa-1960s New York City and stars Jon Hamm as agency exec Don Draper. Other stars include January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, John Slattery and Christina Hendricks.