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‘Mad Men’ gets ‘Breaking Bad’ treatment: Final season will be split

This TV publicity image released by AMC shows JHamm as DDraper left JessicPare as Megan Draper scene from 'Mad Men.'

This TV publicity image released by AMC shows Jon Hamm as Don Draper, left, and Jessica Pare as Megan Draper in a scene from "Mad Men." AMC is keeping "Mad Men" around an extra year, expanding the final season of this acclaimed drama series to 14 episodes and portioning them equally in 2014 and 2015. The network said Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, that seven episodes will air next spring and another seven in 2015. (AP Photo/AMC, Michael Yarish, File)

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Hoping to boost viewership in the home stretch — a la 'Breaking Bad' — AMC announced Tuesday that the seventh and final season of 'Mad Men' will be broken into two parts airing in 2014 and 2015.


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