Cost Of Don Draper's Martinis: Hurting Other AMC Shows?

That's the question of the day, considering that AMC pushed to cut production budgets/and or number of episodes for two of its other big shows months after "Mad Men" showrunner Matthew Weiner received a hefty raise. Also, after calling for pitches for new programming, the cable channel decided not to move forward with any.

Despite any and all evidence to the contrary, AMC President Charlie Collier is quoted here denying that the care and feeding of "Mad Men," a critical but not ratings success, has affected any other AMC programming decisions.
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