Will Travers (James Badge Dale) is a brilliant intelligence analyst with a tragic past — who can quickly spot patterns emerging in seemingly random things. AMC hide caption

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'Rubicon': Smart Spies Who Connect The Dots
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Then-Sen. Barack Obama poses with the cast of ABC's The View during a March 2008 taping in New York Steve Fenn/ABC/AP hide caption

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Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner (right) discusses a scene with star Jon Hamm during the taping of the AMC drama. AMC hide caption

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Talking 'Mad Men' With Creator Matthew Weiner
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Sound Familiar? Then-CIA Director George Bush, left, exchanges words with Daniel Schorr on Feb. 18, 1976, before Bush gave a closed-door briefing to members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Schorr had angered the Ford administration by reporting plans to give Bush more influence over a reorganization of the nation's intelligence-gathering efforts. hide caption

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At Comic-Con, Hollywood Woos Superfans
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Jon Hamm returns to the screen as Don Draper, the 1960s ad man at the center of Mad Men. AMC hide caption

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The Only Summer-TV Guide You'll Ever Need
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Kyra Sedgwick of The Closer is one of many established actors cast as a quirky detective. Karen Neal/Turner hide caption

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Summertime And The Cable Is Boring
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Shop That Inspired 'Soup Nazi' Reopens In N.Y.
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Malik Zulu Shabazz is chairman of the New Black Panther Party, which has been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League. Manny Ceneta/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative Media Stokes New Black Panther Story
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Introducing UltraViolet: Buy Your Digital Movie Once, Play It Anywhere?
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NBC's Guthrie: A Case Study In New News Norms
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Tattooed Vigilante: Noomi Rapace returns as Lisbeth Salander, a gifted hacker on the run from the law in The Girl Who Played with Fire. Music Box Films hide caption

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Two Ladies: Are You Team Bella, Or Team Lisbeth?
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Roy Rogers' Horse Is Auction's Grand Prize
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Futurama's clueless starship commander Zapp Brannigan is just one of the many cartoon characters voiced by Billy West over the years. Matt Groening/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Billy West: The Many (Cartoon) Voices In His Head
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Court Strikes Down FCC Indecency Policy
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