This announcement officially sucks. At least its coming back..delayed Don Draper is better than no more Don Draper. I just got 12 delicious weeks with Hank Moody ("Californication") but the season ended Sunday so TV will be prettymuch hunkless til Don returns early next year.
“MC has officially authorized production of season 5 of Mad Men, triggering our option with Lionsgate. While we are getting a later start than in years past due to ongoing, key non-cast negotiations, Mad Men will be back for a fifth season in early 2012.”