'Mad Men' to return for new season

2-hour premiere kicks off April 7

Published On: Jan 23 2013 06:24:32 PM EST
NEW YORK -

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.