The Real Mad Men of Advertising

The Real Mad Men of Advertising gave audiences an all-access glimpse into the world of advertising in America during the tumultuous decade of the 1960s. It was inspired by the real men and women of Madison Avenue who perfected the art of the sale and transformed American culture in the process. Who were these people and what were the campaigns that created this consumer culture? Follow the evolution of advertising from the 1950s through the 1980s, via interviews with the industry's top ad executives, and through classic ads and commercials.

Show Info

Network: United States Smithsonian Channel (2017 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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The 1980s

Episode 1x04; Jan 29, 2017

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: The 1980sJan 29, 2017
1x03: The 1970sJan 22, 2017
1x02: The 1960sJan 15, 2017
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