Matt Weiner on the latest crop of '60s shows:
I see the whole experience as a vindication. The same people who are greenlighting these shows hated [the notion of a period drama] when I pitched it 11 years ago. It's a thrill that these same people now are seeing something commercial in it. I wish them the best. We're not competing. I lived through Far From Heaven, and people saying, "Oh, they did your [script]." So I can't worry about it. I'm not being magnanimous, either: I don't own the period.