Season 1 takes place between March and November 1960, beginning with new secretary Peggy Olson starting her first day at the advertising firm Sterling Cooper. As the season unfolds, the mysterious backstory of enigmatic ad man Don Draper is revealed, as are the growing confidence and success of Peggy.
Best Drama Series winner at the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Emmy Awards. Best Dramatic Actor (Hamm), at the 2015 Emmy Awards. Golden Globe winner for Best Dramatic Series in 2008, 2009 and 2010. Golden Globe winner for Best Dramatic Actor (Hamm), 2008 and 2016.