Unlike virtually all of the other shows on the CW, this one has an uncommonly ambitious storyline as its foundation and characters with so many layers to them it could take years to peel them all away.
Mad Men is, sadly, off the air till the summer. But it is definitely on a roll. Earlier in January, it won as best dramatic series at the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Producers Guild, among others.
DiPietro creates a convincing atmosphere on the trading floor in The Good Guy, in which colleagues act alternately as allies and competitors, chasing the big bucks, with ethics as an afterthought (if that).