Trust Me. It's A Modern Day Mad Men. Seriously.
Written by actual creatives, Hunt Baldwin and John Coveny, TNT's Trust Me (premiering January 26 at 10PM) will, one hopes, bring life to the tired scenario of family man working with single slacker. While cigarettes and Old Fashions aren't likely to be seen on the show, the premise pairs workaholic family man Mason (Eric McCormack) with "impulsive copywriter with the attention span of a teenager" Conner (Tom Cavanagh), a successful creative team at fictional Chicago agency Rothman Greene & Mohr, and examines their relationship as one becomes the other's boss.
The men, of course, are paired with beautiful women. Erin (Sarah Clarke) is Mason's wife and Sarah Krajicek-Hunter (Monica Potter) plays the role of an award-winning copywriter "whose personality has a tendency to rub people the wrong way."
It will be very interesting watching Mad Men and Trust Me. It's a fair bet the ad business hasn't changed much in 45 years. On TV or in real life.