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This directory contains the data behind the story ‘Mad Men’ Is Ending. What’s Next For The Cast?

The primary file show-data.csv contains data of actors who appeared on at least half the episodes of television shows that were nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Drama since the year 2000. It contains the following variables:

Header Definition
Performer The name of the actor, according to IMDb. This is not a unique identifier - two performers appeared in more than one program
Show The television show where this actor appeared in more than half the episodes
Show Start The year the television show began
Show End The year the television show ended, "PRESENT" if the show remains on the air as of May 10.
Status? Why the actor is no longer on the program: "END" if the show has concluded, "LEFT" if the show remains on the air.
CharEnd The year the character left the show. Equal to "Show End" if the performer stayed on until the final season.
Years Since 2015 minus CharEnd
#LEAD The number of leading roles in films the performer has appeared in since and including "CharEnd", according to OpusData
#SUPPORT The number of leading roles in films the performer has appeared in since and including "CharEnd", according to OpusData
#Shows The number of seasons of television of which the performer appeared in at least half the episodes since and including "CharEnd", according to OpusData
Score #LEAD + #Shows + 0.25*(#SUPPORT)
Score/Y "Score" divided by "Years Since"
lead_notes The list of films counted in #LEAD
support_notes The list of films counted in #SUPPORT
show_notes The seasons of shows counted in #Shows

The supplemental file performer-scores.csv is the consolidated data from show-data.csv made into a pivot table.

Data license: CC Attribution 4.0 License · Data source: fivethirtyeight/data on GitHub

This data as json

rowid Performer Show Show Start Show End Status? CharEnd Years Since #LEAD #SUPPORT #Shows Score Score/Y lead_notes support_notes show_notes
39 Bradley Whitford The West Wing 1999 2006 END 2006 9 1 2 4 5.5 0.611111111 The Cabin In The Woods, 2012 Saving Mr. Banks, 2013; Decoding Annie Parker, 2014 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Season 1; The Good Guys, Season 1; Lauren, Season 2; Trophy Wife, Season 1
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