*The Emmy nominations were announced this morning “Mad Men” leads the series pack with 19 bids, including best drama.
The 1960s-set show about an advertising agency in Manhattan received 19 Emmy nominations Thursday and has a chance to repeat for a fourth time as TV’s best drama. Stars Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss are up for lead acting honors.
The top nominee overall is the miniseries “Mildred Pierce,” which also earned a bid for star Kate Winslet. Other leading nominees include the Prohibition-era drama “Boardwalk Empire,” sitcom “Modern Family,” ”Saturday Night Live” and fantasy saga “Game of Thrones.”
The Emmy ceremony is scheduled to air on Fox on Sept. 18.
Nominations by network/channel: HBO – 104, CBS – 50, NBC – 46, PBS – 43, FOX – 42, ABC – 40, AMC – 29, Showtime – 21, Comedy Central – 11, ReelzChannel – 10, Starz – 9, History – 7, FX Networks, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network – 6
Nominations by show: 21 Nominations, Mildred Pierce; 19 Nominations, Mad Men; 18 Nominations, Boardwalk Empire; 17 Nominations, Modern Family; 16 Nominations, Saturday Night Live; 13 Nominations, Game Of Thrones, 30 Rock; 12 Nominations, Glee; 11 Nominations, Downton Abbey (Masterpiece), Too Big To Fail; 10 Nominations, American Idol, The Kennedys; 9 Nominations, 83rd Annual Academy Awards, Cinema Verite, The Good Wife; 8 Nominations, So You Think You Can Dance; 7 Nominations, The Amazing Race, American Masters, Dancing With The Stars, Gettysburg, The Pillars Of The Earth; 6 Nominations, The Borgias, The Killing, Upstairs Downstairs (Masterpiece); 5 Nominations, The Big Bang Theory, Dexter, The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, How I Met Your Mother, Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden.