“Mad Men,” set in a New York advertising agency in a decade of radical change, dominated nominations for the primetime Emmy awards, a triumph for the 1960s-themed series that almost failed to return for its 5th season this year. The show is up against “Boardwalk Empire,” “Breaking Bad,” the British-made “Downton Abbey,” “Game of Thrones” and “Homeland” for best drama series, but unlike any of its rivals, it figures in all 9 drama-related categories. ‘Mad Men’ is already in the television record books as the only series ever to win the best drama Emmy for every season it has aired. The awards night, hosted by late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel, is set for September 23.
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