LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Emmy nominations are out and “Mad Men” and “American Horror Story” are leading the pack.
“Mad Men” received 17 Emmy nominations Thursday and a chance to set a record as the most-honored drama series in TV history. Stars Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss are up for lead acting honors.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Heat Advisory In Effect As Temperatures Hit Record Highs On Saturday
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The miniseries “American Horror Story” received a matching 17 awards, including an acting nod for star Connie Britton.READ MORE: Court Rules On Mail Ballots As Senate Race Votes Are Counted
Other leading nominees include drama series “Downton Abbey” and two miniseries, “Hatfields & McCoys” and “Hemingway & Gellhorn.”
CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” received a nod for Outstanding Comedy Series and Jim Parsons, who plays Sheldon Cooper, is up for lead actor in a comedy.
The Emmy ceremony is scheduled to air on ABC on Sept. 23.MORE NEWS: Jeffrey Weikel Arrested After Allegedly Firing AK-47, Shotgun At Bensalem Police During Barricade Situation