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'Mad Men,' 'American Horror Story' lead Emmy nods

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.

The miniseries "American Horror Story" received a matching 17 awards, including an acting nod for star Connie Britton.

Other leading nominees include drama series "Downton Abbey" and two miniseries, "Hatfields & McCoys" and "Hemingway & Gellhorn."

The Emmy ceremony is scheduled to air on ABC on Sept. 23.

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