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Eric Stonestreet, Aaron Paul and More React to the 2013 Emmy Nominations | Aaron Paul, Eric Stonestreet, Rico Rodriguez

Aaron Paul, Modern Family Cast & More React to 2013 Emmy Nominations

Originally posted 07/18/2013 02:45PM

Television is at an all-time high.

With millions flocking to their sofas for primetime series' premieres and sitcom actors joining the A-list, the 2013 Emmy Awards (airing Sunday, Sept. 22 at 8 PM ET on CBS) will honor the best of the small screen.

On Thursday morning, the nominees for the 65th Annual Emmy Awards were announced by Aaron Paul and Neil Patrick Harris.

With American Horror Story: Asylum, Game of Thrones, Saturday Night Live and HBO's Behind the Candelabra leading the pack, here's how Hollywood reacted to their nominations.

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Find out Which TV Show Got 17 Emmy Noms & More

Game of Thrones, SNL and Behind the Candelabra Lead This Year's Emmy Race

Originally posted 07/18/2013 09:15AM

Will Homeland again take home the Emmy, or is it time for Game of Thrones to claim the crown?

And which sitcom will get the last laugh?

Some of the answers were revealed early Thursday morning, with the announcement of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, by Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and last-minute announcer (and ubiquitous TV host) Neil Patrick Harris.

Leading the race for network, cable, on-demand and, now, the Internet's highest honor: American Horror Story: Asylum received the most nods, 17, followed by 16 for Game of Thrones, 15 for Behind the Candelabra and Saturday Night Live, 13 for Breaking Bad and 30 Rock, and 12 for Downton Abbey, Mad Men and Modern Family.

In the top categories, the nominees are:

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Review: Mad Men Enters Middle Age for Season 6 | Jessica Pare, Jon Hamm

Mad Men Enters Middle Age with Season 6 Premiere

Originally posted 04/07/2013 08:40AM

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At some point ad executive Don Draper (Jon Hamm) is going to grow sideburns or a Fu Manchu mustache. He'll buy his first pair of bell-bottoms, possibly a paisley pair.

Either that, or I'm going to throw a can of Fresca at the TV.

As Mad Men starts its sixth and next-to-last season (AMC, Sunday, April 7, 9 p.m. ET/PT), writer-creator Matthew Weiner has advanced the show far enough into the '60s that its fundamental philosophical question begins to generates its own oppressive suspense: How can Don, a man who built a career surfing the pop zeitgeist, be so disconnected from – even indifferent to – his own times? How can he sell so much happiness and never purchase any for himself?

The two-hour premiere finds middle-aged Don in paradise, lying on the beach at a Hawaiian resort beside his younger wife, Megan (Jessica Paré), who has the Day-Glo zest of a Peter Max print. He's reading Dante's Inferno.

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