'Game of Thrones' 17 Emmy Nominations Dissected

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The show is up against some pretty stiff competition in this category: Breaking Bad,Downton Abbey,Homeland,House of Cards, and Mad Men. Although the series has had its most interesting season yet, my money's on critical darling Breaking Bad, but who knows ... maybe Walder Frey can stage a violent Emmy upset. If not, there are a whopping 16 other categories it could win in.

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