…For the second consecutive year, Emmy juggernaut “Modern Family”
dominates with six supporting nods, which is 50% in the laffer category.
“Downton Abbey” has nabbed four for its mostly downstairs crew and the
indomitable Maggie Smith. “Breaking Bad” has earned three nods for its
supporters, and Emmy standards “The Good Wife,” “Saturday Night Live”
and “Mad Men” each have walked away with two.
Those noms are
well-earned, indeed, but having voters concentrating on those specific
shows means other series are being left behind. …