Emmys 2012: 4 reasons why 'Mad Men's' best drama streak may end

When we presented our final Emmy poll yesterday, which listed the nominees for outstanding drama series, we mentioned that it was the strongest group of shows we've seen in some time. "Mad Men," of course, is still at the top of that heap, having won the award four years in a row. In fact, the show has never lost as long as it's been on the air.But there are plenty of reasons to think that this could be the year "Mad Men" abdicates its throne.The show had an "A-minus" fifth season. After an 18-month absence, the show came back strong, but had some problems sustaining its usual excellence for the entire season. Everything from the sledgehammer symbolism to fat Betty Francis (January Jones) to the over-reliance on Megan Draper (Jessica Pare) was cited in the first year where the show wasn't universally praised. That's not to say that the show fell from its perch as...


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