Emmy MVPs: Past Batting Averages for TV's Nominated Series

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Before placing any bets on this year's winners, THR calculates the awards-show success rates for 'Modern Family,' 'Mad Men' and more.

This story first appeared in the Aug. 14 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Some come up to plate every year, others are awards-show rookies. With Modern Family a perfect 5 of 5 for comedy series, Mad Men coming off a four-year losing streak and The Daily Show signing off with a current 20-for-56 record, maybe there is something to waging bets on the Sept. 20 Primetime Emmy Awards based on winning streaks.

As the final round of voting kicks off Aug. 17, THR takes a look at the competitors in the top categories — and how they've fared in years past.