Downton Abbey receives 16 Emmy Award nominations
20 July 2012 Last updated at 16:13 BST
Downton Abbey has received 16 Emmy nominations, one less than Mad Men which has won best drama for the past four years.
The wartime drama's stars Hugh Bonneville and Michelle Dockery have also been nominated for best actor and actress.
Gareth Neame, the show's producer spoke to BBC Radio 5 live's Peter Bowes.
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