'Mad Men' has won two in a row, but can 'Breaking Bad' or 'Lost' end the streak?
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Nomination Status: There's certainly enough nostalgia for a nomination. Might voters also be sentimental enough for a win?
In Its Favor: The 2005 winner for Outstanding Drama Series dropped out of the Emmy field for two years before returning with nominations the past two years. Not everybody loved the final season of "Lost," but what were the chances of that happening? Enough people, however, respected and enjoyed the way Carlton Cuse, Damon Lindelof, Jack Bender and company wrapped things up across the full season. A "farewell" nomination is a lock.
Working Against It: Very little, really. It's hard to imagine "Lost" not scooping up piles of nominations for its final go-round with voters.