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Elisabeth Moss of 'Mad Men'
Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men"
Nomination Status: Certain to pick up a nomination.
In Her Favor: Moss keeps category hopping. She was nominated as Lead in 2009 and then dropped down to Supporting last year and was nominated again. Now she's back as Lead and there may be method to her madness, since this was Peggy Olson's most prominent season yet and also Moss' best season of work. Moss has been regularly nominated for various awards on the circuit, but with episodes like "The Beautiful Girls," "The Chrysanthemum and the Sword" and "The Suitcase" on her recent resume, this is her best shot at winning.
Working Against Her: Confusion? I suppose with so many "Mad Men" women shifting around in so many categories, voters might get frustrated or perplexed?