Emmy Awards 2012 Mad Men Shut Out Talk Of Twitter

Jon Hamm Not only did Mad Men, the excellent Matthew Weir-produced drama about a 1960s New York Ad Agency, not win the Outstanding Drama Series Emmy, the series failed to win a single Emmy – 0-17.

That caused a number of Twitter Trends, including “0-17” and the latest one which is just simply “Mad Men.”

When it was announced that Homeland’s Damian Lewis won Outstanding Actor In a Drama Series over Bryan Cranston and the heavy favorite Jon Hamm, who plays ‘Don Draper’ in Mad Men, the Emmy audience was so quiet and seemingly sad (save for the Homeland crew) that you’d think someone silently stole their lunch money.

People wanted Hamm to win – so much so that it’s the talk of Twitter.

Before the Emmy’s this Washington Post tweet summed it up:

Then this, after the 0-17…

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