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Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'
Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'

All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious “Game of Thrones” alone. But the numbers that got me thinking were 31 nominations for Netflix, the Internet television network most widely known for Baltimore-made “House of Cards,” and 26 for AMC, the home of “Breaking Bad” and “Mad Men,” the epitome of quality drama series in the view of many. For basic cable, AMC and FX, which earned 45 nominations, are as good as it gets. And Netflix has already surpassed one and gained on the other after only two...

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