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Baltimore-made 'House of Cards' makes history with major Emmy nominations

Baltimore-made 'House of Cards' makes history with major Emmy nominations

Netflix and its Baltimore-based "House of Cards" made history Thursday as the Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced in Los Angeles. It was the first time a series not presented on over-the-air broadcast or cable TV was nominated in the major categories. "House of Cards" offered a new business model for the TV industry when it debuted in February with a full season's worth of episodes streaming online. And while the money part of the model is still being debated, the artistic excellence of the series was affirmed with nominations in some of the biggest categories: best drama, Kevin Spacey for best dramatic actor and Robin Wright for best dramatic...

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