Kevin Spacey

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 24:  The Netflix show House of Cards is displayed during a demonstration of the new Google Chromecast SDK during a special event at Dogpatch Studios on July 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  Google announced a new Asus Nexus 7 tablet and Chromecast SDK.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hollywood Honors British Influence With Tea Before Emmy Awards

“House of Cards” is one of many British imports that have inspired American television in recent years. And Spacey called its unique release – the entire series was posted on Netflix at once – and nine Emmy nominations a “landmark moment.” The British original aired over three seasons during the 1990s.


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Netflix vs. Premium Cable: Who Will Win At The Emmy Awards?

With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.