(NBC News) "American Horror Story" led the way at Thursday's Primetime Emmy Award nominations. It took in 17 overall, the most for any program.
"House of Cards" proved to be rock solid as well.
The Netflix political thriller became the first online series to earn a Best Drama
"They cast it with big names. It had a gorgeous look to it. It really felt like you were watching an HBO quality show," says TV Guide senior critic Matt Roush. "So in that regard, 'House of Cards' could not be ignored."
-- Mark Barger, NBC News, reports