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Netflix makes Emmy nomination history

This image released by Netflix shows KevSpacey scene from Netflix original series 'House Cards' an adaptatiBritish classic. The program was

This image released by Netflix shows Kevin Spacey in a scene from the Netflix original series, "House of Cards," an adaptation of a British classic. The program was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding drama series on, Thursday July 18, 2013. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Emmy ceremony will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. It will air Sept. 22 on CBS. (AP Photo/Netflix, Melinda Sue Gordon) ORG XMIT: NYET138

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Updated: July 20, 2013 2:09PM

Netflix crashed the party Thursday when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences gave the streaming service a big bear hug in the form of top drama and acting nods for “House of Cards,” marking a watershed moment in “television” history.

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