Netflix Does Well in 2013 Primetime Emmy Nominations - | Big Media (En & Fr) |

The Primetime Emmy Awards, which bestowed its first honors on black-and-white game shows and anthologies 65 years ago, suddenly seems downright futuristic.

On Thursday, the online streaming network Netflix, best known until recently for rerunning other companies’ old shows and films, officially joined its cable and broadcast counterparts in the race for television’s most prestigious prizes, picking up more than a dozen nominations, including a best drama nod for its political thriller “House of Cards.”