68th Emmy Awards: House of Cards Outstanding Drama Series – Facts You Need To Know
“House of Cards” was one again nominated for Outstanding Drama Series for this year’s 68th Emmy Awards.Advertisement
The Netflix’ “House of Cards” will go against USA’s “Mr. Robot,” FX Network’s “The Americans,” Showtime’s “Homeland,” “Game of Thrones” by HBO, PBS’ “Downtown Abbey,” and AMC’s “Better Call Saul.”
They were also nominated the same category last year but lost to “Game of Thrones.”
However, it bagged the Emmy Awards titles Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series with Reg E. Cathey as “Freddy” and Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) by Jeff Beal for the episode “Chapter 32,” IMDb said.
“House of Cards” also bagged last year’s Golden Globes’ Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama with Kevin Spacey. It was nominated as Best Television Series – Drama and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama with Robin Wright.
Robin Wright also clinched this year’s Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for Golden Globes.
“House of Cards” follows the story of U.S. Rep. Francis Underwood of South Carolina, who started at the onset as a politician who is seeking revenge against presidential candidate Garrett Walker. He was earlier promised of a position but was ditched in the last minute after his Walker’s inauguration. Amidst this, Francis Underwood and his wife made their actions to destroy Walker’s reputation. The series is now on its season 5 coming on 2017.