Television

Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Boston Herald

LOS ANGELES - When Netflix snapped HBO's 17-year streak as Emmy nominations leader, more than bragging rights switched hands. It represented the breathtaking change in how audiences get and watch TV and the threat to traditional TV networks from streaming services. Especially one like Netflix, whose multibillion-dollar investment in programming allowed it to rocket Thursday to 112 nominations just five years after launching its first original series, "House of Cards." That's double the total of nods it earned in 2016 and just ahead of HBO's 108 nods .

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