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CAIRO – 6 August 2017: American hit drama series House of Cards is expected to be nominated for a seventh Emmy Award for 2017, announced on Friday.
The nomination is for contemporary costumes for a series that includes other competing works such as Big Little Lies, Empire, Grace and Frankie, and Transparent according to the TV Academy for the Emmy who told Hollywood Reporter.
The academy further added that the sixth-place vote will be chosen by the accountants and announced when the Television Academy final round viewing platform is available on Monday.
First released in 2013, House of Cards revolves around American representative Francis Underwood of South Carolina, who is depicted as a cruel politician seeking revenge. Meanwhile, he is promised the post of Secretary of State in exchange for his support and ensuring that Garrett Walker wins presidency of the United States.
Walker goes against Underwood’s agreement and this is the moment where Underwood packs allies of his wife and others to destroy Walker. Exposing the corruption of American politics, House of Cards also portrays media figures and their roles in the political platform.
Winning two Golden Globes, House of Cards has been previously nominated for seven Emmy awards, two BAFTA awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards, among other nominations.