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The upcoming second season may be the last chance for "House of Cards" to contend at the Emmys. Instead of shooting a pilot like the traditional television studios do, Netflix ordered two 13-episode seasons right off the bat, thanks to the pedigree of those involved.  Although it ultimately reaped a historic nine Emmy nominations including three wins for the first season, the series was not written or promoted with Emmy intent, revealed co-executive producer Rick Cleveland at the Vancouver International Film Festival on Friday. Cleveland -- an Emmy winner for writing NBC’s “The West Wing” and a five-time nominee for producing -- scripted two episodes of the show’s first season. He observed how “House of Cards” was unable to build anticipation or media coverage with its all-at-once distribution model and how that may have inversely affected it for this year’s Emmy awards. It h »


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