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'Game of Thrones' tops Emmy nods, but streaming makes gains

The Emmy Awards nominations told us what is already evident — the power and reputation of streaming services Netflix and Amazon are on the rise, and broadcast networks and even longtime premium cable star HBO are paying the price.

In Thursday's announcement of prime-time Emmy contenders , television academy voters also signaled their regard for what people of color are bringing to the industry table: Each of the top acting categories included at least one minority nominee. It's a reality the Oscars have failed to embrace in recent years.

Although HBO claimed the most nominations and the top nominee with fantasy epic "Game of Thrones," the channel's tally...

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