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Emmys 2014: Fuzzy picture on what makes for comedy, drama, miniseries
Emmys 2014: Fuzzy picture on what makes for comedy, drama, miniseries

A prison guard locks a drug-addled inmate in a closet. When he returns to check on her, she's slumped against the wall, dead. The guard panics, ties an electrical cord around her neck and hangs her from a pipe, trying to make her overdose look like a suicide. This scene comes from "Orange Is the New Black," the celebrated Netflix series about life inside a women's penitentiary. On Monday night, it will be up for an Emmy — for comedy series. How a show with such dark, heartbreaking content wound up competing against traditional network sitcoms such as "Modern Family and "The Big Bang Theory" reflects both TV's...

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