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'Orange Is the New Black' Emmy nods a win for women
'Orange Is the New Black' Emmy nods a win for women

In this year's Emmy race, "Orange Is the New Black" embodies the most important change in television in recent years. No, not Netflix. Women. "Orange," with multiple-nominee "House of Cards," does give Netflix an Atlas-like stance over the television landscape; HBO is the only other outlet with both comedy series and drama series nominees. But with 12 nominations, more than any other scripted comedy, "Orange Is the New Black" has a much bigger point to prove: Women, both as creators and characters, are changing the nature of comedy, and television. Set in a Connecticut correctional facility, the series was created by a woman (Jenji Kohan), from a memoir by a woman (Piper Kerman)...

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