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HBO's 'Silicon Valley' has start-up luck with Emmy nominations
HBO's 'Silicon Valley' has start-up luck with Emmy nominations

It's not easy for a new series to attract‎ attention in the tried-and-true world of Emmy voters. But like one of the upstart wunderkinds it skewers, HBO's "Silicon Valley" walked away with television's equivalent of a successful IPO on Thursday morning: a slot on Emmy's comedy series shortlist alongside blue chips like "Modern Family" and "The Big Bang Theory." The news left creator Mike Judge seeing a few parallels. "There really are all kinds of meta things going on right now," he said after learning of the nomination. "Like the characters we were kind of the new kids on the block, and in the second season...

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