by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/21/14, 01:00 am
House of Cards premiered its first season last year in February by riding a publicity wave as Netflix’s first all-original, all-release series. With a budget set at $100 million, it was a risky business venture that paid off. The show earned multiple nominations in the Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Awards, and won a handful. Social media buzzed, millions more subscribed, and Netflix stock shot up.