|'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
LOS ANGELES ó Emmy voters may need to steel themselves to sort through this yearís top nominees: a macabre, medieval-style tale; a meth kingpin and his violent downfall; a bleak mystery about detectives tracking a ritual killer, and a heartbreaking saga of the AIDS epidemicís roots.
Small-screen fare has steadily been pushed into bolder, even brilliant territory by cable and, now, online offerings, and itís enticing the TV academy to recognize programs that are more emotionally and dramatically complex ó as well as sexually explicit and, for better or worse, much more violent.
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