'House of Cards,' 'Promised Land' Among Environmental Media Award Nominees (Exclusive)

5:04 PM PST 08/15/2013 by Kimberly Nordyke
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"Modern Family," "Real Time With Bill Maher" and "Shark Tank" also will vie for nods at the ceremony, set for Oct. 19 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.

House of Cards and Matt Damon starrer Promised Land are among the nominees for the 23rd annual Environmental Media Awards.

This year's EMA Awards, which "honor film and television personalities, productions, musicians and musical tours that convey environmental messages in the most creative and influential ways," will be held Oct. 19 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank. The awards are overseen by the Environmental Media Association.

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Promised Land is nominated in the feature film category alongside The Guilt Trip and The East.

In the TV categories, Netflix's House of Cards is cited in the drama category alongside ABC's Castle and TNT's Dallas.

In the comedy field, ABC's Modern Family and Last Man Standing will compete with IFC's Portlandia.

"Our nominees represent unique storytelling and a wide range of genres," said Debbie Levin, president of the Environmental Media Association. "From the documentarian who spotlights a pressing global issue to a children's television show that teaches kids the importance of recycling, each of these nominees made a difference in our world."

A complete list of nominees follows:

Feature Film
The East (Fox Searchlight)
The Guilt Trip (Paramount Pictures)
Promised Land (Focus Features)

Documentary Film
Gasland Part II (HBO Films)
Greedy Lying Bastards (1 Life Productions)
Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World (Balcony Films)

TV Drama
Castle, "Cloudy with a Chance of Murder" (ABC)
Dallas, "The Furious and the Fast" (TNT)
House of Cards, Chapter 9 (Netflix)

TV Comedy
Last Man Standing, "Mother Fracker" (ABC)
Modern Family, "When a Tree Falls" (ABC)
Portlandia, "Off the Grid" (IFC)

Reality TV
Real Time With Bill Maher, Episode 1110 (HBO)
Shark Tank, Episode 415 (ABC)
VICE, Episode 109 (HBO)

Children's TV
Eco Company, "Big Green Bus" (Red Willow Films)
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee, "What's the Deal With Fracking?" (Nickelodeon)
Tree Fu Tom, "Tom's Big Mess" (Sprout)

For more information, visit the EMA's website.

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