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Air Date: February 1st, 2013

Network: NETFLIX

Series Summary
A ruthless politician plots revenge on those who have thwarted him.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Drama, Politics

Episodes

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  • The atmosphere feels looser, more wild and daring. ... [Michael] Kelly’s performance [as White House Chief of Staff Doug Stamper] continues to be subtle in the midst of a show that doesn’t much care about subtlety. That’s certainly true of Spacey’s ever-more-broad performance, and Wright’s near self-parody of a woman who wears her power like a suffocating mask. Show More

  • By this point, the actors are comfortably in their element. Spacey is as assured as ever, even if Frank's occasional addresses to the camera seem to come out of nowhere. Wright again wears a cool mask to hide what Claire is really thinking as she deals with assorted crises while looking impeccable in her tailored suits. Less successful--again--are the portrayals of writers and journalists. Show More

  • While Frank may not be as wily as he once was, he’s still not someone you want to cross. Departing showrunner Beau Willimon is proving that while he’s leaving the show after this season, he’s leaving with a bang. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2017)
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Winner Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated International
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated International
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series