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Here's what's trending online for Thursday July 18, 2013.

Emmy Nominations

The Netflix series "House of Cards" made Emmy history. It's the first time an online show was nominated for a top award. It's up for best drama, along with "Breaking Bad", ''Downton Abbey", ''Game of Thrones", ''Mad Men" and last year's winner, "Homeland."

ABC's "Modern Family" will try for its third straight best comedy award.

Winners will be announced September 22.

Sharknado! Sequel

So many people watched what is called the "best worst movie ever" that SyFy is making a sequel to "Sharknado!"

The new film premieres in 2014.  This time the sharks move to the east coast and attack New York City.

Robin Roberts ESPYs

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts took home the Arthur Ashe courage award at Wednesday night's ESPY awards.

"I draw strength from you, you give me the courage to face down any challenge. To know that when fear knocks, to let faith answer the door," Roberts said.

She thanked her family, fans, colleagues, doctors, and nurses for their
emails, tweets and encouragement during her battle and recovery from MDS.

Twinkies Demand

Being off the market for awhile might have been good for business. The demand for Twinkies and Cupcakes is at a record high.

The snack cakes returned to shelves Monday.

Fans missed them over the past eight months when the  company that made them went bankrupt.

Hostess says sales of products are seven times greater than historic levels.

 

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