Emmys 2014: Top Honors For ‘Breaking Bad’ And ‘Modern Family’


On Monday night, August 25, broadcast and cable television won some top awards at this year’s Emmys. AMC’s series ‘Breaking Bad’ won five awards, which included its second consecutive award for outstanding drama series.

The drama about a high school teacher, who was diagnosed with lung cancer and started selling crystal meth with his ex-student, concluded its last season.

Actor Bryan Cranston, who portrayed the teacher, Walter White, took home with him the award for best lead role actor in drama series. It is his fifth Emmy win.

Vince Galligan, the show’s creator, said during his acceptance speech that it was “a wonderful time to be working in television”.

The award for best comedy series went to the ABC’s sitcom ‘Modern Family’. Ty Burrell, who portrays the goofy son-in-law of the family patriarch, took home with him the Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series.

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