ABQ’s ‘Breaking Bad’ takes Emmy spotlight

Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR THE TELEVISION ACADEMY - EXCLUSIVE - Actors Aaron Paul, left, and Bryan Cranston in the audience at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bryan Cranston, the memorable meth kingpin Walter White on “Breaking Bad,” is the winner of his fourth Emmy Award for best actor in a drama. He also won in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Best Supporting Actor went to Aaron Paul – who also claimed the same award in 2012. Best Supporting Actress award went to Anna Gunn who also took home the same honor in 2013.

To cap off the night, the Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series went to Breaking Bad for its final season run in 2013.

‘Breaking Bad’ ended on September 29, 2013. The series which was filmed here in Albuquerque, New Mexico was nominated for best drama in 2012, 2010 and 2009 before taking top honors in 2013 and 2014.

The complete list of Winners from Monday’s 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

– Presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

  • Drama Series: “Breaking Bad,” AMC
  • Actress, Drama Series: Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife,” CBS
  • Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad,” AMC
  • Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad,” AMC
  • Directing, Drama Series: Cary Joji Fukunaga, “True Detective,” HBO
  • Writing, Drama Series: Moira Walley-Beckett, “Breaking Bad,” AMC
  • Comedy Series: “Modern Family,” ABC
  • Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS
  • Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep,” HBO
  • Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Ty Burrell, “Modern Family,” ABC
  • Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Allison Janney, “Mom,” CBS
  • Directing, Comedy Series: Gail Mancuso, “Modern Family,” ABC
  • Writing, Comedy Series: Louis C.K., “Louie,” FX
  • Miniseries: “Fargo,” FX
  • Movie: “The Normal Heart,” HBO
  • Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: His Last Vow,” PBS
  • Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven,” FX
  • Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Coven,” FX
  • Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Martin Freeman, “Sherlock: His Last Vow,” PBS
  • Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Adam Bernstein, “Fargo,” FX
  • Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Stephen Moffat, “Sherlock: His Last Vow,” PBS
  • Variety Series: “The Colbert Report,” Comedy Central
  • Writing, Variety Special: Sarah Silverman, “Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles,” HBO
  • Directing, Variety Special: Glenn Weiss, “67th Annual Tony Awards,” CBS
  • Reality-Competition Program: “The Amazing Race,” CBS
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