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Emmy: 'Breaking Bad' wins top drama, three acting prizes

Bishkek (AKIpress) - emmy "Breaking Bad" and its stars were among the big winners at the Emmy Awards.

The AMC series picked up the award for outstanding drama series for the second year in a row at Monday's ceremony, while "Modern Family" won a record-tying fifth Emmy for outstanding comedy series, the Associated Press reported.

Bryan Cranston, who starred as chemistry-teacher-turned-meth-kingpin Walter White, won for lead actor in a drama for "Breaking Bad." His victory ties him with four-time best drama actor champ Dennis Franz.

"I have gratitude for everything that has happened," he said.

Cranston's co-stars Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn were honored in categories for best drama supporting acting. "Thank you for this wonderful farewell to our show," "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan said.

List of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

-- Drama Series: "Breaking Bad," AMC.

-- Actor, Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, "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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