The “Breaking Bad” cast reunited onstage during the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards to accept the award for Outstanding Drama. The AMC series aired its series finale on Sept. 29, 2014, after spending seven years on the air.
“This is a wonderful time to be working in television. I think we all know that,” creator Vince Gilligan said during his acceptance speech. He thanked the cast and the “best d___ crew ever in Albuquerque, New Mexico.”
“Breaking Bad” was up against “Downton Abbey,” “Game of Thrones,” “House of Cards,” “Mad Men” and “True Detective.”
The drama had been nominated for an Emmy 31 times since it first premiered in 2008. Out of those 31 nominations, “Breaking Bad” won 12 awards. Five out of the 12 awards were won during the 66th Primetime Emmys on Monday night.
Besides Outstanding Drama Series, “Breaking Bad” also won Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
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