Breaking Bad wins big at 2014 Emmy Awards

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Breaking Bad and Modern Family were the top series winners at the 2014 Emmy Awards.

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Copyright 2014 Reuters
Copyright 2014 Reuters
"Breaking Bad" won Outstanding Drama Series, its 58th and final Emmy Award as the series came to a close in 2013. "Breaking Bad" dominated the evening, with Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, and Anna Gunn winning in acting categories. Copyright 2014 Reuters

"Breaking Bad" won Outstanding Drama Series, its 58th and final Emmy Award as the series came to a close in 2013. "Breaking Bad" dominated the evening, with Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, and Anna Gunn winning in acting categories.

"Modern Family" won its fifth consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. Copyright 2014 Reuters

"Modern Family" won its fifth consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series.

"Sherlock" won the most Emmys with 7, followed by "Breaking Bad" with 6 and "SNL" and "True Detective" with 5 each. HBO led all networks with 19 wins, followed by PBS and CBS at 11 and NBC at 10 wins. Netflix took home 7. [complete list of wins by show and network].

Bryan Cranston won Outstanding lead Actor in a Drama for his role as Walter White in "Breaking Bad." This was Cranston's fourth Emmy win as lead actor. Copyright 2014 Reuters

Bryan Cranston won Outstanding lead Actor in a Drama for his role as Walter White in "Breaking Bad." This was Cranston's fourth Emmy win as lead actor.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, the third year in a row she won for her role as Vice President Selina Meyer on "Veep." Copyright 2014 Reuters

Julia Louis-Dreyfus took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, the third year in a row she won for her role as Vice President Selina Meyer on "Veep."

Julianna Margulies won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Alicia Florrick on "The Good Wife." Copyright 2014 Reuters

Julianna Margulies won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Alicia Florrick on "The Good Wife."

Anna Gunn won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Skyler White on "Breaking Bad." Copyright 2014 Reuters

Anna Gunn won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Skyler White on "Breaking Bad."

Jim Parsons won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, for his role on "The Big Bang Theory," his fourth Emmy win. Copyright 2014 Reuters

Jim Parsons won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, for his role on "The Big Bang Theory," his fourth Emmy win.

Aaron Paul won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Jessie Pinkman in Breaking Bad, his third Emmy win as a supporting actor. Copyright 2014 Reuters

Aaron Paul won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Jessie Pinkman in Breaking Bad, his third Emmy win as a supporting actor.

Allison Janney and Ty Burrell won Outstanding Supporting Actress and Actor in a Comedy for "Mom" and "Modern Family." Copyright 2014 Reuters

Allison Janney and Ty Burrell won Outstanding Supporting Actress and Actor in a Comedy for "Mom" and "Modern Family."

FX won its first ever Emmy for a TV program, with "Fargo" taking Best TV Miniseries. Adapted from the 1996 Joel and Ethan Coen film, "Fargo" stars Allison Tolman, Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton, and Colin Hanks. Copyright 2014 Reuters

FX won its first ever Emmy for a TV program, with "Fargo" taking Best TV Miniseries. Adapted from the 1996 Joel and Ethan Coen film, "Fargo" stars Allison Tolman, Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton, and Colin Hanks.

"The Colbert Report" won for Outstanding Variety Series, beating out "Saturday Night Live", "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", "The Daily Show", "Real Time with Bill Maher", and "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon." Copyright 2014 Reuters

"The Colbert Report" won for Outstanding Variety Series, beating out "Saturday Night Live", "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", "The Daily Show", "Real Time with Bill Maher", and "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon."

"Robin Williams, what a concept…It's very hard to talk about him in the past because he was so present in all of our lives." Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal gave a tribute to his recently deceased friend and fellow actor Robin Williams during the telecast.

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