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Emmy Awards: 'Breaking Bad' wins big in drama category

Los Angeles: American crime drama TV series 'Breaking Bad' got numerous trophies in the drama category at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

'Breaking Bad' stars at Emmy Awards 2014
Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn and Bryan Cranston pose after winning the Outstanding Drama Series Award for 'Breaking Bad' during the 66th Emmy Awards. Pic/AFP

The show, which won Emmy Award for outstanding writing for the drama series Monday night and outstanding drama series, revolves around a struggling chemistry teacher, who is diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer at the beginning of the series. It presents how he turns to a life of crimes to secure his family's financial future.

Aaron Paul bagged the outstanding supporting actor in the drama series for his performance in 'Breaking Bad'. His co-star Anna Gunn too went home with the outstanding supporting actress trophy for the drama series.

Bryan Cranston, who plays the protagonist Walter White in the show, bagged the outstanding lead actor trophy in the drama series. He was up against Oscar winning actors Matthew McConaughey and Kevin Spacey.

Julianna Margulies, who plays Alicia Florrick in 'The Good Wife', received the trophy for the outstanding lead actress in the drama series.

'True Detective' won the outstanding award for direction in the drama series category.

Joe Morton of 'Scandal' was handed over the trophy for the outstanding guest actor in the drama series.

Allison Janney, who also won trophy for the outstanding supporting actress in the comedy series earlier in the evening, won another award - outstanding guest actress in the drama series - for 'Masters Of Sex'.

Here's the complete list of winners at 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2014

Outstanding Drama Series - Winner: 'Breaking Bad'

Outstanding Comedy Series- Winner: 'Modern Family'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series- Winner: Bryan Cranston for 'Breaking Bad'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Winner: Julianna Margulies for 'The Good Wife'

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - Winner: 'Breaking Bad' - Moira Walley-Beckett

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Winner: Anna Gunn for 'Breaking Bad'

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series - Winner: 'True Detective' - Cary Fukunaga

Outstanding Television Movie - Winner: The Normal Heart

Outstanding Miniseries - Winner: 'Fargo'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie - Winner: Jessica Lange for 'American Horror Story'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie - Winner: Benedict Cumberbatch for 'Sherlock: His Last Vow'

Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - Winner: 'Fargo' - Colin Bucksey

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie - Winner: Martin Freeman for 'Sherlock: His Last Vow'

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie - Winner: Kathy Bates for 'American Horror Story'

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - Winner: 'Sherlock: His Last Vow'

Outstanding Reality Competition Program - Winner: 'The Amazing Race'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus for 'Veep'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner: Jim Parsons for 'The Big Bang Theory'

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - Winner: 'Modern Family' - Gail Mancuso

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner: Allison Janney for 'Mom'

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - Winner: 'Louie' - Louis C.K.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner: Ty Burrell for 'Modern Family'

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series - Winner: 'The Colbert Report'

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - Winner: Jane Lynch for 'Hollywood Game Night'

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series - Winner: 'Saturday Night Live' - Don Roy King

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner: Uzo Aduba for 'Orange Is the New Black'

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner: Jimmy Fallon for 'Saturday Night Live'

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Winner: Allison Janney for 'Masters of Sex'

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Winner: Joe Morton for 'Scandal'

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special - Winner: Sarah Silverman for Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Winner: Aaron Paul for 'Breaking Bad'

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special - Winner: Glenn Weiss for The 67th Annual Tony Awards

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series- Winner: 'The Colbert Report'

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