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Monday night's Emmys belonged to Breaking Bad. The epic series won six Emmys last night, including Outstanding Drama Series, Best Actor – Drama (Bryan Cranston), Best Supporting Actor – Drama (Aaron Paul) and Best Supporting Actress – Drama (Anna Gunn). The comedy Modern Family took home its fifth Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy, and the latest season of Sherlock netted a whopping seven Emmys, including Best Actor - TV Movie/Miniseries for Benedict Cumberbatch.

For the most part, the ceremony itself was relatively tame (boring), but one awkward moment has been getting a lot of negative feedback from Twitter viewers. At one point, the CEO of the Television Academy made a tame (really boring) speech about how great the Television Academy is, and made actress Sofia Vergara stand on an elevated, rotating platform next to him to be displayed like a life-sized trophy. Obviously, people took issue with this “joke.” For a show that recognizes such innovation and great writing, you would have thought they could have come up with better material ... Discuss

In July, Halle Berry appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to promote her new television show, Extant, in which she plays an astronaut who returns to earth after a year in space with a big secret. Their chatter fluttered around the usual late-night show talk, but buried was a brief—but revealing—discussion about working in TV in this day and age.

“Television is a lot harder than I ever thought it would be,” Berry said. “I thought, ‘I’m going to do television so I can be with my kid more.’ I never see my daughter!” Read More

Just a warning, if you haven’t yet seen the series finale of Breaking Bad, you’ll probably want to stop reading this now. It contains a pretty significant spoiler. While on CNN promoting his new film Godzilla, Bryan Cranston indulged the interviewer’s theory that Walter White didn’t actually die in the final scene of Breaking Bad. In response to her suggestion that White could have been taken into custody (only to later break out of prison), Cranston said: “You never saw a bag zip up or anything.” When asked point blank if Walter White died at the end, he replied, “I don’t know.” Of course, Cranston is known as a good-natured prankster, so it all could have just been tongue-in-cheek. But, much of the cast from Breaking Bad has agreed to appear in the upcoming prequel series Better Call Saul. So, could Walter White have lived? Is reuniting with series creator Vince Gilligan to revisit their meth king character in the cards? According to Cranston, “Never say never" ... Discuss

Michael McKean, best known for starring in Christopher Guest’s series of hilarious mocumentaries, is joining the cast of the Breaking Bad prequel series Better Call Saul. According to Deadline, McKean will play “Dr. Thurber, a brilliant attorney who is now restricted by an unusual affliction.” The new AMC show stars Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks (Saul and Mike) in the years before they became tangled in the meth-dealing empire of Albuquerque’s Walter White and Jesse Pinkman ... Discuss

If this doesn’t get TV-loving Americans reading again, we don’t know what will. Actor Bryan Cranston has announced that he is writing a memoir about his time portraying Walter White on the hit show Breaking Bad. In a statement, Cranston said that he hopes to “tell the stories of my life and reveal the secrets and lies that I lived with for six years shooting Breaking Bad.” The book is due out next fall ... Discuss

Could Heisenberg’s deadly blue drug be responsible for the zombie outbreak that spread from New Mexico to Georgia? Some fans of the two AMC dramas are attempting to piece together clues/easter eggs to prove that Breaking Bad is actually a prequel to The Walking Dead. As noted by Hitfix (warning, the post contains some strong language), in Breaking Bad, Walt White torches a Red Dodge Challenger with black racing stripes before he was supposed to return it to a car dealership manager named “Glenn.” In season one of The Walking Dead, a character named Glenn drives a Dodge Challenger with black racing stripes. Hitfix suggests that “Glenn was the one who had to deal with Walt's temper tantrum and subsequent arson of the car. Looks like Glenn was able to fix it up and get out of New Mexico.”

In season two of The Walking Dead, blue meth—like the kind Walt and Jesse made—can clearly be seen in a baggy containing Merle’s illicit substances. This season on The Walking Dead, Daryl describes Merle’s drug dealer, who sounds an awful lot like Jesse Pinkman. The theory suggests that Jesse and Glenn fled New Mexico at the start of the zombie apocalypse, and ended up in Georgia where Jesse sold his drug (which may have caused the outbreak) to Merle. Yes, it’s really far-fetched, and seems unlikely. But, the creators of the series, at the very least, like doing call backs to Breaking Bad. Maybe they are trying to tell us something ... Discuss