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‘Breaking Bad’ Wins Big at the Emmys

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 …

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