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Breaking Bad wins big at Golden Globes

Updated: 01/12/2014 11:31 PM | Created: 01/12/2014 10:46 PM
By: Jen Samp, KOB Eyewitness News 4

The best of television and film were honored at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards.

Among the big winners was American Hustle, which won best picture in a musical or comedy along with best actress Amy Adams, and best supporting actress for Jennifer Lawrence.

The award for best drama went to the film Twelve Years a Slave.

In the television category, Breaking Bad, which was filmed right here in Albuquerque, was named the best TV-drama.

The popular show won two out of three nominations.

It was an unforgettable night for Breaking Bad fans and the cast.

Everyone watched as Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan took the Golden Globe for Best TV Series.

“The best thing about this I think is that it gives us, all the people up here and all the folks who work on Breaking Bad one more chance to thank the fans of the show,” Gilligan said.

Bryan Cranston known as Walter White on the show won his first Golden Globe for best actor in a TV series.

“This is such a wonderful honor and such a lovely way to say goodbye to the show that meant so much to me,” he said.

Cranston explained it best in his acceptance speech on how the show based in Albuquerque, NM earned global attention.

“I was always very grateful that the show resonated with American audiences,” he said, “but now through this and the Hollywood Foreign Press everyone around the world would be able to share in Breaking Bad's mirth and merriment.”

Aaron Paul who was nominated for best supporting actor as Jessie Pinkman tweeted a photo before the Golden Globes holding pre-party champagne.

The actor lost to Jon Voight.

RJ Mitte, who plays Walt Junior or Flynn tweeted "We are here could not all fit on stage but we are all here & thankful for the win! We are all in the press room. Thank you to all our fans."

He also Tweeted a group photo of the entire team.

Breaking Bad was competing against Downton Abbey, The Good Wife, House of Cards, and Masters of Sex.

“God bless you all,” Cranston said, “Good night.”


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