Arts & EntertainmentThe EnvelopeTelevision

Golden Globes 2014: 'Breaking Bad' wins best TV drama

TelevisionEntertainmentGolden Globe AwardsBreaking Bad (tv program)AMC (tv network)MedicineHollywood Foreign Press Association

AMC’s “Breaking Bad” won the Golden Globe for best TV drama on Sunday night.

Created by Vince Gilligan, the series follows the downward spiral of a cancer-stricken high school chemistry teacher turned crystal meth kingpin, played by Bryan Cranston. The final eight episodes of “Breaking Bad” aired on AMC last year to record ratings, and the show picked up its first Emmy for drama series in September.

Though “Breaking Bad” is one of the most critically acclaimed dramas of the past decade, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. had been somewhat slow to recognize its merits, nominating it in the drama category for the first time just last year.

Golden Globes 2014: Full coverage | Show highlights | Quotes from the stars | Top winners/nominees | Red carpet arrivals | Complete list | Main story | Nominee reactions

The drama edged out fellow nominees “Masters of Sex” (Showtime), “House of Cards” (Netflix), “Downton Abbey” (PBS) and “The Good Wife” (CBS). Somewhat unusually, last year’s Golden Globe winner for TV drama, “Homeland” (Showtime), failed to receive a series nomination this time around.

The Golden Globes are being held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and are being televised on NBC. We'll carry all the breaking TV news and reaction here on Show Tracker.

ALSO: 

Golden Globe nominations: 'Good Wife,' 'House of Cards' get nods

Golden Globe nominations 2014: Snubs and surprises

Golden Globes 2014: The complete list of nominees

Twitter: @MeredithBlake

MORE GOLDEN GLOBES COVERAGE

PHOTOS: 2014 Globes red carpet

LIST: Complete list of nominees

PHOTOS: Show highlights

Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times
Related Content
TelevisionEntertainmentGolden Globe AwardsBreaking Bad (tv program)AMC (tv network)MedicineHollywood Foreign Press Association
Comments
Loading