'Breaking Bad' wins Emmy for best television drama series

Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:25pm EDT
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Breaking Bad" won the Primetime Emmy Award for best drama series on Sunday, the highest honors in U.S. television.

It is the first time the AMC cable series about a high school chemistry teacher who produces and sells methamphetamine has won the top drama prize at the Emmys.

(Reporting by Mary Milliken; Editing by Eric Beech)

Actress Anna Gunn from AMC's series 'Breaking Bad" poses backstage with her award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 22, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson