It seems that apart from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returning, yet again, to host the Golden Globes in its 71st annual ceremony it was time to bid a fond farewell to the AMC drama Breaking Bad. Apparently, not just fans of the show have been missing the odyssey of mild mannered chemistry teacher gone bad, Walter White; in a gesture of belated support the program about a dying meth kingpin and his hapless assistant took some well deserved awards.
It was an ironic moment at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Bryan Cranston, aka Walter White, aka Heisenberg, the meth kingpin from AMC’s Breaking Bad, presented the Outstanding Actor in a Movie or Miniseries award to Douglas. Cranston and Claire Dane were teamed together for the reading of nominees and announcing the winner
This has been Tina Fey’s year. First she will guest host on the new season premiere of Saturday Night Live; then she won an Emmy for Best Comedy Writing, along with her writing partner Tracey Wigfield. And it has been confirmed that Tina and and Amy Poehler will host the next Golden Globes. But on Sunday night at the Emmys Tina Fey had a wardrobe malfunction when one naughty nipple peeked out from one of her own golden “globes.”
Cory Monteith’s overdose from heroin and alcohol in a Vancouver, Canada Hotel room on July 13 sent shockwaves throughout Hollywood. Monteith’s death also destroyed his girlfriend Lea Michele, who played his girlfriend in the popular Fox Network program Glee. Fans of the show were distraught at the loss of the Glee quarterback turned performer.
While Breaking Bad was nominated for eight Emmys, by the end of the evening, only two were garnered by the popular show. The Emmys honored both the show and Anna Gunn with Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.