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Breaking Bad and Modern Family dominate the Emmys

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Few suprises for Best Drama at the Primetime Emmy Awards in LA. AMC's gritty drug series picking up the gong for the second consecutive year after leading the pack with 16 nominations. Anna Gunn and Aaron Paul both collected Best Supporting actor awards. But many eyes were on the hotly contested Best Actor category, taken home by Bryan Cranston. SOUNDBITE: Best Actor Emmy winner, Bryan Cranston, saying: "Even I thought about voting for Matthew." Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson led nominations from the widely praised the Louisiana bayou-thriller "True Detective". But it was the long-running shows that were the story of the evening. ABC's "Modern Family" won its fifth consecutive Emmy for Best Comedy series. Julia Louis-Dreyfuss was awarded her third consecutive win for Best Actress - though Cranston couldn't resist a chance to steal the limelight. But it was a somber end to the evening as Billy Crystal paid tribute to his friend and fellow comic, the late Robin Williams. SOUNDBITE: Actor and Comedian, Billy Crystal, saying (English): "It'll warm your heart, it'll make your eyes glisten, and you'll think to yourselves :Robin Williams, what a concept."