AMC’s Breaking Bad, now going into its fifth and supposedly final series, has pulled in thirteen nominations in the 64th Primetime Emmys. The show is nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, while lead actor Bryan Cranston is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actors in a Drama Series for his role as Walter White.
Aaron Paul and Giancarlo Esposito have also drawn nominations for their roles as Jesse Pinkman and Gustavo Fring respectively in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category. Anna Gunn drew a nomination in Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Walter’s wife, Skyler White.
Mark Margolis, who played the disabled character Hector Salamanca, also received a nomination in Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. His character’s name is miscredited as Tio Salamanca on the nomination page. Vince Gilligan received a nomination in Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for the show’s fourth season finale, Face Off.
The remaining nominations were made for cinematography, visual effects, sound mixing, sound editing on Face Off, and for Kelly Dixon’s editing for the episode End Times. This article originally reported only seven nominations for the programme and has since been corrected.