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2014 Emmys

Executive producer Steven Levitan accepts the award for Outstanding Comedy Series for "Modern Family" during the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California August 25, 2014. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)

Emmys exalt old favorites over TV's shiny newcomers

Yahoo News

For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry on Monday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" and long-time television actors who held off challenges from film stars.

"Breaking Bad," AMC's unlikely tale of a teacher-turned-drug kingpin Walter White, won the night's biggest honor, the Emmy for best drama series, for the second year in a row while lead Bryan Cranston took best drama actor for the fourth time in that role. (Reuters)

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