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Air Date: January 20th, 2008

Network: AMC

Series Summary
A high-school chemistry teacher has a midlife crisis.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Crime drama

Episodes

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  • Based on Sunday's opener, Breaking Bad falls around the middle of the pack in the new wave of cable dramas. It's no "Mad Men." Show More

  • A show that manages year after year to accomplish that rare blend of Hollywood darling and fan favorite. Show More

  • The bleakness is a little relentless for my taste, but you have to marvel at the series' dark vision. Odenkirk is working with the best of the best, and he knows it. Show More

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Awards

Winner Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Winner Outstanding Drama Series
Winner International
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Winner Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series