Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Receive Emmys for ‘Breaking Bad’

August 29, 2010 Updated: October 1, 2015

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston won Emmys for their roles in 'Breaking Bad'  (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston won Emmys for their roles in 'Breaking Bad' (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul of Breaking Bad received the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Drama Series and Emmy Award for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, respectively.

While Cranston won the same award twice in 2009 and 2008 for playing his role as Walter White in the AMC drama series, it is the first time for Paul, who plays Jesse Pinkman, to win an Emmy award.

Breaking Bad has a ran for total of three seasons and tells the story of how a desperate highs school chemistry teacher turns into a criminal.