AMC's "Breaking Bad" claimed its first Emmy for best drama series and HBO's "Behind the Candelabra" won the trophy for best miniseries or movie, among multiple top awards for cable networks. Other cable winners included Jeff Daniels as best actor in a drama series for HBO's "The Newsroom," Julia Louis-Dreyfus for best actress in a comedy series for HBO's "Veep" and Laura Linney as best actress in a miniseries or movie for a four-episode finale of Showtime's "The Big C."

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