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Emmy winners are filled with reruns




Aaron Paul and, from left, Vince Gilligan, Anna Gunn and Bryan Cranston pose with their awards for outstanding drama series for their work on
Aaron Paul and, from left, Vince Gilligan, Anna Gunn and Bryan Cranston pose with their awards for outstanding drama series for their work on "Breaking Bad" at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Many hoped some new names would make waves onstage at last night's Emmys but, in the end, familiar faces wound up making the biggest splash.

"Breaking Bad" took home the honors in drama, lead actor, supporting actor and actress, and writing -- maybe it's not a surprise given voters probably wanted to honor the show and its last season.

Meanwhile "Modern Family" tied "Frasier's" record as being the only show to take home the Best Comedy award every year in its first five years. But it also caused an upset in a year when its polish seems to fade in comparison to newer comedies like "Veep" and "Orange is the New Black."

Deadline Hollywood's awards columnist Pete Hammond explained that the Emmys may have lacked spunk, but that many winners got their due.