Bryan Cranston won the award for Best Actor in a TV Drama for portrayal of Walter White in the final season of AMC's "Breaking Bad." Heralded as one of the finest shows on TV, "Breaking Bad" ended its five-season run with a groundbreaking series finale in September.
Cranston was nominated three other times for this role, but this is his first win. In 2003, he was nominated for a Golden Globe - Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or TV Film for his role as Hal in "Malcolm In the Middle."
Cranston beat out Liev Schreiber ("Ray Donovan"), Michael Sheen ("Masters Of Sex"), Kevin Spacey ("House Of Cards") and James Spader ("The Blacklist").
"Such a lovely way to say goodbye to the show that meant so much to me," Cranston said in his acceptance speech, thanking Vince Gilligan, Aaron Paul and his "TV wife" Anna Gunn, among others.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 71st annual Golden Globes, which were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Last year, Damian Lewis won the Golden Globe for his role on Showtime's "Homeland."
01/12/2014 11:30 PM EST
What Better Way To End This Live Blog
"This is really boring television" Elisabeth Moss, my new role model for all social interactions #GoldenGlobes— Jessica Goodman (@jessgood) 5 years ago
Good night, all!
01/12/2014 11:29 PM EST
Ronan Farrow Is Not Happy With Woody Allen
Missed the Woody Allen tribute - did they put the part where a woman publicly confirmed he molested her at age 7 before or after Annie Hall?— Ronan Farrow (@RonanFarrow) 2 years ago
01/12/2014 11:00 PM EST
"12 Years A Slave" Wins Best Picture - Drama
It was the only win of the night for "12 Years A Slave," but it was a big one. Steve McQueen's acclaimed drama won Best Picture - Drama, besting "Gravity," "Philomena," "Rush" and "Captain Phillips."
01/12/2014 10:50 PM EST
Matthew McConaughey Wins Best Actor - Drama For "Dallas Buyers Club"
All right, all right, all right.
01/12/2014 10:46 PM EST
Cate Blanchett Wins Best Actress - Drama
01/12/2014 10:39 PM EST
"American Hustle" Wins Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy
"American Hustle" wins Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy, besting "The Wolf Of Wall Street," "Her," "Nebraska" and "Inside Llewyn Davis."
01/12/2014 10:28 PM EST
Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Best Actor - Musical Or Comedy For "The Wolf Of Wall Street"
"This is an incredible, incredible honor." DiCaprio, ever classy, thanks his fellow nominees (Christian Bale, Bruce Dern, Oscar Isaac and Joaquin Phoenix) and also Martin Scorsese. "You're a risk taker. You're a visionary."
01/12/2014 10:22 PM EST
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Wins Best Comedy At The Golden Globes
The Globes love them some "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which has been on the air for half a season.
01/12/2014 10:21 PM EST
Alfonso Cuaron Wins Best Director
In a bit of an upset, Alfonso Cuaron won Best Director for "Gravity," besting Steve McQueen, David O. Russell, Paul Greengrass and Alexander Payne.
01/12/2014 10:16 PM EST
Liam Neeson Introduces "Gravity"
One of Liam Neeson's particular set of skills: introducing movies about space! #goldenglobes— kase!! (@worstkase) 5 years ago