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UPDATED. Aaron Paul won an Emmy for supporting actor, drama series. 

The popular television drama “Breaking Bad” is up for several Emmy awards tonight.

Vince Gilligan, the creator of the show, is a Richmond native who still visits home three or four times a year. His mother is retired and lives in Chesterfield. 

The star of the show, Bryan Cranston has a shot at his fourth best drama actor victory. He’s up against stars like Jon Hamm from “Mad Men,” also an AMC show and Michael Hall of “Dexter.” 

The show “Breaking Bad” is also up for an outstanding drama nomination. The competition in this category includes: “Boardwalk Empire,” “Downton Abbey,” “Game of Thrones,” “Homeland” and “Mad Men.”

To see a complete list of the nominations, click here.

The show has inspired some interesting artwork that is on display at a Los Angeles gallery.

Take a look in the video below.