Breaking Bad is an American television series. It first started in January 2008. The show is broadcasted across Canada and the United States on cable channel AMC. It has won 10 Emmy Awards. Breaking Bad ended in September 2013. Bryan Cranston plays the leading role, Walter White. There were five seasons and 62 episodes. It is about a chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with lung cancer and starts cooking crystal methamphetamine to pay for his family's needs after he dies. Breaking Bad was made by Vince Gilligan.