If you’ve (somehow) missed out on all those OITNB premiere parties, now is the time to get queuing

In the olden days, you had to leave your seat every three hours to change the DVD. Now, only the demands of bladder and nutrition need force you up(...)

Aaron Paul, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Anna Gunn, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Bryan Cranston, winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, pose with their awards for Breaking Bad during the  66th Primetime Emmy Awards in California yesterday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters 2:04

For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry yesterday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows Bre(...)

Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) and Walter White (Bryan Cranston) in Breaking Bad.

Fans of TV series Breaking Bad may have recognised a picture of Werner Heisenberg on the Leaving Cert chemistry paper. The German theoretical physicis(...)

Following a lead: Matthew McConaughey as Rust Cohle. Photograph: HBO

Spoiler alert: this column discusses details of the cu(...)

‘The title character’s goodness is only relative to the more explicitly debauched characters that pass through.’ Julian Margulies as Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife

Alicia Florrick stands apart from most of the middle-aged television protagonists to be found angrily meth-dealing and politicking their way across ou(...)

 Bryan Cranston (left), and Aaron Paul starring in TV series  Breaking Bad. Photograph: Frank Ockenfels/AMC/New York Times

A Florida man who won a contest to watch the finale of the drug-themed TV show Breaking Bad with its cast has been arrested on charges he ran an un(...)

Aaron Paul    and Brian Cranston in Breaking Bad

Remember that small-town girl living in a lonely world? She took the midnight train and was joined by the city boy. Their story, as we know, goes on a(...)

Bryan Cranston, left, and Aaron Paul in a scene from Breaking Bad. Photograph:
Ursula Coyote/AMC via The New York Times

The journey of anti-hero Walter White came to a dark end last night when fans of Breaking Bad finally learned the fate of the chemistry teacher turned(...)

Wasp factory

As I drove along the banks of the Barrow on my way to Graiguenamanagh, there was a harrying wind driving the leaves from the trees in droves. These le(...)

Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) and Walter White (Bryan Cranston) from season five of Breaking Bad. Photograph: Frank Ockenfels/AMC

The TV drama series Breaking Bad, hugely popular with Irish audiences, has entered the Guinness World Records book for being the most critically accla(...)