Breaking Bad is a television series that premiered in January 2008 and ran until September 2013. The series ran for five seasons and was set in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The show tells the story of Walter White, a chemistry teacher, that gets diagnosed with cancer and begins selling meth to secure his family's financial future. The series has been named one of the greatest television series of all time and was ranked number three on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 best shows. The show received two Golden Globes, sixteen Primetime Emmy Awards, and several other awards. In addition, Breaking Bad was listed in the Guinness World Records in 2013 as the most critically acclaimed show of all time.