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December 18, 2012

Statement Regarding Use of Andy Griffith Theme During 64th Primetime Emmy Awards

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has released the following statement:

The use of the Andy Griffith Show theme in the Breaking Bad skit during the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast on September 23, 2012, was done in the spirit of a parody and was not in any way authorized by the owners and/or publishers of the composition.

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