Posted on Friday, January 17th, 2020 by Fred Topel
AMC presented a Better Call Saul season five panel for the Television Critics Association yesterday. During the panel, creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould revealed that AMC has renewed them for a sixth season, which will be their final season. Throughout the panel, they elaborated more on the end of the Breaking Bad spinoff.
Season five sees Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) fully embrace his Saul Goodman persona, who becomes Walter White’s money laundering lawyer. Better Call Saul returns February 23 on AMC.
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Are you ready for another season of Better Call Saul? You better be, because it’s coming very soon. The Breaking Bad prequel is entering its fifth season, which will see Jimmy McGill in full-blown Saul Goodman mode. And it looks like his business is already booming. In a new Better Call Saul season 5 teaser, Jimmy has what looks like a circus tent set-up to launch his new law practice, and he has a long line of potential clients at the ready.
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Better Call Saul, quite possibly the best show on TV at the moment, is returning very, very soon. Which means it’s time for a new teaser! This very brief bit of footage assembles all the old familiar faces while also putting Saul Goodman (née Jimmy McGill) getting back behind the camera once again to film himself a new commercial.
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It’s time to LWYRUP – Better Call Saul is back. Well, not right this very second – but soon. The AMC Breaking Bad spin-off has finally announced its season 5 debut for February of next year, and the announcement sets the stage for Bob Odenkirk‘s Jimmy McGill to go full Saul Goodman. Watch a new teaser video, and learn the Better Call Saul season 5 premiere date, below.
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This weekend, the 45th Saturn Awards honored the best in fantasy, sci-fi, and horror motion pictures, television shows and more. Held at the historic Avalon Theater in Hollywood and streamed online on eight different platforms, the awards show was hosted by Aisha Tyler and featured appearances by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. But no one had a bigger presence than Avengers: Endgame, which walked away with six total awards, including Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release and Best Actor in a Film for Robert Downey Jr. Otherwise, the awards were spread out pretty evenly throughout the evening.
Get the full list of 2019 Saturn Award winners below. Read More »
Things are going to get even more emotionally devastating on Better Call Saul season 5. The Breaking Bad prequel has been slowly ratcheting up the tension, with each season bringing more and more shocking moments as Jimmy McGill transforms into Saul Goodman. Season 4 ended with perhaps the most jaw-dropping story development yet, but according to star Bob Odenkirk, we haven’t seen anything yet. Odenkirk says that the approaching season 5 is going to be mind-blowing and that it’s “shattering in every direction.”
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The 2019 Television Critics Association Tour handed out accolades with the 35th Annual TCA Awards honoring achievements in television, and this year cable and streaming walked away with almost all of the awards. Amazon’s comedy series Fleabag came out on top with three awards, but HBO also had a good night with Chernobyl and Deadwood taking home awards, including a lifetime achievement award for the latter show’s creator, David Milch. Get the rest of the 2019 TCA Awards winners below. Read More »
It’s almost time to honor the finest achievements in television again. The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will air this fall, but before that, we need to know who has been nominated for the most coveted awards in television. Covering drama, comedy, variety, reality, animation and more, the Emmys honor the best in television and streaming, and this year is full of a wide spectrum of nominees from network, cable, and various streaming services.
The big news is Game of Thrones finished its television run with a record-setting 32 nominations this year, the most for any program in a single season, beating the previous record set by NYPD Blue. Meanwhile, on the comedy side of things, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel landed 20 nominations, and in the limited series category, Chernobyl made a big showing with 19 total nominations.
Check out the list of the biggest 2019 Emmy nominations below. Read More »
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Breaking: Bad news. Better Call Saul season 5 won’t arrive until next year. The fantastic AMC series wrapped up season 4 in 2018, but if you were hoping to see what Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman does next, you’re going to have to hold your horses. Sarah Barnett, AMC’s President, Entertainment Networks, has confirmed the Breaking Bad prequel is on hold in order to accommodate the schedules of certain cast members. While this is understandable, the fact that season 4 wrapped up with such a tense moment makes this longer wait extra painful. Read More »
This morning, the nominations for the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced. This is the ceremony where Hollywood’s actors nominate their own, ultimately voting on the winners. This year’s roster features quite the diverse array of performances across film and television…and suggests who may be suiting up for the Oscars in a few months.
Let’s run through the 2019 SAG Awards nominations below. Read More »