Breaking Bad

AUBREY ANDERSON-EMMONS, RICO RODRIGUEZ, ED O'NEILL, SOFIA VERGARA, NOLAN GOULD, TY BURRELL, JULIE BOWEN, SARAH HYLAND, ARIEL WINTER, ERIC STONESTREET, JESSE TYLER FERGUSONModern Family and Breaking Bad have reigned supreme at the 53rd Monte Carlo international television festival.

The best international comedy award was given to Modern Family with Ty Burrell’s picking up the best comedic actor gong also.

Breaking Bad claimed the best international drama award while Bryan Cranston claimed the best drama actor prize.

Tina Fey won best comedic actress while Danish actress Sofie Grabol won the best dramatic actress gong for her role in The Killing. Continue reading »

breaking_badBreaking Bad creator /executive producer Vince Gilligan has given his thoughts on the upcoming final run of episodes that will end the series for good.

Just eight episodes remain for the drama series, which has garnered acclaim from both fans and critics for both its story and its acting.

“We worked long and hard to ensure that these final eight — and, in fact, the very last episode — would satisfy an audience,” Gilligan said to Entertainment Weekly regarding the final episodes. Continue reading »

breaking_badBreaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan says the conclusion to the series will be “victorious” and offer complete closure.

Gilligan is confident fans won’t have another Lost or The Sopranos on their hands, saying we won’t be let down or left hanging by the way the sixth and final season ends.

“Anyone anxious that there won’t be resolution enough at the end of these eight episodes can rest assured that the story very much reaches resolution,” Gilligan told The Daily Beast. “It will not end in any kind of open-ended sense. Continue reading »

A fan-created LEGO Breaking Bad video game clip has been released online showing the much-loved characters building a meth lab out of LEGO bricks and cooking up a batch.

The clip shows Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) in the familiar LEGO game environment playing out a scene from the series.

If only this was an actual game.

The Simpsons has parodied Breaking Bad in their latest couch gag, which features Marge baking up some blue “treats” while Homer gets around in a Heisenberg-style hat.

If you’re familiar with Breaking Bad you’ll pick up on a few nods here and there.

SaulWith Breaking Bad due to end for good this year, the AMC network are looking to capitalise on the popularity of the series with a spin-off.

The network and Sony Pictures are weighing up the idea of a spin-off based around the character of criminal lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk).

Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan had previously mentioned the idea, saying in July last year: “I would love to see a Saul Goodman spinoff. I like the idea of a lawyer show in which the main lawyer will do anything it takes to stay out of a court of law. He’ll settle on the courthouse steps, whatever it takes to stay out of the courtroom. That would be fun — I would like that.” Continue reading »

This cool info-graphic has been created by Wired to show how the big American broadcast networks – NBC, CBS and ABC – lost their stranglehold on Emmy nominations following the rise of cable networks.

With the introduction of the likes of HBO, AMC, Showtime and FX, who aim to produce a handful of quality “hits” as opposed to the broadcast network’s tactic of developing as many shows as possible to attract a wide audience, the Emmy landscape has changed dramatically.

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Breaking Bad may be one of the darkest shows on TV but some cheesy music and clever cutting can make it seem like a fluffy ‘90s sitcom.

walking_dead_norman_reedusSome Canadian internet users were met with confusing online banners this week that stated they had “lost” The Walking Dead.

The banners were referencing the on-going negotiations between the AMC network and Rogers Communications over a broadcast deal.

Some users were reporting on Wednesday night that they were seeing the ads that stated “Rogers Customers You Have Lost The Walking Dead” or “Rogers Customers You May Lose The Walking Dead”.

The ads encouraged viewers to go to a website or call 866-Keep-AMC. Continue reading »

mad-men-season-5American network AMC have set up this website as a warning to Canadian fans of the likes of Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Mad Men that they may soon be without those shows.

Talks are still going on between AMC and Rogers over a deal for the network to continue screening in Canada.

AMC are urging Canadian fans to show their support for the shows via the website.