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Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito Is Coming to Community

Tonight, comedy-loving Americans will suffer through another NBC Thursday night lineup devoid of the joy that is Community . So how 'bout some news to salve your pain: Vulture has learned that Breaking Bad star and future Emmy-winner Giancarlo Esposito is paying a visit to the Greendale gang. If your face hasn't melted off yet, read on for some details about his character. We've confirmed that Esposito will appear in an upcoming episode as a business associate of Pierce's late father, Cornelius Hawthorne. While the exact reason for his visit is being kept under wraps, we're going to assume that anyone related to Pierce's racist dad can't be a particularly nice guy. Which is just fine by us, since Esposito (who played chicken-and-meth-king Gus Fring on Breaking Bad , just in case you didn't know) has the whole "antagonist" thing down pat. Esposito began work on his Community episode this week. Just when Esposito's half-hour will air is unclear, in part because NBC has not yet set a return date for the show. If you need an Esposito fix sooner, the actor is currently recurring as the Magic Mirror on ABC's hit Once Upon a Time . Or you could just do what we do: Devour episodes of Breaking Bad on an endless loop. http://www.vulture.com/2012/02/community.html

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston Heading to Modern Family: Source

Everyone’s favorite meth-cooking chemistry teacher might be heading for everyone’s favorite sitcom.According to TVLine, Bryan Cranston is currently in talks with Modern Family honchos to direct an upcoming episode. That's right, direct. Not star. Sorry.Fear not family sit-com lovers: while Bryan is currently best known for his role on Breaking Bad he has also starred in (and directed!) FOX’s Malcom in the Middle. So, while Bryan certainly knows how to deliver a dark, Emmy-winning... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/93GwNWxIB1w/breaking-bads-bryan-cranston-heading-to-modern-family-source

'Breaking Bad' Star Aaron Paul Engaged

Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul is engaged to marry his longtime girlfriend. The actor's fiancee, Lauren Parsekian, 24, announced the news via a post on her Facebook.com page and uploaded a photo of ... http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2012/01/09/breaking_bad_star_aaron_paul_engaged

'Game of Thrones,' 'Breaking Bad' among AFI Top 10 TV shows of the year

The American Film Institute (AFI) has just released it's list of their Top 10 TV shows. We're pretty sure you're going to agree with their choices.The list is pretty balanced this year, with 6 dramas and 4 comedies. We're thrilled to see "Louis" honored. It's one of those shows that are easily overlooked and that deserve far more attention than they get.We're also really excited to see "Game of Thrones" honored, though that's hardly a surprise. The same goes for "Homeland" which was a powerhouse from episode 1.Check out the full list below and tell us who you think totally deserved the honor and who you think was snubbed. AFI TV Programs of the Year:"Breaking Bad""Boardwalk Empire""Curb Your Enthusiasm""Game of Thrones""The Good Wife""Homeland""Justified""Louis""Modern Family""Parks and Recreation"... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/12/game-of-thrones-breaking-bad-among-afi-top-10-tv-shows-of-the-year.html

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston Explains Why Walter White Wears Tighty-Whities

There's no doubt that Bryan Cranston is one of the best actors on television right now. As Walter White on AMC's Breaking Bad , he brilliantly portrays the slow deterioration from a family man to an amoral drug kingpin. His much happier role as another family man, though, came much earlier with the sitcom Malcolm in the Middle , which is now being rerun weeknights on IFC. One thing both characters have in common, though, is a propensity to wear tighty whitey underwear. In an interview with IFC.com, Cranston explained his thoughts. "When I saw that in the script in  Breaking Bad , I brought it to Vince Gilligan and pointed out that I wore it for seven years on  Malcolm  and he said, "Oh forget it go find something else.,'" Cranston stated. "So I started going through wardrobe and while I was doing that, I realized that when he had Walt in tighty whitey, he did it for a reason.  It meant something and I wanted to get to that root of that. I chose tighty whitey's on  Malcolm  because. A grown man in tighty whiteys, wearing them is funny. Hal wore them because he always wore them and it never occurred to him to wear anything else. He's still a boy. Walter White wore them because he stopped growing." It's an interesting perspective on an already iconic television character. You can check out the rest of the interview over at IFC.com . Breaking Bad  will return in 2012 for its fifth and (expected to be) final season, while Malcolm in the Middle  is currently airing in syndication on IFC. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tvovermind/tvnews/~3/b-ogr63KoKk/101693

Top Moments: Breaking Bad's Mind-Blowing Finale and Parenthood's Double Delivery

Our top moments of the week: 13. Most Revealing: When Naomi gets locked out of her house during a major political fiesta on 90210 , she and her partner in crime, Austin decide to break in — which gets them arrested and thrown in the back of a paddy wagon. When the stuffy van becomes too much to bear, the randy pair strips down to their skivvies, and you know where that leads... As they reveal their feelings for each other, while in their underwear, Naomi's boyfriend, Max, catches them. Is there such a charge as breaking, entering and stealing another guy's girlfriend... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Moments-Breaking-Bad-Finale-1038713.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Breaking Bad Finale Concludes Record-Breaking Season

Breaking Bad concluded its most-watched season last night with its most-watched finale to date. Including encores, 2.9 million viewers tuned in to " Face Off ," as the installment wrapped up a season that rose 24 percent overall in the coveted 18-40-year old demographic over season three. Did you tune you watch the incredible, official transformation of Walter White into The Man Who Knocks? What did you think of the finale? http://www.tvfanatic.com/2011/10/breaking-bad-finale-concludes-record-breaking-season/

Breaking Bad Postmortem: Giancarlo Esposito Reacts to Season 4's Explosive Finale

[WARNING: The following story contains major spoilers about the Season 4 finale of Breaking Bad . Read at your own risk.] As Gustavo Fring, Breaking Bad 's Giancarlo Esposito has embodied one of the most memorable TV villains ever. And he knows it. "I think I've created a character that will live on for a long time in people's nightmares," the 53-year-old actor tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. First appearing as a meek owner of a chain of fried chicken restaurants, Gus quickly emerged as a calculating... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Breaking-Bad-Giancarlo-Esposito-1038561.aspx?rss=breakingnews

'Breaking Bad' season finale preview: Walt cleans up

If we didn't know any better, we'd think that the opening of this clip from the "Breaking Bad" season finale was from some high-adrenaline action thriller.Until, that is, you get to the part where Walter White (Bryan Cranston) is getting off the elevator at the hospital. But that's part of what makes "Breaking Bad" so good -- it can shift from action to sharply drawn drama to bleak comedy from scene to scene, or even within scenes.So it is with this clip from Sunday's (Oct. 9) episode, "Face Off." It picks up where last week's episode left off, with Walt scrambling to remove evidence of his plan to get rid of Gus (Giancarlo Esposito), then meeting up with Jesse (Aaron Paul) at the hospital. It doesn't look like it will be a happy meeting.The season finale of "Breaking Bad" airs at 10 p.m. ET Sunday on AMC. For more, follow the show on Facebook and... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/10/breaking-bad-season-finale-preview-walt-cleans-up.html

Bryan Cranston On What He's Learned From Playing Walter White on 'Breaking Bad' (VIDEO)

As 'Breaking Bad' nears its intense and climactic Season 4 finale, Bryan Cranston went on 'Today' (weekdays, 9AM ET on NBC) to talk about his character Walter White's descent into meth-dealing gangsterism. White's de-evolution from a cancer-stricken high school chemistry teacher to a ruthless meth-dealer is rapidly accelerating, and Cranston spoke about what he's learned from playing such a morally ambiguous character. "It really isn't about glorifying drug use or drug making ... it's about a man's poor decision-making. What I've learned from this experience is that anyone, even the meekest person among us, could become a horrible, dangerous person," he told Matt Lauer. http://www.aoltv.com/2011/10/06/bryan-cranston-walter-white-breaking-bad-video/
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