AMC Networks released a brief clip of its upcoming "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul," starring Bob Odenkirk. Read More... http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2014/08/11/watch-a-clip-from-breaking-bad-prequel-better-call-saul/?mod=WSJBlog
Staring this Sunday, August 10 and continuing each Sunday through October 5, AMC will be re-airing its Emmy Award-winning drama Breaking Bad in its entirety. The Bryan Cranston-led series officially signed off last September after five thrilling seasonsbut the network will now spend the next nine weeks revisiting the dramatic and dangerous, sometimes humorous, and always entertaining adventures of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Fans and new viewers alike can look forward to nine weeks' worth of mini-marathons; each one will run from 5pm to 1am and be accompanied by never-before-aired interviews with the cast and crew, including series creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and more. Read More... http://www.tv.com/shows/breaking-bad/community/post/the-13-breaking-bad-episodes-were-most-excited-to-re-watch-140726507519/?ftag=YHF764e441
From the very first frame of Walter White in his underwear, to the final shot of the camera panning overhead as he lay (Spoiler alert) dying, Breaking Bad was one of the most brilliantly crafted and expertly executed television shows of all time. The lines between who has good and who was bad were always getting blurred, and it was the kind of show that always threw a curveball every couple of episodes to keep the audience eager and on their feet. While it could be said the whole show was one, giant, unforgettable moment, we thought it might be fun to pick five moments out of this amazing show that we tend to think about more than the others. Here are five utterly unforgettable Breaking Bad moments. Read More... http://www.tvovermind.com/lists/five-utterly-unforgettable-breaking-bad-moments-236332
Without these kudos voted on by TV Critics, the actress writes, the AMC drama series might never have cooked up a best drama Emmy. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/cdz9XJxHjIo/story01.htm
"I thought it was going to be easy, but we didn't know this guy at all," the creator says of Bob Odenkirk's character, also quick to note that his new AMC drama is not going to dwell on cameos from the parent series. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/j39sz6nl4Xc/story01.htm
The entire series will run in eight hour blocks on Sundays beginning Aug. 10. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/dbvObFQbNJg/story01.htm
Vince Gilligan on Breaking Bad Spin-Off Better Call Saul: "It May Turn Out This Was a Mistake" With Better Call Saul already two weeks behind on its production schedule, things aren't looking so good for the Breaking Bad spin-off. Creator Vince Gilligan admits its concerns.
With the premiere of the riotously funny Silicon Valley , SideReel's editorial team got to thinking about our favorite TV nerds. Being of that disposition ourselves, we had a lot of very well-informed opinions, backed up by rigorously researched and tested evidence. But in the end, we had to pick just eight—and so we did. Think we missed yours? Sound off in the comments. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey S1E4: A Sky Full of Ghosts Like everyone else in the world, the editorial team members are big fans of Neil deGrasse Tyson. Following in his mentor Carl Sagan's footsteps, he's bringing complex scientific concepts to the masses through storytelling, analogies, and mind-blowing graphics. The show isn't without controversy, but it's fascinating, and when Tyson makes physics personal, we can't help but want to be swept along for the ride. The Big Bang Theory S2E13: The Friendship Algorithm The best part of The Big Bang Theory has always been Jim Parsons' portrayal of Sheldon Cooper: the brilliant, jittery, physicist who's also one of the most off-kilter straight men ever to be seen on TV. Throughout its long run, we've gotten plenty of great Sheldon episodes, but this one from midway through season two is the first time it really all coalesces. As the episode title implies, he creates an scientific process for making friends—with predictably zany results. @midnight S2E38: Nikki Glaser/Steve Agee/Kyle Kinane We'd be remiss if we didn't include the Nerdist himself, Chris Hardwick on this list. He'd already done more for today's nerdkind than almost anyone else, and then Comedy Central went and gave him his own nightly game show. As host, he gets comedians to riff on everything from the day's internet headlines, to emojii, Star Wars fan art, and Craigslist cosplay personals. It's on late (it starts, as Hardwick always announces, at 11:59 and 59 seconds), but it's making waves among TODAY'S YOUTH (and those of us on the cusp of olds-hood), and it's a good way to get in your daily recommended dose of belly laughs. Breaking Bad S1E1: Pilot Over the course of Breaking Bad 's run, Walter White came to stand for many, many things, but rewatching the pilot is a good reminder that before he was The One Who Knocks, Heisenberg, meth kingpin of the American Southwest, and the best anti-hero, um, EVER, he was just a high school chemistry teacher; a nerd, if you will. He made science cool for Jesse Pinkman (for a little while at least), and he definitely lived the motto safety first when it came to cooking. What a role model! The X-Files S2E22: F. Emasculata If ever the divide between geek and nerd was on display, it was in the personas of Mulder and Scully. Mulder was the geek, Scully was the nerd. She had a rigorous scientific background (don't forget, she was a medical doctor!) and always came equipped with a gun and a hefty dose of skepticism—or at least she did before the show went off the deep end. In "F. Emasculata", her training is in full display as she tackles an unstoppable plague sweeping through a prison's population. The Late Show with David Letterman S21E31: February 27, 2014 We didn't have to pick this particular episode of Letterman , but the inclusion of the "Stupid Human Tricks" segment didn't hurt. A pioneer in the world of late night comedy, Letterman will be sorely missed when he steps down at the end of his current contract (Spring 2015). He brought a curiousity not present prior to his reign that's now a staple of late night shows. From "Will it Float?" to "Know Your Current Events" to the aforementioned "Stupid Human Tricks", there was always a burning desire to know something behind those fashionable spectacles. Whoever takes over the Late Show throne will have to match that. Firefly S1E9: Ariel Thousands of gallons of digital ink have been metaphorically spilled discussing the merits and cancelation of this modern classic series, so please don't begrudge us adding a few more words. Simon Tam, like his sister, River, was a prodigy, the Doogie Howser of his time, even. Thankfully, he only used his unmatched scientific skills for good (or at least what passed for good in the ambiguous world of Firefly ), and in "Ariel" we get to see the demons with which he wrestles, and just how much he'd have been able to accomplish if he'd been willing to play the game rather than going rogue. Futurama S5E10: The Farnsworth Parabox Good news! The last fantastic nerd on our list is Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth, citizen of Earth circa the year 3000. He's tenured at Mars University, is a perennial contender for the Nobel Prize, and he's definitely unparalleled at using his abilities to create insane things, like, for instance, a box containing another universe—in which his doppelganger has created a box which contains our universe. It hurts our brains, but that's why Farnsworth is in a league of his own. Leah E. Friedman is the editor of SideReel.com. Her nerd power is the complete recall of plots from 19-year-old episodes of Sliders . You can follow her musings on Twitter .
If ever there was an acceptable place for someone to constantly yell "Yeah, b****," it's professional wrestling. Former "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul will be guest hosting "WWE Monday Night Raw" on March 3 to promote his new movie "Need for Speed."The guest hosting role on "Raw" really depends on who WWE books. Some have been great, others not so much. Then there are those like Betty White, who was practically absent from the show, only appearing backstage.Hopefully, Paul will fit in with some of the better guest hosts of the past, like Hugh Jackman. At least he can find comfort in the fact that he won't be as bad asDennis Miller. Check out Jackman on the show below.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/breaking-bads-aaron-paul-to-host-wwe-monday-night-raw-on-march-3.html
Do you realize Breaking Bad is SO good, it messes people up? It compels people like Anthony Hopkins to write letters to the cast telling them just how utterly amazing it is and without par. In this month’s Game Informer, Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima admits that Breaking Bad affected how he looked at his newest Metal Gear games and the stories he was allowed to tell in those games. See, Breaking Bad is not so much a show, as a cultural phenomenon. A television show that forever redefined how stories are told and the heroes (or antiheroes) we follow. Well, good news to you avid Heisenberg fans out there like me. All of Breaking Bad is on Netflix, from beginning to end. Read More... http://www.tvovermind.com/breaking-bad/breaking-bad-netflix-230111