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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 with a laugh. First appearing as a meek owner of a chain of fried chicken restaurants, Gus quickly emerged as a calculating...

'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...

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.

BREAKING BAD “End Times” Season 4 Episode 12

BREAKING BAD  "End Times" Season 4 Episode 12 airs Sunday October 2 at 10pm on AMC. Synopsis:  Hank pushes Gomez to pursue one last lead, while Walt struggles to protect the family. Jesse gets alarming news and rushes to meet with Mr. White. Read more…

'The Mentalist' teams up with 'Breaking Bad's' Dean Norris

"The Mentalist" will be getting a little help from Hank Schrader later this season -- or at least from the man who plays him.Dean Norris, who plays DEA agent Hank on "Breaking Bad," will guest-star on the CBS series later this fall, Zap2it has learned. He's set to film his episode next week, and it will likely air sometime in November.Norris will be playing the head of a narcotics task force -- seems appropriate, no? -- who crosses paths with Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) and Co. during a murder investigation. "The Mentalist" will be the second CBS crime drama to feature Norris this season. He's also appearing on "CSI: NY" in October as an internal affairs detective."Breaking Bad," meanwhile, has just two more episodes left in its fourth season....

Gus Fires Walt and Threatens His Family, on 'Breaking Bad' (VIDEO)

High school chemistry teacher Walt got into the drugs business in the first place because he wanted to take care of his wife and kids. Last night on 'Breaking Bad' (Sun., 10PM ET on AMC), however, his illegal activities put their lives in danger. Gus has finally had enough of Walt and his brother in law Hank. He drags Walt out into the desert with a bag over his head and fires him. He also says he'll take care of the errant Hank: "You have failed. Now it's left to me to deal with him." When Walt protests, Gus delivers this chilling threat: "If you try to interfere, this becomes a much simpler matter. I will kill your wife. I will kill your son. I will kill your infant daughter."

BREAKING BAD “Crawl Space” Season 4 Episode 11

BREAKING BAD  "Crawl Space" Season 4 Episode 11 airs Sunday September 25 at 10pm on AMC. Synopsis:  Walt takes drastic action to protect his secret and Gus. Skyler’s efforts to solve Ted’s financial problems hit a wall. Show Summary: In Season 4, the game has changed: Walter White has lost his family and is on the verge of being caught; Jesse wants back in the business. Read More...

Breaking Bad Trailer: "Crawl Space"

Breaking Bad has the best kind of challenge ahead of it: Next Sunday, the AMC drama must follow what we deemed to be a perfect episode . How will it do so? Via an installment titled "Crawl Space," which will focus on Skyler struggling to straighten out Ted and his financial problems; while Walt will actually come face-to-face once more with Gus. What will go down? We can only imagine. Check out the official preview now:

Steven Bauer — Breaking Bad's Wiseguy

SPOILER ALERT! Please stop reading if you haven't watched last night's episode! The Cuban-born tough guy, whose primetime rap sheet stretches back to The Rockford Files and Hill Street Blues (when he was billed under his original surname Esteban "Rocky" Echevarria) brought a high-caliber verisimilitude to the part ...

Gus Meets With the Cartel to Avoid War on 'Breaking Bad' (VIDEO)

With the cartel breathing down his neck and interfering with his operation, Gus coordinates a meet and greet with them so he can try and reach an amicable peace on 'Breaking Bad' (Sun., 10PM ET on AMC), bringing Jesse and Mike along. After some hesitation and posturing, the cartel warms up to Gus and even agrees to share in a drink with him. Appropriately cautious, though, they wait until he drinks first before partaking themselves. But when Gus disappears to purge the contents of his stomach, the various members of the cartel start dropping like flies. It may not be a peaceful settlement of differences in the traditional sense, but it's certainly one way to address the impasse.