‘Breaking Bad’ Spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ Renewed for Second Season Before First Even Premieres
‘Better Call Saul’ starring Bob Odenkirk was originally slated to premiere in November, but upon announcing renewal, AMC also announced the show’s premiere would be pushed into early 2015.
Splitsider has more details…
The second season will consist of 13 episodes; the first will be 10 episodes. Additionally, Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan will now be serving as co-showrunner. He had previously not planned on being involved in the show full-time.
Variety gets the inside scoop from AMC President Charlie Collier
“Production on ‘Better Call Saul’ is underway and we could not be more proud of nor more excited about the work to date. We join the fans in eager anticipation for this series and today we happily confirm that our initial ‘Saul’ order is for two seasons and a total of 23 episodes,” said AMC president Charlie Collier. “When introducing any series, especially one with the DNA of ‘Breaking Bad,’ there are countless factors to consider in making sure the show gets the launch it deserves. We have a strong history with Vince, Peter, Bob, the studio and so many involved with this production; we are enjoying the process on ‘Saul’ and all share a focus on making it a true television event. No half measures.”
Deadline has a “first-look photo” of ‘Better Call Saul’ from Sony
Breaking Bad: Saul Goodman Commercials & Testimonials [HD]
A little something to hold us over while we wait.