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Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Michael McKean, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando

'Better Call Saul' Posts Best Series Premiere in Cable History

February 10, 2015 08:02:25

"" opened to a record-breaking premiere. The new drama starring drew 6.9 million viewers and a 3.4 rating in the coveted adults 18-49 demographic, setting the best series premiere in cable history.

The "" spin-off enjoyed a boost from a strong lead-in, being aired after the midseason return of AMC's hit series "". The zombie-themed series itself drew 15.6 million viewers and a 8.0 rating among adults 18-49.

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'Better Call Saul' New Promo: Saul's Life Is Put on the Line

January 24, 2015 09:01:59

AMC shares more scenes from "", less than a month before the series premiere. A fresh promo for the new series shows some of Saul's () antics and problems that put his life on the line.

He's seen talking to himself in the mirror, "It's showtime, folks!" and bringing a doll. In another scene, he tells his brother Chuck McGill (Michael McKean), " I swear... I'm not backsliding." Later, he admits that he's "going under" and "the day of reckoning is here."

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'Better Call Saul' Creators Confirm Walter and Jesse Won't Appear in Season 1

January 11, 2015 04:01:27

Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould set the record straight on the rumored appearance of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman on "" when taking the stage at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif. The creators said the two "" favorite characters would not show up in the first season, but could appear in the follow-up seasons.

"In the spirit of full disclosure, Walt and Jesse will not appear in season 1," Gould said. "Having said that, everything else is on the table." Gilligan continued, "The short answer is: The sky is the limit and any of these characters could conceivably show up in future seasons."

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Saul Loses His Cool in New 'Better Call Saul' Teaser

December 23, 2014 10:12:24

More scenes from "" are shared in a new promo for the upcoming AMC series. It opens with Saul () shrieking at a man and a woman sitting across a table, "You! Will! Atone!" The man responds calmly, "What can we do for you, Jimmy?"

In another scene, his brother Chuck McGill (Michael McKean) says, "Money is beside the point," but Saul disagrees with him as saying, "Money is the point." He gets into an argument with two guys on the street and later is seen losing his cool and kicking a trash can.

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'Better Call Saul' Cast Portraits Give First Look at New Characters

December 18, 2014 04:12:15

"" introduces its characters in newly released cast portraits. While "" fans are already familiar with 's Saul Goodman and Jonathan Banks' Mike Ehrmantraut who are also featured in some of the promos for the new show, there are pictures which give first look at some new characters.

They are Michael McKean as Chuck McGill, the brother of Saul a.k.a. Jimmy McGill, "" alum Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler, and "" star Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin. According to Yahoo! TV which obtains the images, the supporting characters "will represent both legitimate and illegitimate sides of the law."

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First Poster and New Promo for 'Better Call Saul' Unleashed

December 16, 2014 02:12:35

With just a little over a month before "" premieres, AMC is going full throttle to promote the new series. The network has released the first official poster and a new teaser for the "" spin-off.

Saul Goodman () looks frustrated as he stands in the middle of the desert, leaning against a pay phone. The promo video is equally vague, showing nothing but Saul's white Cadillac emerging from a car wash.

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'Better Call Saul' First Clip: Saul and Mike Argue Over Parking Ticket

December 01, 2014 01:12:31

AMC has shared new sneak peeks at "". Debuted during a commercial break in "" midseason finale, one of the videos features Jonathan Banks' Mike Erhmantraut before he works with 's Saul Goodman a.k.a. Jimmy McGill as a fixer.

In the clip, Mike who is a parking lot attendant refuses to let Saul enter the parking lot. Both of them won't budge, so Saul leaves his car outside the gate and walks inside before Mike stops him and takes him down to the ground with force.

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'Better Call Saul' Gets Two-Night Premiere, New Trailer

November 21, 2014 07:11:50

It would be a two-night event for "" premiere. AMC announced on Thursday, November 20 that the spin-off to "" would debut Sunday, February 8 at 10/9c and air its second episode the following night at 10/9c.

"This February, during AMC's first ever two-night series premiere event, we're going to introduce Jimmy McGill to the world. Known to 'Breaking Bad' fans as Saul Goodman, viewers will soon discover Saul wasn't always Albuquerque's top criminal (criminal) lawyer," AMC President Charlie Collier said in a statement. "Huge thanks to Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, , our partners at Sony, and the entire team. We're thrilled to be cooking together again."

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'Better Call Saul: The Song' Music Video Highlights the Lawyer's Specialty

October 06, 2014 03:10:39

AMC has released a music video for ": The Song" to hype up the upcoming premiere of the new series. It mostly features country music singer Junior Brown performing the original song written by series creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, with some footage from the show occasionally appearing on screen or on TV within the clip.

The lyrics reveal some potential cases to be handled by the title character. "Your husband disappeared in the most convenient way/ Now your troubles are gone, the insurance will surely pay/ You get to the bank but the cops say 'Whoa!'/ Who you gonna dial when they lock you down low?" Brown sings. "Saul, Saul, you better call Saul/ He'll fight for your rights, when your back's to the wall/ He'll stick it to the man, justice for all."

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'Better Call Saul' New Promo: Are You With Me?

September 22, 2014 09:09:27

AMC has released a new promo for freshman "". The 10-second snippet doesn't share much but features Saul Goodman in what looks like a courtroom. "I bet if we were in church right now, I'd get a big Amen," he says to unseen people, "You with me, ladies and gentlemen?"

A prequel to Emmy-winning drama "", the new series follows 's Saul a.k.a. Jimmy McGill, half a decade before he met 's Walter White. He's a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet.

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'Better Call Saul' Creators Introduce Saul Goodman in New Teaser

August 25, 2014 12:08:21

AMC unveils another promo for "" to tide fans over the new show premiere. Offering short scenes of 's Saul Goodman meeting potential clients and looking depressed, the video also features creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.

In between the actual footage from the show, Gilligan and Gould talk about Jimmy McGill, the man whom Saul was, half a decade before he met 's "" character Walter White.

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Young Saul Goodman Speaks in First 'Better Call Saul' Teaser

August 12, 2014 07:08:25

AMC released the first footage from the highly-anticipated "" spin-off "". Clocking in at 9 seconds, the teaser barely wet the appetite for the show's fans.

The new footage focuses on 's Saul Goodman when he was younger, trying to solicit a potential client. "Lawyers, we're like health insurance," he said. "You hope you never need it. But man, oh, man, not having it, no!"

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'Better Call Saul' Releases New Photos and Plot Details

July 12, 2014 08:07:15

AMC has treated "" fans with new photos from the set of "". One features 's titular character alone, while the other sees the lawyer and his brother Chuck, played by Michael McKean, having what seems to be an intense conversation.

During the Television Critics' Association summer press tour on Friday, July 11, the network also shared more details of the storyline. The prequel to the award-winning series "Breaking Bad" "is set six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. When we meet him, the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet."

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'Better Call Saul' Flexible Timeline Will Allow the Return of Walter White

July 02, 2014 08:07:08

"" has found a way to bring back 's Walter White. According to executive producer Peter Gould, the new show will feature scenes that move back and forth over several decades, including events that will take place during the time when the former school teacher cooked meth.

"One of the great things about having a time line which is flexible is that perhaps some of it takes place before '', during 'Breaking Bad', and after 'Breaking Bad'," he told New York Daily News. "That gives us the ability to bring back characters that were killed on 'Breaking Bad'."

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AMC Debuts First Look at 'Better Call Saul', Orders Second Season

June 20, 2014 08:06:57

AMC has teased "" fans with a sneak peek at "". The network has unveiled the first official photo from the set of the new series, giving a look at in a suit to reprise his role as Saul Goodman.

Showrunner Peter Gould, who created the character of Saul, and Vince Gilligan, who directed the first episode, are also pictured giving a direction to Odenkirk. They all stand in front of a classic black 1969 Chevrolet Camaro parked somewhere in the Albuquerque, New Mexico desert.

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Bryan Cranston May Reprise 'Breaking Bad' Role on Spin-Off 'Better Call Saul'

May 31, 2014 10:05:08

could revisit his "" days for the upcoming spin-off, "". HollywoodLife.com claims to have learned from an insider that the Emmy-winning actor will reprise his role as Walter White on the new series, which has been given a 24-episode order by AMC.

"With the new show coming and the possibility of flashbacks or flash-forwards, there is going to be something with Walter White," the source says. "They won't do it as a gimmick, it will actually mean something when they do it."

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Anna Gunn Would Love to Reprise 'Breaking Bad' Role on 'Better Call Saul'

May 14, 2014 04:05:05

"" may feature more characters from "". In addition to and Jonathan Banks who have been set to reprise their roles as Saul Goodman and Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut respectively, and were reportedly interested in returning for the spin-off and now could be added to the mix.

Speaking to E! News about her new show "", she spares time to address speculation that she may appear on the spin-off series. "I heard a little rumor of that, but I don't know how that's possible," she admits.

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'Breaking Bad' Spin-Off 'Better Call Saul' Casts Michael McKean

May 01, 2014 03:05:42

"" adds another veteran actor to its cast ensemble. Michael McKean has landed a co-starring role on the upcoming drama series, playing a new character named Dr. Thurber, who is a gifted lawyer hampered by a strange affliction.

McKean, who is a former cast member on "", joins and Jonathan Banks who have been set to reprise their roles as Saul Goodman and trusted private investigator/fixer Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut.

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Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston in Talks to Recur on 'Breaking Bad' Spin-Off

March 01, 2014 09:03:37

and 's "" business isn't done yet. A source close to "" tells E! News that both actors are in talks to appear in multiple episodes of the prequel series.

AMC has not commented on the news, but Paul himself has confirmed that he has had "serious talks" with co-creator Vince Gilligan to reprise his role as Jesse Pinkman. "Anything Vince is involved with, I'm there," he said during an interview to promote his new movie "".

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Jonathan Banks to Reprise 'Breaking Bad' Role on Spin-Off 'Better Call Saul'

January 28, 2014 01:01:46

Jonathan Banks has been added to the cast of AMC's "". The actor has reportedly sealed a deal to star on the "" spin-off, reprising his role as Saul Goodman's trusted private investigator/fixer Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut.

Banks was a regular on "Breaking Bad" after first introduced in the second season finale. He appeared on the show for 2.5 seasons before being shot to death by 's Walter White in the first half of season 5. His role on the crime drama series earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

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