‘Better Call Saul’ Returns To AMC For Third Season

‘Better Call Saul’ Returns To AMC For Third Season
Bob Odenkirk speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International, for “Breaking Bad”, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 2.0

On Tuesday, the American television crime drama series “Better Call Saul” has been officially renewed for a third season in the basic cable and satellite television channel “AMC.” Season 3 will be produced by Sony Pictures Television and is set to consist of 10 episodes.


The announcement itself was made by Charlie Collier, AMC president. In his statement, he said, “What Vince, Peter, Bob and the entire production have accomplished with Better Call Saul is truly rare and remarkable. The crew had taken one of the most iconic, immersive and fan-obsessive (in the best possible way) shows in television history and bring into existence a prequel that stands on its own.”

He added that the show is amazing on its own, even though it was a spinoff from “Breaking Bad.” “Watching Jimmy McGill’s thoughtful, melodic and morally flexible transformation into Saul Goodman is entertaining and delighting millions of fans, whether their starting point was Breaking Bad or not. This TV series has its own feel, pace and sensibility and we are eager to see what this incredibly talented group comes up with next in the forthcoming season three,” he said.

As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Gilligan and Gould are slated to come back as co-showrunners of “Better Call Saul” season 3, Bob Odenkirk is going to reprise his role as well. The executive producers of the show are going to be Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein and Thomas Schnauz.

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“Better Call Saul” is the prequel of the series “Breaking Bad,” which ended on September 29, 2013. “Better Call Saul” is doing well ever since it was released, averaging around 4.4 million viewers. Most of the viewers range from 25 to 54 years old. The TV series was created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.

The TV series was nominated for seven Emmys including best drama series. Jonathan Banks was a nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Odenkirk was nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

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