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Carol Burnett to Guest-Star on ‘Better Call Saul’ in Final Season

Carol Burnett is set to guest-star in the sixth and final season of Better Call Saul. The beloved entertainer will play the character of Marion in the Sony Pictures Television series for AMC. “I’m thrilled to be a part of my favorite show,” Burnett said in a statement. Burnett guest-starring follows news that Bryan Cranston […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Writer Ariel Levine Breaks Down “Calm Before the Storm” Ahead of Mid-Season Finale

[Warning: The following story contains spoilers for Better Call Saul episode “Axe and Grind.”] Better Call Saul writer Ariel Levine has a rather unique bragging right: She won an Emmy before writing a single episode of television. Levine nabbed the award in 2017 for Better Call Saul and AMC’s shortform series Los Pollos Hermanos Employee Training, […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Executive Producer Melissa Bernstein Discusses Kim’s “Dark Side” and Breaks Down Goodman-Hamlin Title Fight

[This story contains spoilers for Better Call Saul‘s “Black and Blue.”] Better Call Saul executive producer Melissa Bernstein has had a decorated career as a producer, shepherding some of this generation’s most critically acclaimed dramas including Breaking Bad, Halt and Catch Fire and Rectify. In 2020, Bernstein took on a whole new challenge and directed […]

Bob Odenkirk’s ‘Better Call Saul’ Follow-Up Scores AMC Series Order

When AMC announced development of a new series project with Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk in early April, the network said it was putting development on a fast track. Turns out they weren’t kidding. That project, Straight Man, has scored a series order barely two weeks after it was announced. Odenkirk will star in […]

AMC’s ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 6: TV Review

The fates of Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk), Kim (Rhea Seehorn), Mike (Jonathan Banks) and more hang in the balance as the 'Breaking Bad' prequel enters the first half of its sixth and final season.

Bob Odenkirk Reflects Daily on Support He Received After Heart Attack: “Beauty and Love From Strangers”

Bob Odenkirk is still immensely grateful for the positive wishes sent his way through social media after he suffered a heart attack last July while filming AMC’s Better Call Saul. The performer was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday, where host Jimmy Kimmel asked if it was a surreal experience to see fans […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Team on Crafting Final Season, Navigating Bob Odenkirk’s On-Set Heart Attack

On Saturday night, Better Call Saul made its last appearance at annual Los Angeles TV showcase PaleyFest, as the AMC hit show is just days away from kicking off its sixth and final season. And for this closing run of episodes, star Bob Odenkirk had just one request: growth. “I always wanted the character to […]

Bob Odenkirk Sets ‘Better Call Saul’ Follow-Up at AMC

Bob Odenkirk will stay put at AMC following the end of Better Call Saul. The Emmy winner will star in and executive produce an adaptation of Richard Russo’s novel Straight Man. AMC Networks has fast-tracked the project — which comes from writers Aaron Zelman (Resurrection, Damages) and Paul Lieberstein (The Office), Sony’s TriStar TV and […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Final Season Trailer Showcases Turns to the Dark Side

“Whatever happens next, it’s not gonna go down the way you think it is.” Those words from Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) close out the trailer for Better Call Saul’s final season — and likely give a hint about what’s to come in the Breaking Bad prequel. The foreboding two-minute trailer gives a glimpse at the […]

Bob Odenkirk Says CPR, Being in Shape for ‘Nobody’ Saved His Life During Heart Attack

Bob Odenkirk credits CPR, a defibrillator and being in great shape for a film as factors that saved his life when the actor suffered a heart attack last July. The Better Call Saul star dropped by The Howard Stern Show on Monday and talked about just how close to death he came in New Mexico […]

Bob Odenkirk Details Heart Attack on ‘Better Call Saul’ Set, Says He “Started Turning Bluish-Gray” and Had No Pulse at One Point

Bob Odenkirk has opened up about his heart attack while on the set of his AMC series Better Call Saul back in July 2021, an experience that Odenkirk has no memory of but resulted in the actor having stents put into his heart. In an interview with The New York Times, Odenkirk recounts the ordeal, […]

‘Mayor of Kingstown,’ ‘The Game,’ ‘SEAL Team’ Renewed at Paramount+

Paramount+ executives came armed with news for their first, albeit virtual, presentation to the Television Critics Association on Tuesday. Nicole Clemens and Tanya Giles, meeting the press corps for the first time since respectively taking over as head of scripted originals and programming chief at the streamer, announced renewals for three of the expanded service’s […]