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‘Better Call Saul’: Vince Gilligan on Writing and Directing His Final Episode

'Breaking Bad' creator and 'Better Call Saul' co-creator Vince Gilligan discusses the joys of directing Carol Burnett, the challenges of black-and-white and Gene/Jimmy/Saul's big decision as we head toward the series finale.

‘Better Call Saul’ Star Patrick Fabian Breaks Down Shocking Midseason Finale

[The following story contains major spoilers for Better Call Saul’s midseason finale, “Plan and Execution.”] For a midseason finale that wasn’t originally designed to be one, Better Call Saul still managed to deliver one of its most shocking cliffhangers to date. Despite being from completely opposite worlds that rarely intersect, Patrick Fabian’s Howard Hamlin and […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Star Julie Ann Emery on Return of Her Fan-Favorite Character and That Unexpected “Karen” Connection

[This interview contains spoilers for Better Call Saul season six, episode “Carrot and Stick.”] After seven years, Better Call Saul is still keeping up with the Kettlemans. Julie Ann Emery and Jeremy Shamos’ Betsy and Craig Kettleman have finally returned to the Breaking Bad universe on AMC in episode two of Better Call Saul’s sixth […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Star Michael Mando on the Dangerous Road Ahead for Ignacio

[The following interview contains spoilers for Better Call Saul’s two-episode premiere.] The walls are closing in on Michael Mando’s Ignacio “Nacho” Varga. In the long-awaited final season premiere of Better Call Saul, Ignacio, the reluctant lieutenant to the Salamanca’s drug-dealing operation, narrowly escaped a standoff with the Salamanca cousins (Daniel and Luis Moncada), as Gus […]

‘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 […]

‘Breaking Bad’ Comrades Vince Gilligan and Bryan Cranston Reunite at ‘Power of Sail’ Opening Night: “He Never Fails to Surprise Me”

Vince Gilligan and wife Holly Rice have traveled far and wide to see Bryan Cranston on stage. They’ve seen him tackle both Network and All the Way on Broadway, traveled to London for more Network, and made the trek to Westwood when he starred in The God of Hell. The latter production, staged at Geffen […]

AMC Networks President of Marketing Linda Schupack to Exit at Year’s End (Exclusive)

Linda Schupack, the president of marketing for AMC Networks, will leave the company at the end of the year, she tells The Hollywood Reporter. “20-plus years is a significant amount of time in this industry, in the media and entertainment business, and the timing just felt right,” Schupack says. “I felt so lucky, so privileged […]

Vince Gilligan Extends Sony TV Overall Deal

Vince Gilligan is staying put at Sony Pictures Television. The Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul creator has renewed his overall deal with the indie studio, signing four-year extension that is valued in the mid-eight figures. Under the pact, Gilligan will continue to render services as co-showrunner alongside Saul co-creator Peter Gould. The AMC drama […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Director Vince Gilligan Shares Car-Flipping, Urine-Drinking ‘Bagman’ Details

Vince Gilligan talks about the big moments from this week's 'Better Call Saul,' including Mike's monologue, a car-flipping stunt and what, exactly, was in Bob Odenkirk's water bottle.

‘Better Call Saul’s’ Vince Gilligan on the ‘Bagman’ Desert Shoot: “Just Pure Hell”

'Better Call Saul' co-creator Vince Gilligan discusses heading deep into the desert in August to shoot the pivotal episode "Bagman," touching on the natural elements that made the shoot so tough.

‘TV’s Top 5’: ‘Better Call Saul’ Bosses on Season 5 and What’s Next

Welcome to another episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the week in TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners and executive guests and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as the […]

‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’: TV Review

Vince Gilligan and Aaron Paul jump back into the aftermath of 'Breaking Bad' for 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,' a two-hour movie that's fun and often thrilling, but never really feels necessary.