Better Call Saul

Gus Fring Was Behind That Clever Los Pollos Hermanos Ad for Better Call Saul

When AMC's Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul returns for Season 3 on April 10, the show will feature another familiar face from Breaking Bad: ruthless drug lord Gus Fring, played by Giancarlo Esposito.

Breaking Bad Fans Lose Their Minds as Gus Fring Returns in Ad for Los Pollos Hermanos

From its inception, AMC's Better Call Saul has indulged in fake ads starring characters from the Breaking Bad prequel—beginning with the Albuquerque billboard from the summer of 2014 showing Bob Odenkirk as "James M. McGill, attorney at law," who eventually, of course, would become Saul Goodman. Now, with season 3 of Better Call Saul coming this spring, AMC has unleashed a wonderful fake TV commercial featuring one of Breaking Bad's most notorious characters, Gus Fring, pitching his infamous chicken chain, Los Pollos Hermanos. The ad is perfectly insipid, spoofing the anodyne blandness of so much bottom-feeding fast-food advertising. And Fring, played by Giancarlo Esposito, is perfectly sunny-faced, concealing his heart of darkness in grinning pitch for curly fries.

The 10 Best TV Shows of 2016

In the world of peak TV—as many as 450 scripted series aired this year, in addition to around 750 unscripted shows—it’s more daunting than ever to winnow all those programs […]

The 10 Best New TV Shows of 2015

On Tuesday, I shared my picks for the best shows of 2015. With so many superb returning and concluding shows, only one new series managed to crack the list. Yet […]

Jon Hamm and Amy Schumer Take Home Television Critics Association Awards

Mad Men has sailed off into the sunset, but the show's victory lap continued Saturday night as Jon Hamm took home a TCA Award for his performance as Don Draper in the AMC drama's final season.

AMC’s Plan for Life After Mad Men

As Charlie Collier, president, gm of AMC, makes the rounds during this year's upfronts, one question keeps popping up over and over again: "What do you have for me now?" While it's a typical upfront query, the question has taken on an added urgency as AMC looks ahead to life without Mad Men, the series that put the network on the map—establishing it as a home for qual

Cinnabon Will Hand Out Free Treats Tonight to Celebrate Its Role in Better Call Saul

Lovers of gooey baked goods and Breaking Bad, rejoice. Not only is the AMC drama's prequel, Better Call Saul, finally on the air, but Cinnabon is also celebrating its role in the show by giving away free treats tonight.

No, Walter and Jesse Won’t Be in Better Call Saul. But Anyone Else Could Turn Up

Ever since Breaking Bad signed off in September 2013, AMC has been desperately searching for a new series that would bring in both audiences and awards. 

‘Better Call Saul’ Billboard in Albuquerque Really Turns Back the Clock

Breaking Bad fans, this time you'd better call James!

Vince Gilligan Talks Better Call Saul and Tech at CES

Kazuo Hirai, chairman of Sony, introduced a surprise guest at the CES 2014 keynote: Vince Gilligan, creator/showrunner of AMC’s hit Breaking Bad, whom he interviewed along with Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment.