Breaking Bad

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.

Downton Abbey’s Brendan Coyle Shows His Darker Side in New Esquire Show

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Orange Is the New Black Star Pablo Schreiber on the Perils of Live-Tweeting

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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.

Revealed: The Winners of Adweek’s 2014 Hot List

What a year in media. Prime-time's drama queen Shonda Rhimes—plus literally anything HBO did—kept us from cutting the cord. Netflix, Instagram and Minecraft continued to dominate our digital lives, while apps like Uber, Tinder and Kik achieved must-have status.

CBS Exec Steve Capus Discusses the Evolution of the Evening News

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Ad of the Day: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Reunite in Audi’s Hilarious Emmys Promo

Aaron Paul was just going on about how he misses playing Jesse Pinkman. Well, he gets a bit of a Breaking Bad fix here by reuniting with Bryan Cranston for this amusing comedic short from Audi for next Monday's Emmy Awards.

Walter White Boldly Goes Where No Meth Dealer’s Gone Before

When you have zero coding skills, how do you keep busy at your company's hackathon? For the non-engineers at i.TV, the answer was to send a meth dealer into space.