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Published On: Thu, Apr 18th, 2013

‘Breaking Bad’ season 5 will return in August, AMC adds ‘Talking Bad’ and new series ‘Low Winter Sun’

Breaking Bad season 5 will begin in August with the final 8 episodes. AMC will be adding Talking Bad to follow each screening.

Talking Bad will be a half-hour live after-show that will discuss and dissect the events of the Breaking Bad episode earlier that night.

The date to remember is August 11 as the countdown to the series finale will begin.

Breaking Bad will also serve as the lead-in to AMC’s new drama series Low Winter Sun. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Green Lantern star Mark Strong stars with Lennie James (The Walking Dead, Jericho) in “a contemporary story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption in a world where the line between cops and criminals is blurred.”

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Below is the official press release:

Sunday, August 11 at 9PM – “Breaking Bad” kicks off its final eight episodes

Produced by Sony Pictures Television; Creator and Executive Producer: Vince Gilligan; Executive Producer: Mark Johnson (Gran Via); Executive Producer: Michelle MacLaren

“Breaking Bad” has garnered seven Primetime Emmy® Award wins and a Peabody, and been named to the American Film Institute’s (AFI) list of the “Top 10 Programs of the Year” (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012). The explosive series that The Hollywood Reporter called “one of the greatest dramas in TV history,” returned to AMC for the first part of its final season on July 15, 2012 with its most watched episode to date with 2.9 million viewers (up 14% over the season four premiere). “Breaking Bad” stars three-time Emmy® Award-winner Bryan Cranston; two-time Emmy® winner Aaron Paul; Anna Gunn; Dean Norris; Betsy Brandt; RJ Mitte and Bob Odenkirk.

·         Sunday, August 11 at 10PM – “Low Winter Sun”

Co-production from Endemol Studios and AMC Studios; Executive Producer and Writer: Chris Mundy (“Criminal Minds,” “Cold Case”)

Starring Mark Strong (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier SpyZero Dark Thirty) and Lennie James (“The Walking Dead,” “Jericho,” Snatch), “Low Winter Sun” is a contemporary story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption in a world where the line between cops and criminals is blurred. The series begins with the murder of a cop by a fellow Detroit detective. Seemingly the perfect crime, in reality the murder activates forces that will forever alter the detective’s life, and pull him into the heart of theDetroit underworld. The ten-episode series is based on the 2006 award-winning British two-part mini-series of the same name written by Simon Donald and produced by Tiger Aspect Productions (an Endemol Company)

 

 

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