My facebook feed was mildly buzzing among friends recently with a photo of Breaking Bad character Jesse Pinkman that read, 'Some bad things don't come to an end,' indicating a new AMC spin-off series was coming in 2017.
As The Walking Dead gears up for the back half of its sixth season and some major comic milestones, with years of issues untapped for source material, there isn’t much consideration of an end in sight. That said, AMC’s longest series only lasted seven seasons, so how long do network bosses really see it going? Might Fear, or another spinoff ever take the reigns?
More and more each year, TV executives quake in their stylish, yet affordable boots over the exponential increase in peak TV, even as us ravenous viewers eagerly take it all in. Fall 2015 is no exception, cramming your DVR with everything from superheroes new and old, to Scream-ing gore-fests, animated staples and so much more.
You’d need some sort of … television … guidance … periodical to navigate it all, but because we love you, we’ve compiled over 30 of Fall 2015's biggest must-see premieres. Remember to sleep, and take in the onslaught of fall 2015's TV madness by our full preview!
Breaking Bad might have shown us Heisenberg’s final stand long ago, but any good chemist can attest, there’s always more knowledge to be gained. Rev up the RV and break out the hazmat suits, we’ve cooked up another batch of Breaking Bad facts for the 20th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’!
Breaking Bad successfully turned Mr. Chips into Scarface, but did you know that AMC wanted Matthew Broderick or John Cusack for the role of Walter White? Or that Jesse was supposed to die in Season 1? These are just some of the crystal blue persuasions from the thirteenth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which cooks up a new batch for AMC’s Breaking Bad!
Mad Men will close the doors of Sterling-Cooper for good in just a few weeks' time, but did you know that the Emmy-winning AMC prestige drama was written in 1999, and rejected everywhere until 2006? Or that an episode paid a cool $250K for a single Beatles song? These are just some of the Mad minutes awaiting you in the third episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which clears the smoke to pitch you some fresh facts about Mad Men!
The Walking Dead shows no signs of decay building up to its fifth season finale, and AMC isn’t about to stop that gravy train. Not only has the untitled spinoff, er … “companion series” been given an official series order, but already a Season 2 renewal and a summer 2015 premiere. Let jokes about “eating a dead horse” commence!