Netflix announces streaming of Breaking Bad spinoff coming in 2014
If you were a fan of the AMC shows Breaking Bad, you will recall the lawyer that helped Walter White with his money and other things. The attorney was Saul Goodman and AMC is getting a spinoff show that follows Saul.
The show is called Better Call Saul and will air in 2014 on AMC. Netflix announced today that in 2014 after the episodes air on AMC, Netflix will be the exclusive streaming partner for the show. All episodes of the first season will be made available for streaming.
The show will follow Saul before he met Walter White and show his legal cases and nefarious dealings. "'Breaking Bad' is widely recognized as one of the great TV experiences in this new golden age of television," said Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer. "It has also proven very popular with Netflix subscribers around the world. This spin-off promises to continue its tradition of powerful storytelling. We are proud to be in business with Sony Pictures Television to bringSaul Goodman to our subscribers around the world."
"Coming off of the overwhelming success of 'Breaking Bad,' we're excited to continue our collaboration with Vince, as well asPeter Gould, and that fans around the world will be able to embrace 'Saul.'" said Steve Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television.