Breaking Bad docuseries release date: When is The Broken and the Bad out?
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Breaking Bad is still one of the most iconic crime drama series on TV, despite making its debut on AMC in 2008. The series follows chemistry teacher Walter White (played by Bryan Cranston) who teams up with student Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) to run a crystal meth-making business. Fans will be pleased to hear a new docuseries called The Broken and the Bad is coming out, and Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.
When is The Broken and the Bad out?
Breaking Bad fans can get excited once more as a new docuseries exploring some of the best moments from the series will be airing soon.
The original AMC series is still one of the most popular TV shows of all time, even though it ended seven years ago.
A new series, called The Broken and the Bad, will touch on some of the most iconic moments from the original series.
The episodes will also delve deeper into the critically acclaimed spin-off series, Better Call Saul.
This new web series will be hosted by Giancarlo Esposito, who plays antagonist Gus Fring, and it will air on July 9.
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The release date will coincide with a whole week of programmes dedicated to the Breaking Bad franchise.
There will be a day-long binge of Better Call Saul season five on the same day, which will include bonus content.
On July 6, AMC will be airing two films starring Bryan Cranston – Godzilla and Wakefield.
During The Broken and the Bad, Esposito will discuss what happens in the minds of con men and hitmen in the series.
He will also look at the economic side of huge drug trafficking operations, like the one in Breaking Bad.
Giving more detail on the new series, Digital Spy said: “In a nod to Better Call Saul’s Chuck McGill (Michael McKean), one episode will focus on a town where people with electromagnetic hypersensitivity can live in peace.”
The publication said the series is described as being “inspired by the most memorable characters, situations and themes of the Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad universe and focuses on the real-world stories that mirror the fictional worlds of both shows”.
Popular moments from the Breaking Bad series will be compared to real-life incidents.
As the docuseries is airing on AMC, it means fans in the UK may not be able to watch it just yet.
They are hopeful the factual series will eventually air on Netflix, the new home of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.
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The original Breaking Bad series was made up of five seasons and it was filmed in New Mexico.
The series tells the story of Walter White, a depressed high school chemistry teacher who was diagnosed with lung cancer.
In order to secure a future for his family before he dies, he starts a drug-trafficking operation with former student Jesse Pinkman.
Gus Fring is a drug boss who pretends to be the owner of a fast-food chain called Los Pollos Hermanos.
White and Fring have numerous run-ins throughout the series, and they became the two most iconic characters.
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Better Call Saul, the spin-off series focussing on crooked lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk), started airing in 2015.
The prequel tells of the story of how conman Jimmy McGill created the alias Saul Goodman, a criminal for hire.
A sixth and final season of Better Call Saul was given the green light and it is due to air in 2021.
The Breaking Bad sequel film, called El Camino, was released on Netflix in October 2019 and it went down a hit with fans.
The Broken and the Bad will air on AMC on July 9
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