Better Call Saul

American crime drama television series (2015–2022)

Better Call Saul is an American television series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. It is a spin-off another show, Breaking Bad.[1] Better Call Saul is set in 2002 and follows the story of a lawyer James "Jimmy" McGill (Bob Odenkirk), six years before he appeared on Breaking Bad.[2]

The first season consists of 10 episodes. The show's 10-episode second season premiered on February 15, 2016.[3] On March 15, 2016, the series was renewed for a 10-episode third season.[4]

Like the show that came before it, Better Call Saul has been praised by critics. It has been nominated for several awards, including four Primetime Emmy Awards, three Writers Guild of America Awards, two Critics' Choice Television Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award. The first episode held the record for the highest-rated scripted series premiere in basic cable history.


  1. Cornet, Roth (September 11, 2013). "Breaking Bad Spinoff Series Better Call Saul Confirmed". IGN. Retrieved September 11, 2013.
  2. Hibberd, James (July 11, 2014). "'Better Call Saul': New photos, details from 'Breaking Bad' spin-off". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  3. Porter, Rick (November 16, 2015). "'Better Call Saul' returns to AMC in February". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  4. Snierson, Dan (March 15, 2016). "Better Call Saul renewed for season 3 by AMC". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 15, 2016.