Are you in some deep legal trouble? Then you know what you've got to do...
You Better Call Saul!
AMC just set the premiere date for the highly anticipated Breaking Bad prequel series, and we hope you're in the mood for an extra helping of the shady-yet-competent lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk), because the network is making it a two-night television event!
Better Call Saul will debut on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 10 p.m. with its second episode airing the next day, Monday, Feb. 9 at 10 p.m. The new drama series will then continue to air Mondays at 10 p.m.
Helmed by Breaking Bad showrunners Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, Better Call Saul follows popular Breaking Bad attorney Saul six years before he became Walter White's (Bryan Cranston) legal representation/punching bag...back when Saul was known was Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny and hustling to make ends meet. The series will track Jimmy's transformation into a man who puts the criminal in "criminal lawyer."
"This February, during AMC's first ever two-night series premiere event, we're going to introduce Jimmy McGill to the world. Known to Breaking Bad fans as Saul Goodman, viewers will soon discover Saul wasn't always Albuquerque's top criminal (criminal) lawyer," AMC President Charlie Collier said. "Huge thanks to Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Bob Odenkirk, our partners at Sony, and the entire team. We're thrilled to be cooking together again."
Joining Odenkirk as series regulars are Jonathan Banks as Mike Erhmantraut, Michael McKean as Chuck McGill, Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler, Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin and Michael Mando as Nacho Varga.
Season one of Better Call Saul will be 10 episodes and the series has already been greenlighted for a second season of 13 episodes.
Watch the new teaser for the prequel series above, showing just what kind of person would seek out Saul for legal help. Based on the drugs, not-so-sophisticated clothes strewn about and the cheap, tacky hotel room (with a vibrating bed!), this isn't your by-the-books client.