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'Breaking Bad' Season 5 Debuts with Most Watched Episode!

'Breaking Bad' Season 5 Debuts with Most Watched Episode!

Breaking Bad returned for its fifth season last night and had its most watched episode in the history of the series!

The hit AMC drama, starring Emmy winners Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, was watched by 2.9 million viewers and had a 34% increase in the coveted 18-49 demo over last year’s premiere. Including the evening’s repeat showing, 3.5 million people viewed the episode.

Breaking Bad is currently airing its final season, which received an extended order of 16 episodes.

WHAT DID YOU THINK of the season five premiere of Breaking Bad?

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  • Dave Franco

    BEST. SHOW. ON. TELEVISION. Great first episode.

  • Draga

    “Breaking Bad is currently airing its final season, which received an extended order of 16 episodes.”


    8 episodes this year

    and 8 episode next year

    2 season …

    Mike to walt : “”Keys scumbag, it’s the universal symbol for keys.” ”

    loool ^^

  • J12003

    I absolutely love this show. It is SO good!

  • Kilem

    It was great – tense, fun and a little bit scary. Not enough Hank, though. Love him.
    Draga – that part with the keys was real funny!!

  • Rachel

    Best show ever, just sad that the fifth is the last season. Started watching it at very beginning because of love of Brian Cranston. Still get a kick out of Walt, his wife and attorney all being characters on Seinfeld! LOVE THIS SHOW and nothing can ever top it!

  • Natalie

    Amazing show!!!!!!

  • Jerry

    @Draga: It may be split over two years but its still part of the same season, so that’s two parts to season 5 of 8 eps each.

  • Brandon

    Whenever you hear somebody say how horrible television has become (Jersey Shore, 2 Broke Girls, Work It, Rob, Charlie’s Angels, etc.) please direct that person to Breaking Bad. This show is the polar opposite to “crap tv” and is the beacon of hope that keeps me on the couch…

  • Mona

    The best tv show after a long, long time. Loved Bryan Cranston as Hal but he is at his best as Walter White! And Aaron Paul? Amazing. The story line from season 1-4 is flawless. (I know, I watched one after the other via Netflix instant streaming) What a ride!!! On withdrawal right now, still thinking about it. Season 5 premier did not disappoint. Thank you Vince Gilligan.

  • hello

    awesome tv show, but all we get are reruns i saw two years ago, why, late night old old retuns but no time for new episodes
    and ‘weeds’ too, niothing but old reruns and where are the new episodes
    too expensive to sell world wide? so my country not buying?

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