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AMC Sets Premiere Date of 'Breaking Bad' Final Episodes, Announces 'Talking Bad'

April 18, 2013 (2:37 am) GMT
In addition to greenlighting the accompanying talk show to 'Breaking Bad', the network renews 'Talking Dead' and is developing seven scripted series.

AMC has finally revealed the midseason premiere date of the fifth and last installment of "". At its upfront presentation to advertisers on Wednesday, April 17, the cable channel announced that the crime drama series would return with the final eight episodes starting Sunday, August 11 at 9 P.M. ET/PT.

The network also announced a new weekly half-hour talk show, "Talking Bad", that will air live following "Breaking Bad" episode. It is modeled after "Talking Dead", a companion to "", which has just been picked up for a third season.

In addition to "Talking Dead", AMC has also renewed Kevin Smith's "" for a third season, and "Freakshow" for a second season. Also announced at the presentation was the network's spring and summer premiere dates, as well as three unscripted series and seven scripted series in development.

AMC's spring and summer premiere dates:

New non-scripted entries in development:
New scripted series in development:


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