AMC Renews 'Better Call Saul' for Season 4
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Starring Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks and Giancarlo Esposito, the 'Breaking Bad' prequel will return with a 10-episode fourth season.

AceShowbiz - AMC is keeping "Better Call Saul" close. The network announced on Tuesday, June 27 that it has handed out a 10-episode season 4 order for the "Breaking Bad" prequel.

"Supporting artists we respect and admire; delivering truly outstanding character development and nuanced dramatic twists and turns; continuing a legacy of bold creative choices; loving writing that is the best in the business: Truly, 'S'all good, man,' " said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios, in a statement. "Congratulations to Vince [Gilligan], Peter [Gould], Bob [Odenkirk] and everyone involved with 'Better Call Saul'. Bring on season four!"

The exciting news was also shared through the series' official Twitter account. It posted a picture featuring Jimmy McGill (%cBob Odenkirk%), Mike Ehrmantraut (%cJonathan Banks%) and Gustavo "Gus" Fring (%cGiancarlo Esposito%). "S'all good, man! #BetterCallSaul renewed for a fourth season," wrote the account.

"Better Call Saul" wrapped season 3 with a surprising finale. The episode suggested that it might be the last episode featuring Chuck McGill (%cMichael McKean%) as the series grew closer to connecting to "Breaking Bad".

In season 3, the series pulled in average 3.7 million total viewers, including 1.9 million among adults 25-54 and 1.7 million adults in the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic, when factoring in three days of delayed viewing. It was nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards in 2016, including outstanding drama series and outstanding actor in a drama series for Bob.

Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios produce the series, while Vince, Peter, Mark Johnson and Mellisa Bernstein executive produce along with "Breaking Bad" alums %cThomas Schnauz% and %cGennifer Hutchison%.

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