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‘Better Call Saul’ Season 4 Confirmed at AMC

Saul will return for another season

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Fans of “Better Call Saul” can rest assured that the show will return in 2018, the network finally made it official earlier this week. AMC confirmed with fans that the network has ordered a fourth season of the critically acclaimed drama, following another terrific year of ratings with season 3.

The “Breaking Bad” prequel recently concluded its third season on AMC as the third highest-rated drama on cable among adults 25-54, this according to AMC’s announcement. The third season averaged 3.6 million viewers per episode, including 2 million adults 25-54 in Nielsen live+3 ratings. “Better Call Saul” will return to the network with 10 new episodes in 2018.

“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. “Congratulations to Vince, Peter, Bob and everyone involved with ‘Better Call Saul.’ Bring on season four!”

The season three finale of “Better Call Saul” on June 19 delivered 3.7 million total viewers, including 1.9 million adults 25-54 and 1.7 million adults 18-49 in Nielsen live+3 ratings. AMC is currently home to four out of the top five dramas on cable for 2017, “The Walking Dead” at #1, “Fear the Walking Dead” at #2, “Better Call Saul” at #3 and “Into the Badlands” at #5.

A Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios co-production, “Better Call Saul” is executive produced by creators Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan, as well as Mark Johnson (“Breaking Bad,” Diner, Rain Man), Melissa Bernstein (“Breaking Bad,” “Rectify,” “Halt and Catch Fire”) and “Breaking Bad” alums Thomas Schnauz and Gennifer Hutchison. AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series with “Mad Men” in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before “Breaking Bad” won it in 2013 and 2014. The network’s series “The Walking Dead” is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last five years.

AMC’s other current original drama series include “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Humans,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Into the Badlands,” “The Night Manager,” “Preacher,” “The Son” and the forthcoming “The Terror,” “Lodge 49,” “Loaded” and “McMafia.”

AMC also has a string of fan-oriented after-shows including “Talking Dead,” “Talking With Chris Hardwick,” “The Making of The Mob,” “Comic Book Men,” “Ride with Norman Reedus” and “The American West.”

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