May 22, 2012

AMC has set a premiere date for the fifth and final season of Breaking Bad. The acclaimed drama returns Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 10:00pm with the first eight episodes of its 16-episode concluding season.

The Emmy award-winning series will end a successful run where over the past four years it has earned widespread critical praise in categories such as acting, writing, and cinematography.

After the first half of Breaking Bad's final season airs, viewers will have to wait until Summer 2013 for the remaining eight episodes.

(Source: TV by the Numbers)