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Hey 'Breaking Bad' Fans, Stop Throwing Pizzas On Walt's Roof

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.11.2015 | Entertainment

Vince Gilligan is not happy with "Breaking Bad" fans. During Tuesday's "Better Call Saul" Insider Podcast, co-creator Gilligan took a few minutes a...

'Better Call Saul' Revealed Mike's 'Breaking Bad' Backstory

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.10.2015 | Entertainment

This post contains spoilers for the "Better Call Saul" Season 1 episode, "Five-O." Saul Goodman, née Jimmy McGill, took a backseat on Monday night...

Erin Whitney

'Better Call Saul' Stars Tease What's Next

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

"Better Call Saul" had a record-breaking debut on Sunday, followed by a second episode on Monday. So far we've seen what Saul, née Jimmy McGill, was ...

On the Culture Front: Better Call Saul, Constellations, Tijuana Picnic, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.08.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Last night, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, and Michael McKean took the stage at the 92nd Street Y to talk with moderator about the highly anticipated "Breaking Bad" spinoff "Better Call Saul." I interviewed Banks the previous day for the Washington Post and avoiding spoilers felt like dodging carefully planted land mines in a desert war zone.

'Breaking Bad' Actor Had A Big Problem With One Storyline

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The following contains spoilers about the final season of "Breaking Bad." Jonathan Banks loves the character of Mike Ehrmantraut so much that he's ...

See A 'Breaking Bad' Favorite In New 'Better Call Saul' Teaser

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

Did you ever wonder how Saul Goodman met Mike Ehrmantraut in "Breaking Bad"? Fans are about to find out, thanks to "Better Call Saul." In a new one...

'Better Call Saul' Gets A Premiere Date And New Teaser

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.21.2014 | Entertainment

The "Better Call Saul" premiere is drawing nearer by the day. The "Breaking Bad" spin-off will debut on Sunday, Feb. 8, following the mid-season premi...

'Better Call Saul' Finally Gets A Cast And Two New Photos

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment

There's going to be a lot of people calling Saul this fall when the "Breaking Bad" spinoff premieres, but who? AMC has finally announced the series...

Erin Whitney

Jonathan Banks Loved Scaring Aaron Paul On The 'Breaking Bad' Set

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.07.2014 | TV

We had to part ways with "Breaking Bad" last year, but there are still a few characters we don't have to bid farewell to just yet. (Spoiler Alert ...

Will Hank Return To 'Better Call Saul'?

Posted 02.28.2014 | TV

Some "Breaking Bad" actors are eager to jump the "Better Call Saul" wagon and reprise their characters in the early, pre-Heisenberg days -- but others...

Let The Games Begin! Jonathan Banks Joins 'Better Call Saul'

Posted 01.28.2014 | TV

It's a good day for fans of "Breaking Bad." Jonathan Banks has reportedly signed on to the prequel series "Better Call Saul" as a series regular. ...

'Community' Goes 'Bad'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.12.2013 | TV

Jonathan Banks is trading in meth for books and heading to "Community" for a recurring role, but he's not leaving crime behind. The "Breaking Bad" fav...

Paget Brewster Has A Brand New Gig

Posted 10.10.2013 | TV

Paget Brewster is heading back to college. The former "Criminal Minds" star will pop up on "Community" in Season 5 ... whenever it premieres on NBC. ...

Bobby Cannavale Wins Emmy

Posted 09.22.2013 | TV

Bobby Cannavale was honored for his work as Gyp Rosetti on "Boardwalk Empire" at the 2013 Emmys, winning the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in...

Talking with the Hitman: An Interview with Jonathan Banks of Breaking Bad

Phil Simon | Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts
Phil Simon

Like many people, I am addicted to Breaking Bad, for my money the single greatest drama in the history of television. I recently sat down with the ver...

'Breaking Bad' Alum Gets A New Gig

Posted 02.09.2013 | TV

Jonathan Banks, best known as "Breaking Bad's' Mike Ehrmantraut, has a new TV gig. The actor has been cast on NBC's drama pilot "Bloodline" as the...

Movie Review: Identity Thief

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The only thing Identity Thief steals is your time and your expectation of inventive comedy. The concept may be high, but the yield (in terms of laughs) is depressingly low.

'Breaking Bad''s Jonathan Banks Still Scares On 'Parks & Rec'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 11.09.2012 | TV

Jonathan Banks exuded a sinister calm throughout his run on "Breaking Bad" as Mike. He brought a lot of similar qualities to his latest guest spot as ...

Look Who's Back On 'Parks & Rec'

Posted 10.23.2012 | TV

"Parks and Recreation" will welcome Ben's parents, played by Jonathan Banks and Glenne Headly, in the November 1 episode titled "Ben's Parents," but t...

Maggie Furlong

'Vegas' Sneak Peek: 'Breaking Bad' Alum Joins The Mob

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

From "Breaking Bad" hitman to "Vegas" mobster, Jonathan Banks is good at playing the villain. HuffPost TV has an exclusive sneak peek at Banks' "V...

'Bates Motel' Has Found Its Norman

Posted 09.16.2012 | TV

A&E's "Bates Motel" has found its Norman. According to TV Guide, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" star Freddie Highmore has been chosen to play the...

'Breaking Bad' Alum Heads To 'Parks & Rec'

Posted 09.12.2012 | TV

Fresh off of his stint on "Breaking Bad," Jonathan Banks is heading to "Parks & Recreation," HitFix reports. In Season 5 of the Pawnee-set NBC come...

Which 'Breaking Bad' Star Has Never Seen The Show?

Posted 08.10.2012 | TV

On Season 5 of "Breaking Bad," Laura Fraser makes her debut as Lydia Rodarte-Quayle, Walt's methylamine supplier. As gracefully as she stepped into...

Maureen Ryan

'Breaking Bad' Creator Vince Gilligan On Sin, Morality & Consequence

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.08.2012 | TV

Given that my interview with "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan veered into matters of morality and questionable choices, maybe it's appropriate th...