Breaking Bad (R) is an American neo-western crime drama television series. The show originally aired on the AMC network for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to September 29, 2013. It tells the story of Walter White, a struggling high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with lung cancer. Together with his former student Jesse Pinkman, White turns to a life of crime by producing and selling crystallized methamphetamine to secure his family’s financial future before he dies, while navigating the dangers of the criminal world.
Breaking Bad has won 16 Primetime Emmy Awards, eight Satellite Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two Peabody Awards, two Critics’ Choice Awards and four Television Critics Association Awards. Cranston won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times. Aaron Paul won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series three times. Anna Gunn won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series twice. In 2013, Breaking Bad entered the Guinness World Records as the most critically acclaimed show of all time.
Breaking Bad Show Information
- Channel: Netflix
- Original release: January 20, 2008 – September 29, 2013
- Episode length: 43-58 minutes
- Number of Seasons: 5
- Created by: Vince Gilligan
- Actors: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte, Bob Odenkirk
- Genre: Crime drama, Thriller, Neo-western, Black comedy
How To Watch Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad originally aired on AMC. The TV show can be found the AMC streaming app. You can also watch all 5 seasons on Netflix. Netflix is an on-demand streaming service. Netflix lets you binge-watch entire seasons of Breaking Bad. This is a very inexpensive way to catch this amazing TV show as plans begin at $7.99/month. To learn more about this service read our Netflix review.
Which Devices Stream Breaking Bad
This TV show can be found on just about any streaming device on the market. Here are some of the top devices that can be used to access one of the services that carry Breaking Bad. To learn more click on the icons below or read our streaming device guide.