Breaking Bad Season 5
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Premiere Date: Jul 15, 2012
The fifth and final season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad premiered on July 15, 2012, and concluded on September 29, 2013 on AMC in the United States and Canada. The 16-episode season is split into two parts, each containing eight episodes. The first part of the season was broadcast from July 15 to September 2, 2012, and aired on Sundays at 10:00 pm ET. The second part was broadcast from August 11 to September 29, 2013, aired on Sundays at 9:00 pm. It debuted in the UK and Ireland on Netflix, showing one day after the episodes aired in the U.S. and Canada. After receiving three nominations, for seasons two, three, and four, both halves of season 5 won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2013 and 2014. The second half of the season also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2014. Also, Guinness World Records called it the highest-rated TV series of all time, citing its season 5 Metacritic score.
Created by: Vince Gilligan
Producer(s): George Mastras, John Shiban, Karen Moore, Moira Walley-Beckett, Patty Lin
No. of episodes: 16
Production company(s): Gran Via Productions, High Bridge Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television