Since it received an early pickup, you don’t have to spend the fourth season worrying whether the Better Call Saul TV show will be cancelled or renewed for season five. The series has been one of AMC’s top-three ratings performers, and now this prequel is moving ever closer to Breaking Bad. Will more of the original drama’s audience tune in as the timelines converge? Will Better Call Saul be cancelled or renewed beyond the fifth season? Stay tuned.
A dark AMC comedy-drama, Better Call Saul is set before Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) became Walter White’s lawyer. Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando, and Giancarlo Esposito also star. In the early 2000s, Saul is still down-on-his-luck Jimmy McGill. After the death of his brother Chuck (Michael McKean), in season four, Jimmy begins the transformation into Saul. As he edges into the criminal world, Jimmy risks his relationship with Kim (Seehorn), who ends up at odds with Howard (Fabian).
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For comparisons: The third season of Better Call Saul averaged a 0.59 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 1.644 million total viewers.
What do you think? Are you still watching the Better Call Saul TV series? Should AMC cancel or renew this TV show past its fifth season?