Better Call Saul: Final Season Likely Delayed Until Early 2022

Following delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the final season of the highly acclaimed AMC series Better Call Saul will premiere in early 2022.


“Better Call Saul” fans will “likely” have to wait another year to see how the “Breaking Bad” prequel series ends. As AMC Networks chief Josh Sapan says the Bob Odenkirk-led series will probably not premiere until early 2022.

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 4 – Photo Credit: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

Production on the sixth and final season of “Better Call Saul” will be delayed in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. According to show’s co-creator Peter Gould.

The makers originally wanted the Cameras to start rolling by the year-end.

In surveying the cabler’s upcoming schedule, AMC Network chief Josh Sapan said on Friday- morning earnings call. “We still have some shifting around due to COVID- related production delays for our shows”. The exact noted that while AMC boasts “a fuller slate of Walking Dead shows than we’ve had in some time. With The Walking Dead back and Fear The Walking Dead back at full strength, and then the second season of World Beyond- for Better Call Saul. It does look likely, at this point, that it will move into the first quarter of 2022. That’s the way we’re seeing it right now.”

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The 10-episode fifth season of “Better Call Saul” aired from February to April 2020. No premiere date has been set yet for the sixth and final season. This goes back into production next month. But Sapan’s remarks are the first indication AMC  has given that the premiere won’t make it to air before the end of 2021.

Earlier this month, 2021 Golden Globe nominee Odenkirk told TheWrap. That The long-awaited payoff is coming for Jimmy/Saul’s post-“Breaking Bad” life as Gene Takovic. The AMC drama star says we’ll see a lot more of the unassuming and mustached manager of an Omaha-area. Cinnabon in the final chapter of “Better Call Saul” than just those black-and-white scenes that have previously opened each season.

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The drama is executive produced by Peter Gould, Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, and Thomas Schnauz and hails from Sony Pictures Television.

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