AMC’s second original series Breaking Bad is coming back for another season. The series has received a 13 episode second season pickup. According to numbers released by Nielsen, the series averaged a 0.9 household rating or 825,000 households, an improvement on the network’s 2007 primetime averages by 4% and 5%, respectively.
“From critical praise to strong ratings and a devoted audience, Breaking Bad further reinforced AMC as a top producer of high-quality, distinctive television,” said AMC executive vice president and general manager Charlie Collier in a statement. “Breaking Bad is a powerful, intelligent and thought-provoking series that clearly resonated with viewers and critics alike. We’re excited for a second season of Breaking Bad with new and provocative storylines that will delve deeper into the next chapter in the life of Walter White.”
A premiere date for the second season has not yet been revealed.