-- New Episodes Every Monday, Following U.S. Broadcast
BEVERLY HILLS, California, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Sony Pictures Television today announced that the Final Episodes of the critically acclaimed drama, Breaking Bad will be available exclusively to members in the UK and Ireland starting on 12 August. New episodes will be available every Monday - following the US broadcast.
"We are thrilled to be bringing the highly-anticipated Final Season of Breaking Bad to Netflix members in the UK and Ireland on a first-run basis," said Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos. "Breaking Bad is a once in a generation calibre of show and continues to be a huge success on Netflix."
Creator of the show, Vince Gilligan said, "Netflix has been instrumental in making Breaking Bad the success that it is – particularly in the UK and Ireland, where it has built an audience and become a huge phenomenon. I am delighted that fans there will be able to enjoy the end of Breaking Bad on Netflix so soon after it airs in the US."
Breaking Bad stars Emmy-award winners Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul and follows Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher turned crystal meth kingpin trying to secure his family's financial future.
All previous seasons of Breaking Bad are currently available for members to watch instantly.
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