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Wednesday, September 4, 2013


(Bryan Cranston as Walter White)

M-Net has secured the exclusive rights to air the final episodes of Breaking Bad.

For the first time on South African television, viewers can watch the critically acclaimed series almost simultaneously with other viewers in the USA.

Breaking Bad is the riveting story of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer at the beginning of the series. Facing a prospect of financial ruin, he turns to a life of crime as he produces and sells methamphetamine with former student, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul).

The series airs on Sundays at 22h30 on M-Net Series Showcase channel 113 on DStv.

This award winning series is broadcast in the United States of America and Canada. South African viewers will watch this strong contender for the 2013 Emmy Nominated drama series just 14 days after its screening in the US.

Breaking Bad has won seven Primetime Emmy Awards - including three consecutive wins for Best Actor for Cranston, two wins for Best Supporting Actor for Paul, and four nominations for Outstanding Drama Series.