Can't say I didn't see this one coming. After Breaking Bad set new ratings records for itself, this particular check was almost definitely in the mail.
I even remarked on this happening a couple of weeks ago during a conversation about Bad -- AMC was totally gonna milk their other shows this way now, too.
Considering the slow-burn nature of the show, what in the world do they hope to achieve by splitting this in two -- artistically? I hope to hell I'm wrong, but I can't imagine the first half is going to be particularly compelling. I suppose we'll see.
Edited by joshEH, September 17 2013 - 02:54 PM.