10 most intriguing summer TV shows
New shows from Aaron Sorkin and Amy Sherman-Palladino, the return of 'Breaking Bad' and 'Louie,' and more
Returns: Sunday, July 15 at 10 p.m. on AMC
The final 16-episode season of "Breaking Bad" will be split into 8-episode chunks, with the first batch airing this summer and the next in the summer of 2013. On the one hand, it'll be frustrating to wait 10 months in between installments. On the other, some shows are worth the wait — and coming off two historically-great seasons, "Breaking Bad" qualifies. Now that we're much closer to the end of Walter White's story than the beginning — and now that we've seen him go to such a dark place to protect himself — how bad will he, and the show, break in the home stretch?