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Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Fans of “Breaking Bad” -- and if you're not, you should be -- will want to click here to listen to a fascinating (if all-too-brief) interview with showrunner Vince Gilligan on NPR’s “Fresh Air.”
Despite its brevity, the interview reveals some very interesting things about how the show was cast, its evolution over the first two seasons, and the surprisingly productive relationship Gilligan enjoys with the network. As he reveals, "network notes" -- generally reviled by showrunners and writers alike -- can sometimes be a very good thing indeed.
"Breaking Bad" returns for Season 3 next week, and from the sounds of things, it’s gonna be good...