Breaking Bad Season 6 Return is Fake; Vince Gilligan or AMC Never Said Series was Renewed

October 18, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Breaking Bad will not return for another season. Rumors about a “Season 6” are fake and were published by satirical news websites.

The latest bogus report was posted on Empire News, and it reads: “If you were are fan of the hit AMC TV show Breaking Bad, then I hope you’re sitting down for this news. Vince Gilligan, the creator of the much-loved series, has announced that on top of working on creating spin-off series Better Call Saul, he and his writers have begun working on a sixth season for Breaking Bad.”

The bogus report also includes fake quotes from Gilligan.

According to a disclaimer, Empire News doesn’t publish real news stories.

“Empire News is a satirical and entertainment website. We only use invented names in all our stories, except in cases when public figures are being satirized. Any other use of real names is accidental and coincidental,” it reads.

The bogus article had hundreds of thousands of shares and “likes” on Facebook.

A few months ago, another satirical website, National Report, published a similar article saying Gilligan confirmed another season.

That article also was being shared this week–also with hundreds of thousands of “likes.”

According to a now-removed disclaimer, the National Report is fake and shouldn’t be taken seriously.

*DISCLAIMER: National Report is a news and political satire web publication, which may or may not use real names, often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways. All news articles contained within National Report are fiction, and presumably fake news. Any resemblance to the truth is purely coincidental . The views expressed by writers on this site are theirs alone and are not reflective of the fine journalistic and editorial integrity of National Report. Advice given is NOT to be construed as professional. If you are in need of professional help (and you may be if you are on this page), please consult a professional. National Report is intended for a mature audience and not for children under the age of 18,” it says.