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The show will feature paintings, installations and more art pieces based on AMC's Breaking Bad, a drama about the world of cooking meth (and the moral spiral of everyman lead Walter White).
For the past year, Gallery 1988 has been working with Breaking Bad creator/writer Vince Gilligan to create the show. The gallery released an image a week on the Breaking Gifs blog, a site launched by comedian Paul Scheer devoted to Breaking Bad images.
Many were skeptical about the potential of a pop culture art gallery when Gallery 1988 opened in 2004. "We were the ugly step child for sure," laughed Jensen Karp, co-founder of the Gallery.
Looks like the hype worked as AMC secured its biggest audience ever for "Mad Men" with Sunday's premiere. It felt a little long to this viewer so I'm eager for the hour-long episodes. AMC is on track to pummel us with another 2-hour premiere, this time it's "The Killing" next Sunday at 8pm which is way too soon, making AMC look overeager to keep their momentum going.
Next Sunday is a veritable traffic jam of quality shows, from Fox's "Bob's Burgers" at 8:30pm, to the season premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones," to Comedy Central's world premiere of "Jo Koy: Lights Out" at 10pm. Throw in Discovery's "Frozen Planet," Showtime's "Shameless" and "House of Lies," and PBS' "Great Expectations" and you have over 10 hours of "must-see" TV crammed into a 3 hour block. It's particularly frustrating to note that there is virtually no new programming on Saturday nights yet a deluge of it on Sundays. When will this programming trend change course?