When AMC's Breaking Bad ended back in 2013, fans were upset by the idea that they would never see Walter White, Jesse Pinkman and Saul Goodman again. Thankfully though, just two years later the network debuted a new show called Better Call Saul which follows Saul Goodman in the years leading up to when he first met Walter White. The show's season 5 finale is set to premiere on Monday, April 20 and we have all the details on how you can watch Better Call Saul on TV or online from anywhere in the world.
For those unaware, Better Call Saul is a prequel TV series to Breaking Bad also created by Vince Gilligan which stars Bob Odenkirk. While Breaking Bad gives us a glimpse into the third act of Saul Goodman's life, Better Call Saul covers the first two acts back when Saul was known as Jimmy McGill. The first four seasons of the series show how Jimmy McGill rose from being a public defender to working in a high end law firm. In season 5 though, he has set out on his own and assumed the role of Saul Goodman.
Better Call Saul has been renewed for a sixth season which began filming in February of this year though production has come to a halt due to the global pandemic which means that if you haven't watched the show yet, you'll have plenty of time to catch up before the next season airs.
Whether you're a Breaking Bad fan that wants to see what all the fuss is about or you've been following Jimmy McGill's transition into Saul Goodman for some time now, we'll show you how to watch AMC's latest hit series from wherever you are in the world.
Better Call Saul season 5 finale – Where and when?
The Better Call Saul season 5 finale will air on Monday, April 20 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT on AMC. The finale will likely run for one hour just like other episodes in the series.
Watch Better Call Saul from outside your country
We have all the details on how to watch Better Call Saul in the U.S., Canada, UK and Australia further down in this guide. However, if you want to watch the season 5 finale when you're away from home, then you'll run into problems as your domestic coverage online from abroad will likely be geo-blocked.
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How to watch Better Call Saul in the U.S.
If you live in the US and have a cable subscription, you'll be able to watch the season 5 finale of Better Call Saul on AMC on Monday, April 20 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT. If you'd rather stream this episode online, you can do so on AMC's website but you will need to sign in using the credentials from your cable provider and won't be able to watch the finale until after it has aired on television.
Want to watch Better Call Saul but don't want to pay for a premium cable TV subscription. Don't worry as there are a number of streaming services, all at different price points, that will give you access to AMC so you can watch the finale online. We've listed a few of our favorites below to make things easier for you.
Sling TV is your best bet
A new Sling TV promo allows you to stream its 50+ channels for free each night from 5 p.m. until midnight ET. This means you can tune in and watch the season finale without spending a dime, so be sure to get started with that now! Once you sign up, you have access every night until the promotion ends, so be sure to tune back in after to catch more great free TV.
The package includes 50+ channels, a free DVR, on-demand programming, and much more.
Live stream Better Call Saul in Canada
Canadian viewers will be able to watch the season 5 finale of Better Call Saul on AMC. However, only DirecTV, the Dish Network and Orby carry the network so unless you have a subscription with one of these providers, you won't be able to watch Better Call Saul on TV. In that case, your best option is to grab a VPN and follow the instructions above to watch the show using a streaming service.
How to stream Better Call Saul in the UK
Unfortunately for British fans of Better Call Saul, you'll have to wait until Tuesday April 21 at 8am BST to watch the season 5 finale. However, you will need to be a Netflix subscriber as the service no longer offers a free trial in the UK.
Watch Better Call Saul in Australia
If you want to watch the season 5 finale of Better Call Saul in Australia, then the streaming service Stan is your best and only option to do so. The service offers three plans in the form of Stan Basic, Stan Standard and Stan Premium with the biggest difference between them being that you'll need the Premium plan for $17 per month to watch content in 4K. However, if watching Better Call Saul in 1080p is fine with you, then the Basic plan for $10 per month should suffice. Regardless of which plan you choose, Stan offers a 30 day free trial so you can test out the service for yourself.
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