'Breaking Bad' to Finish After 16 More Episodes

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Sony Television and AMC have come to an agreement to produce 16 more episodes of Breaking Bad, Vulture reports. Negotiations weren't going well two weeks ago when it was reported that the show's producers were approaching other networks to work with for the fifth season. It's unclear if the newly slated 16 episodes will come packaged as one mega-sized final season, or split into two smaller seasons. Deadline is reporting both AMC and Sony Television are splitting the costs of the approximately $3 million budget for the final season. AMC has been trying to cut costs ever since they signed Mad Men's Matthew Weiner to a blockbuster deal in April.

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