George Mastras is one of the writers and producers of "Breaking Bad." The critically acclaimed show is currently in production on its third season, which will air on AMC network in March, 2010.
In addition to being nominated for the Best Drama Emmy, Breaking Bad was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor (Bryan Cranston), Supporting Actor (Aaron Paul), Cinematography and Single Camera Editing.
Title: Steven King calls Breaking Bad the Best Written Show on TV
"Steven King devoted his entire column in Entertainment Weekly to singing the praises of "Breaking Bad," calling it "the best scripted show on TV." Check it out: Steven King: Why I love Breaking Bad!
In his article, Steven King, the Master of Suspense, singled out George's episode (Episode #2, entitled "Grilled," airing on March 15)as a case in point why the show is the most original and suspenseful drama on television, comparing it "watching 'No Country for Old Men' crossbred with the malevolent spirit of the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre!'"
Besides writing novels, George writes for the Emmy Award winning television drama "Breaking Bad," a darkly comedic drama about a high school chemistry teacher (Bryan Cranston) who resorts to cooking crystal meth with a former student (Aaron Paul) in order to support his family after he is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.
Season Two of Breaking Bad, rated an "A" by Entertainment Weekly, is premeiring on AMC on March 8. Check out the Entertainment Weekly Review here!