How to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 online right now: Release date and time

Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo Fring, Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill and Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, sitting in booths at Los Pollos Hermanos in Better Call Saul
(Image credit: AMC)

It's time to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 online, so are you ready for The Hunt For Lalo? Gus is getting worried, because he's probably not sure Nacho's sacrifice is going to be enough.

Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 start time, channel

Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 release date: today (Monday, May 9)
Time: 9 p.m. ET / PT on AMC and AMC Plus.
Watch on: Sling TV and fubo TV (AMC) and AMC Plus via Amazon Channels

With the new office introduced last week, we expect business to be going well for Jimmy. Not too well for he and Kim to not be a bit paranoid. The preview for this week showed someone that looked like Jimmy using a chair to prop a door shut.

Also, the case against Howard Hamlin in the public eye is looking increasingly bad per Jimmy's hijinks last week. The preview also showed Hamlin getting grilled by Clifford Main about that incident with the car last week.

Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5. Just note that episode availability is going to depend on where you are in the world, and what services are available to you. And check out this handy explainer about a familiar face from last week's episode below:

How to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 from anywhere on Earth

Having trouble actually getting AMC or AMC Plus? Even if you can't get those channels normally, you're not out of luck for Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5. With a virtual private network, or VPN, you can appear to be surfing the web from your home town (or somewhere that blackouts won't hit), and access the same streaming services you already paid for. 

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How to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 in the US

In the U.S., viewers can watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 on Monday, May 9, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on the AMC Network. 

AMC Plus ($8.99 and available via Amazon Prime Video Channels tends to get the shows at the start of the day, so check if you want to open it early. AMC Plus has also gotten new episodes a week early, so we've reached out to AMC to confirm if this will still happen.

If you've already cut the cord and don't have cable, you can access AMC on some of the best cable TV alternatives including Sling TV, Fubo TV and YouTube TV.

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How to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 in the UK

Our friends across the Atlantic don’t get to watch Better Call Saul season 6 live with the rest of us, and have to wait a day due to Netflix having international rights, as with the previous five seasons — new episodes will debut weekly on Netflix, the day after they premiere on AMC. 

So, you can either wait for Netflix to update its catalogue at 8 a.m. U.K. time — an extra six hours to catch up with their American counterparts — or you can grab a VPN and get AMC live with the rest of us.

Not sure which VPN is right for you? We've tested many different services and our pick for the best VPN overall is ExpressVPN.

How to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 in Canada

Like their neighbors to the south, Canadian viewers will also have to tune into AMC to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5. The episode will be available concurrently on AMC network and AMC Plus at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

How to watch Better Call Saul season 6 episode 5 in Australia

Down under, Better Call Saul will debut on Stan, broken out into two halves like it is elsewhere.

The first 7 episodes — just like in the US — started on April 19, and the back half lands on July 12, 2022.

Better Call Saul season 6 episodes

Better Call Saul season 6 will be comprised of 13 episodes split into two parts. The first seven kicked off on April 18, running until May 23. The final run of six episodes kicks off on July 11, with the final episode arriving on August 15.

  • Better Call Saul episode 01: "Wine and Roses" April 18 @ 9 p.m. (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 02: "Carrot and Stick" April 18 @ 10::07 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 03: "Rock and Hard Place" April 25 @ 9 p.m. (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 04: "Hit and Run" May 2 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 05: "Black and Blue" May 9 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 06: May 16 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 07: May 23 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 08: July 11 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 09: July 18 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 10: July 25 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 11: August 1 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 12: August 8 (AMC)
  • Better Call Saul episode 13: August 15 (AMC)

Better Call Saul season 6 cast

Better Call Saul season 6 feature the same returning cast as previous seasons, with Bob Odenkirk playing the lead role of Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman. Rhea Seehorn plays Jimmy's long-time partner and now wife Kim Wexler, while Michael Mando plays cartel lieutenant Nacho Vega. Tony Dalton plays Lalo Salamanca, the de-facto leader of the Salamanca criminal family.

Jonathan Banks and Giancarlo Espositio reprise their Breaking Bad roles as Mike Ehrmantraut and Gus Fring. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul are due to return as Walter White and Jesse Pinkman - though the true extent of their roles are unknown.

Henry T. Casey
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