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‘Breaking Bad’ sets series record for viewership

AMC says Sunday’s ‘‘Breaking Bad’’ finale seized a record number of viewers for the series. The concluding episode was seen by 10.3 million viewers, three times the audience for the midseason finale a year ago. An after-show talk had 4.4 million viewers.

Eating humble pie

Insults dished out by food critic Anthony Bourdain on an episode of CNN’s ‘‘Parts Unknown’’ have stirred up outrage in New Mexico — and now he acknowledges that he was wrong. The sharp-tongued chef lashed out at the ‘‘World Famous’’ Frito pies sold at Santa Fe’s Five & Dime General Store’s snack bar, saying the dish tasted as if it were made with canned Hormel Chili.

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His spokeswoman subsequently said Bourdain was incorrect in his description, ‘‘And we’ll try to correct it for future airings.’’

‘Bad’ Man

“Incredible ending. Big congrats.” — Ben Affleck, the newest Batman, on Twitter reacting to the “Breaking Bad” series finale.

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