The US drama - starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul - will be split into two parts for its final season, in a similar vein to the final chapter of The Sopranos.
The first half of the season will begin on Sunday, July 15 at 10pm, with eight episodes. The second half will then air in summer 2013.
Meanwhile, AMC has also announced that new series Small Town Security will also launch on July 15, at 11pm.
The series follows a family-owned private security firm in Georgia, and will also run for eight episodes.
Friday Night Lights star Jesse Plemons has signed up to play a major role in the final season of Breaking Bad.
Creator Vince Gilligan recently told Digital Spy that he hopes UK fans will be able to watch the series on TV screens in the near future.
I can't fucking wait for this show to come back.