Deadline reveals that Sony TV are "exploring" the idea of a Saul Goodman show but that "it's in its nascent stages" and there are no deals or anything else signed. Basically, it seems to be a case of "well, that's potentially interesting." Certainly, once the show bounces it will leave a big gap to be filled, but keeping that core audience tuned into to another show centered around a different character is likely very intriguing. And oh yeah, we suppose it means that whatever madness happens in the series finale, Saul will be okay.
As for what the show will actually be about, again, no details except that it will likely be a comedy, but Gilligan did offer some loose concepts. “I like the idea of a lawyer show in which the main lawyer will do anything it takes to stay out of a court of law,” Gilligan said. “He’ll settle on the courthouse steps, whatever it takes to stay out of the courtroom. That would be fun -- I would like that.” And, yeah, it definitely sounds like Saul.
As much as we usually abhor this kind of stuff, Saul is a great character and we could see a pretty fascinating show being built around him. In Gilligan we trust? Let's just see how he sticks the landing for "Breaking Bad" first.