Bob Thompson joined Boston Public Radio Monday to discuss Shep Smith's departure from Fox News, a Lifetime movie about the college admissions scandal, and the movie "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie"

"El Camino" was Thompson's best of the week.

"It's essentially two more hours of Breaking Bad, it picks up right where it left off," he said. "It also takes an opportunity for Jesse Pinkman, Aaron Paul's character, to really do some things he couldn't when he was overwhelmed with the character of Walter White. I think we see some of the best acting by Aaron Paul we've seen in the whole series here because of course it's his show."

Thompson is the founding director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture and a trustee professor of Television and Popular Culture at the Newhouse School of Public communications at Syracuse.