• Arrested Development’s Mitch Hurwitz and Netflix join forces

    Emmy Award-winning writer-producer Mitch Hurwitz is getting some executive treatment from streaming giant Netflix. The Arrested Development creator landed a huge development deal with the “network.” Hurwitz will create and produce new original series to be streamed on the Internet. He’ll also serve as executive producer on other projects, helping other creators develop their series. The new Netflix “comedy consultant” first worked together on season 4 of his hit former-Fox

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    Mitch Hurwitz talks Arrested Development movie and fifth season at Just For Laughs

    MONTREAL – American television knows perhaps no greater success story than that of the Arrested Development comeback. It’s a classic trope: the hero show, cut down in its prime by the Big Evil Network, is resurrected by an outpouring of grief and support from its ultra-devoted fanbase – the end consequence being a glorious return to television and triumph in the face of tight-fisted network numbers crunching. For this, AD

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    Amy Poehler, Nick Kroll, Mitch Hurwitz to be honored at Just For Laughs in Montreal

    Most recently known for her brilliance on the NBC Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler has been announced as the recipient of the Comedy Person of the Year prize at this year’s Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. The prize is well deserved for one of the most talent and versatile females in the industry. Since her start on the Upright Citizens Brigade and then her explosion onto the scene

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    SXSW Comedy, Day 2: Arrested Development and Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera launch JASH

    AUSTIN — The second day of shenanigans left many SXSW attendees (yours truly included) a little more bleary-eyed than we might have wanted to be – thanks, daylight saving – but good golly, the perks made it all worth the lack of sleep. For those of you who are uninitiated, the first half of the SXSW festival (or conference? I still don’t know what the hell this week is) is

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    Mitch Hurwitz reveals details about the new season of Arrested Development

    Although there’s no official release date for Arrested Development’s long-awaited fourth season – it’ll happen sometime in May – we’re getting increasingly more detailed information about what to expect. In an interview with USA Today, show creator Mitch Hurwitz explains the new season, which will run between 13 or 14 episodes and will be released all at once, has been tailored especially for its new home—Netflix. In the interview, we

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    Arrested Development will add more episodes to fourth season on Netflix

    When Arrested Development returns for it’s highly anticipated fourth season on Netflix’s streaming service this coming spring, there’s going to be a few more episodes than we all expected. Instead of the previously announced 10, creator and producer Mitch Hurwitz, will drop anywhere from 12 to 15 episodes. Although Arrested Development castmember David Cross did say in an interview this past summer that there would be more than 10 episodes,

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    New Arrested Development season will have 13 — not 10 — episodes, says David Cross

    We all know that Arrested Development’s fourth season is coming to Netflix next year, and while we were previously promised 10 episodes, it seems there’s just too much catching up to do with the Bluths to cram into that space. “I think it’s going to be 13 episodes, not 10. There’s too much story,” AD co-star David Cross tells Rolling Stone. “Some characters will have two-parters. Everybody sort of participates,

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    Ron Howard will appear on screen in the new season of Arrested Development

    The wait for the new direct-to-Netflix season of Arrested Development gets more and more unbearable with every update. So far, we’ve seen photos from the set, the announcement that John Slattery has been added to the team and promises from the crew that the show will return as good as ever. And now, some more exciting news from Ron Howard, whose main presence on the show (aside from his producer

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    Mad Men star John Slattery joins the cast of Arrested Development

    Madison Avenue. Martinis. Suits. Nevernudes? It looks like the new season of Arrested Development is getting a Mad Man for a few episodes in the form of John Slattery, best known for his portrayal of Roger Sterling on the hit AMC show. This will not be Slaterry’s first foray into comedy, having made appearances on 30 Rock, Sex and the City and The Cleveland Show. While reps for Arrested Development

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    Ron Howard says the new Arrested Development is ‘bold and fearless’ (Video)

    Bit by bit, we’ve been getting some great details about the production on the new season of Arrested Development, which began shooting last week. The most recent bits com from Ron Howard, the show’s narrator, who gave MTV News some info for us to gnaw on. “Mitch isn’t trying to recreate something,” Howard says, adding the cast, “is in great form and dying to take the characters further.” “It’s been

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    New season of Arrested Development will be released all at once

    By now you know that Netflix will be unleashing the new season of Arrested Development early next year. We know, we know. Hooray, indeed! But, what we just learned is that the entire season — all 10 episodes — will drop on the streaming video service all at once. The date of said dropping has yet to be determined. The announcement was made yesterday at the National Association of Broadcasters

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