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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Arrested Development will only last for one season on Netflix – or will it?

It's neither trick nor illusion: Ben Stiller will appear on the revived "Arrested Development," EW has learned. The film star will reprise his role as Tony Wonder, rival magician to GOB (Will Arnett), in one episode during the new season of the cult comedy, which more
Huffington Post ( 2/26/2013 12:39:46 PM -08:00 )

Arrested Development will only last for one season on Netflix – or will it?
Arrested Development will only last for one season on Netflix – or will it?Fans of Arrested Development, the cult US comedy hit that met an untimely demise in 2006, are used to disappointments. One more came this week when the CEO of Netflix, the streaming service that revived the show, revealed it was likely only to support one more
The Guardian (blog) ( 2/26/2013 12:16:30 PM -08:00 )

'Arrested Development' Won't Get Second Netflix Season
Arrested Development's revival on Netflix will last just one new season, the company's CEO, Reed Hastings, told investors yesterday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "Arrested is a unique property, we don't anticipate being able to do season five, more ( 2/26/2013 6:59:17 AM -08:00 )

Netflix CEO sees big gains from "House of Cards"
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Netflix Inc. (US:nflx) Chief Executive Reed Hastings said Monday that the company's original series "House of Cards" has so far been "a great success" since the show debuted Feb. 1. Speaking at a Morgan Stanley more
MarketWatch ( 2/26/2013 5:35:47 AM -08:00 )

Netflix CEO stays low-key on 'House of Cards'
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Netflix Inc. Chief Executive Reed Hastings said Monday that the original online series “House of Cards” has so far been a success, but isn't the center of attention for the online video streaming company's overall business. more
MarketWatch ( 2/26/2013 12:09:11 AM -08:00 )

'Arrested Development': Netflix CEO not 'anticipating' ordering additional seasons
If Arrested Development is going to remain a revived television series, it may have to find a new home after the upcoming season debuts on Netflix this spring. In a conference call today with investors, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings indicated that he did not more
Entertainment Weekly ( 2/25/2013 5:16:30 PM -08:00 )

'Arrested Development': Netflix Is Unlikely To Order More Seasons After This One
"'Arrested' is a unique property. We don't anticipate being able to do Season 5, 6 and 7," Hastings said on the call (via THR). "It is really a fantastic one off, which is coming together incredibly. I think it will be amazing for us, but think of it as a non-repeatable more
Huffington Post ( 2/25/2013 4:48:15 PM -08:00 )

Sorry 'Arrested Development' fans, Netflix series is probably a 'One-Off'
NEW YORK ( - "Arrested Development" fans who want the show to come back for good had better start looking for someone to help them out. Netflix will release the fourth season of the show in May, but CEO Reed Hastings said that's all his more
Chicago Tribune ( 2/25/2013 4:21:44 PM -08:00 )

'Big data' now the key to television programming success
In the television business, there is no such thing as a sure thing. You can have a gold-plated director, a bankable star and a popular concept and still, it is just a roll of the dice. Or is it? In any business, the ability to see into the future is the killer app, and Netflix more
South China Morning Post ( 2/25/2013 1:07:49 PM -08:00 )

Hastings says rise of rivals helps Netflix
The CEO of the video streaming service points to "healthier" relationships with studios as Amazon Prime and Hulu bid for content. Jay Greene. by Jay Greene. February 25, 2013 11:31 AM PST Follow @iamjaygreene. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. (Credit: Josh more
CNET ( 2/25/2013 11:35:30 AM -08:00 )

Netflix's 'Arrested Development' to Run Just One Season
Netflix Inc. said there will be no subsequent seasons of "Arrested Development" after the company releases a slate of episodes of the cult hit in May. At an investor conference Monday, Chief Executive Reed Hastings said the show would be a "one-off" and more
Wall Street Journal ( 2/25/2013 11:05:13 AM -08:00 )

Ben Stiller Re-Joins 'Arrested Development' For Netflix Season
Ben Stiller Re-Joins In case you've been living under a rock for the past year, the critically-acclaimed cult show Arrested Development is making a comeback on Netflix this spring, and Ben Stiller has agreed to reprise his cameo role from the show's original run. During Arrested more
The Inquisitr ( 2/26/2013 1:11:40 PM -08:00 )

'Arrested Development' Brings Ben Stiller Back
Arrested Development, the little show that triumphed over cancellation and is returning to Netflix this May, has had no problems getting high profiles guests to either do their first appearance or return to the show. People like Henry Winkler, Terry Crews, Kristen more ( 2/26/2013 12:49:52 PM -08:00 )

Hastings says original content not buttering Netflix's bread -- yet
"House of Cards" may be a game changer for Netflix, but don't expect it to change the company's business model quite yet. Gina Hall · Email | Twitter. "House of Cards" may be a game changer for Netflix, but don't expect it to change the company's business more
L.A. Biz ( 2/26/2013 12:42:19 PM -08:00 )

'Arrested Development' Season 4: Ben Stiller's Tony Wonder to Return!
Much of the recent press surrounding 'Arrested Development's long-awaited return this May has focused Netflix's uncertainty about additional seasons going forward, but it seems the revival has conjured up another trick illusion to distract us from the thought. more
ScreenCrush ( 2/26/2013 12:37:12 PM -08:00 )

Ben Stiller to Reprise Role on Arrested Development
Entertainment Weekly reports that Ben Stiller will guest star on a new episode of this incredible sitcom when it returns via Netflix this spring, reprising his role as GOB's rival magician, Tony Wonder. Stiller on AD. Stiller appeared as Wonder on Seasons 2 and 3 more
TV Fanatic ( 2/26/2013 12:31:40 PM -08:00 )

Ben Stiller's Tony Wonder Is Returning To 'Arrested Development'
It looks like you're not going to be able to watch any episode of the new season of "Arrested Development" without crashing into a guest star. With Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Isla Fisher, Terry Crews, Conan O'Brien and John Slattery among those we know more
Indie Wire (blog) ( 2/26/2013 12:23:51 PM -08:00 )

Arrested Development Will Air on Netflix For Just One Season
Arrested Development Will Air on Netflix For Just One SeasonSpeaking to investors Monday, CEO Reed Hastings revealed the agreement for the cult-favorite comedy covers only the announced 14 episodes, which debut on the streaming service this spring. If the series continues after that, it will have to find a new home. more
Comic Book Resources ( 2/26/2013 11:57:16 AM -08:00 )

'Arrested Development' May Not Return to Netflix after Season 4
Though Arrested Development will soon make its fourth season debut on Netflix, don't expect to see the cult favorite show as a Netflix exclusive beyond the upcoming 14 episodes. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said yesterday that the company is only set to more
AllMediaNY ( 2/26/2013 10:46:39 AM -08:00 )

Arrested Development: Reprieved, Arrested Again, Reprieved
When Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced in 2011 that he intended to resurrect the Fox comedy series Arrested Development, he drew massive publicity. It now turns out, however, that the series will likely be resurrected for just 14 episodes, available via more ( 2/26/2013 10:42:34 AM -08:00 )