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Posts Tagged ‘Arrested Development’

Infographic: 25 dead TV shows still living on Facebook

In a different era, it is unlikely that Fox‘s “Arrested Development” or “Family Guy” would have returned to the air with new episodes after once being canceled. Fan petitions would be confined to desktops of TV executives before being tossed away unheeded. This has changed with the birth of the internet, and shows are no longer cancelled merely because of low ratings, nor is it a foregone conclusion that a show will die with cancellation. Read more

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TV Everywhere Let’s You Stay Plugged In During the Holidays Anywhere You Go

TV EverywhereThe holidays are here and that means long lines at department stores, waiting at the airport for delayed flights, or sitting in the carpool lane in holiday traffic. TV Everywhere is your new best friend to help pass the time and is here to remind you that you #CouldBeWatchingTV through your smartphone, tablet or laptop anywhere you go.

12% of Americans commit ‘Netflix Adultery’ [study]

Updated with infographic. Netflix, the streaming giant that’s about to release a new season of Arrested Development just launched a genius marketing and PR campaign that hilariously explains the binge-watching internet culture they’ve defined and invigorated.  New York Magazine’s The Cut coined the term “Netflix Adultery,” the act of binge-watching TV episodes ahead of your significant other when you promised them you’d watch together. Have you been a victim of this horrendous crime? According to Netflix’s survey of 2000 American adults, “12 percent confessed to watching ahead on TV shows they were supposed to save to watch with their partners. ” Also, “ten percent admitted to being the victim of Netflix adultery, which means either 2 percent are blissfully unaware of their partners’ indiscretions, or the cheaters are hitting multiple victims.” Read more

SXSW Exclusive: Will Arnett on why he started tweeting 20 hours ago [video]

We’re currently at the Arrested Development panel at the Samsung GALAXY Experience at SXSW. Jeffrey Tamboor, creator Mitch Hurwitz and Will Arnett  are currently paneling and answering questions about the highly anticipated Netflix season. We decided to Google “Will Arnett on Twitter” right before it started and found out the actor had returned to Twitter twenty hours ago (@arnettwill). We asked him to confirm that he started and explain why in this exclusive video (currently has 421 followers). Read more

Is ‘House of Cards’ a success? Social TV has the answer

Netflix’s “House of Cards” made TV history, simply by being referred to as a TV show. The Kevin Spacey political drama has catapulted binge-watching from a TV junkie’s obsession to a major form of normal TV consuming. Traditional TV critics were forced to cover this show differently. The Six Stages of “House of Cards” Grief replaced the weekly episodic review. After all the hoopla around the midnight, entire season launch, was House of Cards actually a success? Netflix says yes, but isn’t revealing the numbers. Social TV on the other hand paints a very clear picture. Read more

How the new ‘Arrested Development’ on Netflix will confront a unique social TV challenge

This week Netflix announced that the cult hit show Arrested Development will return with 14 episodes in May after seven years off the air. For fans like me, that’s unbelievably awesome news. “I could vomit right at this moment,” said creator and showrunner Mitch Hurwitz when asked about the pressure to meet fans’ expectations. After all, the show thrived in surprising viewers with hilarious dialogue and unexpected twists and turns throughout. Read more

'Arrested Development' returning with new episodes on Netflix

Wow, big news for Arrested Development fans (including myself). The show is coming back with new episodes, but not on a TV network: Netflix has ponied up the cash to bring the show back, starting in 2013.

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'Arrested Development' movie is a go

Wow, big news for Arrested Development fans (including myself). The show is coming back with new episodes, but not on a TV network: Netflix has ponied up the cash to bring the show back, starting in 2013.

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