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Top Moments: Mad Men's Affair to Remember and Today Gets Down and Dirty

Our top moments of the week: 12. Weirdest Finish: Smash ends its two-season run with former rivals Karen and Ivy dueting on — appropriately -- "Big Finish." The musical endnote is a predictable one, but Ivy's unplanned pregnancy is definitely not. Ivy decides to keep her baby and raise it with her cranky sometime-boyfriend Derek. Is it too late for NBC to order a... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Moments-Mad-Men-Affair-1066175.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Arrested Got the Hype; The Fall Deserves It

"Maybe a movie" would have been a better option after all for continuing the gloriously twisted saga of the beloved cult comedy classic Arrested Development . Those famous last words, spoken by executive producer/narrator Ron Howard in a cameo in the 2006 series finale on Fox, continue to haunt the show's sprawling and rarely satisfying 15-episode reboot on Netflix. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Arrested-Got-Hype-1066151.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Seitz on Arrested Development: A Puzzle Show Perfectly Calibrated for the Internet Age

A few months back I wrote a piece about zombie shows and film franchises that are willed back from the dead by collective desire like that poor son in “The Monkey’s Paw,” only to reaffirm that we should be careful what we wish for, because it might be blue-green and smell like rot. At the time I was afraid that Arrested Development would turn out to be that sort of project — not because I didn’t believe in the talents of series creator Mitchell Hurwitz and his co-writers and actors, but because long-delayed follow-ups to beloved cult shows, however well-intentioned, often end up feeling forced and awkward and cosmically wrong. Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2013/05/tv-review-seitz-on-arrested-development.html

No, Arrested Development's "Showstealer" Watermark Isn't a Mistake

If you've been watching the latest season of Arrested Development on Netflix this week, you may notice a joke that is confusing some fans. The watermark "Showstealer Pro Trial Version" appears across many of the old clips from the previous seasons. READ MORE...

More 'Arrested Development'? Netflix is open to making new seasons

"Arrested Development" Season 4 has finally premiered, and most fans likely spent the weekend marathoning the new 15 episodes. Those who finished the season are probably left with some big questions, chief among them being, "What comes next? According to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, there could be more seasons of "Arrested Development" on the video streaming format. The biggest hurdle that would need to be overcome to make that happen is to get the cast back on board for a fifth season. "'Arrested' is unique, because [whether or not it comes back is] really up to the talent," Hastings tells CNBC. "If the talent were willing to do more, and interested in that, I'm sure we would be willing." Netflix has declined to share just how "huge" the Season 4 premiere weekend was for the company, with Hastings explaining that they are instead looking at first year numbers. Regardless, fans shouldn't expect new "Arrested Development"... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/more-arrested-development-netflix-is-open-to-making-more-seasons.html

Remarkable Stats About 'Arrested Development' Premier

And according to preliminary data from Procera , a company that monitors networks and Internet service providers, that may turn out to be true. Read More... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/28/arrested-development-on-netflix_n_3348976.html?utm_hp_ref=tv&ir=TV

'Arrested Development' Is Hurting Netflix.. For Now

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The hoopla surrounding the return of "Arrested Development" on Netflix's Internet video service has dissolved into a letdown on Wall Street. Read More... http://feeds.huffingtonpost.com/~r/HP/Entertainment/~3/opEFOYWTSjo/netflix-stock-sinks-on-mi_n_3347978.html

'Arrested Development' Pirated More Than 100,000 Times in 24 Hours

Less than a month ago, Netflix's chief content officer Ted Sarandos said that BitTorrent traffic drops as Netflix traffic grows.      http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/iSYouafVmb8/story01.htm

'Arrested Development': What Hollywood Is Saying

Famous fans including Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Erika Christensen, along with star Tony Hale and executive producer Ron Howard, shared their enthusiasm for the return of the beloved series.      http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/3zucW409z8M/story01.htm

'Arrested Development': What the Critics Are Saying

Netflix brings the Bluth family back for a 15-episode fourth season to the delight (and sometimes chagrin) of TV reviewers.      http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/YvVeHraRc-Y/story01.htm
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