Broad is beautiful
Given his experience on some of television’s best and most critically lauded comedies, including Arrested Development and 30 Rock, it’s easy to imagine Will Arnett sitting at his first table read for the new CBS sitcom, The Millers, and wondering how the hell he got there.
There’s been something quite a-peeling going on this week in New York.
A real-life version of the infamous Bluth’s Frozen Banana stand has been touring the city to coincide with the fourth season of Arrested Development—and The Observer managed to get a real inside scoop.
Heading down to the Columbus Circle location on Tuesday, the Read More
Before his conversation with Michael Cera began last Wednesday night, comedian David Cross could be spotted chatting with a comely blonde in one of the aisles of 92Y’s Kaufmann Concert Hall. He was gawked at, but not accosted, by a crowd clearly composed of die-hard fans. Nearly every seat was taken, and the audience hung Read More
Arrested Development, the show that has lived in suspended animation for almost twice as long as it was actually on television, is coming back to life through a new Netflix season and a feature film. The rumors are true! And not only that, but you, average person who is not a film extra, now have an opportunity for a walk-on role in the show!
(Insert your favorite Arrested Development line here. Ex: “I just blue myself,” “But where did the lighter fluid come from?” “Gene Parmesan!” etc.)
Liza Minnelli, who played mother figure / love interest “Lucille II” on the late, lamented Fox series Arrested Development, is to return for the show’s Netflix revival, says TV Guide.
The Daily Transom
Who could have guessed it would finally happen? After many stops and starts, the Netflix Arrested Development revival, a ten-episode mini-season, is apparently ready to shoot. Jason Bateman, who starred in the three-season Fox comedy, Tweeted a picture with producer Ron Howard and show creator Mitch Hurwitz, and wrote in a caption: “All systems are Read More
Nancy Franklin may be taking a sabbatical from her post as television critic for The New Yorker, but it looks like she’s got one more small-screen magic trick up her sleeve before she goes.
In a surprise addition to the magazine’s annual festival, Ms. Franklin will moderate a panel with the entire cast Read More
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer yesterday delivered his official thoughts on the planned Riverside Center housing development on the Upper West Side, recommending against the proposed 2,500-apartment project (with conditions).
The development is the last piece of Riverside South, the giant string of apartment towers along the West Side Highway that were started by Donald Read More
While the will they or won’t they status of the Arrested Development movie seems to change every month (current status: they will!), creator Mitch Hurwitz is doing his best to recreate the cult series on his new Fox sitcom, Running Wilde. There’s the premise — Will Arnett plays a spoiled and obstuse developmentally arrested oil Read More
Amid the recent news of CNN’s rough first quarter, there’s been much speculation about what CNN U.S. chief Jon Klein should do to revitalize the cable news network’s line up. On Wednesday, (soon to be former) Politico reporter Michael Calderone polled everyone from Phil Donahue to Aaron Brown Read More