It has been a very long wait for the patient fans of ‘Arrested Development’ but the wait is almost over. This morning, Netflix has finally put a release date on the fourth season of the beloved series.
The official premier date will be on May 26, 2013. That Sunday Netflix will release the entire fourth season (15 episodes now) on 12:01am PT anywhere that Netflix is available. This includes the United States, Canada, the U.K., Ireland, Latin America, Brazil and other place that you can access the show. We say (15 episodes) because 14 episodes was the initial number planned, somehow an extra one got pushed in there.
“Arrested Development is now widely viewed as one of the top TV comedies of all time and Mitch Hurwitz is bringing it to Netflix in a brand new way, crafted for the on-demand generation that has come to discover the show in the years since it last appeared on TV,” said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer for Netflix. “The highly anticipated return of this show is sure to make history all over again.”
“Ted said that? Wow. Well don’t print this obviously, but he’s going to be immensely disappointed. In truth we are doing something very ambitious that can only be done with Netflix as partners and on their platform. Finally my simple wish for the show is coming true: that it be broadcast every second around the clock to every television, computer or mobile device in existence,” said series creator and executive producer Mitch Hurwitz.