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Friday, November 18, 2011

Wow. Netflix Gets Exclusive 'Arrested Development' Streaming Rights For New Season via HuffingtonPost

The media-streaming giant has signed an exclusive deal to resurrect acclaimed comedy series "Arrested Development."

New episodes will be available only to Netflix streaming subscribers in the U.S. in 2013.

"For the first time in their histories, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Imagine Television will produce original first-run entertainment content for the world's leading internet subscription service, bringing back the acclaimed series to production on all new episodes five years after its cancellation," read Netflix's press release.

"Netflix's bold entrance into original programming presents an exciting new opportunity for our two companies," Fox Filmed Entertainment's President of New Media & Digital Distribution Peter Levinsohn was quoted in the release. "Bringing a classic show back to production on new episodes exclusively for Netflix customers is a game changer, and illustrates the incredible potential the new digital landscape affords great content providers like Twentieth Century Fox Television and Imagine."

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