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'Arrested Development' premieres May 26 on Netflix

"Arrested Development" will be reborn on Netflix on May 26. The subscription service announced the premiere date Thursday, saying that all 15 episodes of the comedy series will be posted at the same time. The Mitchell Hurwitz sitcom starring Jason Bateman was canceled by Fox in 2006 after three seasons.


Wachowskis to make sci-fi series for Netflix

Wachowski Siblings

Netflix's newest original series will be science-fiction from the duo behind the "The Matrix" trilogy. Netflix announced Wednesday that it will stream "Sense8" late next year for subscribers.


'Arrested Development': David Cross Says Netflix Return Will Be 'Historical' (Q&A)

David Cross

The actor tells THR why a follow-up movie is close to impossible and which guest stars "truly impressed" him. Though Arrested Development is setting the precedent for "television shows that were canceled too early and then revived on Netflix for a very short season," it seems to be pushing the bar quite high: last month, series creator Mitch Hurwitz announced that the cult comedy, premiering on the streaming service in May, would follow a new episodic format which, altogether, is “the first act of what we would like to complete in a movie."


Netflix, DreamWorks to make original kids series


Netflix is buffing up its credentials as a popular way for parents to keep their kids entertained....


Netflix could gain from loss of Sat. mail delivery


Netflix won't miss Saturday mail delivery, even though the weekend service helped keep the company's DVD-by-mail subscribers happy. The U.S. Postal Service's planned shift to five days of home delivery a week instead of six may even make Netflix Inc. slightly more profitable by lowering the costs for sending out its familiar red envelopes with DVDs. That's because subscribers may be able to watch fewer DVDs for the same monthly price.


Netflix to Deliver All 13 Episodes of ‘House of Cards’ on One Day

House of Cards

Binge-viewing has become such a popular way for Americans to watch TV that it is changing the ways that networks create and distribute episodes.


Netflix Stock Surges 37 Percent After Incredible Quarter

Netflix stock is on its way to its biggest one-day gain since the video subscription service went public more than a decade ago. The stock had climbed $38.40, or 37 percent, to $141.66 in early afternoon trading Thursday as investors celebrated a fourth-quarter earnings report that Netflix Inc. released late Wednesday. Earlier in the session, the shares hit a new 52-week high of $149.17.


Netflix Adds Cartoons


Netflix signed deals with two Time Warner units to license a range of cartoons and other programming for its online video-streaming service.


Netflix to Increase CEO's Pay


Netflix raised Chief Executive Reed Hastings's compensation package to $4 million for 2013, essentially doubling his pay this year.


Amazon's Snafu Rattles Customers's latest technical glitch—interrupting service for Netflix Inc. and others—is causing some companies to rethink their reliance on the company for the bulk of their Web-computing needs.


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