Netflix in talks for season 5 of 'Arrested Development'
Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) is in talks with the producers of "Arrested Development" about making more episodes of the comedy series, Imagine Entertainment co-chairman Brian Grazer told Bloomberg.
Netflix revived the comedy in May, years after its run on the Fox broadcast network ended. Netflix does not provide viewership figures for its shows.
In a way, the fact that the show has not already been renewed is notable. Other original Netflix shows such as "House of Cards," "Hemlock Grove" and "Orange is the New Black" were all quickly renewed. In the case of "Orange is the New Black," the show was given a second season even before the first season's episodes debuted online.
Grazer's comments added to conjecture that the show will return for what would technically be its fifth season. Last month, the show's creator Mitch Hurwitz told reporters he had no timeline for future seasons yet.
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