"''Arrested Development"'' is a character-driven American comedy television series about a formerly wealthy and habitually dysfunctional family that ran from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. The series is presented in a fashion reminiscent of documentary film/cinéma vérité, with omniscient narration (by Ron Howard), archival photographs, and historic footage. Although set in Newport Beach and Balboa Island, California, it was primarily filmed in locations around Culver City and Marina del Rey, about an hour drive north.
The show was created by Mitchell Hurwitz, the creator of ''The Ellen Show'', and writer for ''The John Larroquette Show'' and ''The Golden Girls''. Hurwitz, together with Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, and David Nevins (all part of Imagine Entertainment) are executive producers. It airs/aired on broadcast networks worldwide, including Fox in the United States and Latin America, TV3 in Ireland, BBC Two in the United Kingdom, Global TV in Canada, in Asia on STAR World and in Australia on the Seven Network & The Comedy Channel.
Since its debut, the series earned six Emmys, a Golden Globe, and a cult fan base of perhaps four million American viewers. It ...
|camera||Single camera setup|
|runtime||approximately 21 minutes|
|creator|| Mitchell Hurwitz|
|starring|| Jason Bateman|
Portia de Rossi
|narrated|| Ron Howard|
|network||Fox Broadcasting Company|
|first aired||November 2, 2003|
|last aired||February 10, 2006|
|num episodes||List of Arrested Development episodes|
|tv com id||17005|