5 things Arrested Development's comeback can teach the TV biz

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Forbes: Arrested Development's comeback has elicited more angst than celebration inside the TV business.

Networks and Netflix are clearly in different businesses, of course. Netflix, like fellow digital players Amazon and Hulu, is solely focused on driving subscriptions and can therefore spend lavishly on content (either original or licensed) without fretting about ratings. Nevertheless, the unlikely return of Arrested Development offers several valuable lessons for the broader TV business.

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