Arrested Development

Jeffrey Tambor: A Selfless Virtuoso

Ed Cripps | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Ed Cripps

Tambor reinvigorated sitcom parenthood and found the role of his career as Maura Pfefferman (formerly Mort Pfefferman) in Transparent. It is the sort of performance that comes around once every ten years, soul-naked, eyes like wet jewels, his voice a ripple of canyon wind. He handles Maura's self-consciousness so sensitively, and her transformation so unshowily...

Growing Up Too Fast vs Arrested Development - And Why You Can Find Many Of Us In The Hinterland Between

Pandora Sykes | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Pandora Sykes

We've long been terrified that children are growing up too fast, turning into little kidults For the girls: supermarkets selling bras for bee-stung chests; the iPhone becoming the new pencil case; and ten-year-olds calling each other 'badass bitches'.

Interview: Stephen Merchant on What Makes Great Comedy Timeless

Adam Forrest | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Adam Forrest

At this point in his career, Stephen Merchant knows a thing or two about successful comedy. The writer, director and actor, best known for his collaborations with Ricky Gervais on The Office and Extras, has won awards and plaudits on both sides of the Atlantic.

Piracy! Illegal Downloads! Fight! Fight! Fight!

Pat Higgins | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I'm an independent filmmaker. I've tried a lot of different ways of giving stuff away free over the years. However, shooting movies isn't free, and at some point in the process you need to make sure that someone gives you some money, otherwise you don't get to make any more independent movies.

Cutting the Cord? The Future of TV

Gavin Devine | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Gavin Devine

The fourth season of US sitcom 'Arrested Development' was launched by Netflix on Sunday morning - all 15 episodes at once, for your binge viewing pleasure.

The Return of 'Arrested Development': When Smart Characters Get Stupid

Pat Higgins | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I haven't yet settled down and binged my comedy guts out on Arrested Development's new episodes, opting instead for a comparatively restrained viewing of the first two episodes last night. I'm not sure how the rest of the run pans out, but those opening episodes have left me fairly confident of a few things:

WATCH: 'Arrested Development' Gets A Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The trailer for the new season of 'Arrested Development' has just aired (below) - and to celebrate the upcoming fourth season, we've got interviews fo...

Children of the Revolution: The Second Season of 'Girls'

India Ross | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
India Ross

Like Arrested Development, the gag of Girls is that characters of stature have the heads of children (note the title: by any common-sense metric the protagonists are 'women'). Hannah is archetypal; her inner child so vocal it has long put her outer adult out of business.

What Wouldn't Melissa McCarthy Do, Even For Laughs?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy may have stretched the boundaries of seemliness in her scene-stealing role of Megan in 'Bridesmaids', but the comedienne and actress ...

Our Top 10 TV Cult Comedy Classics - Is Yours On The List?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Nothing fascinates more than an unwatched but much loved gem - shows that burn brightly for a few glorious seasons before being all-too-often consigne...

Top 20 Sitcom Families: Did Your Favourite Make The List?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Comedy

Whether they've been set around kitchen tables or living room sofas, in working class lives or elite intellectual ones, family sitcoms have been a sta...

PHOTOS: 'Arrested Development' Is Back!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK Comedy

The first photos from the set of Arrested Development Season 4 have emerged - and this is by far and away our favourite: Yes, ladies and gentle...

How To Win Friends And Influence People When Talking About British TV Comedy: A Guide For Americans

Andrea Mann | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Andrea Mann

American cousins! And other Americans to whom I am not related! Ever found yourself at a tea party - the British, not crazed lunatic Republican, kind - and suddenly been at a loss for words when the topic of conversation moves, inevitably, to British television comedy? Fear not. For here is a handy guide to What To Say in such a situation - or indeed, when conversing with Brits in the Huffington Post Comedy Club comments. The following 20 pointers are intended to make you blend in with British people...

WATCH: Armando Iannucci's US Follow-Up To 'The Thick Of It' Gets A New Trailer

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever dreamed of a US version of The Thick Of It? Or a comedy version of The West Wing? Well, your dreams are set to come true in just a couple of mont...

Can't Get 'Arrested'? Now You Can

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Do you want the good news, or the good news? Okay, first, Arrested Development is on its way back to our screens. The award-winning sitcom ran bet...