Arrested Development: Season 4 Premieres Today

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Does it deserve the hype that’s developed?

The long-awaited fourth season of Arrested Development premieres today exclusively on Netflix, and right now you can stream all 15 episodes, each of which deal separately with individual characters’ narratives as we catch up with what the Bluth family has been up to since the series’ unfortunate cancellation in 2006.

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Season 1 • Review

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A satisfying snack

"Why is anything anything?” once remarks an exasperated Master Shake to his Hunger Teammate, Frylock. Aqua Teen Hunger Force, a Flash-animated comedy series from two veterans of the similarly bizarre Space Ghost Coast to Coast, is the type of show that might evoke such a question as it eschews exposition and drops the viewer right into the absurd mix. Why talking fast food? Where did they come from?

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Television for the People: The Importance of Adult Swim

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We take a closer look at the mini-network that’s been empowering its audience through Flashimation and fast food anti-adventures since 2001

Today’s media landscape is more participatory and inclusive than perhaps ever before. Creator-driven content from new, exciting faces is en vogue, and people are entering the media infrastructure by a much wider variety of means than until recently was possible. You can watch a show develop from homemade Youtube videos to network program. You can listen to celebrities speak candidly on podcasts,

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New Releases, Arriving & Expiring Soon (April 2013)

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Man on the Moon, Rain Man, James Bond, Fringe, Eureka, Trigun, The Hunger Games, ParaNorman, Cool World, Young@Heart, Kitchen Nightmares and more coming to Netflix Instant

The month of April is here, and with it, as usual, come a great many arrivals to and expirations from Netflix Instant. Starting the month off on the 1st are the Eddie Murphy classic 48 Hrs., three Astonishing X-Men titles, more than a dozen anime titles including TrigunEden of the East and Hetalia: Axis Powers, Mel Gibson classic Braveheart, the 2010 reunion of comedy duo Cheech Marin and Tommy

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Netflix Announces Plans to Insert Kevin Spacey Doing a Southern Accent Into Every Title in Its Library

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Kevin Spacey’s southern accent in House of Cards heralded as “the only important thing happening in entertainment today” by Kevin Spacey

UPDATE: It was all an April Fool’s joke! Gotcha!

In a surprise announcement this morning, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings told investors that the company planned to shift focus from creating original content to re-shooting footage from its instant streaming library, replacing one or more characters with Kevin Spacey doing a southern accent. “We are sure you all enjoyed our original production House of Cards and its unprecedented display of Kevin Spacey

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Fringe: Seasons 1-4 to Infringe Upon Netflix Instant Tomorrow

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J.J. Abrams’s quantum crime series begins streaming in April

Fringe, the Fox series from J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci about a division of the FBI that uses experimental and procedural techniques to solve otherworldly crimes is coming to Netflix Instant tomorrow. The first four seasons have been announced for streaming beginning April 1st. The show ran from 2008-2013 and starred Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Jasika Nicole and

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More than a Dozen Anime Titles Coming to Netflix Instant Tomorrow

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Trigun, Eden of the East, Hetalia: Axis Powers and more streaming from April 1st

Two months ago, Netflix Instant allowed a baker’s dozen anime series to expire, but tomorrow it will more or less fill the void with the addition of a selection of titles from the genre. Beginning April 1st, you can stream Black Butler season 1, Chrome Shelled Regios, D. Gray-man season 2, Eden of the East: The Complete SeriesGirls Bravo, Hero Tales: The Complete Series, Hetalia: Axis Powers seasons 1-2,

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Make a Sound of Elation, Eureka: Season 5 is Coming to Netflix Instant Tomorrow

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You can stream the last season of the hit SyFy show in April

Eureka, the science fiction/ comedy/ drama series from SyFy, focuses on a town of award-winning scientists and their small-town-transplant sheriff, who spends his time solving crimes involving the misuse of technology. Fans will be happy to hear that the show’s fifth and final season, originally televised in 2012, is joining the Netflix Instant library tomorrow. The series was created by Andrew Cosby and

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More Cartoon Network Shows Now Streaming on Netflix Instant than Previously Announced

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Codename: Kids Next Door, Cow and Chicken and more added as well

We recently announced that quite a few Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Warner Bros Animations had made it to Adult Swim as of March 30th. All of our information comes from the Netflix API, which is at times inaccurate or incomplete, and this time it’s worked out to viewers’ favor as even more Cartoon Network shows have been added to Netflix Instant than previously announced. Along with the rest,

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Carrie is the Hottest New Addition to Netflix Instant

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Stephen King’s original horror classic now streaming, with more arriving tomorrow

Netflix Instant has added another horror classic to their streaming library today, Carrie (1976), directed by Brian De Palma and based on the novel of the same name written by Stephen King — his first book, in fact. The fi;m stars Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, William Katt, John Travolta and Nancy Allen. It follows an awkward high school student tormented by her abusive, ultra-religious mother

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Regeneration Gap — A Doctor Who Retrospective, Part III: Doctor New

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Faded, but not Lost

Welcome to the return of Regeneration Gap, our guide to classic “Doctor Who” on Netflix Instant. Since our last article, Netflix Instant has taken the liberty of consolidating the available stories under the title “Classic Doctor Who,” and now, after a brief period of confusion, appear in their correct chronological order under the banner of various “seasons”. (The season designation reflects the order on Netflix

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James Bond Sneaks Back Onto Netflix Instant in April

A slew of spy films to infiltrate your queue

James Bond frequently appears on Netflix Instant in intermittent intervals, and one such stint will begin in April when 13 of the spy’s motion pictures return to the service. Beginning next month, you can stream Dr. No (1962), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), Live and Let Die (1973), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983), A View to

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Starved for Entertainment? You Can Catch The Hunger Games on Netflix Instant Next Week

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The famine ends April 2nd

The Hunger Games was one of the most popular films of 2012, based on the Suzanne Collins novel of the same name, and starting April 2nd, you can stream it on Netflix Instant. It stars Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson as Katniss and Peta, two children who inhabit a dystopian world in which the young must fight for food and their lives in the titular compeition. The film was directed by Gary Ross and

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Hey Bronies, Season 3 of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is Now on Netflix Instant

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Are you excited, yay or neigh?

"My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" is one of the more interesting offerings in childrens television today in that, while based on a toy line marketed largely to very young girls and created with that same audience in mind, it’s attracted a formidable following of adult men who proudly call themselves "bronies". That group, and people who enjoy the program in general, have reason to rejoice as Netflix has just

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Be Glad, Netflix Instant Has Added Mad Men Season 5

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Watch more of the acclaimed AMC drama

Netflix has just added season 5 of “Mad Men” to its Instant streaming service, which originally aired in 2012. The season takes place between 1966 and 1967 and stars Jon Hamm as Don Draper, Manhattan advertising executive, in this critically acclaimed drama. The season was nominated for 17 Primetime Emmy awards, though it did not any. “Mad Men” was created by Matthew Weiner and also

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