TODAY | May 25, 2013
>>> the beloved comedy " arrested development " is back this weekend. the cast is the same but how and where the show airs is much different. jenna is back to tell us more.
>> are you fans of the show?
>> gotten into it.
>> people got into it after it went off the air. i love the show. if you are a fan of the family " arrested development " you know 15 new episodes are available starting tomorrow but unlike the first three seasons which aired on fox, the new shows will be streamed online.
>> excuse me. hello.
>> this weekend netflix is reintroducing america to the bluth family seven years after fox canceled the emmy award favorite. " arrested development " returns with 15 new episodes but you can only watch them on netflix.
>> when " arrested development " was on tv it averaged 5 million viewers per week. that's not close to enough to be considered a big hit . if 5 million people watch this new season of " arrested development " on netflix, that's going to be considered a smash success.
>> that's not a great sign.
>> this isn't the first time people have turned to the internet for their favorite shows. popular soap operas canceled by the networks found new life online as well.
>> why are you here?
>> and this february netflix released the original series "house of cards" starring kevin spacey giving them 2 million new u.s. subscribers and the company is hoping to do the same with " arrested development ." it's been a long awaited return, when the clock strikes midnight, fans will be reunited with their favorite dysfunctional family .
>> no one will be there to hear your screams.
>> it's not like any of them disappeared. most of them have gone onto do other