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Mitch Hurwitz, Creator of 'Arrested Development'


Mitch Hurwitz is the creator and executive producer of the TV series Arrested Development. The FOX show, which has won critical praise for its irreverently dysfunctional family; it has also won a handful of Emmy Awards.

Hurwitz, is also credited as a writer on the series, was also a writer and producer on the TV sitcoms The Golden Girls and The Ellen Show.

Arrested Development, now airing on Monday nights, is in its third season.

This interview originally aired on Nov. 3, 2005.

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David Bianculli is a guest host and TV critic on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. A contributor to the show since its inception, he has been a TV critic since 1975.