FROM Mitchell Hurwitz
Mitchell Hurwitz Since Arrested Development was canceled by Fox in 2006, series creator Mitchell Hurwitz has been committed to figuring out a way to continue the story of the Bluth family one way or another. For years he worked on a movie -- or really, a trilogy -- then a web series. But it wasn't until Netflix came along that the stars aligned -- literally and figuratively. He talks with The Business producer Darby Maloney about the complicated logistics of resuscitating this cult series, the public's reactions, and if there's more Arrested Development in the future. Plus, he does it all naked. Or does he? Mitch Hurwitz in KCRW studio with 'The Business' producer, Darby Maloney
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Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?