Pre-Arrested Development season four, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings called the new episodes a "fantastic one-off" that happened through "non-repeatable" circumstances. "We don't anticipate being able to do seasons five, six, seven. We have less of a stake in it," Hastings said. "Arrested Development is a wildly successful tactic as opposed to fundamental to the strategy." Now that the show is officially back, Hastings has flipped a little on the prospect of further seasons. "Arrested is unique because that’s really up to the talent,” he said on Wednesday. "If the talent were willing to do more… I’m sure we would be willing." While Netflix won't release any kind of ratings, it seems like the new season has been doing well (and also getting pirated). Chief content officer Ted Sarandos has divulged that 85 percent of Netflix user-reviews on the new season have been four or five stars.
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