Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz. The series aired for three seasons on the Fox network from 2003–2006, with new episodes planned for release on Netflix in May 2013. The show is about the Bluth family, a formerly wealthy and habitually dysfunctional family, and is presented in a continuous format, incorporating hand-held camera work, narration, archival photos, and historical footage. Ron Howard serves as an executive producer and the series' uncredited narrator. Set in Newport Beach, California, Arrested Development is primarily filmed in Culver City and Marina del Rey.