Jessica Walter: If HBO had 'Arrested Development,' it would still be on
Is Jessica Walter the next Betty White?
TV Land sure hopes so, giving critics a look at Retired at 35, the network’s follow up to its surprise smash Hot in Cleveland.
At the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour, Walter and George Segal joined youngsters Josh McDermitt and Johnathan McCain as the cast of the network’s latest AARP-friendly comedy.
Reporters couldn’t resist asking Walter an Arrested Development question, asking her to compare the experience of working on Fox’s show to TV Land’s latest. And she says…
“Arrested was more for cable audience, like Showtime or HBO,” she says of the beloved series, which ran for three seasons. “If it had been on one of those networks, it would still be going.”
In Retired, which debuts Jan. 19, a young New York hotshot who loses his job and moves in with his retired parents living in Florida.
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