The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Yesterday, Mitchell Hurwitz told an audience at the New Yorker Festival that Arrested Development may be returning to the small screen as soon as next fall; according to Inside TV, producers are currently in talks with both Showtime and Netflix about “airing a limited number of original episodes that will update fans on the Bluth clan.”

2. It was a sad weekend for new movies with good critical buzz at the box office, with Dolphin Tale taking the number one spot over both Moneyball (which made $12.2 million) and 50/50 (which took in $8.8 million). We can’t speak for Moneyball yet, but 50/50 is definitely worth paying to see in theaters. [via Vulture]

3. Last night Andy Rooney filed his final piece as a regular contributor on 60 Minutes with the following, pitch-perfect sign-off: “If you do see me in a restaurant, please, just let me eat my dinner.” Watch the full farewell speech here.

4. ABC News has announced a new deal with Yahoo that will allow both brands to share news content and stories, as well as traffic numbers and “integrated bureaus” in New York, Washington, and Los Angeles. [via The Daily Beast]

5. Here is your first look at the return of cult British series Absolutely Fabulous. Do you think Patsy and Edina have changed all that much?

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