Then Came Elvis

'Arrested Development's' Jason Bateman Sells '80s Sitcom to NBC

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 3, 2012 @ 11:40 AM
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Considering the run of good fortune NBC is having this week -- giving full-season orders to both 'Revolution' and its new hit comedies, 'Go On' and 'The New Normal' -- and winning premiere week in the ratings for the first time in nine years, the Peacock is definitely in the mood to capitalize. And what better way to capitalize than to get in business with beloved 'Arrested Development' star Jason Bateman? The likeable everyman star will produce a new single-camera period comedy for the network called 'Then Came Elvis,' so what's it all about?