Jason Bateman has throat surgery
by Joel Keller, posted Nov 1st 2005 12:09AM
According to the website of everyone's favorite TV magazine-turned-tabloid, production of Arrested Development has temporarily shut down while star Jason Bateman recouperates from throat surgery. Executive producer Mitch Hurwitz tells TVGuide.com that the show is definitely coming back and merely taking a break to allow Bateman time to recover. Jeez, let's hope so. For all we know, FOX could use this as an excuse to cancel the darn show. Y'know, like replacing a quarterback as he recovers from an injury. AD is due to air during the entire November sweeps period, so maybe FOX has some faith in it, despite it's declining ratings. Or maybe they're buring off episodes so they can squeeze in a second showing of Stacked. I guess we'll find out soon enough, won't we?