"Arrested Development" creator Mitch Hurwitz announced today that the show will be coming back to television -- five years after it was cancelled. Hurwitz said the show will do a "limited"… READ MORE >
Mitchell D. Hurwitz (born May 29, 1963) is an American television writer and producer. He is best known as the creator of the television sitcom Arrested Development as well as the co-creator of The Ellen Show, and a contributor to The John Larroquette Show and The Golden Girls. Hurwitz was born in Anaheim, California. In 1976, when Hurwitz was 12, he co-founded a chocolate-chip cookie business called the Chipyard, with his older brother, Michael. A Chipyard store, opened at a later date by their father, is still in operation in Boston. He graduated from Estancia High School in Costa Mesa, CA, and from Georgetown University in 1985 with a double major in English and Theology. Hurwitz worked on several sitcoms in the 1980s and 1990s, including Nurses, The Golden Girls, The Golden Palace, The John Larroquette Show, The Ellen Show, and Hench at Home. He also created, "Everything's Relative," a midseason comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor and Jill Clayburgh for NBC in 1999.