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Mitch Hurwitz Says Newsman John Beard Should Be "Taking Some of Brian Williams' Jobs in Comedy"

"I don't know why this guy isn't taking some of Brian Williams' jobs in comedy. He's excellent. He plays it serious and also makes fun of himself, and also seems real. I just love him."

- Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz talking to TV Guide about the show's resident newsman John Beard, who I think was in more episodes than Michael Cera this season.

Newsman John Beard Will Be Back for 'Arrested Development' Season 4

We've already learned that beloved Arrested Development characters like Barry Zuckerkorn, Lucille 2, and Ann Veal are returning for the new season in the spring, but what about some of the show's minor characters? John Beard, a real-life newsman who played the Bluths' local anchorman throughout Arrested Development's run, confirms to Splitsider that he'll be back for season four. "I will tell you from what I've seen so far they may be even funnier than before!" says Beard, who didn't give any more details. Beard, who was the real local Fox news guy in Southern California during Arrested Development's run, appeared in 15 episodes of the show, the most [...]