Futurama will get canceled a second time, finale to air on September 4th

Futurama gets canceled a second time, finale to air on September 4th

Dangerous information, everybody. 5 years into Futurama‘s revived presence on Comedy Central, the animated sci-fi collection is getting the boot for the second time in its lengthy and tumultuous historical past. Lengthy-time followers will keep in mind the primary collection finale (“The Satan’s Arms are Idle Playthings”) on Fox in 2003, the present’s temporary rerun stint on Cartoon Community’s Grownup Swim, the foray into 4 direct-to-DVD films (which have been separated into sixteen episodes for its inaugural season on Comedy Central) and its eventual cope with the cable community that introduced us South Park and The Every day Present. However even after stunts like enjoying on our gadget obsessions and arising with a model new mathematical theorem, it appears the positive people over at Planet Categorical simply could not slake Viacom’s thirst for viewers. So, with a heavy coronary heart, we await the collection finale (dubbed “In the meantime”) to air on September 4th. However hey, perhaps somebody can persuade Netflix to offer life to but one other sensible-however-canceled collection?

Replace: To take a look at a preview of the present’s last season — to debut on June nineteenth — take a peek on the second video after the break.

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Collection Finale Slated for September four


Visitor Stars for the Remaining Season Embrace Larry Fowl, Dan Castellaneta,

Sarah Silverman, George Takei, Adam West and Burt Ward


Remaining Season Celebration Kicks Off with 50 Day “Countdown to Futurama”

Main as much as the Season Premiere on Wednesday, June 19, 2013


Followers Can Go to ComedyCentral.com to Get Net-Unique Content material,

Together with Episode Previews, Unique Interviews and Extra


NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 – “Futurama” rockets into area for the (second) remaining time because the Emmy® Award-profitable collection will conclude its lengthy historical past with this summer time’s all-new season. The 13-episode summer time run will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL with again-to-again episodes on Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 p.m. with the emotional collection finale scheduled for September four. Particular visitor stars for the ultimate season embrace Larry Chook, Dan Castellaneta, Sarah Silverman, George Takei, Adam West and Burt Ward. The present’s complete unique voice forged might be returning. Together with the but-to-air season, it will deliver the entire variety of episodes in “Futurama’s” storied historical past to one hundred forty.

“I am very pleased with the upcoming season. If that is certainly the top of ‘Futurama,’ it is a incredible end to an excellent, long term,” stated creator and Government Producer Matt Groening.

“Having the chance to deliver ‘Futurama’ again for fifty two episodes over these final 4 years has been a thrill for all of us at COMEDY CENTRAL. The upcoming season guarantees to be the most effective ultimate season of ‘Futurama’ but,” stated Dave Bernath, EVP Program Technique & Multi Programming.

COMEDY CENTRAL will have fun the ultimate season of “Futurama” with a number of bonus content material on cc.com together with weekly episode previews, highlights and photograph galleries that includes idea paintings from the upcoming episodes. The location additionally incorporates clips from the whole library of “Futurama” episodes and options unique interviews with the present’s forged, in addition to with Matt Groening and David X. Cohen, plus a “making of an episode” mini-documentary. Later this month, COMEDY CENTRAL will start its summer time-lengthy celebration of the ultimate season with the launch of “Countdown to Futurama” on Fb, the place its fan base has grown from a million “likes” previous to its 2010 resurrection on COMEDY CENTRAL to over 26 million “likes” at the moment, making it one of many prime tv pages on Fb. The “Countdown” celebration will function new and unique content material every day, together with clips, episode stills, character designs and extra. As well as, the celebration will prolong to the COMEDY CENTRL Tumblr which can supply a “Futurama Fanarama” function spotlighting fan tributes to the collection and its ultimate season.

First airing on FOX from 1999-2003, “Futurama” was introduced again in 2007 with 4 direct-to-DVD films that subsequently aired as 30-minute episodes on COMEDY CENTRAL. Based mostly on their success, COMEDY CENTRAL ordered new seasons of the collection which made a triumphant return to tv in June 2010. Over the course of its storied run, “Futurama” has earned six Emmy® Awards–together with two Excellent Animated Program, seven Annie Awards, two Environmental Media Awards and two Author’s Guild of America Awards.

“Futurama,” created by Matt Groening, developed by Matt Groening and David X. Cohen, is produced by The Curiosity Firm in affiliation with twentieth Century Fox Tv.

twentieth Century Fox Tv, a division of Information Corp, is a number one provider of leisure content material domestically and all over the world.

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