Comedy Central ordered 26 new episodes of Futurama, and that´s great news.
That is Two new seasons of Futurama to air
Bender is back! “Futurama” creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen are working on the new series as we speak, with an estimated spring 2010 air date.
We have wonder-network “Comedy Central” to thank for the resurrection of this cult show. They were happy with the purchase of the rights to air the original episodes of the show, which performed decently, and feel that new episodes (26 in total, to start with) will not only reinvigorate the core fans of the show, but will also bring in new fans of the series.
The four feature-length original “Futurama” specials: “Bender’s Big Score,” “The Beast With a Billion Backs,” “Bender’s Game” and “Into the Wild Green Yonder,” have performed well on DVD and ratings-wise on Comedy Central.
Reuters also report that all of the original voice cast members are expected to return for the new episodes, along with the core writing team. The episodes are expected to continue on from the end of “Into the Wild Green Yonder”.
We will keep you updated with the latest news on the new episodes as it becomes available.
Are you happy that Futurama is back?