Television

“Futurama” to end after 7th season

Fox canceled Futurama ten years ago and it seems like Comedy Central is doing it again. The upcoming season 7 (not to be confused with the DVD set Volume 7 recently released) will be the show’s last.

via press release:

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“Futurama” BLASTS INTO ITS FINAL FRONTIER…. AGAIN!

FINAL SEASON OF THE EMMY® AWARD-WINNING COMEDY SERIES

TO PREMIERE WEDNESDAY JUNE 19, 2013 AT 10:00 P.M.

 

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Series Finale Slated for September 4

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Guest Stars for the Final Season Include Larry Bird, Dan Castellaneta,

Sarah Silverman, George Takei, Adam West and Burt Ward

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

Leading up to the Season Premiere on Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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Fans Can Visit ComedyCentral.com to Get Web-Exclusive Content,

Including Episode Previews, Exclusive Interviews and More

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Click here to watch a preview of the new season

 

NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 – “Futurama” rockets into space for the (second) final time as the Emmy® Award-winning series will conclude its long history with this summer’s all-new season.  The thirteen-episode summer run will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 p.m. with the emotional series finale scheduled for September 4.  Special guest stars for the final season include Larry Bird, Dan Castellaneta, Sarah Silverman, George Takei, Adam West and Burt Ward.  The show’s entire original voice cast will be returning.  Including the yet-to-air season, this will bring the total number of episodes in “Futurama’s” storied history to 140.

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