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Futurama Returns To Production With An Initial Order Of 26 New Episodes To Premiere Mid 2010

From Comedy Centrals' Press Central:

"FUTURAMA" RETURNS TO PRODUCTION
WITH AN INITIAL ORDER OF
26 NEW EPISODES TO PREMIERE MID 2010


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Emmy Award-Winning Animated Comedy Series
Confirmed To Run On COMEDY CENTRAL;
Broadcast Network Run Also Possible


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NEW YORK, June 10, 2009 -- 20th Century Fox Television, the animation powerhouse that brought "Family Guy" back from the dead five years ago, has done it again: Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's brilliantly subversive animated sci-fi comedy "Futurama" will return to production on 26 new half-hour episodes more than six years after the series aired its last original episode. The move comes on the heels of the series' blockbuster performance on DVD and on COMEDY CENTRAL; the announcement was made today by Twentieth Century Fox Television Chairmen Gary N…