The Planet Categorical crew is staying on the job.
Futurama, which Hulu revived (for the second time within the present’s life) earlier this 12 months, will prolong its run on the streamer. Hulu has ordered two extra seasons — 20 episodes’ value — of the animated collection from creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen.
Hulu’s preliminary pickup of Futurama in 2022 was additionally for 2 seasons and 20 episodes, so the brand new order will take the present by way of season 14. Season 12 is ready to premiere in 2024.
The renewal continues the lengthy and winding journey for Futurama, which started as a Fox collection in 1999. It lasted 5 seasons on the published community and was canceled in 2003, then grew to become a staple on Grownup Swim earlier than being revived for 4 direct-to-DVD films in 2007. The films have been then damaged into half-hour installments for what’s thought of the present’s fifth season, on Comedy Central (which additionally picked up syndication rights to earlier seasons), in 2008.
Comedy Central then ordered extra new episodes — 52 in all — and aired them from 2010-13 (although initially ordered as two 26-episode seasons, they aired in 13-episode batches and are actually numbered as 4 seasons). Hulu’s revival premiered July 24, simply shy of 10 years after the final Comedy Central installment.
The present has been successful for Hulu, making Nielsen’s high 10 authentic streaming collection six occasions throughout season 11. Futurama can be a key a part of the streamer’s grownup animation model, which incorporates fellow authentic collection Photo voltaic Opposites and a forthcoming King of the Hill revival and the libraries of Household Man, Bob’s Burgers and American Dad, amongst others.
John DiMaggio, Billy West, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille, Maurice LaMarche, Lauren Tom, Phil LaMarr and David Herman star in Futurama, which comes from twentieth Tv Animation. Groening and Cohen government produce with Ken Keeler and Claudia Katz.