Tune In and Space Out! The Series Premiere of 'Futurama' Debuts on COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00 P.M. ET
COMEDY CENTRAL Will Air All 72 Episodes of 'Futurama' Along With Four World
Television Premiere 'Futurama' Movies, Including 'Bender's Big Score' Which
is Scheduled to Air in First Quarter of 2008
During Premiere Week, Two Back-To-Back Episodes of 'Futurama' Will Air
Wednesday Through Friday from 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
After Premiere Week, Episodes Will Air Monday Through Thursday at 9:00 P.M.
and Fridays at 9:00 P.M. and 9:30 P.M.
NEW YORK, Dec. 17 -- Greetings, Earthlings! Matt
Groening's Emmy Award -winning animated series "Futurama" premieres on
COMEDY CENTRAL Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00 p.m.
COMEDY CENTRAL will begin to air all 72 existing episodes of "Futurama"
along with four "Futurama" DVD movies, including "Bender's Big Score,"
"Bender's Game," "The Beast with a Billion Backs" and "Into the Wild Green
Yonder." "Bender's Big Score," released on DVD this year, will air in First
Quarter of 2008.
"Futurama" focuses on the life of Philip Fry (Billy West), a
25-year-old pizza delivery boy who accidentally freezes himself December
31, 1999 and wakes up 1,000 years later with a fresh start at life - and a
"diverse" new group of friends including Turanga LeeLa (Katey Sagal), a
tough, but lovely one-eyed alien, and Bender (John DiMaggio), a robot who
possesses human characteristics and flaws. The show also features guest
stars such as Sarah Silverman, Hank Azaria, Bob Odenkirk, Pamela Anderson,
Beatrice Arthur, Lucy Liu, Beck and Coolio.
"Futurama" aired on Fox from 1999 to 2003 and the series consists of 72
episodes. The series was nominated five years in a row and won three Emmys
including its award for "Outstanding Animated Program" in 2002.
"Futurama" is produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Television.
The show is created and executive produced by Matt Groening with
co-executive producers David X. Cohen, Ken Keeler and Eric Horsted.
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