In a sad bit of news today for fellow ‘Futurama’ fans, Comedy Central has officially cancelled the series, announcing via a press release that the final 13 episodes of the series will begin June 19 with no further seasons to be produced. You can read the full press release after the jump.
Immediately below you can read the full press release regarding the announcement of the final 13 episodes of the series in result of the cancellation of the series today by Comedy Central.
“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.
Series Finale Slated for September 4
Guest Stars for the Final Season Include Larry Bird, Dan Castellaneta,
Sarah Silverman, George Takei, Adam West and Burt Ward
Final Season Celebration Kicks Off with 50 Day “Countdown to Futurama”
Leading up to the Season Premiere on Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Fans Can Visit ComedyCentral.com to Get Web-Exclusive Content,
Including Episode Previews, Exclusive Interviews and More
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.