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« on: 07-28-2003 21:21 »
« Last Edit on: 07-29-2003 00:00 »

In tv guide this week it has an article bout futurama.   love

Urban Legend
« Reply #1 on: 07-28-2003 21:24 »

wrong it isn't.

welcome to peel

 and i love that song

Bending Unit
« Reply #2 on: 07-28-2003 21:33 »

hmm... i cant find the story on tvguide.com... i'd be very interested to hear the context in which they said it was coming back...
are you sure it wasn't last year's?

« Reply #3 on: 07-28-2003 22:16 »

For those that care...

From TV Guide issue August 2-8
"Futurama's Final Fontier
Its Fox run is ending, but the cult-hit cartoon is already a cable winner

It's a conundrum worthy of Professor Farnsworth himself: How did Futurama blossom into a cable smash after a bumpy five-season run on Fox?

Set in the 31st century, the animated series has proven to be a ratings success for Cartoon Netwrok, averaging 2.4 million viewers a night in June. (the show returns to the Network's lineup on November 2.) While that number-what executive producer David X. Cohen calls the show's 'hardcore group of fans'-is little more than half of the 5.5 million viewers the series averaged on Fox last season, it's still an impressive number for cable. The show has also shown promise in reruns on TBS, where it has been airing weekdays at 2pm/ET since July 7.

Fox has scheduled the final original episode for Sunday, August 10, at 7pm/ET. But Cohen believes the series might come back at some point, possibly for Cartoon Network, which has expressed intrest. 'In my dream world, Futurama would become a Star Trek-like phenomenon,'he says. 'It would keep growing over the years, and suddenly theres are movies and we're signing autographs for $3."

Nice little piece though they failed to mention Futurama's recent Emmy nomination or the incredible sales of the DVD set, (let alone how huge the show is over in Europe.)
Action Jacktion

« Reply #4 on: 07-28-2003 22:21 »

Originally posted by mojomann:
Nice little piece though they failed to mention Futurama's recent Emmy nomination or the incredible sales of the DVD set, (let alone how huge the show is over in Europe.)
Or why it had a "bumpy" run on Fox.

« Reply #5 on: 07-29-2003 13:07 »

For those that care, I've scanned the article. It's got a nice graphic too.

Liquid Emperor
« Reply #6 on: 07-29-2003 14:22 »

Lrrr: At least someone noticed.

Urban Legend
« Reply #7 on: 07-29-2003 14:58 »

yes, even though there is very little chance of it coming back, it is good to see that someone cares. (tbs, cn, etc.)

« Reply #8 on: 08-03-2003 14:15 »

I think there still is a chance for it to come back. Matt/David have expressed alot of interest in a movie in recent interviews.

Space Pope
« Reply #9 on: 08-03-2003 14:21 »

Congratulations. You're the first person to EVER post about that article.
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