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« #440 : 03-23-2011 21:08 »

Don't know if it's anything big, but Eric Rogers just put on Twitter:

'Wanted to get more details before I said anything here, but am so happy to announce I'm the new staff writer at #Futurama. #dreamscometrue'

Sweet.  :D
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« #441 : 03-23-2011 21:19 »

If it is 26 then that's great, a few years ago this would have seemed so unlikely. I love that Futurama's finally getting the chance it always deserved!...
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« #442 : 03-23-2011 21:23 »

Don't know if it's anything big, but Eric Rogers just put on Twitter:

'Wanted to get more details before I said anything here, but am so happy to announce I'm the new staff writer at #Futurama. #dreamscometrue'
Very interesting. I guess they're getting some more budget now that the show's a returning hit. I'll be interested in seeing The Silence of the Clamps before I make judgement whether it's a good hire, but I enjoyed his work on AOI1 and with the comics.
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« #443 : 03-23-2011 21:33 »

I'm a little surprised that this new season is based entirely off profits in America (and maybe Canada?), but so much more money could have been made in other countries both on TV networks and from DVD sales...
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« #444 : 03-24-2011 14:43 »

no not even canada, only the USA ...
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« #445 : 03-24-2011 17:07 »

Maurice LaMarche said Silence of the Clamps is his favourite episode of the upcoming season, sounds good. =P
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« #446 : 03-24-2011 18:38 »
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I dunno, I like the sound of some others more. We'll see...
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« #447 : 03-24-2011 21:19 »

I'm a little surprised that this new season is based entirely off profits in America (and maybe Canada?), but so much more money could have been made in other countries both on TV networks and from DVD sales...

I really don't understand why Futurama series 6 hasn't aired in the UK yet. Even 'Bobs Burgers' has aired in the uk for crying out loud
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« #448 : 03-25-2011 16:01 »

Me too :O_o:! Dammit, why don't they air (cable) it in the UK/EU? :mad:
And it wouldn't even make much effort in the UK because it has not to be synchronized!
But another news, the German speaker of Fry said, they'd be on the synchro. I don't care that much about   
the German synchro because I always watch it in English (from the DVDs), but it'd be nice to have one because I like that feeling sitting in front of the TV, taping it, and watching the 'real' first cabling. (I etablish 'cabling' because I have cable ;))
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« #449 : 03-25-2011 16:46 »

WE WANT FUTURAMA!  :o
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« #450 : 03-25-2011 19:44 »

I live in the UK. I have seen them all. I have no idea why you are complaining.
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« #451 : 03-25-2011 19:48 »

None of them have internet access.
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« #452 : 03-25-2011 19:57 »

Neither do I. I post here by sending messages via carrier pigeon.
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« #453 : 03-25-2011 20:15 »

I have seen them, but they are in small windows and have the Comedy Central logo plastered on them, I want the real deal. =/
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« #454 : 03-25-2011 20:30 »

If you want to see them on the telly, get a HDMI cable. I don't see the problem here. If Comedy Central shows them in the UK, they'll still plaster a logo over it.
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« #455 : 03-25-2011 21:01 »

Invest in a Region 1 or Region-free DVD or Bluray player if it matters so much.
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« #456 : 03-25-2011 21:04 »

I really need to buy the new season box set....I just haven't had the time. :(
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« #457 : 03-25-2011 21:41 »

I can wait, I just don't want to wait more than another 6 months.
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« #458 : 03-25-2011 21:44 »

Good thing the new season is premiering in June...
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« #459 : 03-25-2011 21:57 »

Not in the UK....
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« #460 : 03-25-2011 23:21 »

(More or less the same news, found this by a user on FFF: Futurama Fan Forum.

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Even more confirmation: http://tv.ign.com/articles/115/1157465p1.html
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« #461 : 03-25-2011 23:23 »

I agree with the idea that the UK will show the Season Six when all 26 episodes have aired in the US. It certainly makes sense from a business point of view. Whatever happens, I'm pretty sure we'll at least get them at some point though. While it's a pain to wait so long, I think it's better for episode quality if the season is split into two (but we'll see on this one of course).

It'll be interesting to see how they handle a box set release here though, as each one goes by "Season #" rather than "Volume #". Be kind of confusing to just skip a season, and I'm not sure how they can get around it unless they name the first 13 episodes "Season Five" and the second batch "Season Six"...
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« #462 : 03-25-2011 23:41 »

The production number is all that matters.
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« #463 : 03-25-2011 23:55 »

So has the current order (last year and this years episodes) already made back it's production costs? even though only half the episodes have shown, and only in the US? I would assume Comedy Central would wait until the order turned a profit before making another order, right?
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« #464 : 03-26-2011 00:00 »

They rarely wait that long, they speculate based on what they know if they will eventually turn a profit.  If they are confident that it will, they will order a new season.

You see, in order to waste as little money as possible, the production company have to be in full swing as constant as possible.  Think of it as a light bulb.  Use less energy when on or off than when being turned on and off.  So now that season 6 has been produced, the writing finished, the voice acting done, the animation in the bag, there is little the production company can do but wait.  Unless they get renewed.
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« #465 : 03-28-2011 22:00 »
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It's official.

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It's official: Futurama new episodes in 2012 & 2013 (+ this summer)

Futurama forever!
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« #466 : 03-28-2011 22:32 »

I was hoping they would officially announce it today.

To tell you the truth, up until now, I did have a weird feeling in the back of my head that this was just a really believable rumor that would turn out not being true.

"Yay, Futurama is back, and Fry's credit cards are valid again, Lets get hammered!"
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« #467 : 03-29-2011 12:45 »

I was hoping they would officially announce it today.

To tell you the truth, up until now, I did have a weird feeling in the back of my head that this was just a really believable rumor that would turn out not being true.

It's not April 1st yet, no need to have worried. Nice to have it official, but I was a believer anyway...
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« #468 : 03-30-2011 11:29 »

I like how they're finally dealing with the messy season numbering situation. I had a feeling they would start using letters.
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« #469 : 03-30-2011 13:22 »

I love the letters. It's going to make life so much easier for Futurama fans.
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« #470 : 03-30-2011 17:14 »
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i just look up the last half of the new season on infosphere and what the hell ? this part have 4 different season number lol ...

- broadcast season 10
- volume 8 for the DVD
- production season 7
- tv broadcast season 9 for some reason (it goes from S09E14 to S09E26)

http://theinfosphere.org/Broadcast_season_10#Season_10
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« #471 : 03-30-2011 17:41 »

You see, in order to waste as little money as possible, the production company have to be in full swing as constant as possible.  Think of it as a light bulb.  Use less energy when on or off than when being turned on and off.

You're right about the production company, perhaps, but to paraphrase Morbo, "LIGHT BULBS DO NOT WORK THAT WAY." *twitch* *twitch*

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« #472 : 03-30-2011 17:42 »

It's official.

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Comedy Central Press




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It's official: Futurama new episodes in 2012 & 2013 (+ this summer)

Futurama forever!

Thank you, Rush! EEEE! I'm excited!

EDIT: Dammit. Meant to edit and add this to my previous post. *facepalm*
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« #473 : 03-30-2011 18:06 »

i just look up the last half of the new season on infosphere and what the hell ? this part have 4 different season number lol ...

- broadcast season 10
- volume 8 for the DVD
- production season 7
- tv broadcast season 9 for some reason (it goes from S09E14 to S09E26)

http://theinfosphere.org/Broadcast_season_10#Season_10

Of course, the link included a mistake, which I fixed.
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« #474 : 03-31-2011 20:39 »

The second half of the new batch will be:
Production season 7
Volume 8
Broadcast Season 10 (if including movies as a season)
Broadcast Season 9 (if not, as CC thinks; they count the movies as "Season 0" I believe)
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« #475 : 04-01-2011 12:24 »

Great news everybody! We're back!
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« #476 : 04-01-2011 13:18 »

Professor: "Bad news everyone. You've been forced to work for me for severely reduced pay!"
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« #477 : 04-03-2011 08:54 »

Severely reduced pay all around!
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« #478 : 04-05-2011 22:47 »

http://www.tvweek.com/blogs/tvbizwire/2011/04/futurama-cleared-in-90-of-coun.php

Thinks are looking up for this show.

I remember back when this show was dead!
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« #479 : 04-06-2011 05:04 »

from the article svip posted:

Twentieth noted that “Futurama” has also done well in social media, with its Facebook fan base growing from 1 million “likes” before its return last summer to more than 11 million “likes” currently, ranking it as one of Facebook’s top television sites.

that's good to hear.
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