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Futurama Will End with a Live-Stream Chat

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We’re only days away from the dreaded yet much-awaited Futurama season finale. Fortunately for fans, the creators refuse to let the long-running animated sci-fi series to go out with a whimper, as they will be capping off the franchise with pre and post-show live stream chats on September 4 (the final episode itself will air at 10 PM)

Dubbed “Futurama Live!,” the chats with creator Matt Groening and executive producer David X. Cohen will start at 9:30 EST / 6:30 PST via Comedy Central’s Futurama page (www.cc.com/shows/futurama) as well as the Nerdist Youtube channel. Groening and Cohen will be joined by moderator Chris Hardwick (of Nerdist) as well as voice cast members Billy West, Maurice LaMarche, Phil LaMarr, and Lauren Tom.

San Diego Comic-Con 2013: Simpsons and Futurama Crossover Slated for 2014

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It seems that the Family Guy/Simpsons crossover previously reported is not the only major interfranchise crossover that’s going to involve Matt Groening’s iconic family. Matt Groening and Al Jean revealed at the recent comic-con that the cast of Futurama will also be dropping by Springfield in 2014.

Mike Darnell Resigns from Fox TV

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Mike Darnell, who is the current President of Alternative Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company, has just announced that he will be leaving the network by the end of June. Darnell originally joined Fox in 1994 as Director of Specials after working for eight years at the network’s Los Angeles affiliate KTTV and the Fox Television Station Group. He oversaw the creation of genre-defining hits, and tens of thousands of hours of television, including AMERICAN IDOL (television’s No. 1 series for 9 consecutive seasons), FAMILY GUY, THE X FACTOR, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, MASTERCHEF, HELL’S KITCHEN, KITCHEN NIGHTMARES, “Futurama,” “Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?,” “Nanny 911,” “Don’t Forget the Lyrics!” and “Guinness World Records Primetime”; along with popular sensations such as, “Joe Millionaire,” “The Simple Life,” “My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiancé,” “The Moment of Truth,” “Trading Spouses” and “Temptation Island”; countless specials like “The Billboard Music Awards,” “The Teen Choice Awards,” “The Primetime Emmy Awards” and “The American Country Awards”; and noise-making spectacles such as “The Swan,” “Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction?,” “Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?,” “Man vs. Beast,” “Busted on the Job,” “World’s Scariest Police Chases,” “When Animals Attack!” and “Breaking the Magician’s Code: Magic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed.”

New Final Season Clip for Futurama

New Final Season Clip for Futurama

It can be a bittersweet moment for a lot of Futurama fans, but Matt Groening’s long-running and multi award-winning sci-fi comedy toon will be waving goodbye soon, and in order to tease fans, Comedy Central has just released a new preview clip that features Amy, who is disguised as a marmoset while being subjected to the advances of a baboon businessman.

You can check out the video clip below:

Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke to Guest on Futurama

Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke Guest on Futurama

In the final season of Futurama, Zoidberg will finally find true love. Except it’s not going to be just your run of the mill romance, as his romantic interest will be voiced by the mother of dragons herself, Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke. In the episode, Clarke will play the role of a flower stand owner who has no sense of smell.

Futurama’s Final Chapter Airs This Summer

Futurama's Final Chapter Airs This Summer

This summer, Comedy Central will be airing the (second) final chapter of Matt Groening’s popular sci-fi animated comedy, Futurama. The current 13 episode run will bring the entire show to a total of 140 episodes. The series will be showing back-to-back episodes on CC on June 19, 10PM ET/PT, with the series finale penciled in for September 4. Special guest stars for the farewell 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.

“I’m very proud of the upcoming season. If this is indeed the end of Futurama, it’s a fantastic finish to a good, long run,” said creator and EP Groening in a statement.

NYCC Interview: Actor Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr has contributed so much as an actor to the animation industry that he should have a statue of each of his characters erected in a Phil LaMarr Hall of Fame Gallery. This Hall of Fame would take up the space of 50 football fields, at least. That’s how much acting and voice acting work Phil LaMarr has done. Here is a bucket list of the characters you MUST SEE, if you want to call yourself a Philophile:

Patrick Stewart to Guest in Futurama Season Finale

Patrick Stewart to Guest in Futurama Season Finale

Time flies when you’re having fun. It seemed like it was just yesterday when we were posting about Futurama’s return to Comedy Central, but now we’re at the season ender. Fortunately, Futurama has seen fit to give us a very special way of ending the current season, by providing two back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, August 28 at 10 PM (9pm central), with the first episode featuring the voice of Captain Picard/Professor X himself, Patrick Stewart.

Futurama Head-in-a-Jar Creator for Android and iOS Launched

Futurama Head-in-a-Jar Creator for Android and iOS Launched

During a live post-show streamed on Comedy Central’s official site yesterday, Futurama series creator Matt Groening has announced the launch of their latest Futurama “Head-in-a-jar Creator” app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android mobile devices. The free app is designed to provide what its name promises, the ability to create a Head-in-a-Jar using designs, assets, and custom parts based on the hit animated comedy series.

More Details About Futurama’s 7th Season Surface

More Details About Futurama's 7th Season Surface

Comedy Central has recently revealed additional details about the upcoming 7th season of the Emmy Award-winning sci fi comedy series Futurama. Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s hit animated series will kick off on Comedy Central with two new back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, June 20, at 10 PM ET/PT. The total number of episodes that fans can expect will be 13 new half hour episodes, all chock full of awesome guest stars and hilarious story arcs.

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