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2013-11-25 23:05:02

World-renowned actor John DiMaggio, voice of Bender in “Futurama,” won’t let the series finale be his last hoorah; DiMaggio turns executive producer for “I Know That Voice” and reveals a “Futurama/Simpsons” crossover episode in May 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 While one of the world’s most beloved robots, Bender, of the famed “Futurama” animated series, may speak his last words in an upcoming “Futurama/Simpsons” crossover episode in May 2014, it...

2013-05-07 23:02:54

A documentary film that ℠puts a face to the voices we all know and love´ is now in post-production stage, offers autographed posters through exclusive VIP List. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 “I Know That Voice,” a documentary that reveals an exclusive look into the mysterious lives and humor of the actors behind the cartoon voices beloved by millions, is set to release Fall 2013. Rumors of this film on social media have erupted in pent-up demands for its...

2012-07-11 06:24:40

NEW YORK, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Futurama" fans rejoice! On Wednesday, July 11 at 10:30 p.m., during a live post-show streamed on cc.com, series creator Matt Groening will announce the launch of the latest "Futurama Head-In-A-Jar Creator" app. The free app, which was a huge success on iOS, is now also available for Android users and is loaded with a wealth of additional features. "Futurama Live!" will stream on Comedy Central's "Futurama" page, the show's Facebook page and...

2012-05-01 06:26:31

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL is taking "Futurama" fans on a 50 day multi-platform journey leading up to the series' seventh season premiere on Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00 p.m. The "Countdown To 'Futurama'" launches on Facebook on Tuesday, May 1 and for 50 consecutive days will provide fans with exclusive content including preview clips, character designs, episode stills, story boards and more each day. For the countdown kick-off, COMEDY CENTRAL will post a sneak...

2009-08-01 12:59:36

The creators of the U.S. TV series Futurama say they are thrilled the animated show's five original voice actors have agreed to stay on. Futurama creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen praised the new deals reached by 20th Century Fox TV and series cast members John DiMaggio, Billy West, Katey Sagal, Maurice LaMarche and Tress MacNeille, Variety reported Friday. We are thrilled to have our incredible cast back, Groening and Cohen said in a statement. The call has already gone out to the...

2009-04-06 11:40:00

"Into The Wild Green Yonder" Will Air As A Four-Part Epic, Beginning At 9:00 P.M.   NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Greetings, Earthlings! The Emmy Award-winning animated series "Futurama" has landed at COMEDY CENTRAL and now it's time for the ultimate blast-off! Tune in for the out-of-this-world hilarious World Television Premiere of "Into the Wild Green Yonder," scheduled to debut as a four-part epic on Sunday, April 26, beginning at 9:00 p.m.   In the first-ever...

2006-06-22 22:36:38

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Futurama" has a future. Comedy Central has resurrected the former Fox animated series from "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening and David X. Cohen. At least 13 new episodes will be produced -- the first since the series' original run from 1999-2003. The new batch is part of a deal the cable network made with 20th Century Fox Television last year to pick up syndicated rights to the existing "Futurama" library of 72 episodes....