As Comedy Central prepares to launch the final (ish) season of 'Futurama' on June 19, we've learned another animated series of the cable network has officially gone gently into that good night. After two seasons, the animated horror-comedy 'Ugly Americans' has officially closed up shop, but will producers find another avenue with which to continue the series, like 'Futurama' before it?
'Futurama' fans recently had their hearts broken once more to learn that the series would come to a (likely) definitive end after its next 13 episodes, but if nothing else, the beloved sci-fi animated series will certainly go out with a bang. New reports claim 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke will lend her fiery tongue to one of the final 'Futurama' episodes, but who will the Mother of Dragons have her animated eyes on this summer?
First came Craig Kilborn, then Jon Stewart, followed by Stephen Colbert, and now...Chris Hardwick? According to Comedy Central, the "Nerdist" host of AMC's 'Talking Dead' will soon launch his own late-night talk show to debut this fall, following new episodes of 'The Colbert Report' at midnight. Could Chris Hardwick be the next big name in late-night? Find out for yourself inside!
Bad news, everyone! After enjoying a two-season comeback and a series of DVD movies, it seems 'Futurama' will once again retire the Planet Express ship, ending its revived run on Comedy Central after the next 13 episodes. The comedy network officially opted not to renew past a seventh season, but is 'Futurama' really gone for good this time? Might producers find yet another avenue to continue?
Good news, everyone! Come on, you knew that was coming. In any case, it's been a good long while since we've had any fresh 'Futurama' to go on, but the Planet Express crew will soon be back, baby! It remains to be seen if an eighth season of the sci-fi funnies series will be produced on Comedy Central, but the back half of season 7 will hit this summer with 13 all-new episodes, the first of which are previewed in a new full-length trailer! Get the latest look at 'Futurama' inside!
Considering 'South Park's amazing length and cultural relevance, fans have endured long periods of speculation over when its increasingly prolific creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker would hang up their parkas, and finally close the doors on the long-running series. As the series heads into a 17th season, and Parker and Stone prepare the launch of their own studio, might 'South Park's days be coming to an end? Learn when season 17 premieres and for how many episodes inside!
Every 'Workaholics' fan knows that they've gotta be fresh, and Comedy Central isn't going to argue any time soon. In addition to the fourth season of the twenty-something slacker comedy set to premiere on January 16, Comedy Central also announced at the Television Critics Association press tour its plans to return 'Workaholics' for a fifth season as well. Additionally, FunnyOrDie sketch 'Drunk History,' has officially been ordered to series but for how many episode? New details inside!
Tolkien fans around the world are preparing for the December 14 release of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in many different ways. Some have gone back to painstakingly watch Peter Jackson's original 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy (even if it takes place afterward), while others continue gluing their own hair to prosthetic feet in preparation for attending the release in costume. But how is life-long Tolkien fan Stephen Colbert preparing? With a full week of 'The Colbert Report' dedicated to the film, and spotlighting its cast as guests! Who will be in attendance?
Who says new animated series never last if they're not made by Seth MacFarlane? While Comedy Central's animated park ranger comedy 'Brickleberry' has had somewhat lukewarm critical reception, we've just learned the comedy network has officially gone forward in ordering a second season of the Daniel Tosh-produced effort. Find out when the new season debuts and what's different about the sophomore year inside!
If nothing else, 'South Park' will always be known for its lightning quick turn-around when it comes to production, often parodying topical events mere days after they occur. This was never more clear than 2008's "About Last Night...," which parodied the election results the night before, but has 'South Park' gotten even faster in recent years? Given that the next episode will be titled "Obama Wins!," 'South Park' seems to have predicted the decision for us! So what does the first clip reveal?