matt groening

FXX Lands The Simpsons in Biggest Off-Net Deal Ever

Two months after Twentieth Century Fox Television began accepting bids for the off-net cable rights to the longest-running scripted series in TV history, a corporate sibling has emerged the victor.

Yes, Futurama Is Really Cancelled

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Futurama Spanned TV’s Sci-Fi Evolution

Bad news, everyone: Comedy Central has decided not to order another season of Matt Groening’s Futurama, thus canceling the animated sci-fi comedy after 140 episodes. Set to return on June 19 for a 13-episode run, the offbeat series officially ceases transmission on Sept. 4.