Univision's evp of ad sales Steve Mandala may have left NBCUniversal barely a year ago, but his new home's upfront presentation wasn't at all shy about playing up the Spanish-language broadcaster's sweeps victory over the Peacock. At one point, an animated broom swept the NBC logo off the presentation screen.
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.
To accurately predict how a sci-fi show will do, you'd need either a time machine or a bathtub full of precogs. Sometimes you get Star Trek: The Next Generation; sometimes you get Star Trek: Enterprise. It's confusing.