Can't Get Enough Futurama

Futurama on Cartoon Networks!

It's official!
The Cartoon Network bought the right to rerun all 72 Futurama episodes for the next 5 years. According to Variety (which I can't link to as they have a subscriber only policy) the non-exclusive contract is said to be worth about $10m. It "will take our Adult Swim programming to a whole different level," said Jim Samples. Reruns are meant to start in January in Cartoon Network's 10pm to 1am Adult Swim block.

This said:
  • It does give FOX some additional incentive to order more episodes, as $10m is probably about 10 to 20% of the total costs FOX had with Futurama.
  • It might allow American Futurama DVDs to get on the market in the next few years
  • Futurama gets to show how well it works with an older audience.
Thanks to Corey for notifying me!
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