For quite some people on the east coast, last Sunday turned out to be not that Futurama-ish as they wished it to be. For them it was either Football or a storm running over. Many, many others didn't watch Futurama because they simply didn't know it would (could) be on. This includes some of the people who actually worked on 'Crimes of the hot' nearly a year back. Did anyone see FOX run promotionals for its Emmy winning TV show premiere? I heard of something similar to "It all begins at 8: Simpsons, King of the Hill, Malcom in the Middle." That's a slap deluxe into the fans' and producers' faces. Or a kick into even lower regions.
Now - looking at the November sweeps - the plot of the dark wizards seems to be paying :
"The network's late season opener of "Futurama" Sunday was down sharply from its debut a few years ago."
-- Gary Levin, Gannett News Service
"Ready to call it quits: the season premiere of Fox