Confirmed: Comedy Central orders new Futurama episodes!

As rumored on, Futurama will return to TV on Comedy Central six years after being axed by Fox, Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello reported.

A spokesperson for 20th Century Fox Television confirmed the pickup to Ausiello, who reported that the cable network has ordered 26 new episodes of Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's animated series, to begin airing in 2010.

Ausiello could have credited Collider with being the first to break the news, but whatever. Yay! New Futurama!

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