Some exciting times are upon we the fans of Futurama. Since the show’s glorious return, it has put up some pretty strong numbers for Comedy Central and the new season (originally the second half of last season) is set to premiere this upcoming June!
But it’s the social network itself, Facebook, where Futurama is really dominating in popularity. The animated series from Matt Groening and David X. Cohen‘s official Facebook page just recently got its 10 millionth “Like” — more than Angry Birds, Pearl Jam, and NPR…COMBINED.
In celebration of this momentous occasion, two new images from one of the upcoming episodes titled “Neutopia!” have been released by Comedy Central, and you can see them by clicking on over to the other side now!
The only question I have is: if there’s now TEN MILLION fans of Futurama on Facebook, where are these people when the show is on?! In its return to TV it nailed almost 3 million viewers and set records, while the season average settled in at around 2 million. Obviously 10,000,000 aren’t going to watch an episode, but more of us need to do their part with the ratings this upcoming season! Comedy Central has yet to make a decision on if they’ll continue on with more seasons, so this could very well be the last we ever see of Futurama unless numbers keep impressing.
Hopefully Comedy Central and Fox see this army of fans they have going strong and we’ll have new Futurama for years to come.
Keep showing your support folks, these things stand out!