Greetings, Earthlings! Matt Groening's
Emmy Award-winning animated series "Futurama
" premieres on Comedy Central Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00 p.m.
Comedy Central will begin to air all 72 existing episodes of "Futurama" along with four "Futurama" DVD movies, including "Bender's Big Score," "Bender's Game," "The Beast with a Billion Backs" and "Into the Wild Green Yonder." "Bender's Big Score," released on DVD this year, will air in First Quarter of 2008.
"Futurama" focuses on the life of Philip Fry (Billy West
), a 25-year-old pizza delivery boy who accidentally freezes himself December 31, 1999 and wakes up 1,000 years later with a fresh start at life - and a "diverse" new group of friends including Turanga LeeLa (Katey Sagal
), a tough, but lovely one-eyed alien, and Bender (John DiMaggio), a robot who possesses human characteristics and flaws.