Hulu Sets Premiere Date for ‘Futurama’ Full Series Run

Good news, everyone! The entire library of Matt Groening’s “Futurama” — including all 140 episodes and four films — will be streaming on Hulu on Oct. 16.

In the cult-favorite animated sci-fi spoof, pizza-delivery guy Phillip J. Fry accidentally freezes himself on Dec. 31, 1999, and wakes up 1,000 years later in New New York where he gets a job with intergalactic delivery company Planet Express.

The voice cast of “Futurama” includes Billy West, who voices Fry and other characters; Katey Sagal (sexy cyclops Leela); John DiMaggio (kleptomaniac robot Bender); Phil LaMarr (Planet Express bureaucrat Hermes); Lauren Tom (klutzy intern Amy); and Tress MacNeille (Mom, the foul-mouthed owner of MomCorp.).

Hulu acquired the non-exclusive streaming rights to “Futurama” in a pact this summer with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. As part of that deal, Hulu obtained the full run of “Bob’s Burgers,” “The Cleveland Show” and “American Dad.”

Earlier this month, NBCUniversal’s Syfy announced a multiyear deal for the full run of “Futurama” with Twentieth Television as part of the network’s planned branding reboot and new programming lineup. “Futurama” premieres on Syfy on Nov. 11, with the series airing regularly in primetime on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. ET/PT and on Saturday mornings from 8 to 11 a.m. ET/PT.

The original half-hour “Futurama” series aired on Fox from 1999-2003. Comedy Central picked it up in 2009 for two more seasons before ending its run in 2013.

There’s been a “Futurama” renaissance of late. This summer, a free-to-play game — “Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow” — came out from 21st Century Fox’s FoxNext Games and Jam City’s TinyCo game studio. That led to a brand-new podcast double episode designed to promote the game. The 42-minute podcast features the original voice actors and Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick, who had originally pitched Groening and exec producer David X. Cohen on the concept.

More TV

  • IT Crowd

    NBC Developing 'IT Crowd' Remake With Original Series Creator Graham Linehan (EXCLUSIVE)

    Good news, everyone! The entire library of Matt Groening’s “Futurama” — including all 140 episodes and four films — will be streaming on Hulu on Oct. 16. In the cult-favorite animated sci-fi spoof, pizza-delivery guy Phillip J. Fry accidentally freezes himself on Dec. 31, 1999, and wakes up 1,000 years later in New New York […]

  • Hasan Minhaj

    TV News Roundup: Hasan Minhaj Joins NBC's 'Champions' in Guest Role (EXCLUSIVE)

    Good news, everyone! The entire library of Matt Groening’s “Futurama” — including all 140 episodes and four films — will be streaming on Hulu on Oct. 16. In the cult-favorite animated sci-fi spoof, pizza-delivery guy Phillip J. Fry accidentally freezes himself on Dec. 31, 1999, and wakes up 1,000 years later in New New York […]

  • Sony's Tony Vinciquerra: Disney-Fox 'Creates Opportunities'

    Sony's Tony Vinciquerra: Disney-Fox 'Creates Opportunities'

    Good news, everyone! The entire library of Matt Groening’s “Futurama” — including all 140 episodes and four films — will be streaming on Hulu on Oct. 16. In the cult-favorite animated sci-fi spoof, pizza-delivery guy Phillip J. Fry accidentally freezes himself on Dec. 31, 1999, and wakes up 1,000 years later in New New York […]

  • Mayweather McGregor fight

    Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor Fight Is Second Biggest Pay-Per-View of All Time

    Good news, everyone! The entire library of Matt Groening’s “Futurama” — including all 140 episodes and four films — will be streaming on Hulu on Oct. 16. In the cult-favorite animated sci-fi spoof, pizza-delivery guy Phillip J. Fry accidentally freezes himself on Dec. 31, 1999, and wakes up 1,000 years later in New New York […]

  • What Disney Bought in the Fox

    What Disney Bought: A Billion-Dollar Breakdown of Assets

    Good news, everyone! The entire library of Matt Groening’s “Futurama” — including all 140 episodes and four films — will be streaming on Hulu on Oct. 16. In the cult-favorite animated sci-fi spoof, pizza-delivery guy Phillip J. Fry accidentally freezes himself on Dec. 31, 1999, and wakes up 1,000 years later in New New York […]

  • Actor Dustin Hoffman poses for photographers

    Dustin Hoffman Accused of Exposing Himself to a Minor, Assaulting Two Women (EXCLUSIVE)

    Good news, everyone! The entire library of Matt Groening’s “Futurama” — including all 140 episodes and four films — will be streaming on Hulu on Oct. 16. In the cult-favorite animated sci-fi spoof, pizza-delivery guy Phillip J. Fry accidentally freezes himself on Dec. 31, 1999, and wakes up 1,000 years later in New New York […]

  • conde-nast-entertainment

    Paramount TV, Anonymous Content Set First-Look Deal With Condé Nast Entertainment

    Good news, everyone! The entire library of Matt Groening’s “Futurama” — including all 140 episodes and four films — will be streaming on Hulu on Oct. 16. In the cult-favorite animated sci-fi spoof, pizza-delivery guy Phillip J. Fry accidentally freezes himself on Dec. 31, 1999, and wakes up 1,000 years later in New New York […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content