‘Futurama’ Sets Fall Broadcast Syndie Debut

Twentieth Television clears 90% of country for the animated series’ weekend debut.

Twentieth Television announced that the Twentieth Century Fox Television produced comedy,   has been sold in 90% of the country for broadcast weekend syndication debut in September 2011. The sci-fi animated series, recently renewed on Comedy Central for an additional two seasons, is sold to top-market stations including: Fox Television Stations’ KMSP-Fox/WFTC-MNT (Minneapolis); CBS Television Stations’ KPIX-CBS/KBCW-CW (San Francisco), WUPA-CW (Atlanta), WKBD-CW (Detroit); Sunbeam’s WLVI-CW (Boston); Belo’s KASW-CW/KTVK-TV (Phoenix); Sinclair’s WTTA-MNT (Tampa), KDNL-ABC (St. Louis), WPGH-Fox/WPMY-MNT (Pittsburgh), WLFL-CW/WRDC-MNT (Raleigh), WBFF-Fox/WNUV-CW (Baltimore), WZTV-Fox/WUXP-MNT (Nashville); Local TV’s KDVR-Fox/KWGN-CW (Denver); Cox’s WRDQ (Orlando); Hearst’s KQCA-MNT/KCRA-NBC (Sacramento); and Bahakel’s WCCB-Fox (Charlotte).

These join the previously announced stations in the top markets including Tribune’s WPIX-CW (New York), KTLA-CW (Los Angeles), WPHL-MNT (Philadelphia), WDCW-CW (Washington DC), KDAF-CW (Dallas), KIAH-CW (Houston),  KCPQ-Fox/KZJO -MNT (Seattle), WSFL-CW (Miami), KRCW-CW (Portland), WXIN-Fox/WTTV-CW (Indianapolis),  WTIC-Fox/WCCT-CW (Hartford); and Weigel Broadcasting’s WCIU-TV (Chicago).

Futurama, created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen, is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television, with multi-Emmy Award-winning Rough Draft Studios Inc. contributing the animation.

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