Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jun 2009 14:30 UTC
Geek stuff, sci-fi... Futurama is coming back! The animated series, loved by many geeks, is the second show in the history of television to be brought back to life after a cancellation (the other one's Family Guy, also by Fox), mostly due to strong fan demand and very good sales from the series of direct-to-DVD films. Comedy Central ordered 26 new episodes to be made, and airing will start in mid-2010. Matt Groening, one of the two show's creators, said: "We're thrilled 'Futurama' is coming back. We now have only 25,766 episodes to make before we catch up with Bender and Fry in the year 3000."
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RE: Rock bottom
by lopisaur on Wed 10th Jun 2009 17:30 UTC in reply to "Rock bottom"
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It's a site that's read by a lot of people that share the same interests and Futurama just happens to be loved by a lot of geeks. There's no reason Thom shouldn't post news that will be of interest to a lot of his readers.
And it was about time Futurama returned!

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RE[2]: Rock bottom
by strcpy on Wed 10th Jun 2009 17:50 in reply to "RE: Rock bottom"
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I was thinking more about the perceived or real profile of the site.

Maybe a survey on the current readership base could reveal something important?

My assumption is that overwhelming majority of current readers visit the site for "core" operating system news instead of the secondary "filling material". In my humble opinion, as they say, the latter tends to also mix the core profile, pushing the site towards infamous Digg and alike.

But then again, the -5 moderation tells its own story ;) .

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