Great news for Archer fans! The hit animated series has been renewed for season five by FX! With the current season of the series achieving all-time rating highs, it should come as no surprise to fans that the series will return in 2014 with 13 brand new episodes.
The news was announced by Nick Grad, Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development, FX. “Archer is one the very best comedy series on television,” said Grad. “Adam Reed, Matt Thompson and the incredible cast – H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, George Coe, and Lucky Yates – are comedic geniuses. It is truly rewarding the way in which the audience and fans have embraced their work and that the ratings to continue to grow. The quality of Archer is undeniable.”
When notified of the season five pick-up, series creator Adam Reed said, “Thank God.”
When Reed notified executive producer Matthew Thompson of the season five pick-up, Thompson replied, “Called it.”
The season finale of the current season of Archer will air a two-part season finale on April 4th and April 11th.
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