Robert posted the news about this four days ago, but Comedy Central's just out with its official press release.
via press release:
COMEDY CENTRAL® RENEWS "
Emmy® Award-Winning Animated Comedy Series To Premiere Two Seasons
Of 13 Episodes Beginning Summer 2012
Entire Original Voice Cast Returns
Upcoming 2011 "Season 6-B" Premieres On Thursday, June 23 At 10 P.M.
NEW YORK, March 28, 2011 -- The future is looking bright for Fry, Leela and Bender! COMEDY CENTRAL and Twentieth Century Fox Television have announced today the pick-up of 26 new episodes (Seasons "7-A" and "7-B") of Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's brilliantly subversive animated sci-fi comedy, "
Seven years after its last original episode aired on Fox, the sixth season premiere of " " last June led COMEDY CENTRAL to its best Thursday prime ever among young men. The animated sci-fi comedy continued its out-of-this-world winning streak throughout the summer, averaging 2.5 million viewers each week, along with a 1.5 P18-49 , a 3.0 M18-34 rating and 3.3 M18-24 rating. In the social media realm, the " " Facebook fan base has grown from one million "likes" prior to its return last summer to over 11 million "likes" today, making it one of the top television sites on Facebook.