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'Archer' Renewed For Three Additional Seasons

FX Networks has renewed its long-running animated comedy series Archer for an additional three seasons, the company said Tuesday.

The series will return for an eight-episode season eight next year, followed by two additional eight-episode seasons, according to company officials. The series was created by Adam Reed and Floyd County Productions, and is executive produced by Reed and Matt Thompson.

In addition, FX Networks reached a new overall production deal with Floyd Country Productions.

“We can’t say enough about what Adam, Matt and the entire Archer team at Floyd County have done to keep this series so insanely funny and vital through seven seasons,” said Nick Grad, president of Original Programming for FX Networks. “The move to Los Angeles this past season as private detectives was just the latest twist in Archer’s legendary exploits and the next three seasons will to be just as amazing and unpredictable. We are thrilled to continue making great TV with our friends and colleagues at Floyd County.”

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