Archer Renewed for Fifth Season by FX


You just can’t keep a good spy down.  FX’s Archer has been renewed for a fifth season.  The new season will consist of 13 episodes.

Archer was created by Adam Reed and Floyd County Productions and it is executive produced by Reed and Matthew Thompson.  Seven all-new episodes of Archer remain in season four, which wraps up on Thursday, April 11 at 10:00 PM E/P.  This year Archer will enter into the category of Outstanding Comedy Series for the Emmy® Awards.

Archer is one the very best comedy series on television,” said Nick Grad, Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development, FX.  “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, Reed said, “Thank God.”

When Reed notified Thompson of the season five pick-up, Thompson replied, “Called it.”


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