Netflix can be torturous sometimes with how long they take to announce show renewals. The announcements are seemingly made at random — you could hear about Season 2 one week after the first season comes out, or one month, or one year. Fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000 have been waiting on pins and needles for a LONG time regarding the fate of their favorite riff-fest, which was only recently revived.
Renewals came quickly for other shows, but still no word on MST3K for most of 2017. If there was any place the announcement could still be made, it would be during the MST3K Turkey Day Marathon, which nowadays is streamed by their current owner Shout Factory on YouTube every Thanksgiving. So guess what happened.
What makes this even better is that you don’t have to sit through the archive of the entire marathon to see the announcement happen. That portion has been broken off into a separate video, embedded below…
Watch for Season 12 in 2018, starring Baron Vaughn as Tom Servo, Hampton Yount as Crow, Felicia Day as Kinga Forrester, and Patton Oswalt as TV’s Son of TV’s Frank.