MST3K Revival Breaks Crowdfunding Record

A month ago "Mystery Science Theater 3000" creator Joel Hodgson began a Kickstarter campaign to bring back the cult favorite sci-fi property. The campaign launched with huge ambitions - hoping to raise $5.5 million in order to produce twelve new episodes of the show with a whole new cast.

Said campaign came to an end last night and the result was even better than expected. The fundraising resulted in a total of $6.3 million being raised, making it the the largest crowd-funded online video of all-time and beating the $5.7M previous record held by "Veronica Mars".

In fact it made so much that fourteen new episodes of the series will be able to be produced, including a new holiday special. Hodgson says the aim of the whole campaign isn't just to make one new season but to ultimately finding a way to "give our show a home, so that we can make a lot more seasons.
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