The Return of “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

The classic cult comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) is returning in a big way in 2016! Joel Hodgson, creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000, has announced a Kickstarter campaign (#BringBackMST3K) that hopes to bring the classic show back to its fans.

Hodgson hopes to raise at least $2 million for the MST3K return through Kickstarter. 2 million will allow Hodgson and his team enough to make three brand new episodes. Their ultimate goal is to reach $5.5 million. That number will allow for a full season of 12 episodes to be made. To contribute to the campaign and for updates visit You can follow MST3K on Facebook (, Twitter (@MST3K) and Instagram (@MST3K).

The Kickstarter campaign isn’t the only thing fans have to look forward to from MST3K in 2016. The multi-platform media company Shout! Factory has purchased the proprietary rights to the Mystery Science Theater 3000 series. The purchase allows development of new content, digital media initiatives, live events, merchandise licensing programs, and content syndication to international territories. You can learn more about Shout! Factory here.

It’s an exciting time to be a Mystery Science Theater 3000 fan!

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