After their third and final “Red Carpet Kickstarter Screening” of the first new Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode, Netflix announced that the new season will premiere on April 14th. Joel Hodgson shared the news with Kickstarter backers as soon as he found out:
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You know, I always promised that I’d tell you as soon as I found out, and Netflix actually just told me as we were finishing the Q&A session for our screening here in Los Angeles. So, I wanted to write and tell you right away.
Anyway, I’m off to meet some of the wonderful backers who came out for tonight’s screening, but I wanted to make sure you heard the news from me before you see it somewhere else. I’ll have more news for you soon.
And just so you don’t worry, we promise: if your rewards include the new episodes – or the livestream screening of the first new episode — we’ll make sure you have them by April 14, when the new episodes premiere on Netflix.
— Netflix US (@netflix) February 22, 2017
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