Harmon will be back on TV with his animated comedy ‘It,’ which stars Adam Scott and Kristen Schaal, for a fourth season on ABC.
The revival will feature an all-new season, and new music.
Harmon, who wrote and created the show, will not return as showrunner.
The announcement came as a surprise to fans.
Harmon had said he would be returning for the fourth season, but only after “a lot of thought,” and that it would be his final season.
He has said he wanted to do the show without him.
Harmon is a writer-director-producer who is best known for the comedy ‘The Simpsons.’
He created the animated sitcom ‘It.’
His last show was ‘Battlestar Galactica.’
His other credits include ‘My Hero Academia,’ ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ ‘The Legend of Korra,’ ‘Rick and Morty,’ ‘Community,’ ‘Arrested Development,’ ‘Hemlock Grove,’ ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer,’ ‘My Name Is Earl,’ ‘Empire’ and ‘Breaking Bad.’
‘It’: Season 4 will premiere Sept. 30 on ABC, with episodes to follow in the fall.
It’s the fourth show Harmon has created since leaving NBC to work with Disney, Fox and NBC Universal, which owns ABC.
He also created the television series ‘Rick & Morty,’ the video game series ‘Futurama,’ and the movie ‘The Book of Mormon.’
‘Rick’ creator Justin Roiland will direct the fourth and final season, which will be written by Harmon.
‘Rick And Morty’ is the longest-running animated series on TV, airing for nearly seven seasons.
‘It”s not the End of the World’ will be the 10th season for ABC, and is a revival of ‘Rick.’
The network also announced that a live-action adaptation of ‘It is the 10 th season on TV.
It is produced by ‘Rick&Marty LLC’ and the ‘Rick-O’-Meter Productions, with ‘Rick, Morty’ and other characters and characters from the ‘Itverse created by Rick Sanchez and Justin Rozman.
‘The Last Man On Earth’ will return to ABC for the 10-episode second season.
The network is making the revival a limited series.
ABC’s ‘RickandMarty’ will debut on Sept. 23.
‘Last Man On Air’ will premiere on Sept 24.
‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ will move to CBS for the new season, while ‘Dollhouse’ will follow on Oct. 15.
‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and Disney XD ”The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ will remain on ABC for their 10-part, three-season run, and the hit reality TV series ”The Bachelorette” will remain a weekly comedy.
The reboot of ‘Criminal Minds’ will launch on Sept 17.
The new series ‘The Secret Life Of Pets’ will begin airing in early 2019.
‘Roots’ will also return to CBS, but in a new hour-long format, beginning on Oct 3.
The show is created by Seth MacFarlane and Chris Miller.
It stars MacFarlans wife, Jennifer Aniston, as the mother of a dog who goes on a wild and dangerous adventure in the ’70s.
MacFarrens original ‘Fringe’ television series, which ran from 1999 to 2002, is now in its 30th season.
‘American Dad!’ will return for its fifth season, with new episodes starting Sept. 24.
It will be based on a book by Dan Savage.
‘Bachelor in Paradise’ will end its current second season on Sept 27.
‘Glee’ is returning to ABC, but with a new season to air in 2019.
ABC also announced it has renewed ‘Modern Family,’ which has been in its ninth season.
ABC has also renewed the drama ‘Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ for a fifth season.
In addition to its new shows, ABC also renewed ‘Sisters,’ which premiered on March 8.
‘Black-ish,’ which starred Issa Rae, has also been renewed for its sixth season.