'Community' Returning For A Sixth Season Via Yahoo Screen

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Joel McHale, Jim Rash, Yvette Nicole Brown, Danny Pudi, Gillian Jacobs, Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna attend The Paley Center For Media's PaleyFest 2014 Honoring 'Community' at Dolby Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Hollywood -- Getty Images

"Community" lives.

The former NBC comedy will return for a sixth season, airing on Yahoo Screen, Sony Pictures Television announced on Monday.

The sixth season, kicking off this fall, will contain 13 episodes.

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"I am very pleased that Community will be returning for its predestined sixth season on Yahoo," Executive Producer Dan Harmon said in a statement. "I look forward to bringing our beloved NBC sitcom to a larger audience by moving it online. I vow to dominate our new competition. Rest easy, 'Big Bang Theory.' Look out, 'Bang Bus'!"

Series star Joel McHale also issued a funny statement over the news.

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"The reports of our cancelation have been greatly exaggerated." --- Mark Twain (The other version of this quote has been wrong for years). # SixSeasonsAndaMovie is real," Joel's statement read. "Thank you Sony. Thank you Yahoo. Thank you Dan Harmon. And thank you to the greatest f%$#ing fans in the history of the human race. It's the internet. We can swear now."

-- Jolie Lash

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