Archer is an American adult animated spy comedy television series created by Adam Reed for the FX network. The pilot episode of the series aired as a sneak peek on September 17, 2009, before the show made its official debut on January 14, 2010. On June 21, 2016, FX renewed the series for an eighth, ninth, and tenth season, each to consist of eight episodes. It was announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 that the eighth season will premiere in January 2017, and the show will move to FX’s sister network FXX. Reed indicated in September 2016 that he planned to end the series after the tenth season.