Simpsons Renewed for the 30th Season

It is kind of awkward to people who grew up with the Simpsons to turn up TV and still see that the show is still there. Not only that, but it is still quite good to watch indeed. The animated sitcom is just as strong as ever.

The show now has the record for being the most televised prime time show in the history of TV. This record has been broken seven seasons ago actually after Gunsmoke (1955-1975) was beaten. Turns out there are more on the way.

 Fox just released a press statement that The Simpsons has been renewed for at least two more seasons. This renewal will make the series a series of 669 episodes in total. Gunsmoke had that record with 635 episodes in the past. Here is what Fox Co-Chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman said for the renewal of the series :

“This is yet another record-setting moment for what is truly a landmark series. The Simpsons’ has meant so much to the network, the studio and everyone at Fox, and its continued cultural impact around the globe is a testament to the combined brilliance of Matt (Groening), Jim (James L. Brooks) and Al (Jean). Congratulations to everyone who works on this groundbreaking series — from the voice cast and producers to the writers and production team — you comprise one of the greatest collections of creative talent in the history of the medium. And to the millions of ‘Simpsons’ fans around the world, thank you for watching all these years. We’re happy to tell you there’s lots more to come.”