October 4, 2013

FOX announced today that The Simpsons has been renewed for a 26th season, extending the animated comedy's run past the quarter-century mark. On the air since 1989, the show also holds the distinction of being television's longest-running prime time scripted series in history.

UPDATE: Season 26 of The Simpsons will premiere on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 8:00pm.