"The Simpsons" was renewed for two more seasons, report claim.
They explained that the Season 29 and 30 will be aired on 2017-2019. It will be the 669th episode of the show surpassing the longest running TV Series Gunsmoke , that aired around 1955 to 1975.
Parent Herald reported Fox Network congratulated everyone who've worked tirelessly to make the series a success. It also thank its fans for watching the show since the beginning, they explained that there will be a lot in stored for the show.
They also said that "The Simpsons" has been a household name to their company. Fox is also eyeing for a second movie for the series.
The series has been plagued with cancellation rumors for ages. The show has been said to be in a downward spiral in the years it has been on air, previous reports said.
They explained that for the past years, "The Simpsons" was not getting the ratings it has twenty years ago. They said that it only managed to get 4 million views compared to the past years were it gets 20 million views.
Al Jean, the show's screenwriter, even said that there's a possibility that the show ends in Season 28 but he believes that the show will end in Season 30. He explained that they will give a fitting ending for the show.
He said that they plan to end the show with the protagonists of the show getting ready for the Christmas pageant that appeared in the first episode. They want to do this so the whole series will be on loop, it will make the show seems like the show will in the loop without a beginning or end.
This must be good news for the writers of the legendary show, because they managed to exceed expectations of the viewers. Variety reported that now the series has been averaging around 7.2 million viewers across all multimedia platforms.
"The Simpsons" has been part of American television for the past 26 years. It has won 32 Emmys, 34 Annie Awards, 2016 People's Choice Awards, 2016 Environmental Media Awards and a Peabody Award.