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The Simpsons is the longest-running American animated program of all time. The Simpsons is an animated sitcom created by the great mind of Matt Groening that satirically presents the life of the working-class. The Simpson family consists of Marge, Homer, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. Its debut was on December 17, 1989, and now has over 639 episodes. They are now on their 29th season which began on October 2017. The Simpsons took the title of the longest-running tv show from Gunsmoke that ran in the television for 20 seasons and 635 episodes from 1955 to 1975.
The success of their movie adaptation “The Simpsons Movie” in 2007 which grossed over $527 million paved the way for the renewal of a 29th and 30th season that will run until May 2019. The show won dozens of awards namely 30 Annie awards, 31 Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Peabody Award. It is still on the list for the top 10 most iconic TV series by Parade Daily. Also, a chart from Statista showed the number of viewers of The Simpsons in America. Its latest season still garnered an average of 4.08 million viewers. The Simpsons managed to stay relevant with a good number of avid viewers.