Will There Be ‘The Simpsons’ Season 29 on FOX?
Being the longest-running American sitcom and animated TV show, “The Simpsons” never ceases to amaze viewers with the original ideas as well as unexpected curves of the storyline. This time, we were surprised with a splash of the viewing audience, given the fact that “The Simpsons” Season 28 premiere has gained +2.59% of the viewers compared to its predecessor. Undoubtedly, you tormented by the question, will “The Simpsons” be renewed for Season 29 on FOX, and if so, when will its release date? There has been no official announcement of the renewal so far. But you can scroll down, in order to sign up for our notifications, or get acquainted with our forecast on the subject.
It seems that FOX will never cancel “The Simpsons” and there are many reasons why. Of course, one day it will happen, but as of today, the animated sitcom illustrates very strong television ratings and universal support of the viewers. Currently, according to IMDB, “The Simpsons” has a score of 8.8 out of 10 based on about 270,400 user votes, over 700 reviews from viewers and approximately 150 reviews from critics. At the same time, according to TV.com, the animated sitcom has an average score of 9.1 out of 10 based on over 28,000 votes. The premiere of Season 28 has drawn 3.364 million viewers (+2.59% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 1.40 demo rating (-8.50%) among adults (18-49). For comparisons, “The Simpsons” Season 27 averaged a 1.74 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.00 million total viewers.
“The Simpsons” focuses on the everyday life and adventures of a working class eponymous family consisting of careless and simple-minded Homer, his decent wife Marge, their rowdy-dowdy son Bart, infant-prodigy Lisa, as well as the mysterious and funny child Maggie. “The Simpsons” Season 28 picks up “when the city of Springfield gets burned down, the Simpsons plead with Mr. Burns to pay for the rebuilding,” according to FOX. The TV series is created by Matt Groening, who also serves as executive producer.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date
“The Simpsons” Season 28 kicked off on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 8|7c on FOX, and its debut drew about 3.37 million viewers, and has been praised by the target audience as usual. FOX has yet to announce the decision on the renewal or cancellation of the animated sitcom. But we have every reason to believe that “The Simpsons” Season 29 would take place on FOX mainly due to very impressive television ratings. However, we would like to wait for the official announcement by FOX. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the animated series, as well as about “The Simpsons” Season 29 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
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