Variety reports that The Simpsons has been renewed for a Season 33 and 34 at Fox. At the conclusion of Season 34, slated for 2023, the iconic animated sitcom will have produced 757 episodes total. The landmark 700th episode, “Manger Things,” will air on March 21.
The Simpsons is the longest-running primetime scripted show in television history, having surpassed Gunsmoke during its 29th season. The show was honored with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000.
“Everyone at ‘The Simpsons’ is thrilled to be renewed once more, and we are planning lots of big surprises. Homer will lose a hair, Milhouse will get contact lenses, and Bart will celebrate his tenth birthday for the thirty-third time,” Matt Groening, creator of the cartoon kingpin, added in a statement.
Disney’s The Simpsons will be a lot like Disney’s Doug.
Just less funny. pic.twitter.com/noRwgjcd9V
— Kneon (@Kneon) March 5, 2021
Currently airing its 32nd season, the show has won 34 Emmy Awards, 34 Annie Awards, 9 Environmental Media Awards, 7 People’s Choice Awards, 13 Writers Guild of America Awards, and was the first animated series to win a Peabody Award (in 2016). By 2019, it had won an Institutional Peabody Award.