The previous season of The Simpsons was down in the ratings but it was still the top-rated comedy series on FOX. Will this animated series ever be cancelled? When will the network announce the 29th season? Stay tuned.
On The Simpsons, the yellow family that never gets older continues to wreak their own kind of havoc on the strange town of Springfield. The voice cast includes Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, and Harry Shearer.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
11/4 update: FOX has renewed The Simpsons for season 29 and season 30. Details here.
5/22 update: You can see the rest of the latest night’s ratings.
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For comparisons: The 27th season of The Simpsons averaged a 1.74 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.00 million total viewers.
Note: Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you like The Simpsons TV show? Do you think it should have been cancelled instead of renewed for a 29th season?
ohhhhhhhhh donald trump effect has over.
Yes stopping watch not funny comedy it terrible one last 22 years it was never good since it start first few years lost control season 30 last one need get terrible just like scoody doo movies funny lost it touch on entertainment
Don’t cancel the Simpsons plz I love it so much all I watch is the Simpsons
It gone after season 30 never come back on tv getting too old with contract last 5 years been doing it disappointing to me be not really it classic aminated adult show it legendary.
Leave it 🙂
Day-yum, An 80% jump in ratings. What show does that.