Viewers get a double d'ohse as 'The Simpsons' is renewed for two more seasons

Homer Simpson gives us his views

Viewers get a double d'ohse as 'The Simpsons' is renewed for two more seasons

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US broadcaster Fox has renewed 'The Simpsons' for its 27th and 28th seasons - which will take the series to 625 episodes.

"I've outlasted Letterman, Jon Stewart and 'McDreamy,' because I have something they don't: a costly 200-donut-a-day addiction," Homer Simpson said.

The longest-running scripted show in television history exploded on to TV screens in 1990.

It has remained one of the most groundbreaking and innovative entertainment franchises.

 
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Currently airing its record-breaking 26th season, the show has won 31 Emmy Awards, 31 Annie Awards, a 2015 People's Choice Award, was the first animated series to win a Peabody Award.

It was also nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for the theatrical short 'The Longest Daycare'.

The show was also honoured with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000, and was named the 'Best Show of the 20th Century' by Time magazine.

An air date for the new seasons has not yet been released.

But one 'family member', actress Nancy Cartwright who voices Bart Simpson, gave her reaction: