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SUNDAY, JULY 22
[EDITOR'S NOTE 1: Audio descriptions (AD) for tonight's animated programs are available on the SAP Audio Channel.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE 2: THE CLEVELAND SHOW and AMERICAN DAD are preempted tonight.]
--"THE SIMPSONS" - (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
HOMER BECOMES A SUCCESSFUL CORPORATE ACCOUNT MAN
ON "THE SIMPSONS"
SUNDAY, JULY 22, ON FOX
John Slattery ("Mad Men") Makes Guest Voice Appearance
Homer and Marge host a tastemaker party at their home to promote Absolut Krusty, Krusty the Clown's own brand of liquor. Mr. Burns takes notice of the party's success and decides to promote Homer to "Account Man" for the Springfield Nuclear Plant. Robert Marlow (guest voice Slattery), a seasoned account veteran, takes Homer under his wing and shows him what the high life is like in the corner office. Meanwhile, Lisa introduces Bart to a new literary world which sparks his interest in reading classic novels, and when Homer's long hours at the office become the norm, a family vacation with Marge and the kids help him realize that family always comes before work in the "The Man in the Blue Flannel Pajamas" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, July 22 (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SI-2301) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)
Voice Cast: Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson and Nelson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Harry Shearer as Skinner; Pamela Hayden as Milhouse; Tress MacNeille as Dolph
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ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's 25th production cycle - 559 total episodes) on 10/7/11; renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's 26th production cycle) on 10/4/13
DESCRIPTION: (from FOX's press release, October 2013) FOX has picked up THE SIMPSONS for a historic 26th season, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. "For more than a quarter of a century, THE SIMPSONS has captured the hearts and minds of fans in a way that transcends ages, languages and cultures," said Reilly. "This groundbreaking series is not only the longest-running scripted show in television history, it's one of the greatest sitcoms of our time, and I'm looking forward to yet another landmark season." Last Sunday's THE SIMPSONS' 25th season premiere ranked as the No. 1 entertainment program of the night among Adults 18-49 and was up +12% from last season's average.