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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2
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--"THE SIMPSONS" - (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
THE SIMPSONS TAKE A TRIP TO NEW YORK CITY
ON "THE SIMPSONS"
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, ON FOX
America's favorite Midwestern family travels to New York City in search of Bart's long-lost love Mary Spuckler (guest voice Zooey Deschanel), with whom he has wanted to reconnect ever since she left Springfield and her hillbilly family there to reinvent herself in the Big Apple. Meanwhile, Lisa and Marge look forward to experiencing all the city has to offer. But when they realize their budget won't allow for a Broadway play, they settle for the free "Shakespeare In the Park," which doesn't go as planned in the "Moonshine River" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Dec. 2 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SI-2321) (TV-PG D, L, 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 and Jimbo; Tress MacNeille as Dolph
Guest Voice Cast: Zooey Deschanel as Mary Spuckler, Al Roker as himself, Don Pardo as himself, Ken Burns as narrator, Natalie Portman as Darcy, Anne Hathaway as Jenny, Sarah Michelle Geller as Gina and Sarah Silverman as Nikki
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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.