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[03/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
FOX Renews Animated Hit Series "'The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill"

[via press release from FOX]

FOX RENEWS ANIMATED HIT SERIES "'THE SIMPSONS" AND "KING OF THE HILL"

THE SIMPSONS Picked Up For Two Additional Seasons KING OF THE HILL Picked Up For One Additional Season

Fox Broadcasting Company has ordered two additional seasons of THE SIMPSONS and one additional season of KING OF THE HILL. This will take THE SIMPSONS, created by executive producer Matt Groening, through 19 seasons in 2007-2008. Mike Judge's KING OF THE HILL is picked up for its 11th season.

Having debuted on Jan. 14, 1990, THE SIMPSONS reigns as the longest-running animated series in history and the longest-running primetime series currently on television. THE SIMPSONS is a cultural institution and will celebrate a milestone 400 episodes in May 2007. Now in its 17th season, THE SIMPSONS has been critically praised and bestowed with numerous honors, including a Peabody Award and 21 Emmy Awards. THE SIMPSONS currently holds the Guinness Book of World Records titles for Longest-Running Primetime Animated Television Series and Most Guest Stars Featured in a Television Series. Recognized as a pop culture icon, Homer Simpson's annoyed grunt � "D'oh!" � is an official word in the Oxford English Dictionary, and THE SIMPSONS has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

THE SIMPSONS and KING OF THE HILL are the two longest-running comedies currently on primetime television. The 200th milestone episode of KING OF THE HILL will air this May on FOX.

KING OF THE HILL also has received numerous accolades, including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program in 1999, a Nancy Susan Reynolds Award in 1997, a Women's Image Network Award in 2004 and Environmental Media Awards in 2001 and 2003. KING OF THE HILL has garnered numerous nominations for Annie Awards, Prism Awards and Shine Awards and was hailed as the Best Television Show of the Year after its debut by TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly and Time Magazine. The series is currently translated into numerous languages, including Spanish, French and Portuguese, and is licensed in almost 50 countries around the world.

THE SIMPSONS is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th Century Fox Television. James L. Brooks, Matt Groening and Al Jean are the executive producers. Film Roman is the animation house.

Mike Judge and Greg Daniels are co-creators/executive producers and Michael Rotenberg, Howard Klein, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky are executive producers for KING OF THE HILL, which is a 20th Century Fox Television Production in association with Deedle-Dee Productions, Film Roman, Inc., Judgemental Films and 3 Arts Entertainment.





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