The Simpsons

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The Simpsons, created by Matt Groening, is the longest-running animated television series. The first episode was broadcast on December 17, 1989 and it is currently in its 25th season.

Television ratings

The Simpsons ratings have been steadily falling since the series two debut peaked in 1990, with 33.6 million viewers, with a sharp decline beginning with series fifteen (2004), to only 3.4 million viewers watching by series twenty-five (2014).[1]


  • Homer Simpson, voiced by Dan Castellaneta
  • Marge Simpson, voiced by Julie Kavner
  • Bart Simpson, voiced by Nancy Cartwright
  • Lisa Simpson, voiced by Yeardley Smith
  • Maggie Simpson


  1. Dodge, Shyam. The Simpsons falls to all-time low as ratings plummet in the show's 25th season with only 3.4million viewers, The Daily Mail, Associated Newspapers, 30 April 2014. Retrieved on 24 May 2014.