Fox News! Harry Potter! A Simpsons Divorce! We Preview THE SIMPSONS Season 23 with EP Al Jean

After an astounding 22 seasons and counting, fans of THE SIMPSONS will be happy to know that the show isn’t in any danger of running out of ideas anytime soon. Or at least that’s what we took away from our recent one-on-one with showrunner Al Jean who promised lots of laughs thanks to stories that touch on Fox News, the Harry Potter phenomena and more. See for yourself after the jump.

(Reporter: Jennifer Schadel)

THE SIMPSONS airs Sundays at 8PM on FOX (Global TV in Canada) and features the voice talents of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria, Pamela Hayden, Tress MacNeille and more. Catch up on past episodes you may have missed for free online at

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  • Interestingly, it IS 21 years and counting . . . you might even say 22 years and counting, since tonight is the Season 23 premiere, not 22nd. 

  • Thanks for the freelance editing, now where were you 2 hours ago when I posted the story!