Disney+ Hotstar Premium launches ALL 31 Seasons of ‘The Simpsons’

Starting 15 April, catch the latest season and all previous seasons along with popular 2007 feature film and recently released short film exclusively on the service ~

~ Disney+ Hotstar Premium streams all the 35 critically acclaimed Disney+ Originals, Super Hero movies, latest Disney animation movies & shows,  and latest American shows & blockbuster Hollywood movies from HBO, Showtime and Fox.

Hyderabad, 15 April 2020: After the successful launch of Disney+ Hotstar in India, the platform is now bringing the world’s favorite nuclear family from the award-winning, history-making series The Simpsons to India. Created by cartoonist Matt Groening, The Simpsons made its debut in 1989 and is the longest running primetime scripted show in in television history with a collection of over 675 episodes spanning 31 seasons – all of which will be available on Disney+ Hotstar Premium. The latest and 31st season of the iconic show is exclusively available on the platform, ahead of its TV premiere. The popular 2007 feature film The Simpsons Movie and the recently released short film Maggie Simpson in “Playdate with Destiny” will also be available.

Through the years, the yellow family of five – Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie have emerged as pop-culture icons and have tackled numerous subjects in their own humorous way. The series is a satirical depiction of a working-class life, epitomized by the Simpson family and parodies everyday society, television, and the human condition. The characters have been voiced by Hollywood’s eminent personalities – Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, and Harry Shearer. Developed by James L. Brooks, Matt Groening and Sam Simon, The Simpsons has won over a hundred awards including multiple Primetime Emmy Awards, a People’s Choice Award, and Writer’s Guild Awards; and holds 3 Guinness World Records – making it an absolute must-watch!

In this time of social distancing, Disney+ Hotstar Premium continues to provide an unmatched entertainment experience by adding popular shows and latest Hollywood blockbusters. With the world’s best superhero movies like The Avengers, Iron Man, Thor: Ragnarok; unrivalled animated films like Frozen II and Toy Story 4, popular kids’ programs including Mickey Mouse and Gaju Bhai, Disney+ Originals including The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Lady and the Tramp and shows from the best studios, Disney+ Hotstar Premium makes for the best entertainment companion for people looking for compelling content.

Catch All 31 Seasons of The Simpsons, starting 15 April only on Disney+ Hotstar Premium

ABOUT THE SIMPSONS

The longest-running primetime scripted show in television history, THE SIMPSONSexploded into a cultural phenomenon in 1990 and has remained one of the most groundbreaking and innovative entertainment franchises, recognizable throughout the world. Currently airing its record-annihilating 31st season and in production on season 32, THE SIMPSONShas won 34 Emmy Awards (including its 11th in 2019 for Outstanding Animated Program), 34 Annie Awards, 9 Environmental Media Awards, 7 People’s Choice Awards and 13 Writers Guild of America Awards including the 2019 and 2020 Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program Award.  THE SIMPSONS was the first animated series to win a Peabody Award, and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for the theatrical short “The Longest Daycare.” The Simpsons Moviewas a hit feature film, their mega-attraction The Simpsons Rideat Universal Studios has received historic expansion updates with the addition of ‘Springfield’—winning a Thea Award in both 2009 and 2017. The show was honored with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000. The Simpsons ongoing Tapped Out mobile game which launched in 2012 was a recipient of a Webby Award in 2018.   It has been named the “Best Show of the 20th Century” by Time Magazine, called the “Greatest American Sitcom” by Entertainment Weekly in 2013, and declared “The Best TV Show Ever” in 2016 by vulture.com.

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. The Gracie Films Worldwide Brand Division develops and produces the licensed content for the series. “Like” the series on Facebook at facebook.com/TheSimpsons, follow Homer Simpson @HomerJSimpson and @TheSimpsons on Twitter. Join the conversation using #thesimpsons and follow The Simpsons on Instagram at instagram.com/thesimpsons/

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About Disney+ Hotstar

Disney+ Hotstar (erstwhile Hotstar) is India’s largest premium streaming platform that has changed the way Indians watch their entertainment – from their favourite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas. With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV Shows and Movies in 8 languages, regional and national News, and coverage of every major global sporting event, including the IPL. Disney+ Hotstar Premium has a large selection of Disney+ Originals, latest American shows, blockbuster Hollywood movies and award-winning content from International studios; whereas with Disney+ Hotstar VIP, users get access to Disney content in local languages, exclusive new content from the Hotstar Specials label, access to STAR network serials before television, and the latest and best of live sporting action. In its earlier avatar, the Hotstar mobile app has notched 400 Mn+ downloads, making it one of the most in-demand apps in India and also secured top spots on the Google Play Store as well as the Apple App Store. The app’s success reflects its highly evolved video streaming technology as well as the quality of experience across devices and platforms.

For further information, please contact

Samika Meshram
Public Relations | samika@hotstar.com

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