Events Announced For Lead-Up To “The Simpsons” Treehouse of Horror

 

 

The Simpsons is all-new this Sunday Night on FOX @ 8 pm ET with a brand-new entry into the yearly Halloween anthology series from the longest-running animated series in primetime. In the upcoming episode, the annual terror-themed trilogy includes a frightening look at the 2020 election, parodies of Pixar and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and a ninth birthday Lisa just can’t get over. Kidrobot has announced some new toys for release in time for the special. Presenting The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror 2-Pack Mini Figure Set with new versions of your favorite characters from Kidrobot’s Blind Box Mini Figure Series based on the classic Halloween episodes. This 2-pack set features Frosted Pink Sprinkle Donut Homer and glow-in-the-dark Krusty the Clown Zombie 3″ Vinyl Figures with brain accessory. This special collectible 2-Pack Mini Figure Set can only be found at Kidrobot.com and IamRetro.com, while supplies last.

 The Paley Center for Media today also announced that it will present a new Paley Front Row Presented by Citi program in association with The New York Post and Decider.comThe Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror. This program will be available for view on Verizon Media’s Yahoo Entertainment on Saturday, October 17 at 8:00 pm EST/5:00 pm PST, while Paley Members and Citi customers will have early access to the program starting on Friday, October 16. The event will also include questions submitted from Decider.com readers, and a select number of those readers will have the chance to win a limited-edition Treehouse of Horror poster.

Just in time to celebrate Halloween, Yeardley Smith, the voice behind “Lisa Simpson,” will moderate a conversation with the creative team behind The Simpsons including Mike B. AndersonAl Jean, Steve Mooreand Matt Selman, that gives fans an insider’s look at the creative process behind the wildly popular Halloween special. 

This program will be available for view on Verizon Media’s Yahoo Entertainment on Saturday, October 17 at 8:00 pm EST/5:00 pm PST.

 

Synopsis:

The longest-running primetime scripted show in television history, THE SIMPSONS exploded into popular culture in 1990 and has remained one of the most groundbreaking and innovative entertainment franchises, recognizable throughout the world. HOMER (Dan Castellaneta), MARGE (Julie Kavner), BART (Nancy Cartwright), LISA (Yeardley Smith) and MAGGIE are instantly identifiable television icons. Rounding out this cast of characters are many beloved Springfield residents, including tavern proprietor MOE SZYSLAK (Hank Azaria) and nuclear power plant owner MR. BURNS (Harry Shearer). The Emmy Award-, Annie Award- and Peabody Award-winning animated comedy will begin its 32nd season this year and will celebrate a landmark 700 episodes this spring. Additional upcoming guest voice stars this season include Olivia Colman, Hannibal Buress, Ben Platt and Michael Palin.

THE SIMPSONS is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th 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.

 

 

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