Start Planning Your 12-Day Simpsons Marathon
FXX airing all 552 episodes in consecutive order
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 10, 2014 11:38 AM CDT
This undated publicity photo released by Fox shows characters from the animated series "The Simpsons."   (AP Photo/Fox, File)

(Newser) – The FXX network plans a marathon telecast this summer of Simpsons episodes—all 552 of them, consecutively. The network said yesterday the marathon will start Aug. 21 and continue into Labor Day. FXX programming chief Chuck Saftler said it coincides with the network's purchase of rerun rights and the development of an app that gives access to every episode of the long-running animated series. This fall, FXX will show four hours of episodes every Sunday, up until the time a new episode is aired in prime time on Fox.

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Apr 11, 2014 5:31 AM CDT
Then there will be someone here bragging about how they spent their time watching all 552 episodes and in the same comment saying they were unable to find a job or do something with someone. There is more to life then watching all 552 episodes back to back.
Chuck Roast
Apr 10, 2014 5:41 PM CDT
The way the USA is run today reminds me of the Simpsons. The answer to fix the economy, "we will just print mo-money"! Does our government go to the "payday loan" shop because they run out of money before payday or do they go to "rent to own"?
Apr 10, 2014 5:16 PM CDT
I don't even have to wait for the marathon to begin. I've been streaming Simpson episodes free off the internet for the past couple of years. Type in "Project Free TV" in your search engine and there you go.