The Simpsons was confirmed on October 7, 2011 as being renewed through its 25th season. This occurred as part of the negotiations with the show's main actors over their salaries as a means of keeping the show going. Season 25 premiered on September 29, 2013 and ended on May 18, 2014.
Al Jean, executive producer of The Simpsons, has said he views the two additional seasons as a beginning and that it is a goal to complete thirty seasons by the end of the decade. Season 25 aired on September 29th, 2013 with "Homerland" as the first episode of the season.  The final episode for this season is The Yellow Badge of Cowardge. 
- Aaron Sorkin will play himself in "Four Regrettings and a Funeral," where he will help Kent Brockman to choose whether or not to work for FOX news. Joe Namath and Gordon Ramsay will also make cameos. 
- Stan Lee will make his second appearance on The Simpsons in this season. 
- Kristen Wiig will make her second appearance on The Simpsons in an episode called "Homerland," playing a character hired by Lisa to investigate Homer after he acts oddly polite after a Nuclear Power Convention. This episode will be the season 25 premiere. 
- Anderson Cooper will be on an episode of The Simpsons where Lisa befriends a girl (guess voiced by Eva Longoria) who is her match in every way, expect one, she is a conservative Republican. "They run up against each other in the second-grade election," says showrunner Al Jean, "and then we flash to the future where they are [engaged] in an actual presidential debate - and Anderson is the moderator." 
- Will Arnett from Arrested Development and 30 Rock fame will voice Detective Gratman, a FBI anti-piracy boss who has the task of hunting down Homer Simpson after he illegally pirates a movie in "Steal This Episode." 
- Daniel Radcliffe has a second Simpsons appearance as an older boy named Diggs who has an interest in falconry. 
- Billy West, Katey Segal, John DiMaggio, Phil LaMarr and Maurice LaMarche will reprise their Futurama roles for a Futurama/The Simpsons crossover episode, where Bender tries to kill Bart because Bart messes up the future. 
- Zach Galifianakis will guest star as an overweight boy who becomes friends with Lisa. 
- Amy Poehler will reprise her role as Jenda, Bart's future ex-wife in the episode "Days of Future Future", set for a spring airdate. 
- Comedian John Oliver will portray a previously unseen neighbor named Wilkes John Booth. 
- Judd Apatow, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Seth Rogen, Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford and Channing Tatum will have voice credits in the season 25 episode "Steal This Episode". 
- Nick Offerman from Parks and Recreation has recorded a voice for The Simpsons. 
- "The Man Who Came to Be Dinner" will be directed by David Silverman and co-written by Al Jean, and will be about Homer going onto a theme park ride, and by mistake traveling to Rigel 7, Kang and Kodos' home planet. It was originally set to be the season 24 finale, but was moved to season 25 for unknown reasons, then it was moved to Season 26 for more unknown reasons.
- Judd Apatow, writer/director of Knocked Up, Superbad and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, will be writing an episode of The Simpsons in season 25 where Homer is hypnotized to think he's ten years old and becomes friends with Bart.  He is also expected to guest star. 
- Don Payne, who passed away on March 26th 2013, will have two episodes that will air posthumously in the 25th season, "White Christmas Blues" and "Labor Pains". 
- Kevin Curran is writing an episode called The Winter of His Content, set to air in Spring 2014. Music editor Chris Ledesma attended the table read, and said on his Twitter that Hank Azaria "acted his ass off." 
- "Bart's sister (His Baby Sister)" will be the first ever episode about Bart and Maggie's relationship.
- There will be a sequel to Holidays of Future Passed.
- There will a "very musical" episode.
- The Simpsons has been officially renewed for a twenty-sixth season. 
- One episode this year will feature Homer as a referee at the World Cup Finals. 
- Brick Like Me will be built from Lego.
- 'The Simpsons' renewed by Fox for two more seasons, Entertainment Weekly, October 7, 2011
- Al Jean discusses the season 24 and 25 renewal, Entertainment Weekly, October 8, 2011
|The Simpsons Season Directory|
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Season 18 • Season 19 • Season 20 • Season 21 • Season 22 • Season 23 • Season 24 • Season 25 •
Season 26 • Season 27 • Season 28 • Season 29 • Season 30 • Season 31 • Season 32 • Season 33 • Season 34