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The thirty-first season of the animated television series The Simpsons was announced on February 6, 2019.[2] It premiered on Fox in the United States on September 29, 2019.[3]

The Simpsons (season 31)
Digital purchase image featuring Brandine Spuckler
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes3
Original networkFox
Original releaseSeptember 29, 2019 (2019-09-29)[1] –
present (present)
Season chronology
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List of The Simpsons episodes


No. in
Title [4]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [4]Prod.
U.S. viewers
6631"The Winter of Our Monetized Content"Bob AndersonRyan KohSeptember 29, 2019 (2019-09-29)YABF192.33[5]

Homer and Bart become viral video stars. Meanwhile, Lisa takes a stand against Springfield Elementary's new detention policy.

Guest star: John Mulaney as Warburton Parker
6642"Go Big or Go Homer"Matthew FaughnanJohn FrinkOctober 6, 2019 (2019-10-06)YABF215.63[6]

Homer enlists an intern to help him with a new business, but runs into trouble with the local mafia.

Guest stars: Joe Mantegna as Fat Tony and Michael Rapaport as Mike Wegman
6653"The Fat Blue Line"Michael PolcinoBill OdenkirkOctober 13, 2019 (2019-10-13)YABF222.13[7]

Chief Wiggum's on the spot when Homer becomes the latest victim of the Springfield Pickpocket.

Guest stars: Dawnn Lewis as Investigator Lenora Carter, Joe Mantegna as Fat Tony, Jason Momoa as himself and Bob Odenkirk as Mob Lawyer
6664"Treehouse of Horror XXX"Timothy BaileyJ. Stewart BurnsOctober 20, 2019 (2019-10-20)YABF18[8]TBD
6675"Gorillas on the Mast"TBAMax CohnNovember 3, 2019 (2019-11-03)YABF20[10]TBD
Guest star: Jane Goodall as herself[9]
6686"Marge the Lumberjill"TBARyan KohNovember 10, 2019 (2019-11-10)ZABF02[11]TBD
Guest star: Asia Kate Dillon as Paula


No. Title Air date Rating/share
DVR viewers
Total viewers
1 "The Winter of Our Monetized Content" September 29, 2019 0.9/4 2.33[5] TBD TBD TBD TBD
2 "Go Big or Go Homer" October 6, 2019 2.1/9 5.63[6] TBD TBD TBD TBD
3 "The Fat Blue Line" October 13, 2019 0.8/4 2.13[7] TBD TBD TBD TBD


  1. ^ Anderson, Jenna. "Fox Announces Premiere Dates for The Simpsons, Bob's Burgers, Family Guy, and Bless the Harts". Retrieved September 3, 2019.
  2. ^ Otterson, Joe (February 6, 2019). "The Simpsons Renewed for Season 31 and 32 at Fox". Variety. Retrieved June 29, 2019.
  3. ^ The Simpsons [@TheSimpsons] (June 24, 2019). "👋 Jazz hands! Season 31 of #TheSimpsons kicks off Sunday, September 29 on @FOXTV. 👋" (Tweet). Retrieved August 29, 2019 – via Twitter.
  4. ^ a b "The Simpsons Episode Listings". The Futon Critic.
  5. ^ a b Welch, Alex (October 1, 2019). "'60 Minutes,' 'NCIS: Los Angeles,' and 'Sunday Night Football' adjust up: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  6. ^ a b Welch, Alex (October 8, 2019). "'Sunday Night Football' adjusts up, 'The Simpsons,' 'Bless the Harts,' and others adjust down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 8, 2019.
  7. ^ a b Welch, Alex (October 15, 2019). "'Kids Say the Darndest Things, 'Sunday Night Football' adjust up, 'Shark Tank' adjusts down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 15, 2019.
  8. ^ Al Jean on Twitter "Twitter". 2018-09-14.
  9. ^ "(SI-3020) Gorillas on the Mast". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  10. ^ Al Jean on Twitter "Twitter" 2018-11-05.
  11. ^ Jean, Al (March 14, 2019). ".@TheSimpsons ZABF02!". Twitter. Retrieved March 14, 2019.