(CNN) - America's most "animated" family isn't going away just yet. Fox Broadcasting Co. says it has signed "The Simpsons" to a 26th season.
Homer, Marge and company kicked off their 25th season earlier this week. According to Fox, ratings for that episode were up from the previous year's average.
"The Simpsons" already holds the record as the longest-running scripted program in TV history.