‘The Simpsons’ seasons will not be out there on disc any longer

'The Simpsons' seasons won't be available on disc from now on

In case you’ve been diligently constructing a set of Simpsons episodes on disc, you are in for a impolite shock. Present runner Al Jean has revealed that Fox is discontinuing disc releases of the lengthy-operating cartoon. As sources confirmed to us and The Hollywood Reporter, the studio does not consider there is a level to arduous copies at this stage — now which you could watch The Simpsons on-line, it “made extra sense” to concentrate on web providers. With the present continuously airing around the globe and in heavy rotation on FXX, it’s kind of extra accessible than different collection despite the fact that DVD and Blu-ray are nonetheless huge enterprise.

.@thesimpsons #EverySimpsonsEver I personally am v sorry to see DVDs discontinued We did them purely for the love of listening to ourselves speak

– Al Jean (@AlJean) April eight, 2015

.@thesimpsons #EverySimpsonsEver To critics of DVD dedication; I hear you. Actually. (I learn tweets aloud). Will cross alongside your emotions!

– Al Jean (@AlJean) April eleven, 2015

The Simpsons’ long term and availability makes it a singular case, however the rise of apps and streaming providers bidding for rights means different season-by-season TV boxed units might comply with. All in all, it is dangerous information for completionists that worth having an offline copy and to date there is no good alternative for that. Now that Fox is making an attempt it out, our solely query is which collection will depart the shelf for the cloud subsequent?

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