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How/When did "The Simpsons" begin?

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"The Simpsons"

Twentieth Century Fox
Question: How/When did "The Simpsons" begin?
Answer: It began as a series of "bumpers" or shorts for "The Tracey Ullman Show" on April 19, 1987, and premiered as a series on December 17, 1989. Regular broadcasts began on Sundays beginning January 14, 1990.

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