Threat averted: Fox renews 'Simpsons' for 2 years

By the Associated Press | October 7, 2011 | 8:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of "The Simpsons" can breathe a "d'oh" of relief: The animated series has been renewed for two more seasons.

A contract dispute with the show's voice cast had threatened to end the series, but Fox announced Friday it has been renewed for another two years, through season 25. Further details were not provided.

The animated series about the Simpson family, including dad Homer and his familiar "D'oh!" is the longest-running scripted series on TV.