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FXX (Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ: FOXA) is expected to air all 600 episodes of "The Simpsons" in chronological order beginning Thanksgiving Day (November 24) and continuing over the next 13 days, according to a New York Post report.

The report said the telecast of the "Simpsons" will become "the longest marathon in TV history," beating the previous record, also held by FXX and the "Simpsons." The previous record was made in 2014 and aired 552 "Simpsons" episodes over a span of 12 days.

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The latest 300-hour binge session will start at noon ET on November 24 and end on December 6 at midnight.

According to the Post, "'The Simpsons' is the longest-running American scripted prime-time series, and debuts its 28th season this Sunday (8 p.m. on Fox), featuring Amy Schumer as a guest voice actress."

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