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New The Simpsons Short to Launch on May 10

Today, Disney+ announced that May the 12th Be With You, a new promotional short from The Simpsons, will launch on May 10, exclusively on Disney+.

In the upcoming short, it’s Mother’s Day, and Marge Simpson joins the moms of Disney+ on a special holiday outing that turns into an epic galactic adventure filled with heroes, villains, and a surprising old friend.

New The Simpsons Short to Launch on May 10

May the 12th Be With You is the latest in a collection of shorts from The Simpsons created exclusively for Disney+. All of the shorts and more can be found in The Simpsons collection on the streaming service.

The collection includes the shorts Maggie Simpson in Rogue Not Quite One (2024 Webby Winner), The Simpsons meet the Bocellis in Feliz Navidad, Welcome to the Club, When Billie Met Lisa (Emmy® nominated), Maggie Simpson in The Force Awakens from Its Nap (Emmy nominated), The Good, The Bart, and The Loki, and The Simpsons in Plusaversary.

From creator Matt Groening and developed by James L. Brooks and Sam Simon, the longest-running primetime scripted show in television history, The Simpsons exploded into a cultural phenomenon in 1990 and has remained one of the most groundbreaking and innovative entertainment franchises, recognizable throughout the world.

Currently in production on its record-annihilating 36th season, The Simpsons has won 37 Emmy Awards, 35 Annie Awards, 9 Environmental Media Awards, 7 People’s Choice Awards, and 14 Writers Guild of America Awards.

The Simpsons was the first animated series to win a Peabody Award, and in 2019 received the Institutional Peabody Award. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for the theatrical short The Longest Daycare.

This was followed by the theatrical short Playdate with Destiny (2020) and the Disney+ exclusive The Force Awakens From Its Nap (2021). In 2022, The Simpsons was the recipient of a Clio Award for the Balenciaga campaign.

The Simpsons Movie was a hit feature film, their mega-attraction The Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios has received historic expansion updates with the addition of ‘Springfield’—winning a Thea Award in both 2009 and 2017. The show was honored with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000.

The ongoing Tapped Out mobile game, which launched in 2012, was a recipient of a Webby Award in 2018.

The series is a Gracie Films Production in Association with 20th Television Animation. It was created by Matt Groening and developed by James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, and Sam Simon.

The executive producers are James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Matt Selman, and Al Jean. The Gracie Films Worldwide Brand Division develops and produces the licensed content for the series.

May the 12th Be With You