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  Simpsons could be shown every day
Updated 02 January 2002, 12.46
The Simpsons
The Simpsons could soon be shown every day on the BBC.

The beeb is looking at plans to show the top TV cartoon every weekday at teatime on BBC2.

It's good news for those of you who've been voting for The Simpsons as your fave TV show in the CBBC Newsround online 'Your Charts' votes.

BBC beat ITV in ratings

It is thought the BBC wants to put The Simpsons on to boost figures in the TV ratings war.

It wants to compete with new shows like Channel 4's Smallville - the new Superman spin-off programme.

But the BBC doesn't have to worry too much. It beat ITV1 in the overall viewer's ratings for the first time ever in 2001, thanks to shows like The Simpsons and EastEnders.

So you think you know everything about The Simpsons? Try our tricky quiz by clicking on the link at the top right of this page.

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