With its first year, The Simpsons became the fox network's first sequence to position among the bahagian, atas 30 highest-rated tv series of a Televisyen year.Due to these achievements, fox made the decision to change The Simpsons' timeslot in desires that it would outcome in greater scores for the reveals that would air after it.The sequence shifted from 8:00 p.m. on Weekend evenings to one time on Thursdays where it competed with The Cosby Show, the variety one tunjuk at enough time.Many of the manufacturers were against the shift, as The Simpsons had been in the bahagian, atas 10 while broadcasting on Weekend and they experienced the shift would eliminate its scores.New season of The Cosby tunjuk defeat The Simpsons all the time during the saat tahun and The Simpsons gradually dropped out of the bahagian, atas 10.At the end of the tahun Cosby averaged as the fifth highest-rated display on tv while The Simpsons was 38th.The tunjuk ongoing in its Friday timeslot until the 6th year, when it reverted to its unique Weekend port. It has stayed there ever since.