Riot Games Consulted on ‘The Simpsons’ Esports Episode

Published on Mar 16, 2019

Riot Games Consulted on ‘The Simpsons’ Esports Episode

Esports has made it into the world of “The Simpsons.”

Sunday’s episode of America’s longest-running sitcom series, titled “E My Sports,” will see Bart Simpson begin to excel at video game competitions with Homer as his passionate coach. When Lisa attempts to bring her father back to earth, however, chaos ensues.

Whalen Rozelle and Jarred Kennedy, the co-heads of Esports at Riot Games, and David ‘Phreak’ Turley, legendary commentator from the “League of Legends” North American league Lcs, lent their expertise to the production to ensure the experience depicted in the episode was authentic to the players, fans

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Author: Variety Staff