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Zooey Deschanel and The Simpsons Featured in Super Bowl Promo

January 28, 2014 (7:21 am) GMT
The animated version of the 'New Girl' star introduces the Simpsons, who sing in anticipation of the February 2 game.

"" may get sidelined by Super Bowl XLVIII this Sunday, but that doesn't mean that the family is not excited about the game. Homer and his family members are featured in a new Super Bowl promo with an animated .

The "" actress is "contractually obligated" to introduce "America's favorite family", the Simpsons, who are later seen performing a song in anticipation of the annual football game.

Their performance is cut by Fox Sports' Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Curt Menefee and , who want to take over the broadcast. When Homer makes an inappropriate comment about FOX, they send a robot to remove the family.

Super Bowl XLVIII, which pits the Denver Broncos against the Seattle Seahawks, will air live from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2 on FOX. Zooey Deschanel's series "New Girl" has been given the coveted post-Super Bowl spot, followed by Golden Globe-winning comedy "" starring .



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