SEINFELD Emojis Coming to Twitter!
SEINFELD, the iconic show about nothing, recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary since it debuted on NBC. Today it was revealed on Instagram that George, Jerry, Kramer and Elaine will be among 42 pictographs of characters from the series that will be available as emoji options on Twitter.
Shahruz Shaukat, who developed the app, told EW that while no official date has been announced as to when the images will be available, he aiming to premiere them next week.
Seinfeld ran for nine seasons on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as a fictionalized version of himself. Set predominantly in an apartment block in Manhattan's Upper West Side in New York City, the show features a handful of Jerry's friends and acquaintances, particularly best friend George Costanza (Jason Alexander), former girlfriend Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), and neighbor across the hallCosmo Kramer (Michael Richards).
A critical favorite, commercial blockbuster and cultural phenomenon, the show led the Nielsen ratings in its sixth and ninth seasons and finished among the top two (with NBC's ER) every year from 1994 to 1998. In 2002, TV Guide named Seinfeld the greatest television program of all time. In 1997, the episodes "The Boyfriend" and "The Parking Garage" were respectively ranked numbers 4 and 33 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time,and in 2009, "The Contest" was ranked #1 on the same magazine's list of TV's Top 100 Episodes of All Time