Matt Groening

‘The Simpsons’ Take Over Hollywood Bowl To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

13th September 2014 -


‘The Simpsons’ came alive at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night (September 12th), as the series celebrated its 25th anniversary with live music, cast performances and some very special guests. Creator Matt Groening kicked off...

Let's All Watch 'The Simpsons' For 12 Days and 12 Nights

21st August 2014 -


Mecca for Simpsons fans has arrived, no pilgrimage necessary. The utopian moments that is a 25-season marathon kicks off at 10 a.m. ET with the movie sandwiched in-between it all. It’s probably an irresponsible move...

Simpsons Mania: FXX To Put Every Episode Online

23rd July 2014 -


American cable network FXX struck a deal last year to buy the rights to the longest-running primetime animated series, and have now revealed that they plan to put the whole Simpsons archive online in what...

Jane Fonda And Willem Dafoe Amongst The New Faces (Voices) For Simpsons Season 26

21st July 2014 -


As The Simpsons enters a remarkable 26th season, Jane Fonda and Willem Dafoe are set to lend their voices to two characters in storylines pivotal to the main characters in the show.Fonda will play grumpy...

Simpsons Death: It's Krusty The Clown or Rabbi Hyman Krustofski

21st July 2014 -


Speaking at a Television Critics Association panel on Sunday, Simpsons show runner Al Jean has all but confirmed the impending death on The Simpsons will see either Bart’s favourite clown, Herschel Shmoikel Pinchas Yerucham Krustofski...

5 of The Best Animated Matriarchs (Animatriachs?) Now That Marge Simpson is The Face of MAC Make-Up

10th July 2014 -


Marge Simpson has finally got her moment. After years of living as Springfield’s most dependable blue-haired mom, Homer’s often down-trodden better half has been thrust out into the spotlight as the new face of MAC...

Is 'The Simpsons'/'Family Guy' Crossover Episode Such A Good Idea?

16th May 2014 -


Some things are meant to be mixed together, even if it sounds like a shocking idea to begin with. Think peanut butter and jelly, labradors and poodles, chocolate milk and salt…all great combinations that magically...

After Lowest Rated Episode, 'The Simpsons' Preps Lego Episode [Trailer]

2nd May 2014 -


The Simpsons is set to air its full Lego episode on Sunday (May 4, 2014), just a week after Entertainment Weekly reported the last episode of the show was the lowest rated episode in Simpsons...

The Simpsons Pays Tribute/Mocks The Hell Out of 'Mad Men' Season 7

11th April 2014 -


The Simpsons has the ability to be incredibly scornful and delightfully playful at the same time, even when dealing with some of the darker aspects of American culture, like institutional racism, corrupt politicians and the...

Will FXX's Marathon 552 Simpsons Episode Run Lead To A Certain Record Being Broken?

10th April 2014 -


To celebrate their recent licencing of The Simpsons, FX is turning TV sets into a continuous stream of the cartoon by playing every single episode back to back. That’s a lot of episodes – 552...

Ned Flanders' Tribute to Edna Krabappel - The Third and Final Goodbye?

11th March 2014 -


The death of a character in a show can be difficult to stomach. We’d love to give some examples, but the wrath of an Internet scorned through spoilers is something nobody should have to face....

FXX Wins First Ever Cable Deal For 'The Simpsons' In Huge Off-Network Deal

17th November 2013 -


Life continues to be sweet for The Simpsons as it approaches its 26th season, as it has become the most expensive program to be sold to a cable service in an unspecified, multi-million dollar deal....

'The Simpsons' 26th Season Confirmed, Time For A 'Futurama' Crossover?

7th October 2013 -


A 26th season of the ever-popular cartoon series, The Simpsons, has been confirmed by Fox, as reported by Sky News. What has become America's longest running television show ever will now continue "with no end...

'The Simpsons' Will Kill Off A Major Character Next Season, But Who?

2nd October 2013 -


The Simpsons is still going strong after more than a quarter of a century, but with the threat of it growing stale (again) becoming an ever-likely possibility as the show enters season 26, the writers...

Want Old Simpsons Episodes? That'll Be A Billion Bucks, Please

30th July 2013 -


As probably the most recognizable TV show of all time, let alone cartoon, we all know that The Simpsons is a marketable asset. Bart’s ‘Eat My Shorts’ and Homer’s ‘Doh!’ are known the world...

Sam Simon, Co-Creator of The Simpsons, Continues To Donate Millions To Charity

30th July 2013 -


Sam Simon, the co-creator of The Simpsons, continues to donate millions of dollars to charity. Simon was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer earlier on this year. He has decided to see the profits of his...

Sam Simon, Terminally Ill 'Simpsons' Co-Creator, Donating Entire Fortune To Charity Before Death

29th July 2013 -


He has spent years helping to bring laughter to millions, and now the co-creator of The Simpsons, Sam Simon's actions will benefit others once again. The 58 year-old writer-producer is battling colon cancer which he...

Clash Of The Cartoons: Simpsons And Family Guy's Crossover Episode

19th July 2013 -


Two of the biggest cartoon franchise will meet for the first time as The Simpsons and Family Guy crossover finally becomes a thing. The residents of Springfield have been around for a long time –...

The Sopranos Named Best Written TV Show Ever: Do You Agree?

3rd June 2013 -


Last night (2nd June), the Writers Guild of America (the WGA) unveiled its list of the 101 best written television shows in history voted for by members, who are split into east (WGAE) and western...

Matt Groening's Mother And Marge Simpson Inspiration Dies

8th May 2013 -


Matt Groening’s mother Margaret – the inspiration behind the popular cartoon character Marge Simpson in The Simpsons – has passed away aged 94, with the obituary revealing a whole pile of links to Groening’s family...

Marge Simpson Dies! Woman Behind Infamous Simpsons Character Passes Away

7th May 2013 -


Margaret Groening – the mother of Simpsons creator Matt Groening and inspiration behind Marge Simpson – has passed away aged 94 in Portland, Oregon. Check out some of Marge’s best moments below.“Groening, Margaret Ruth 94...

Futurama Exec On Show Cancellation: "I Keep A Suitcase By My Office Door"

23rd April 2013 -


Futurama’s executive producer David X Cohen has revealed that he wasn’t surprised to learn that the show is being axed from Comedy Central. He told Entertainment Weekly “I felt like we were already in the...

Fans of The Planet Express Ship Look Away now – Futurama Finally Cancelled

22nd April 2013 -


It’s been a space-traversing ride, but it looks as if The Planet Express will be making last delivery quite soon. Yes that’s right, for the second time, Futurama has been cancelled. It happened once before,...

Matt Groening's 'Futurama' Cancelled For The Second Time

22nd April 2013 -


Depressing news for fans of Futurama with the news that the show has been cancelled – again! We’re pretty sure you all remember the crushing disappointment that occurred when the Matt Groening-drawn animated comedy was...

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