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Apu Being Written Out Of The Simpsons

Apu Nahasapeemapetilon is being written out of 'The Simpsons'.The show has come under fire for making the Indian-American Kwik-E-Mart owner a racist caricature and whilst Matt Groening previously insisted he will still feature him in...

Matt Groening Thought Michael Jackson Call Was A Prank

Matt Groening thought he was the victim of a prank when Michael Jackson rang up 'The Simpsons' studio.The 64-year-old cartoonist has revealed that no-one at the show initially believed that the late pop legend had...

Netflix Drop First Trailer For 'Disenchantment' At San Diego Comic-con

Netflix are really ramping up their original content in the coming months, and will be bringing adult animated series 'Disenchantment' from Matt Groening to viewers a little later this year. Following the adventures of the...

Matt Groening Want Write Apu Out Of The Simpsons

'The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening has defended the character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon from accusations he is a racist caricature and has vowed to still feature him in the animated series.A debate was sparked about the depiction...

British And Us Actors Join Together For Matt Groening Fantasy Animation 'Disenchantment'

A new animated fantasy series from Matt Groening entitled 'Disenchantment' is set to hit Netflix in 2018 and it's chock full of the kind of adult humour you'd expect from the award-winning writer. Who needs...

Simpsons' Creator Revealed 21st Century Fox Executives Asked The Show To Tone Down Fox News Jokes

Long-running funny show, The Simpsons, has reportedly been asked to curb some of its content by executives at 21st Century Fox, creator Matt Groening has revealed. The genius behind the longest running scripted show in...

A Scottish University Is Offering A Course On The Philosophy Of Homer Simpson

The University of Glasgow is offering a unique philosophy course, based on TV series ‘The Simpsons’.‘D’oh! The Simpsons Introduce Philosophy’ is a short course which costs £30 and will explore ideas of philosophy through Matt...

'The Simpsons' Show Producer Shares Script From Rejected Prince Episode

Many famous faces have made appearances in ‘The Simpsons’ over the years, including Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and JK Rowling, but one star whose planned episode sadly never made it to screens was the late...

Matt Groening At War With Neighbour

Groening has objected to a proposal by a fellow resident of Santa Monica, California to fell four ancient pines close to his home. The plans have riled a number of neighbours in...

Michael Jackson's Simpsons Track Sold

The rights to Michael Jackson's song from 'The Simpsons', 'Do the Bartman', have sold for $38,500.The late King of Pop was never credited on the track, because of a dispute between his label Sony and...

Drink Like Homer Simpson: Duff Beer Goes On Sale

If you’ve ever wanted to know what it feels like to drink like Homer Simpson be prepared to get very excited, as an official Duff beer is finally hitting the market! 21st Century Fox has...

The Simpsons Star Matt Groening Sued By Former Nanny

Tania Cardona claims Groening and his Argentinian wife Agustina rarely appreciated the work she did for them and insisted she and the couple's other Hispanic employees ate at a small table next to...

Are Marge And Homer Headed For A Shocking Split On 'The Simpsons' And Is Lena Dunham To Blame?

One of the most enduring couples in television history could be headed for splitsville, as Homer and Marge Simpson are reportedly set to ‘legally separate’ after 27 seasons of marriage. The shocking news has left...

'The Simpsons' Pays Tribute To Sam Simon In Latest Episode

‘The Simpsons’ has remembered its executive producer Sam Simon with a touching tribute on its most recent episode. Simon, who passed away on March 8th following a battle with cancer, was credited variously as a...

Ricky Gervais Leads Tributes To Late Sam Simon

Ricky Gervais has led tributes to the late 'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon.Sam, who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012, passed away aged 59 on Sunday (08.03.15) at his home in Los Angeles.Writing on Twitter,...

Watch 'The Simpsons' Make Obligatory 'Frozen' Reference During Christmas Special Couch Gag

The 'Simpsons' have let us in on their festive couch gag, ahead of the show's special Christmas themed episode which airs on Fox this Sunday (December 7th). Fans of the series will certainly not be...

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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?

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]

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

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?

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?

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

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?

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?

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...

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