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Groening Praises Gervais

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has lavished praise on RICKY GERVAIS - because he was a joy to work with. The Extras star appeared in a cameo role on the hit animated series as well...

Madonna Set For Simpsons Cameo?

Pop superstar MADONNA could be set for a cameo on cult animated show THE SIMPSONS - if creator MATT GROENING gets his way. The cartoon genius is desperate for the singer to star in his...

Groening's Dreadfully Funny Horror Tag Lines

The Simpsons creator MATT GROENING once wrote tag lines for horror movies but was forced to quit because he was hilariously inept at the job. Groening was a struggling writer in the 1980s and found...

Groening Upsets Dad With Simpsons Storyline

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING upset his dad when he made cartoon mum Marge carry a deflated tyre miles in an episode of the hit series. Groening's dad, who shares his name with The Simpsons'...

Groening Warns Of Simpsons Revenge

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has issued a warning for celebrities who turn down parts on the show - they risk being ridiculed in future episodes. The hit TV show has had a glittering list...

Springfields Compete For Simpsons Premiere

Sixteen Springfields across America are competing to host the world premiere of THE SIMPSONS movie. Officials in the towns and cities have been invited to shoot a short film about their links to the cult...

Simpsons To Continue Indefinitely

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING insists his popular show will keep going for as long as it continues to entertain people. The animated show, which is kicking off its 18th season in the US...

Groening's Repeats U-turn

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has caved in to pressure to re-release the first episodes of his hit animated show. Groening originally vowed never to show the first cartoon short - which premiered on the...

Simpsons Mastermind Snubbed By Gervais

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has confessed he's hurt British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS hasn't picked him for a part on hit comedy show EXTRAS. Despite hailing his cameo on the cult cartoon series the pinnacle...

Simpsons Are Here To Stay

THE SIMPSONS will be screened until at least 2008, as US broadcast network Fox have commissioned another two series. The show, currently in its 17th season, is the longest-running prime-time entertainment show in America. And...

Hilton To Star In The Simpsons?

Socialite PARIS HILTON is expected to be the latest celebrity to lend her voice to cult cartoon series THE SIMPSONS. Hilton will join a galaxy of stars who have appeared on the hit show recently...

Futurama To Return

MATT GROENING's cult animated series FUTURAMA is set to return for a new series. The show, which comes from the same stable as THE SIMPSONS, ran for five seasons between 1999 and 2003 before...

Simpsons Creator Eyes Little Britain Stars

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has announced plans to recruit LITTLE BRITAIN stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS for a guest appearance in his hit cartoon. British sketch show Little Britain has proved to...

Gervais Prouder Of Simpsons Work Than Office Success

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is prouder of writing an episode of animated comedy THE SIMPSONS than winning a string of awards for his hit sitcom THE OFFICE. The 44-year-old was amazed when the cartoon's...

Bush Turns Down Simpsons

US President GEORGE W BUSH has snubbed producers of animated TV hit THE SIMPSONS, by refusing to appear in an episode of the show. Creator MATT GROENING was hopeful after convincing British Prime Minister...

Groening Promises More Simpsons

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has allayed fears the upcoming 350th episode will mark the beginning of the end for the long-running show - by insisting he's still dreaming up new ideas for future series....

Gervais Not Interested In Money

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has downplayed the financial success he's achieved since his hit TV show THE OFFICE launched to fame, insisting money has never motivated him. The star and writer of the hugely successful...

Chasez Scooby Doo Role

JC CHASEZ will appear in a special Valentine's Day (14FEB05) episode of WHAT'S NEW SCOOBY DOO? - and he is far more impressed with his new animated incarnation than his cartoon form in THE SIMPSONS....

Groening To End The Simpsons

The SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING is desperate to end the hit TV show because he's running out of new ideas for the animated family. The cartoon is about to start its 16th series...

Homer Simpson's Voice Wins Emmy

The man behind cartoon legend HOMER SIMPSON's voice has won an EMMY-award for his work on animated series THE SIMPSONS. DAN CASTELLANETA - who also provides voices for KRUSTY THE CLOWN, GRAMPA SIMPSON, BARNEY...

Star Wars Hamill Delighted By Son's Phantom Menace Cameo

STAR WARS' star MARK HAMILL was thrilled by his son NATHAN's cameo appearance in EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE. Hamill, who played LUKE SKYWALKER in the original GEORGE LUCAS sci-fi trilogy, was surprised...

Simpsons Character To Come Out Of The Closet

Fans of hit cartoon THE SIMPSONS are poised for big news - one of the show's long-time characters is set to reveal he's gay. At the moment, many fans are betting the character...

Simpsons Creator Makes Debut Appearance On Show

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING will finally make a guest appearance on his massively popular show - 15 seasons after it debut. While a host of celebrities have appeared on the hit cartoon Groening...

Hamill Gets Into Comics

Original STAR WARS star MARK HAMILL is to make his directorial debut by making fun of his comic book nerd fans. The actor, who played LUKE SKYWALKER in the first three Star Wars films,...

Simpson's Creator Bags Top Award

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has been named Outstanding Cartoonist Of The Year at the 2003 REUBEN AWARDS. Groening, whose cartoon about a dysfunctional American family has won critical acclaim the world over, was...

Groening: 'D'oh' Is My Epitaph

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has picked a suitable epitaph for his gravestone - his cult cartoon character HOMER's catchphrase 'D'oh!'. Groening has accepted that the saying, which has become a world-wide catchphrase following...

Comedian Ali G Set To Star In The Simpsons

British comedian ALI G is set to star in hit show THE SIMPSONS. The funnyman, who recently launched his new series ALI G in DA USA, was spotted by creator MATT GROENING, who loved...

Simpsons Set For The Big Screen

Hit comedy cartoon show THE SIMPSONS may be turned into a full-length movie - as long as it isn't yet another "dismal" TV to big screen feature. Creator MATT GROENING is in talks with...

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