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5 Of The Best Animated Matriarchs (Animatriachs?) Now That Marge Simpson Is The Face Of Mac Make-up

By Charlotte Court | 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...

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Fascinating Fact: 4275858

7th July 2014

Cartoon characters The Simpsons have landed their own make-up collection thanks to a deal with beauty giant Mac. Family matriarch Marge Simpson has inspired the creation of a 10-piece range, which will go on sale...

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The Simpsons Co-creator Rescues Lame Horse

5th May 2014

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon has bought a lame thoroughbred horse in a bid to save him from the track.The philanthropist, who is battling terminal cancer, put up the funds to buy Valediction, after the...

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The Simpsons' Producers Comment On 'The Simpsons Lego Spectacular' Episode

By Nick Hill | 3rd May 2014

'The Simpsons' will look very different on this Sunday's episode (May 4th).The beloved animated family will be celebrating its 550th episode by getting a completely new makeover. The famous family, Springfield and the rest of...

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

By Michael West | 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...

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The Simpsons: So, Who's Going To Die In Upcoming 'Yellow Wedding'?

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th April 2014

The Simpsons are reverting to a trick increasingly adopted by TV shows nowadays: killing major characters off. Game of Thrones have a roundabout cull every so often to keep the masses enthralled (don’t kill me...

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Judd Apatow's The Simpsons Script To Air After 24 Years

24th April 2014

Judd Apatow's episode of animated comedy The Simpsons will finally be broadcast 24 years after the writer/director submitted his script to Tv bosses.Apatow, the brains behind hit movies Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, wrote...

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The Simpsons Pays Tribute/mocks The Hell Out Of 'Mad Men' Season 7

By Jack de Aguilar | 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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 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...

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The Simpsons Pay Tribute To David Letterman

7th April 2014

The Simpsons writers paid tribute to Tv veteran David Letterman in the opening credits of the cartoon series' Sunday night (06Apr14) episode in America, just days after he announced his plans to step down as...

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The Simpsons Director To Take On Pink Panther Project

1st April 2014

The Pink Panther is heading to the big screen for The Simpsons director David Silverman's upcoming live-action movie.Mgm executives are hoping to turn the animated cool cat into a hit new film franchise. The...

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Ned Flanders' Tribute To Edna Krabappel - The Third And Final Goodbye?

By Jack de Aguilar | 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....

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The Simpsons Say Farewell To Marcia Wallace's Character

10th March 2014

The animators of The Simpsons paid tribute to late cast regular Marcia Wallace at the close of Sunday night's (09Mar14) show in America.The actress, who voiced Bart Simpson's fourth grade teacher Edna Krabappel, died of...

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'The Simpsons' Creates Own Version Of Oscar 'Selfie', Revealing "The Ugly True Story"

By Nick Hill | 6th March 2014

Ellen DeGeneres' star-studded Oscar 'sefie' may have been the best photo in the world, until now. 'The Simpsons' attempted to recreate their own version of the photo, which broke the record for most ever retweets,...

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The Oscars Selfie Gets A Simpsons Makeover. Look At Kevin Spacey.

By Michael West | 5th March 2014

Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie - which was actually taken by Bradley Cooper - has been the talk of the net all week, but it looks as though the famous snapshot is going to run and...

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Lego Movie, Lego Simpsons Episode, Lego Advert Breaks - Have We Lego Of Our Senses?

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th February 2014

As if an entire movie about those infamous building bricks wasn’t enough, an entire episode of The Simpsons will be presented in a Lego aesthetic. Add to that an entire ad break reimagined in a...

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Fascinating Fact: 4071473

17th February 2014

The Simpsons have caught the Lego bug - the all-yellow cartoon family will be turned into Lego pieces for the 550th episode of the cult show, which will air in America in May (14). The...

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Jonah Hill's Tiny 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Pay Packet & The Other Stars Who've Taken A Pay-cut For Success

By Joe Wilde | 23rd January 2014

Jonah Hill has made headlines recently after it was revealed he was paid just $60,000 for his Oscar-nominated role in The Wolf of Wall Street. Now, $60,000 is a lot of money to a lot...

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Judas Priest Star To Appear On The Simpsons This Weekend

3rd January 2014

Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford will appear in an episode of The Simpsons in America this weekend (05Jan14).The rocker has been animated for the cult cartoon series and will appear in an episode alongside director...

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Pneumonia And Breast Cancer Contributed To Marcia Wallace's Death

25th November 2013

The Simpsons star Marcia Wallace died from a combination of pneumonia, sepsis and breast cancer, coroners have ruled.The Tv veteran, who famously voiced teacher Edna Krabappel on the longrunning cartoon series, died on 25 October...

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Fxx Wins First Ever Cable Deal For 'The Simpsons' In Huge Off-network Deal

By Joe Wilde | 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....

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Fxx Obtains 'The Simpsons' Cable Rights For $1 Billion?

By Nick Hill | 17th November 2013

FXX has won the bidding war for 'The Simpsons' cable rights and will now air reruns of the hugely success animated series in 2014. Fox sold the rights to the comedy based network in one...

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'The Simpsons' Reruns Set To Air On Ffx In 2014

By Elinor Cosgrave | 16th November 2013

FXX has landed exclusive reruns of The Simpsons following a lengthy bidding war between cable networks. FXX is owned by Newscorp; other candidates thought to have competed for the show include TBS, Comedy Central and...

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"We'll Miss You Mrs. K" - Bart's Farewell To Marcia Wallace's Edna Krabappel

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th November 2013

Usually tasked with repeating his sins on the blackboard after school, Bart had something altogether more pertinent to write in its latest episode. The little yellow scamp penned, “We’ll miss you Mrs. K” in tribute...

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The Simpsons Bosses Pay Touching Tribute To Marcia Wallace

4th November 2013

Bosses of hit animated comedy The Simpsons paid tribute to late star Marcia Wallace with a special dedication on the show's opening credits on Sunday (03Nov13).Wallace, who voiced schoolteacher Edna Krabappel in the longrunning cartoon,...

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Marcia Wallace Battled Broken Back Prior To Death

31st October 2013

The Simpsons star Marcia Wallace had been recovering from a broken back when she died from complications related to pneumonia last week (ends25Oct13).The Tv veteran's adopted son, Michael Hawley, reveals the 70 year old -...

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Nancy Cartwright Pays Tribute To Late The Simpsons Castmate

29th October 2013

The Simpsons regular Nancy Cartwright has paid tribute to longtime castmate Marcia Wallace, who died on Friday (25Oct13).The actress, who voiced Bart Simpson's teacher Mrs. Krabappel on the hit show, had been battling poor health...

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Marcia Wallace, Simpsons Voice Actress Of Edna Krabappel, Dies Aged 70

By Lauren James | 28th October 2013

Marcia Wallace, the talented actress and comedienne, has sadly passed away aged 70 from as as yet unknown cause. Many will be more familiar with her most famous character, the laconic, singleton, chain-smoking teacher, Edna...

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The Things They Say: 3901210

10th October 2013

"I recorded an episode of The Simpsons, and that was such an incredible life dream for me that I had kind of lost sight of. For a couple of decades, I've been ape-s**t about that...

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

By Lauren James | 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...

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