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Groening's Repeats U-turn

6th August 2006

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...

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Ramsay's Kitchen To Appear On Simpsons

6th August 2006

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY is set to cook up a storm when he appears on long-running cartoon sitcom THE SIMPSONS. The HELL'S KITCHEN star will teach bumbling HOMER SIMPSON how to cook in the episode,...

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Csi: Miami Triumphs In Tv Show Ratings

1st August 2006

Crime drama CSI: MIAMI has been named the world's most popular show in a study of television ratings. The forensic science drama, starring DAVID CARUSO, came top after viewing habits in 20 countries were examined...

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The Simpsons Plan Star Studded-season

24th July 2006

THE SIMPSONS is planning a star-studded 18th season by rounding up celebrities including NATALIE PORTMAN, KIEFER SUTHERLAND and THE WHITE STRIPES to voice character, often themselves, on the show. The premiere episode, THE MOOK, THE...

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Grammer Wins Emmy For Simpsons

20th July 2006

KELSEY GRAMMER picked up his fifth Emmy on Wednesday (19JUL06) when he was honoured for Outstanding Voiceover Performance for THE SIMPSONS. Grammer's voice work for BART SIMPSON's nemesis SIDESHOW BOB on the animated comedy was...

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Fielding Welcomes Second Child

19th July 2006

BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY writer HELEN FIELDING is celebrating after giving birth to her second child. The British novelist, 48, and her partner KEVIN CURRAN - an Emmy Award-winning writer for THE SIMPSONS - welcomed a...

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Cruise Shocker Picked By Emmy Voters

7th July 2006

The controversial TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET episode of SOUTH PARK, which poked fun at TOM CRUISE, is the cheeky instalment which earned creators TREY PARKER and MATT STONE an Emmy Awards nomination yesterday (06JUL06). The...

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Into The West Leads Emmy Primetime Nominations

6th July 2006

STEVEN SPIELBERG's historical mini-series INTO THE WEST leads the nominations for August's (06) Primetime Emmy Awards with 16 nominations KIEFER SUTHERLAND-starring action series 24 has scooped 12 nods, while GREY'S ANATOMY is up for 11...

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Metallica To Appear On The Simpsons

4th July 2006

Heavy rockers METALLICA will appear in an episode of the hit US TV show THE SIMPSONS in September (06). THE UNFORGIVEN hitmakers will be special guests in the first episode of the cartoon's 18th season,...

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Simpsons Voted Parents' Favourite

2nd July 2006

THE SIMPSONS has been voted the top cartoon by parents, beating out competition from SHREK and WACKY RACES. A BBC poll discovered mothers and fathers enjoy the hit animated TV show's humour and hidden meanings...

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Jordan Royals Launch Cartoon To Save Middle East

8th May 2006

The Jordanian royal family will launch a new children's cartoon project tonight (08MAY06) in an attempt to aid the Middle East peace process. KING ABDULLAH and QUEEN RANIA, avid fans of Disney characters and THE...

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Moore To Play Simpsons Homewrecker

27th April 2006

US singer MANDY MOORE will play a feisty homewrecker in a forthcoming appearance on long-running cartoon sitcom THE SIMPSONS. The CANDY hitmaker stars in an episode entitled HOMER AND MARGE TURN A COUPLE PLAY and...

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Simpsons Mastermind Snubbed By Gervais

17th April 2006

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...

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Azaria Consulted His Psychiatrist On Role

12th April 2006

Actor HANK AZARIA went to his personal psychiatrist for career advice when he was auditioning for the role as a psychiatrist in the TV series HUFF. THE SIMPSONS actor plays CRAIG HUFFSTODT on the hit...

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Simpsons Movie Scheduled For 2007 Release

1st April 2006

The movie version of cult animated TV series THE SIMPSONS will hit cinema screens in 2007. Twentieth Century Fox is fulfilling the wish of many a Simpsons fan by taking America's favourite family to the...

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Simpsons Desperate For Kidman Guest Appearance

31st March 2006

TV bosses on cartoon show THE SIMPSONS are still hoping to persuade Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN to make an appearance on the show. The MOULIN ROUGE! star has failed to respond to invitations to follow...

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Simpsons Come To Life

24th March 2006

Animated TV show THE SIMPSONS will come to life in a new series - with human lookalikes playing the dysfunctional family. A live-action scene will open the new Fox show on Sunday night (26MAR06). The...

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Hiltons To Make Animated Show

21st March 2006

Hotel heiresses PARIS and NICKY HILTON are making a cartoon TV show about their lives, in the style of THE SIMPSONS. The American siblings have spoken to Interscope boss TED FIELDS, who will make the...

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Simpsons Are Here To Stay

20th March 2006

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...

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Fascinating Fact 1177

7th March 2006

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH once provided the voice for a coyote on THE SIMPSONS.

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Hilton To Star In The Simpsons?

5th March 2006

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...

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White Stripes To Appear In Simpsons

1st March 2006

THE WHITE STRIPES duo JACK and MEG WHITE are set to appear in a jazz-themed episode of cartoon phenomenon THE SIMPSONS. The MY DOORBELL hitmakers first expressed interest in the comic series in 2003, and...

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Gervais: 'Simpsons Role Was Dream Come True'

27th February 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hailed his cameo on cult cartoon THE SIMPSONS as the pinnacle of his comedic career. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS star, who refers to the MATT GROENING-created show as "the...

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The Things They Say 1135

27th January 2006

"We asked (the audience) for names at a show. A kid yelled 'Fall Out Boy,' (which is) BART's alter-ego on THE SIMPSONS. It just stuck." FALL OUT BOY member PETE WENZ explains how the band...

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Gervais Plans Move To Us

24th January 2006

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is shunning his native Britain to set up home in America. The actor and comedian, who recently scripted his very own episode of THE SIMPSONS, has spent so much...

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Sutherland And Moore Join The Simpsons

12th January 2006

KIEFER SUTHERLAND and MANDY MOORE are the latest stars adding their voices to cult cartoon series THE SIMPSONS. Sutherland will play an Army colonel in an upcoming episode, which will see HOMER SIMPSON mistaken...

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Futurama To Return

5th January 2006

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...

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Gervais Is A Hit With The Simpsons

4th January 2006

THE SIMPSONS bosses were so thrilled with RICKY GERVAIS' appearance on the cult animation comedy, they want the Brit to join the cast permanently. The Emmy-winning THE OFFICE creator, who wrote and starred in...

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Simpsons Creator Eyes Little Britain Stars

20th December 2005

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...

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Homer Attracts Literary Greats

18th December 2005

Inarticulate cartoon hero HOMER SIMPSON is to be joined by a host of celebrated authors tonight (18DEC05) in a special THE SIMPSONS episode poking fun at literary culture. The yellow slob will be graced...

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