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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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The Simpsons Renewed For A Record 26th Season Confirms Fox

By Nick Hill | 5th October 2013

The Simpsons have been renewed for a record setting 26th season announced the Fox Broadcast Network.The network described the animated series that stars a dysfunctional family as "one of the greatest sitcoms of our time".Fox...

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Guillermo Del Toro Directs 'The Simpsons' Opening Sequence, For Halloween

By Michael West | 4th October 2013

Pans Labyrinth director Guillermo Del Toro has directed The Simpsons opening sequence for Sunday's Treehouse of Horror episode. The Mexican director has reportedly made over 100 references to classic horror movies in the sequence, including...

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A Week In News: Breaking Bad Finale, Marc Jacobs Leaving Louis, And Tom Clancy Dies

By Michael West | 2nd October 2013

Respect the Chemistry: After five seasons, Breaking Bad came to its explosive conclusion on Sunday, finishing Walter White's journey from "Mr Chips to Scarface." Check out which episodes our writers chose as their favorite.Leaving Vuitton:...

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Which Simpsons Character Will Be Killed Off? Bookmakers On Red Alert

By Michael West | 2nd October 2013

Over 10 million people tuned in to watch the finale of Breaking Bad on Sunday (September 29, 2013). 83 million people tuned in to discover who shot J.R, while 19.8 million simply couldn't wait to...

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

By Joe Wilde | 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...

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The Simpsons Kills Off Main Character For Season 25

By Nick Hill | 1st October 2013

The Simpsons have been entertaining the masses for a whopping 24 seasons and in that time the only major character to be killed off was Maude Flanders 14 years ago, but it has been announced...

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The Simpsons Season 25: Someone's Going To Die - Will Scratchy Finally Kill Itchy?

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st October 2013

The Simpsons is both a kids’ show, and an adult show. For the young ones, the brightly animated characters and slapstick comedy ensure belly laughs keep rolling through, and for the older generation, the humor...

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The Simpsons Bosses To Kill Off Major Character

1st October 2013

A major character in hit U.S. animated comedy The Simpsons is to be killed off to mark the show's 25th year.The cartoon, which launched in 1989, began its 25th season on Sunday (29Sep13) and producers...

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The Simpsons Top Cartoon Series Poll

25th September 2013

The Simpsons have topped a new list of the best cartoon series of all time.The Tv family has beaten out The Flintstones and Looney Tunes to grab the number one spot on Tv Guide Magazine's...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 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...

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