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Sam Simon, Co-creator Of The Simpsons, Continues To Donate Millions To Charity

By Elinor Cosgrave | 30th July 2013

Sam Simon, the co-creator of The Simpsons, continues to donate millions of dollars to charity. Simon was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer earlier on this year. He has decided to see the profits of his...

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Sam Simon, Terminally Ill 'Simpsons' Co-creator, Donating Entire Fortune To Charity Before Death

By Lauren James | 29th July 2013

He has spent years helping to bring laughter to millions, and now the co-creator of The Simpsons, Sam Simon's actions will benefit others once again. The 58 year-old writer-producer is battling colon cancer which he...

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The Simpsons Co-creator Offers Up Fortune To Charity As He Battles Cancer

26th July 2013

Sam Simon, the man who co-created The Simpsons, is giving away his vast fortune to animal rights and poverty groups as he battles terminal cancer.The 58 year old, who came up with the concept for...

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Clash Of The Cartoons: Simpsons And Family Guy's Crossover Episode

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th July 2013

Two of the biggest cartoon franchise will meet for the first time as The Simpsons and Family Guy crossover finally becomes a thing. The residents of Springfield have been around for a long time –...

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Family Guy Is Heading To Springfield

19th July 2013

The cast of Family Guy will come face-to-face with animated rivals The Simpsons in a special crossover episode next year (14).The highly-anticipated link will take place on Family Guy, with Seth MCFarlane's dysfunctional Griffin family...

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Eddie Redmayne To Play Stephen Hawking In New Biopic

By Michael West | 13th June 2013

Les Misérables star, Eddie Redmayne is set to play Stephen Hawking in a new biopic Theory of Everything directed by James Marsh, according Redmayne is currently filming Jupiter Ascending starring alongside Mila Kunis and...

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The Sopranos Named Best Written Tv Show Ever: Do You Agree?

By Michael West | 3rd June 2013

Last night (2nd June), the Writers Guild of America (the WGA) unveiled its list of the 101 best written television shows in history voted for by members, who are split into east (WGAE) and western...

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The Simpsons Theme Park To Open In Florida

24th May 2013

The Simpsons are heading to Florida as bosses at Universal Studios Orlando prepare to open a theme-park version of the dysfunctional family's hometown of Springfield.Fans of the longrunning animated series will be able to visit...

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Simpsons Does Downton Abbey – Simpton Abbey

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th May 2013

You know a British import has really hit America when it’s parodied on The Simpsons. That’s what’s happened with posh period drama Downton Abbey, which got a serious dose of Groening yellow.In this spoof, Family...

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Inspiration For Marge Simpson Dies

7th May 2013

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening is mourning the death of his mother, who inspired him to create his cartoon family matriarch Marge Simpson.Margaret Groening passed away in her sleep on 22 April (13) in her...

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Marge Simpson Dies! Woman Behind Infamous Simpsons Character Passes Away

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th May 2013

Margaret Groening – the mother of Simpsons creator Matt Groening and inspiration behind Marge Simpson – has passed away aged 94 in Portland, Oregon. Check out some of Marge’s best moments below.“Groening, Margaret Ruth 94...

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Harry Shearer's Radio Show Taken Off Air

16th April 2013

The Simpsons star Harry Shearer has expressed his disappointment after his comedy show was dropped from a California radio station following 30 years on the air.The funnyman has been hosting Le Show on Santa Monica's...

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The Simpsons Tribute Breaking Bad

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th April 2013

The Simpsons are doing Breaking Bad once again in this week’s episode. The Fox series is paying tribute or poking fun – take your pick – of the AMC drama, now in its final season....

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The Simpsons Take On Breaking Bad For Hilarious Couch Gag Opening Number

By Joe Wilde | 12th April 2013

This Sunday's episode of the Simpsons will feature one of the more inspired couch gag/opening sequences to usher in the show, with AMC's Breaking Bad being given the yellow treatment in a way that spins...

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The Simpsons Co-creator Sam Simon Battling Cancer

20th March 2013

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is undergoing chemotherapy after he was diagnosed with cancer.The 57-year-old writer and producer, who devised the hugely popular cartoon with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, was told by doctors...

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The Simpsons: The Longest Daycare: Better Than Ice Age Continental Drift?

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st February 2013

The Simpsons short film, The Longest Daycare, was shown prior to screenings of Ice Age: Continental Drift, on July 13, 2012, in the United States. But with so many positive reviews, many are saying the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3427726

21st December 2012

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has landed a cameo spot on long-running animated hit The Simpsons. The Newsroom creator will be among the celebrity voices appearing in 25th episode of the 25th season of show next year...

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Fascinating Fact: 3399134

3rd December 2012

Family Guy creator Seth Macfarlane will voice a character in the upcoming season premiere of The Simpsons.

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Judd Apatow's The Simpsons Episode To Air In 2013

23rd November 2012

An episode of The Simpsons written by filmmaker Judd Apatow 22 years ago is finally set to air.The Knocked Up director penned the script at the start of his career, before finding success in Hollywood...

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Simpsons Actor Sues: Hank Azaria To Sue Over Character Rights

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th November 2012

Hank Azaria, who provides the voices for a host of characters on "The Simpsons," including Moe Szyslak and Chief Wiggum, is suing over the rights to one of his characters, reports The Wrap.The dispute finds...

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Duff Mckagan Rues Lost Fortune Over The Simpsons Beer Name

12th November 2012

Rocker Duff Mckagan fears he lost a fortune in potential royalties for failing to cash in when The Simpsons creators borrowed his name for their famous fictional beer.The former Guns N' Roses bassist alleges he...

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Mr Burns Is Latest Advocate For Mitt Romney

By Lorna Greville  | 3rd November 2012

Neither Mr Burns, nor the Simpsons, have been particularly politically vocal over the past 20-odd-years, but it seems nuclear power plant owner and all round creepy-guy Mr Burns has found someone worth backing: Mitt "Meat"...

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Release The Hounds! The Simpsons' Mr Burns Endorses Mitt Romney

By Michael West | 2nd November 2012

Obama has Clooney, Longoria and Pitt. Romney has, uh, Mr Burns! Yep, the owner of Springfield's nuclear power plant and living embodiment of corporate capitalism has come out in support of the Republican ahead of...

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Fans Invited To Design The Simpsons Credits

3rd October 2012

Bosses behind long-running animated hit The Simpsons are inviting fans to help them design the TV show's opening sequence.Producers want members of the public to send in ideas for its famous credits, which show the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3304770

28th September 2012

Actress Zooey Deschanel is getting animated for the new season premiere of The Simpsons. The New Girl star will voice Bart Simpson's long-lost love, Mary Spuckler, in the Moonshine River episode, which will air in...

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Ratings Show America's Ready For Football

10th September 2012

Viewers were clearly ready for the return of Sunday Night Football as the Pittsburgh-Denver matchup attracted an estimated 23.89 million viewers, peaking in the 8 30 p.m. half-hour with 26.61 million. An NFL football overrun...

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Fascinating Fact 14065

7th September 2012

Comedienne Tina Fey has signed on to play a mean substitute teacher on The Simpsons. The 30 Rock will voice the character Ms. Cantwell, who makes an enemy of Lisa Simpson in an episode to...

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Tom Waits To Make The Simpsons Cameo

27th August 2012

Veteran singer/songwriter Tom Waits has landed a guest appearance on The Simpsons.The star will play himself in the longrunning U.S. cartoon in an episode about the survivalism movement, which involves people making preparations for potential...

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Cowabunga! Usps Has 682 Million Unsold Simpsons Stamps

23rd August 2012

The Simpsons -- Bart, Homer, Marge, Lisa,and Baby Maggie -- have always been popular, but not so popular as the folks at the United States Postal Service thought they were. According to Bloomberg News, the...

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Justin Bieber Lands The Simpsons Cameo

22nd August 2012

Justin Bieber has landed a Cameo role on 'The Simpsons'.The 18-year-old singer will make a brief appearance on an upcoming episode of the hit cartoon comedy called 'The Fabulous Baker Boy' as a talent show...

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