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The Simpsons Hometown Revealed

11th April 2012

The Simpsons' hometown is based on Springfield, Oregon.Matt Groening, creator of the animated series, has always kept the inspiration for the fictional Springfield in the show secret until now, saying it is based on a...

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Matt Groening Finally Reveals The Real 'Springfield'

11th April 2012

For years fans have tried to guess which town The Simpsons neighbourhood of 'Springfield' is based on , with the generic town name not really helping as dozens of namesakes exist in America. However, 25...

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Matt Groening: 'The Simpsons' Fictional Town Is Really Fictional'

11th April 2012

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has revealed which Springfield inspired his fictional town in the cartoon series.For years fans have been debating which of the many American Springfields gave the animator the idea for the...

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Lady Gaga Hits Springfield In The Simpsons Season Finale

20th February 2012

Lady Gaga has been announced as a special guest on the season finale for the current run of The Simpsons. Last night (February 19, 2012), the long-running comedy cartoon show celebrated its 500th episode, with...

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Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

20th February 2012

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

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The Simpsons Celebrate 500th Episode, With Julian Assange

20th February 2012

The Simpsons reached the television milestone of 500 episodes on Sunday (February 9, 2012) with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - who is fighting extradition to Sweden over alleged sex offences - providing his voice for...

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Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

20th February 2012

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

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The Simpsons Pulls Through To Reach Landmark 500th Episode

16th February 2012

The Simpsons, undoubtedly the most successful animated comedy of all time, has reached its 500th episode after a run that's lasted since 1989. In the world of television, particularly in the 21st century, things can...

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Julian Assange Crashes The Simpsons 500th Episode

16th February 2012

The man at the centre of the Wikileaks scandal will make a cameo appearance in the upcoming 500th episode of The Simpsons. According to a Reuters report, the episode, scheduled to be aired on Sunday...

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Matt Groening Receives Hollywood Star

15th February 2012

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in the same week the 500th episode of the classic cartoon aired.Groening, who created Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa...

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Matt Groening Donates $500,000 To Ucla

14th February 2012

Matt Groening has donated $500,000 to the University of California, Los Angeles' (UCLA) School of Theatre, Film and Television.The 'Simpsons' creator's gift will enable professionals to teach students in the facility's animation programme and will...

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Matt Groening Donates $500,000 To Los Angeles College

13th February 2012

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has donated $500,000 (£313,000) to a Los Angeles university he never attended.The celebrated animated has handed over the cash to the dean of the University of California, Los Angeles' School...

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Fascinating Fact 12784

3rd February 2012

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening will celebrate the 500th episode of his hit cartoon series on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb12) by unveiling a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Simpsons stars Hank Azaria...

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Fascinating Fact 12762

31st January 2012

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is to appear as a character in an episode of The Simpsons next month (Feb12). Assange has already voiced his lines for the show, in which his character is a new...

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Football Turns Lights Out On Globes

16th January 2012

Sunday night's telecast of the Golden Globe awards on NBC had to contend with a massive audience for the NFL playoff game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers on Fox. According...

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Robin Williams Praises 'Funny' Sofia

28th December 2011

Robin Williams thought Sofia Vergara was "kick ass funny" when they worked on 'Happy Feet Two' together.The 60-year-old actor recorded the voice of two penguins, Ramon and Lovelace, in the animated movie alongside the 'Modern...

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Michael Jackson Biopic Planned

16th November 2011

Michael Jackson's life may be turned into a movie. The later singer's estate executor John Branca has had discussions with 'Ghostbusters' director Ivan Reitman and 'Up in the Air' producer Tom Pollock regarding the possibility...

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Lenny Kravitz Impressed Family With Simpsons

22nd October 2011

Lenny Kravitz says his guest appearance on 'The Simpsons' impresses his nieces and nephews more than his music.The rock star appeared in the animated series in 2002 episode 'How I Spent My Strummer Vacation' -...

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Peter Davison Open To Doctor Who Return

21st October 2011

Peter Davison wants to return to 'Doctor Who for the show's 50th anniversary.The actor would love to reprise his role as the Fifth Doctor when the BBC sci-fi series celebrates the landmark date in November...

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The Simpsons Confirmed To Run For Two More Seasons

8th October 2011

The Simpsons will live on for another two seasons after negotiations finally reached a successful conclusion between network Fox and the show's voice-actors yesterday on October 7th. The Wrap reports that earlier this week Fox...

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The Simpsons Renewed For Two More Seasons

8th October 2011

The Simpsons is safe until 2013 after TV bosses renewed the show for two more seasons following intense pay discussions.It was revealed this week (begs03Oct11) that the longrunning series faced being axed next year (12)...

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The Simpsons' Harry Shearer Has Pay Proposal Rejected

7th October 2011

The Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer has accused Fox network bosses of refusing to "share in the show's success" by granting the cast a portion of the cartoon's profits in exchange for taking a big...

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The Simpsons Star Offers To Take Pay Cut

7th October 2011

One of the stars of 'The Simpsons' has had an offer to take a 70 per cent pay cut rejected.Harry Shearer - who voices several major characters including Mr. Burns, his assistant Smithers, and Ned...

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The Simpsons Season 24 Will Be The Last, Says Executive

6th October 2011

The Simpsons will air one more season before ending production after over twenty years on the air, a senior executive close to the show told TheWrap.com. Following a pay dispute with its biggest stars, Fox...

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Bart And Kobe Have Something In Common

5th October 2011

The actors who provide the voices of The Simpsons and the athletes who compete in the NBA are clashing with the powers who write their paychecks -- and it now appears that they're losing and...

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The Simpsons In Jeopardy Over Pay Dispute

5th October 2011

Bosses at America's Fox network have confirmed the future of The Simpsons is in doubt because the animated hit is too expensive to produce.Following speculation the longrunning cartoon series would be axed next year (12),...

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The Simpsons 'Cannot Continue' With Current Salaries

5th October 2011

The Simpsons, the beloved American cartoon comedy, is in danger of coming to an end after voice actors became embroiled in a financial dispute with 20th Century Fox Television, reports the Los Angeles Times. The...

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The Simpsons To End?

4th October 2011

'The Simpsons' may finish at the end of the next series.The future of the long-running animated sitcom is reportedly in jeopardy because of a dispute of salary negotiations between the six main voice actors -...

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Fascinating Fact 12111

22nd September 2011

The Simpsons' bar owner Moe has bought Homer's home! Hank Azaria, who voices Moe in the cartoon hit - among other voices, is the new owner of Dan Castellaneta's Pacific Palisades, California home. Castellaneta is...

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Lady Gaga To Guest On The Simpsons

23rd August 2011

Pop star Lady Gaga is to guest star on The Simpsons as herself.The Bad Romance hitmaker will appear in an upcoming episode titled Lisa Goes Gaga - as Lisa Simpson's self-esteem coach. Speaking to...

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