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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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Lady Gaga To Appear On The Simpsons

23rd August 2011

Lady Gaga is to appear on 'The Simpsons'.The 'Born this Way' hitmaker voices an animated version of herself in the popular cartoon comedy series, and her episode will feature her arriving in Springfield and unsuccessfully...

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Lady Gaga To Guest Star On The Simpsons

23rd August 2011

Pop superstar Lady Gaga is set to make a special guest appearance on The Simpsons as herself. The flamboyant singer will appear in upcoming episode entitled 'Lisa Goes Gaga', reports Mtv News. In the episode,...

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The Simpsons Star Yeardley Smith: 'Jackson Hand-picked Impersonator'

27th June 2011

The Simpsons regular Yeardley Smith has revealed Michael Jackson hand-picked the impersonator who would play him on the hit cartoon series 20 years ago.Jackson's cartoon likeness sang Happy Birthday to Yeardley's Lisa Simpson character on...

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Mgm Returns To Making Cartoons

9th June 2011

MGM, once the home of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera's Tom and Jerry characters and a slew of additional cartoon creatures created by the likes of Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, and Bob Clampett, is getting...

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Seth Macfarlane Relaunches The Flintstones

17th May 2011

'The Flintstones' is being revamped by 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane.Seth will act as the executive producer on a reimagining of the cartoon, which follows the lives of two families of cavemen, the Flintstones and...

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European Tv Executives Pull 'Insensitive' Episodes Of The Simpsons

28th March 2011

Hit family cartoon The Simpsons has been edited for TV in Europe to remove sensitive storylines involving a disaster at a nuclear plant in light of the current crisis in Japan.Officials in the Asian country...

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Elizabeth Taylor: A Life In Film

23rd March 2011

Dame Elizabeth Taylor has passed away at the age of 79. Known in later life for her charity work and love of tweeting, it was her glittering film career as one of the cinema's most...

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Nicole Scherzinger's Simpsons Alias

17th March 2011

Nicole Scherzinger checks into hotels under the pseudonym Edna Krabapple. The former Pussycat Dolls singer - who has been dating Formula 1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton for the past three years - uses 'The Simpsons'...

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Halle Berry To Appear In The Simpsons

10th February 2011

Halle Berry is to make a guest appearance in 'The Simpsons'.The actress has provided her voice for an Oscar-themed episode of the animated show, in which a cartoon version of herself will wear the famous...

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Halle Berry Set For Simpsons Oscars Special

9th February 2011

HALLE BERRY is set to join THE SIMPSONS in a pre-Oscars special.The actress will play herself in the episode, which will air in America on 20 February (11). In the Hollywood-themed show, Berry's animated self...

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Katy Perry Recorded Smurfs Voice In Pyjamas

7th February 2011

KATY PERRY says she recorded her part for the forthcoming 'Smurfs' movie whilst wearing her pyjamas.KATY PERRY, the American pop singer and wife of British comedian RUSSELL BRAND, says she wore her pyjamas in the...

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Ricky Gervais Considering Golden Globes Offer

1st February 2011

RICKY GERVAIS says he is considering an offer to host the GOLDEN GLOBES for a third time.RICKY GERVAIS, the British comedian and actor, has been "asked to consider" hosting the GOLDEN GLOBES in 2012. The...

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Fascinating Fact 10677

18th January 2011

Actress AMERICA FERRERA, director JASON REITMAN and THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING are among the famous faces who will act as jury members at ROBERT REDFORD's 2011 Sundance Film Festival in Utah, which kicks off...

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Robert Downey Jr. To Play Talking Dog

18th January 2011

Robert Downey Jr. has signed to star as Mr. Peabody in a new animated feature. The 'Sherlock Holmes' star will take on the role of the genius dog - who along with his pet boy...

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30.3 Million Tune In On A Saturday Night

10th January 2011

Television executives have all but written off Saturday in their program planning, so small are the audiences for shows on that night. But others have pointed out that Saturday once attracted some of television's biggest...

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Kristen Stewart And Twilight Lead People's Choice Award Winners

6th January 2011

Kristen Stewart and the 'Twilight Saga' were the big winners at last night's (05.01.11) People's Choice Awards.The 20-year-old actress beat the likes of Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie to win Favourite Movie Actress,...

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Usher Accused Of Simpsons Rip Off

30th December 2010

Usher has been accused of copying Homer Simpson.The 32-year-old singer has angered fans of popular US TV show 'The Simpsons' with lyrics that sound familiar to a Christmas tune the cartoon dad once sang.In his...

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Shearer's Party Inspired Stage Show

26th December 2010

THE SIMPSONS' star HARRY SHEARER threw a Christmas party to cheer up his homesick British wife JUDITH OWEN - and it was so much fun they turned it into a stage show.The couple wed in...

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Pee-wee Herman Show Returns To Hbo After 30 Years

22nd December 2010

PEE-WEE HERMAN, the comic creation of actor PAUL REUBENS, is set to return to HBO some 30 years after he first appeared on the network. 'The Pee-Wee Herman Show', currently running as a stage show...

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Lynch Lands Simpsons Role

15th December 2010

GLEE star JANE LYNCH is to voice a new mean character in a guest appearance on THE SIMPSONS.The actress will play Homer Simpson's assistant who cheats him out of a promotion in an episode due...

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