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The Simpsons Producer Laughs Off Fox 'Feud'

3rd December 2010

A producer behind THE SIMPSONS has dismissed rumours of a rift between show bosses and executives at 20th Century Fox after a recent episode criticised the company's politics.An episode of the long-running series titled The...

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Bill Reilly And The Simpsons The Feud Grows

1st December 2010

Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly took another swipe at The Simpsons Tuesday for its recent barbs directed at Fox News. The Simpsons airs on the Fox TV network, a News Corp sibling of Fox News....

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Thankgiving Football & Turkey In That Order

26th November 2010

Thanksgiving has become a day of the year when friends and family get together in the late afternoon, watch the network telecast of the NFL game, then sit down together for dinner -- and turn...

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Bill O'reilly Vs. The Simpsons

24th November 2010

Writers of The Simpsons have delighted in taking swipes at Rupert Murdoch, the Fox Network, and Fox News over the years -- biting the hand that feeds them dozens of times, if a list of...

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Fascinating Fact 10365

19th November 2010

Longtime THE SIMPSONS writer MIKE SCULLY was honoured with a lifetime achievement award by the Writers Guild of America West on Wednesday night (17Nov10) at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Scully has been sharing his...

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Fascinating Fact 10325

12th November 2010

Beloved TV cartoon THE SIMPSONS will continue providing laughs for months to come - network bosses at Fox have renewed the series for its 23rd season. The hit animated show first premiered in 1989 and...

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The Simpsons To Get 500th Episode

11th November 2010

'The Simpsons' will celebrate its 500th episode next series.The animated series - which focuses on the exploits of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie - has been commissioned for a 23rd season which will start...

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Radcliffe Channels Twilight For The Simpsons

22nd October 2010

DANIEL RADCLIFFE has traded HARRY POTTER for TWILIGHT by appearing as a vampire in a new Halloween episode of THE SIMPSONS.The British actor makes a cameo appearance in an upcoming broadcast of the hit cartoon...

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The Vatican Converts The Simpsons

19th October 2010

In its 22nd season, The Simpsons has not only received the blessings of the Vatican, but the family has now been taken into the church itself. In an article headlined, "Homer and Bart are Catholics,"...

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Idol Ads Costing More Than Football

18th October 2010

It would appear that advertisers are not expecting ratings for American Idol to fall significantly following the departure of Simon Cowell this season. Advertising Age observed that Fox is selling 30-second spots on the show...

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The Things They Say 18410

14th October 2010

"I've loved the show since it started - this is one of the central pillars of modern culture." HUGH LAURIE is thrilled by the prospect he's about to become a character on hit animated show...

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Bart Goes Viral

12th October 2010

Claiming copyright infringement, Fox TV on Monday yanked off YouTube a copy of the opening sequence of last Sunday's The Simpsons telecast, created by U.K. graffiti artist Banksy. It was quickly uploaded again by several...

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The Simpsons Controversial Intro By Brit Artist Banksy

11th October 2010

The enigmatic British graffiti artist BANKSY has created a controversial title sequence for an episode of THE SIMPSONS. The artist, famed for his insightful and often scathing artwork, has brought his own irreverent style to...

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Fascinating Fact 10110

11th October 2010

British graffiti artist BANKSY has made his mark on THE SIMPSONS - by reworking the long-running U.S. cartoon's introduction. The minute-long sequence, which depicts sweatshop staff producing Simpsons merchandise, marks the first time an artist...

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Perry To Join The Simpsons

27th September 2010

KATY PERRY is swapping SESAME STREET for THE SIMPSONS - the singer has signed up to star in a special live action episode of the longrunning TV comedy.The pop star was due to make a...

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Katy Perry Is To Guest Star In Simpsons

27th September 2010

Katy Perry is to guest star in 'The Simpsons'.The pop star - whose planned appearance on children's TV show 'Sesame Street' was axed after complaints it was too sexy - will appear with the residents...

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Mel Gibson May Join Mad Men

22nd September 2010

Mel Gibson, who has rarely appeared in an acting role on TV -- a notable exception was his role on The Simpsons in 1999 -- has been in talks with Mad Men creator-producer Matthew Weiner...

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Cartwright Embroiled In Lawsuit Over Tragic Fiance's Building Work

22nd September 2010

THE SIMPSONS star NANCY CARTWRIGHT has been targeted in a lawsuit over a construction project which her fiance failed to complete before his tragic suicide.The actress, who has famously voiced the character of Bart Simpson...

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Animated Ghost Seth Rogen

19th August 2010

Seth Rogen is to voice the lead ghost in 'Boo U.'The Canadian actor - who has previously voiced roles in 'Monsters vs. Aliens' and 'Kung Fu Panda' - will portray a ghost who must return...

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The Things They Say 17543

4th August 2010

"It's weird that I can talk about popping up in The Simpsons so casually. When I first got into comedy someone asked me what my ultimate ambition was. I said, 'To get a joke on...

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What If Inception Starred The Toy Story Characters?

3rd August 2010

Reminiscent of the Downfall spoofs in which Hitler appears to rant about everything from the delay in releasing the latest Harry Potter movie to the wait for an Apple iPad to, well, all of the...

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Berry Lands Cameo On The Simpsons

25th July 2010

HALLE BERRY is set for a cameo appearance in an Oscars-inspired episode of THE SIMPSONS.The actress will play herself in a story which see her present an Academy Award to both Bart Simpson and his...

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Hamm To Join The Simpsons

21st July 2010

MAD MEN star JON HAMM is to voice an FBI agent character on THE SIMPSONS.The actor will lead a sting operation against Joe Mantegna's character Fat Tony on the upcoming episode. The Simpsons' executive producer...

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Brand Wants A Boozy Simpsons Cameo

21st June 2010

Teetotal RUSSELL BRAND is considering an alcoholic relapse on TV - he wants his cartoon cameo on longrunning animated hit THE SIMPSONS to be a drunken affair.The British funnyman is open about his past battles...

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Homer Simpson Is Named Top Character

27th May 2010

THE SIMPSONS' dumb dad HOMER SIMPSON has topped a new list of the best TV and movie character of the last 20 years.The yellow cartoon character with a love of doughnuts beat out boy wizard...

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Groening's Sons Helped With Festival Line-up

7th May 2010

THE SIMPSONS supremo MATT GROENING relied on his family when curating an upcoming British rock festival - he asked his two sons for advice on the line-up.The cartoonist has put together the bill of bands...

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South Park Edits Spark Free-speech Debate

26th April 2010

Comedy Central's decision to censor a South Park episode following a thinly-veiled death threat by the fundamentalist Islamic website RevolutionMuslim.com against the show's creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker continued to have repercussions over the...

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Tv Academy Drops Emmy For Theme Music

20th April 2010

Time was when everyone could hum the theme songs of their favorite TV shows. No longer. Aside from a few animated favorites, like The Simpsons , the TV theme has gone the way of the...

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Shrek Magazine Spread Upsets Studio

14th April 2010

Paramount and DreamWorks are upset over a Shrek-related photo spread in the forthcoming summer edition of Vman that features the character and his friends comporting in provocative poses. "While we do respect Vman's creative vision,...

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