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Simpsons' Creator Revealed 21st Century Fox Executives Asked The Show To Tone Down Fox News Jokes


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Long-running funny show, The Simpsons, has reportedly been asked to curb some of its content by executives at 21st Century Fox, creator Matt Groening has revealed. The genius behind the longest running scripted show in broadcast history revealed he has been asked to ease up on jokes about Fox News.

The SimpsonsThe Simpsons has been asked to curn their jokes about Fox News

The Simpsons has previously said the cable news network was 'No. 1 with racists.'

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'The Simpsons' Roasts Donald Trump In Hilarious White House Skit


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What better way to reflect on Donald Trump's first 100 days in office than with a dedicatory 'Simpsons' sketch? The popular Matt Groening animation tore into the President of the United States with a new video this week that has already received more than 3 million views.

Donald Trump seen going to vote on Election DayDonald Trump seen going to vote on Election Day

The clip is an ominous look at the White House during a dark, stormy night. Sean Spicer has hanged himself from the ceiling with a note reading 'I quit', while Kellyanne Conway insists she will not be the one to replace him. A nude portrait of Melania Trump handcuffed to a briefcase hangs on the wall in the stairwell while two other White House employees throttle each other in the hall. 

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Could There Be A Second Simpsons Movie?


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Next year it will be ten years since The Simpsons’ movie graced international cinema screens and, amazingly, one of the show’s producers has hinted that the animated cartoon could be releasing a second movie at some point.

The SimpsonsThe Simpsons could be heading out for a second time to the big screen

The Simpsons Movie was a hit with fans and critics alike raking in over $525 million (£345 million) at the box office worldwide in 2007 and executive producer, James L Brooks has discussed the possibility of a sequel.

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Yeardley Smith and The Simpsons

Mr Smithers Will Finally Come Out As Gay In New 'Simpsons' Episode


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Mr Smithers, the long suffering assistant to Mr Burns on 'The Simpsons' is to finally come out as gay during the show’s latest season. The character’s sexually had long been hinted at on the show, but the new season will see Smithers finally telling Mr Burns.

the simpsonsMr Smithers will come out as gay in a new 'Simpsons' episode.

Speaking to TV Line, 'The Simpson’s' executive producer Al Jean said, "In Springfield now, most people know he's gay, but obviously Burns doesn’t. We deal with that in two episodes.”

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Drink Like Homer Simpson: Duff Beer Goes On Sale


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If you’ve ever wanted to know what it feels like to drink like Homer Simpson be prepared to get very excited, as an official Duff beer is finally hitting the market! 21st Century Fox has announced that from next week the company will start selling the Duff branded beer in Chile, before expanding to the rest of the world.

The SimpsonsDuff beer will soon be on sale for all, now all you’ll need is a couch.

After next week's launch the company plans to bring to the beer to other parts of South America and Europe by early 2016. Previously Fox has been selling the Duff branded beer at theme parks but it has not yet been released on the commercial market.

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Excellent... Harry Shearer Is Returning To 'The Simpsons' After All!


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Woo hoo! ‘The Simpsons’ is saved after all! Voice actor Harry Shearer, an integral part of the long-running animated series, is returning to the cast after a couple of uncertain months where he had appeared to have left the show.

Back in May, news emerged that Shearer, who voices a number of key Simpsons characters, was parting ways with the legendary series after more than a quarter of a century.

Harry ShearerHarry Shearer, voice of so many popular characters, is returning to 'The Simpsons' after all

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'The Simpsons' Renewed For Two Seasons, Bringing Episode Count To 625


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Fox has renewed The Simpsons for two new seasons, taking its series run to 27 and 28 and bringing its episode tally to a whopping 625. The animated hit is already the longest-running scripted prime time series of all time.

The SimpsonsThe Simpsons is returning for two more seasons - and probably more after that

The new deal will see the Simpsons creators work on 44 new episodes. According to Entertainment Weekly, there will be no delay in the airing schedule for next season as the show has a reserve of seven episodes and each instalment at least six months to produce. The show continues to draw big ratings and ranks in the Top 10 among males aged 18-34, averaging around 6.2 million per episode. It's also claimed 31 Emmys.

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Fox Renews 'The Simpsons' For Two More Seasons


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The Simpsons, everyone's favourite dysfunctional family, won't be leaving our screens any time soon. The hit animated series has been renewed for another two seasons. Fox announced the news on Monday (4th May). 

The SimpsonsThe Simpsons has been renewed for two seasons.

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'The Simpsons' Pays Tribute To Sam Simon In Latest Episode


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The Simpsons’ has remembered its executive producer Sam Simon with a touching tribute on its most recent episode.

Simon, who passed away on March 8th following a battle with cancer, was credited variously as a co-developer and executive producer during his long association with the beloved animated series. The Sunday March 15th episode featured a black and yellow message at the end, saying “One of the greatest comic minds ever” followed by “Thank you, Sam”.

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'The Simpsons' paid tribute to one of its first developers Sam Simon

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Watch 'The Simpsons' Make Obligatory 'Frozen' Reference During Christmas Special Couch Gag


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The 'Simpsons' have let us in on their festive couch gag, ahead of the show's special Christmas themed episode which airs on Fox this Sunday (December 7th). Fans of the series will certainly not be disappointed by the special opening, which references a little Disney movie that we hear is pretty popular.

The Simpsons'The Simpsons's' famous couch gets a Frozen makeover this Christmas

The entire opening sequence of the famous series has been given a Christmas makeover for the special episode, with Springfield shown covered in snow and Bart writing lines of ‘Reindeer does not taste like chicken’.

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Yeardley Smith, Lisa Simpson and The Simpsons - Yeardley Smith (voice of Lisa Simpson from The Simpsons, wearing shoes of her own design) New York City, USA - After party celebrating the new cast of the Off-Broadway production of 'Love, Loss and What I Wore', held at B. Smith's restaurant Thursday 11th August 2011

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Yeardley Smith, Lisa Simpson and The Simpsons
Yeardley Smith, Lisa Simpson and The Simpsons
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Yeardley Smith, Lisa Simpson and The Simpsons

Harry Shearer, The Simpsons and Dublin International Film Festival Tuesday 22nd February 2011 The voice behind The Simpsons characters Mr. Burns, Smithers, Ned Flanders at a screening of 'The Big Uneasy' at the IFI as part of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival Dublin, Ireland

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Harry Shearer, The Simpsons and Dublin International Film Festival
Harry Shearer, The Simpsons and Dublin International Film Festival
Harry Shearer, The Simpsons and Dublin International Film Festival

Robert Englund and The Simpsons Sunday 18th October 2009 at the Simpsons Treehouse Of Terror and 20th anniversary party held at the Barker hangar in Santa Monica California, USA

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Robert Englund and The Simpsons

The Simpsons - Matt Groening creator of 'The Simpsons', Executive Producer James L. Brooks and Family Thursday 7th May 2009 at Fox Studios Los Angeles, California

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