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Madonna Set For Simpsons Cameo?

Pop superstar MADONNA could be set for a cameo on cult animated show THE SIMPSONS - if creator MATT GROENING gets his way. The cartoon genius is desperate for the singer to star in his...

Kennedy Appears In Simpsons Pitch For Springfield, Ma

Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy, often lampooned on The Simpsons, has made a pitch for Springfield, MA to be selected as the the Simpsons' home town. Appearing in a five-minute video that serves as the city's...

Simpsons Kwik-e-mart Becomes A Reality

THE SIMPSONS' fictional convenience store Kwik-E-Mart has become a reality thanks to a publicity stunt by 7-Eleven bosses in America. To mark the release of The Simpsons Movie in the U.S. later this month (Jul07),...

Springfield, Mn Wants No Part Of Simpsons Promotion

Springfield, Minnesota has taken itself out of the running to be recognized as the Springfield where the Simpsons reside. The country's 32 Springfields have been invited to compete for a chance to host the world...

The Simpsons Boss: 'Movie Had To Wait To Be Good'

THE SIMPSONS: THE MOVIE writer AL JEAN is glad the animated series has taken almost 20 years to make it's big screen, because it would have disappointed its fans if it was made any earlier....

The Simpsons At 400

The Simpsons celebrates its 400th episode on Sunday as the hit show looks set to become the longest running in US television history.Fox, the broadcaster behind the animated sitcom, is currently considering whether or not...

By on 15 May 2007

Groening Upsets Dad With Simpsons Storyline

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING upset his dad when he made cartoon mum Marge carry a deflated tyre miles in an episode of the hit series. Groening's dad, who shares his name with The Simpsons'...

Green Day Confirmed For Simpsons Movie

Rockers GREEN DAY are lampooned in the upcoming THE SIMPSONS movie, it has been confirmed. The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has revealed the American band will star in the big screen version of the smash...

Groening Warns Of Simpsons Revenge

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has issued a warning for celebrities who turn down parts on the show - they risk being ridiculed in future episodes. The hit TV show has had a glittering list...

Taylor 'Too Sexy' For Maggie Simpson

DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR stormed out of a voice recording session for THE SIMPSONS, when the cartoon's makers asked her to tone down her sexiness. Taylor was invited to provide the voiceover for baby Maggie Simpson's...

Prince Axed Simpsons Slot Over Chauffeur Script Row

PRINCE cancelled plans to appear in an episode of THE SIMPSONS, because creator Matt Groening wouldn't agree to a script written by the pop star's chauffeur. The Purple Rain hitmaker was set to follow Michael...

The Simpsons Go For A Ride

Cartoon heroes THE SIMPSONS have inspired a new attraction at the Universal Studios theme park in California and Florida. Parks in Studio City and Orlando are expected to unveil the new Simpsons ride next spring...

The Simpsons: The Ride?

NBC Universal's theme parks are planning to replace their Back to the Future attraction with one paying homage to The Simpsons, according to L.A. Weekly columnist Nikki Finke. Finke, citing unnamed sources, said that Universal...

Springfields Compete For Simpsons Premiere

Sixteen Springfields across America are competing to host the world premiere of THE SIMPSONS movie. Officials in the towns and cities have been invited to shoot a short film about their links to the cult...

Springfield Wants To Be In Movies; Bloomfield Doesn't

Some 16 cities around the country named Springfield are vying to host the premiere of the movie version of The Simpsons in July. Azell Murphy Cavaan, community relations director for Springfield, MA, told that city's...

Ancier Resurfaces At Bbc

Garth Ancier, who, as Fox's programming chief when the network was launched in 1987, introduced such shows as Married ... With Children and The Simpsons, and later went on to head programming for the now...

20th Century Fox Looking For Youtube Poster

A federal judge in Northern California has granted 20th Century Fox subpoenas that have been served on YouTube.com demanding that the video site disclose who uploaded entire recent episodes of 24 and The Simpsons on...

The Simpsons And 24 In Fox And Youtube Battle

Hit TV series THE SIMPSONS and KIEFER SUTHERLAND's 24 are at the centre of a legal dispute between 20th Century Fox and social video broadcasting website YouTube.The website has been subpoenaed to disclose the identity...

By on 25 January 2007

Fox Vents Fury On Youtube

Twentieth Century Fox has issued a legal summons to video website YouTube, after one of its users illegally uploaded entire episodes of hit TV show 24 before they were premiered on US networks. JANE SUNDERLAND,...

Gervais Denies Dubbing British Viewers 'Idiots'

RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at claims he dubbed British viewers who don't find his show EXTRAS funny "idiots". A British newspaper today (15JAN07) quoted the comedian defending American TV audiences' grasp of...

Gervais Denies Dubbing British Viewers 'Idiots'

RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at claims he dubbed British viewers who don't find his show EXTRAS funny "idiots". A British newspaper today (15JAN07) quoted the comedian defending American TV audiences' grasp of British irony...

Report: Wal-mart Supporting Pirate Website

Wal-Mart, which sells more DVDs than any other retailer, has been advertising on Pirate Bay, the Swedish-based company that indexes pirated movies available for illegal downloading on the Internet, Daily Variety disclosed today (Wednesday). The...

Veiled Muslim Gives C4 Christmas Speech

Channel 4's alternative Christmas speech will this year be given by a Muslim woman wearing a full veil.Khadija, a teacher and lecturer in Islamic studies and the Koran, will wear a niqab for the ten-minute...

By on 05 December 2006

Bush Satire To Hit Us Tv Screens

A cartoon poking fun at US President GEORGE W BUSH is to appear on American TV in the new year (07). The six-episode series, which will be screened on US channel Comedy Central, portrays Bush...

Tv Bosses Want Hawking In Celeb Bb House

Producers at Celebrity Big Brother have apparently made an audacious bid to tempt renowned physics professor Stephen Hawking to become a contestant on the show next year.But the 64-year-old is almost certain to turn down...

By on 02 December 2006

Fox News's Cavuto Calls Happy Feet Part Of Liberal Agenda

Fox News business commentator Neil Cavuto suggested Wednesday that Warner Bros.' hit movie Happy Feet was like "an animated Inconvenient Truth," Al Gore's documentary about global warming. "I half expected to see an animated version...

Fox News Vs. Fox Tv

Fox News Channel commentator Bill O'Reilly has attempted to distance the channel from corporate sibling Fox Broadcasting, which announced this week that it will carry an interview with O.J. Simpson about how, "if [he] did...

Ratings For Housewives Soar

Like some of its characters, Desperate Housewives appears to be benefiting from the misfortunes of others -- the "others" in this case being CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on CBS and Grey's Anatomy on ABC, last...

Will Gop Have A Cow Over Simpsons Episode?

An episode of Fox's The Simpsons scheduled to air two days before next month's midterm elections has stirred up a political flap. As reported by the online Radar magazine, the episode, titled "The Day the...

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