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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...

Lost Bidding War Won By Sky

Broadcast giant Sky One has snatched hit series LOST from British network Channel 4 - paying a staggering GBP40 million ($72 million) for the privilege. The whopping price is approximately five times the amount Channel...

Banksy Uses Pregnant Demi Pose To Advertise Website

The British shock artist who famously doctored 500 copies of PARIS HILTON's debut album is now advertising his new website and upcoming Los Angeles showcase using a pregnant DEMI MOORE as his muse. Guerilla artist...

Simpsons To Continue Indefinitely

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING insists his popular show will keep going for as long as it continues to entertain people. The animated show, which is kicking off its 18th season in the US...

Fox Tv To Blink On Radio

Fox TV has become the first buyer to buy "blink" commercials -- one- to three-seconds long on Clear Channel Radio stations. It will use the time to promote the premieres of Prison Break, House and...

South Park Learns Not To Mess With Tom Cruise

An episode of The Simpsons, "The Seemingly Neverending Story," beat out "Trapped in a Closet," the Tom Cruise/Scientology episode of South Park, to win the Emmy for best animated series. The victory was announced Saturday...

The Simpsons Wins Ninth Animated Emmy

Animated comedy hit THE SIMPSONS won the best animated programme at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (19AUG06) - the ninth time it has been awarded the prize. An episode of...

Shearer's Beatle Endorsement

Actor HARRY SHEARER knew he'd hit the big time when late former BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON sneaked backstage during a SPINAL TAP show to give him the thumbs up. Shearer, who now provides the voice for...

The Simpsons Banished From Primetime In China

The Chinese government is set to announce a ban on foreign animations including THE SIMPSONS being shown during primetime TV viewing hours, in a bid to resuscitate the Asian country's struggling cartoon industry. Leading Chinese...

Shearer Defends Gibson

Funnyman HARRY SHEARER is getting serious in an effort to defend MEL GIBSON, as the movie star faces ongoing criticism for an ill-advised, drunken rant against Jews. THE SIMPSONS star insists he doesn't want to...

Groening's Repeats U-turn

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has caved in to pressure to re-release the first episodes of his hit animated show. Groening originally vowed never to show the first cartoon short - which premiered on the...

Ramsay's Kitchen To Appear On Simpsons

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY is set to cook up a storm when he appears on long-running cartoon sitcom THE SIMPSONS. The HELL'S KITCHEN star will teach bumbling HOMER SIMPSON how to cook in the episode,...

Csi: Miami Triumphs In Tv Show Ratings

Crime drama CSI: MIAMI has been named the world's most popular show in a study of television ratings. The forensic science drama, starring DAVID CARUSO, came top after viewing habits in 20 countries were examined...

The Simpsons Plan Star Studded-season

THE SIMPSONS is planning a star-studded 18th season by rounding up celebrities including NATALIE PORTMAN, KIEFER SUTHERLAND and THE WHITE STRIPES to voice character, often themselves, on the show. The premiere episode, THE MOOK, THE...

Grammer Wins Emmy For Simpsons

KELSEY GRAMMER picked up his fifth Emmy on Wednesday (19JUL06) when he was honoured for Outstanding Voiceover Performance for THE SIMPSONS. Grammer's voice work for BART SIMPSON's nemesis SIDESHOW BOB on the animated comedy was...

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