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MEG RYAN will lend her voice to BART SIMPSON's therapist in an episode of cult cartoon show THE SIMPSONS, which will debut in America in March (07)....

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 Things They Say 2663

"Every once in a while somebody will say, 'Will you do Mr Burns for my answering machine?', and I just reply, 'If I did that for you, that's all I'd ever be doing.' And they...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Fielding Welcomes Second Child

BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY writer HELEN FIELDING is celebrating after giving birth to her second child. The British novelist, 48, and her partner KEVIN CURRAN - an Emmy Award-winning writer for THE SIMPSONS - welcomed a...

Cruise Shocker Picked By Emmy Voters

The controversial TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET episode of SOUTH PARK, which poked fun at TOM CRUISE, is the cheeky instalment which earned creators TREY PARKER and MATT STONE an Emmy Awards nomination yesterday (06JUL06). The...

Into The West Leads Emmy Primetime Nominations

STEVEN SPIELBERG's historical mini-series INTO THE WEST leads the nominations for August's (06) Primetime Emmy Awards with 16 nominations KIEFER SUTHERLAND-starring action series 24 has scooped 12 nods, while GREY'S ANATOMY is up for 11...

Metallica To Appear On The Simpsons

Heavy rockers METALLICA will appear in an episode of the hit US TV show THE SIMPSONS in September (06). THE UNFORGIVEN hitmakers will be special guests in the first episode of the cartoon's 18th season,...

Simpsons Voted Parents' Favourite

THE SIMPSONS has been voted the top cartoon by parents, beating out competition from SHREK and WACKY RACES. A BBC poll discovered mothers and fathers enjoy the hit animated TV show's humour and hidden meanings...

Jordan Royals Launch Cartoon To Save Middle East

The Jordanian royal family will launch a new children's cartoon project tonight (08MAY06) in an attempt to aid the Middle East peace process. KING ABDULLAH and QUEEN RANIA, avid fans of Disney characters and THE...

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Art Garfunkel On Paul Simon: "I Created A Monster"

Art Garfunkel, one half of legendary hitmakers Simon & Garfunkel, has made some scathing...

David Lynch to Direct All 18 Episodes of 'Twin Peaks' Reboot

Great news everyone: David Lynch is back at the helm of Showtime's Twin Peaks...

Chris Pratt Apologizes in Advance for 'Jurassic Park' Interviews

Chris Pratt has apologized in advance for his upcoming Jurassic World press tour...

Dave Grohl Dedicates THREE Songs To Taylor Swift At Radio 1's Big Weekend

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend witnessed an event that will probably never be seen again...

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U2 Claim They Feared Their Entire World Tour Might Have Been Over After The Edge's Stage Tumble

U2 feared that their current world tour might have been over on the first night after The Edge fell...

Katy Perry Says She Hasn't Spoken To Russell Brand Since Their Divorce

Katy Perry has made a rare public reflection on her split from ex-husband Russell Brand...

Snoop Dogg Has "No Regrets" Over Misogynist Lyrics

Snoop Dogg has defended himself against accusations of sexism in his lyrics...

Jon Hamm On What Happened to Don Draper

Jon Hamm, who starred as troubled creative director Don Draper in AMC's signature drama...

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