Latest The Simpsons News - Page 13


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...

Moore To Play Simpsons Homewrecker

US singer MANDY MOORE will play a feisty homewrecker in a forthcoming appearance on long-running cartoon sitcom THE SIMPSONS. The CANDY hitmaker stars in an episode entitled HOMER AND MARGE TURN A COUPLE PLAY and...

Simpsons Mastermind Snubbed By Gervais

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has confessed he's hurt British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS hasn't picked him for a part on hit comedy show EXTRAS. Despite hailing his cameo on the cult cartoon series the pinnacle...

Azaria Consulted His Psychiatrist On Role

Actor HANK AZARIA went to his personal psychiatrist for career advice when he was auditioning for the role as a psychiatrist in the TV series HUFF. THE SIMPSONS actor plays CRAIG HUFFSTODT on the hit...

Simpsons Movie Scheduled For 2007 Release

The movie version of cult animated TV series THE SIMPSONS will hit cinema screens in 2007. Twentieth Century Fox is fulfilling the wish of many a Simpsons fan by taking America's favourite family to the...

Simpsons Desperate For Kidman Guest Appearance

TV bosses on cartoon show THE SIMPSONS are still hoping to persuade Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN to make an appearance on the show. The MOULIN ROUGE! star has failed to respond to invitations to follow...

Simpsons Come To Life

Animated TV show THE SIMPSONS will come to life in a new series - with human lookalikes playing the dysfunctional family. A live-action scene will open the new Fox show on Sunday night (26MAR06). The...

Hiltons To Make Animated Show

Hotel heiresses PARIS and NICKY HILTON are making a cartoon TV show about their lives, in the style of THE SIMPSONS. The American siblings have spoken to Interscope boss TED FIELDS, who will make the...

Simpsons Are Here To Stay

THE SIMPSONS will be screened until at least 2008, as US broadcast network Fox have commissioned another two series. The show, currently in its 17th season, is the longest-running prime-time entertainment show in America. And...

Hilton To Star In The Simpsons?

Socialite PARIS HILTON is expected to be the latest celebrity to lend her voice to cult cartoon series THE SIMPSONS. Hilton will join a galaxy of stars who have appeared on the hit show recently...

White Stripes To Appear In Simpsons

THE WHITE STRIPES duo JACK and MEG WHITE are set to appear in a jazz-themed episode of cartoon phenomenon THE SIMPSONS. The MY DOORBELL hitmakers first expressed interest in the comic series in 2003, and...

Gervais: 'Simpsons Role Was Dream Come True'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hailed his cameo on cult cartoon THE SIMPSONS as the pinnacle of his comedic career. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS star, who refers to the MATT GROENING-created show as "the...

Gervais Plans Move To Us

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is shunning his native Britain to set up home in America. The actor and comedian, who recently scripted his very own episode of THE SIMPSONS, has spent so much...

Sutherland And Moore Join The Simpsons

KIEFER SUTHERLAND and MANDY MOORE are the latest stars adding their voices to cult cartoon series THE SIMPSONS. Sutherland will play an Army colonel in an upcoming episode, which will see HOMER SIMPSON mistaken...

Futurama To Return

MATT GROENING's cult animated series FUTURAMA is set to return for a new series. The show, which comes from the same stable as THE SIMPSONS, ran for five seasons between 1999 and 2003 before...

Gervais Is A Hit With The Simpsons

THE SIMPSONS bosses were so thrilled with RICKY GERVAIS' appearance on the cult animation comedy, they want the Brit to join the cast permanently. The Emmy-winning THE OFFICE creator, who wrote and starred in...

Simpsons Creator Eyes Little Britain Stars

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has announced plans to recruit LITTLE BRITAIN stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS for a guest appearance in his hit cartoon. British sketch show Little Britain has proved to...

Homer Attracts Literary Greats

Inarticulate cartoon hero HOMER SIMPSON is to be joined by a host of celebrated authors tonight (18DEC05) in a special THE SIMPSONS episode poking fun at literary culture. The yellow slob will be graced...

Extras Loses Out At Comedy Awards

Despite a record five nominations, RICKY GERVAIS' comic creation EXTRAS lost out after only scooping two gongs at the British Comedy Awards in London last night (14DEC05). The funnyman admitted at the start of...

Simpsons Slammed By Russia

Cult US cartoon THE SIMPSONS is under fire from furious Russian politicians, who insist the animated series promotes violence and domestic chaos. The angry MPs are campaigning for the show to slash "aggressive" scenes...

The Simpsons Debuts On Arab Tv

Legendary US TV cartoon THE SIMPSONS made its debut on Arab television earlier this month (OCT05), with a few changes to suit the local audience. The animated show, retitled AL SHAMSHOON, is being shown...

Hawking Unhappy With Simpsons Complexion

Revered physicist PROFESSOR STEPHEN HAWKING was unhappy with his cameo role in hit US animation THE SIMPSONS because he wasn't the same shade as other characters. The A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME scientist played...

Princes William And Harry Wanted For Simpsons Cameo

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM and his younger brother PRINCE HARRY are being headhunted by TV bosses to star in an episode of cartoon series THE SIMPSONS. Producers of the hit animated show want William...

Gervais Falls For Marge Simpson

RICKY GERVAIS is such a big fan of hit US cartoon series THE SIMPSONS he didn't just write an episode - he gave himself a starring role. The British funnyman leapt at the opportunity...

The Simpsons

The Simpsons Quick Links

News Pictures Video Quotes RSS
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.