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Family Guy Is Heading To Springfield

The cast of Family Guy will come face-to-face with animated rivals The Simpsons in a special crossover episode next year (14).The highly-anticipated link will take place on Family Guy, with Seth MCFarlane's dysfunctional Griffin family...

Eddie Redmayne To Play Stephen Hawking In New Biopic

Les Misérables star, Eddie Redmayne is set to play Stephen Hawking in a new biopic Theory of Everything directed by James Marsh, according Deadline.com Redmayne is currently filming Jupiter Ascending starring alongside Mila Kunis and...

The Sopranos Named Best Written Tv Show Ever: Do You Agree?

Last night (2nd June), the Writers Guild of America (the WGA) unveiled its list of the 101 best written television shows in history voted for by members, who are split into east (WGAE) and western...

The Simpsons Theme Park To Open In Florida

The Simpsons are heading to Florida as bosses at Universal Studios Orlando prepare to open a theme-park version of the dysfunctional family's hometown of Springfield.Fans of the longrunning animated series will be able to visit...

Simpsons Does Downton Abbey – Simpton Abbey

You know a British import has really hit America when it’s parodied on The Simpsons. That’s what’s happened with posh period drama Downton Abbey, which got a serious dose of Groening yellow.In this spoof, Family...

Inspiration For Marge Simpson Dies

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening is mourning the death of his mother, who inspired him to create his cartoon family matriarch Marge Simpson.Margaret Groening passed away in her sleep on 22 April (13) in her...

Marge Simpson Dies! Woman Behind Infamous Simpsons Character Passes Away

Margaret Groening – the mother of Simpsons creator Matt Groening and inspiration behind Marge Simpson – has passed away aged 94 in Portland, Oregon. Check out some of Marge’s best moments below.“Groening, Margaret Ruth 94...

Harry Shearer's Radio Show Taken Off Air

The Simpsons star Harry Shearer has expressed his disappointment after his comedy show was dropped from a California radio station following 30 years on the air.The funnyman has been hosting Le Show on Santa Monica's...

The Simpsons Tribute Breaking Bad

The Simpsons are doing Breaking Bad once again in this week’s episode. The Fox series is paying tribute or poking fun – take your pick – of the AMC drama, now in its final season....

The Simpsons Take On Breaking Bad For Hilarious Couch Gag Opening Number

This Sunday's episode of the Simpsons will feature one of the more inspired couch gag/opening sequences to usher in the show, with AMC's Breaking Bad being given the yellow treatment in a way that spins...

The Simpsons Co-creator Sam Simon Battling Cancer

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is undergoing chemotherapy after he was diagnosed with cancer.The 57-year-old writer and producer, who devised the hugely popular cartoon with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, was told by doctors...

The Simpsons: The Longest Daycare: Better Than Ice Age Continental Drift?

The Simpsons short film, The Longest Daycare, was shown prior to screenings of Ice Age: Continental Drift, on July 13, 2012, in the United States. But with so many positive reviews, many are saying the...

Judd Apatow's The Simpsons Episode To Air In 2013

An episode of The Simpsons written by filmmaker Judd Apatow 22 years ago is finally set to air.The Knocked Up director penned the script at the start of his career, before finding success in Hollywood...

Simpsons Actor Sues: Hank Azaria To Sue Over Character Rights

Hank Azaria, who provides the voices for a host of characters on "The Simpsons," including Moe Szyslak and Chief Wiggum, is suing over the rights to one of his characters, reports The Wrap.The dispute finds...

Duff Mckagan Rues Lost Fortune Over The Simpsons Beer Name

Rocker Duff Mckagan fears he lost a fortune in potential royalties for failing to cash in when The Simpsons creators borrowed his name for their famous fictional beer.The former Guns N' Roses bassist alleges he...

Mr Burns Is Latest Advocate For Mitt Romney

Neither Mr Burns, nor the Simpsons, have been particularly politically vocal over the past 20-odd-years, but it seems nuclear power plant owner and all round creepy-guy Mr Burns has found someone worth backing: Mitt "Meat"...

Release The Hounds! The Simpsons' Mr Burns Endorses Mitt Romney

Obama has Clooney, Longoria and Pitt. Romney has, uh, Mr Burns! Yep, the owner of Springfield's nuclear power plant and living embodiment of corporate capitalism has come out in support of the Republican ahead of...

Fans Invited To Design The Simpsons Credits

Bosses behind long-running animated hit The Simpsons are inviting fans to help them design the TV show's opening sequence.Producers want members of the public to send in ideas for its famous credits, which show the...

Ratings Show America's Ready For Football

Viewers were clearly ready for the return of Sunday Night Football as the Pittsburgh-Denver matchup attracted an estimated 23.89 million viewers, peaking in the 8 30 p.m. half-hour with 26.61 million. An NFL football overrun...

Tom Waits To Make The Simpsons Cameo

Veteran singer/songwriter Tom Waits has landed a guest appearance on The Simpsons.The star will play himself in the longrunning U.S. cartoon in an episode about the survivalism movement, which involves people making preparations for potential...

Cowabunga! Usps Has 682 Million Unsold Simpsons Stamps

The Simpsons -- Bart, Homer, Marge, Lisa,and Baby Maggie -- have always been popular, but not so popular as the folks at the United States Postal Service thought they were. According to Bloomberg News, the...

Justin Bieber Lands The Simpsons Cameo

Justin Bieber has landed a Cameo role on 'The Simpsons'.The 18-year-old singer will make a brief appearance on an upcoming episode of the hit cartoon comedy called 'The Fabulous Baker Boy' as a talent show...

Justin Bieber Lands A Role In The Simpsons

Justin Bieber has cemented his superstar status by landing a guest role in The Simpsons.The pop singer will play himself in an upcoming episode of the long-running animated show, and will be seen attempting to...

Eminem Facebook Milestone: He Is The Most Liked Person Alive!

60 million proved to be the lucky number for Eminem, as he soared above his rivals to become the most 'liked' person on Facebook, and the first living person to surpass 60 million 'likes', with...

The Simpsons To Appear In Olympics Episode

'The Simpsons' will broadcast a special Olympics episode.The popular cartoon is getting into the London 2012 spirit with a storyline based on the games in which Marge Simpson's chain-smoking twin sisters Patty and Selma are...

Movie Reviews Ice Age Continental Drift

Critics have given the fourth Ice Age movie, Continental Drift , a mostly cool-to-cold reception. Sean O'Connell in the Washington Post , suggests that viewers are nonetheless likely to overlook its faults. "Logic [in the...

Benedict Cumberbatch Snags The Simpsons Role

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has landed a cameo on The Simpsons after a chance encounter with the cartoon's bosses.The Sherlock star was at a meeting when he overheard a role on the animated series was...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In The Simpsons

Benedict Cumberbatch is making a cameo appearance in 'The Simpsons'.The British actor landed a voice role in the famous animated sitcom following a chance meeting in Los Angeles.He explained: ''I was at a meeting in...

42nd Comic Con Convention Kicks Off

After 42 gloriously geeky years, San Diego's annual COMIC CON is underway once more and it looks to be the biggest event so far, with an estimated 140,000 due to attend.The event has exploded beyond...

Matt Groening Ends Cartoon Strip

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has pulled the plug on his syndicated U.S. cartoon strip Life in Hell after 32 years.The cartoonist's regular spot helped him secure a TV slot for The Simpsons, but he...

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