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Bart Goes Viral

Claiming copyright infringement, Fox TV on Monday yanked off YouTube a copy of the opening sequence of last Sunday's The Simpsons telecast, created by U.K. graffiti artist Banksy. It was quickly uploaded again by several...

The Simpsons Controversial Intro By Brit Artist Banksy

The enigmatic British graffiti artist BANKSY has created a controversial title sequence for an episode of THE SIMPSONS. The artist, famed for his insightful and often scathing artwork, has brought his own irreverent style to...

Perry To Join The Simpsons

KATY PERRY is swapping SESAME STREET for THE SIMPSONS - the singer has signed up to star in a special live action episode of the longrunning TV comedy.The pop star was due to make a...

Katy Perry Is To Guest Star In Simpsons

Katy Perry is to guest star in 'The Simpsons'.The pop star - whose planned appearance on children's TV show 'Sesame Street' was axed after complaints it was too sexy - will appear with the residents...

Mel Gibson May Join Mad Men

Mel Gibson, who has rarely appeared in an acting role on TV -- a notable exception was his role on The Simpsons in 1999 -- has been in talks with Mad Men creator-producer Matthew Weiner...

Cartwright Embroiled In Lawsuit Over Tragic Fiance's Building Work

THE SIMPSONS star NANCY CARTWRIGHT has been targeted in a lawsuit over a construction project which her fiance failed to complete before his tragic suicide.The actress, who has famously voiced the character of Bart Simpson...

Animated Ghost Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen is to voice the lead ghost in 'Boo U.'The Canadian actor - who has previously voiced roles in 'Monsters vs. Aliens' and 'Kung Fu Panda' - will portray a ghost who must return...

What If Inception Starred The Toy Story Characters?

Reminiscent of the Downfall spoofs in which Hitler appears to rant about everything from the delay in releasing the latest Harry Potter movie to the wait for an Apple iPad to, well, all of the...

Berry Lands Cameo On The Simpsons

HALLE BERRY is set for a cameo appearance in an Oscars-inspired episode of THE SIMPSONS.The actress will play herself in a story which see her present an Academy Award to both Bart Simpson and his...

Hamm To Join The Simpsons

MAD MEN star JON HAMM is to voice an FBI agent character on THE SIMPSONS.The actor will lead a sting operation against Joe Mantegna's character Fat Tony on the upcoming episode. The Simpsons' executive producer...

Brand Wants A Boozy Simpsons Cameo

Teetotal RUSSELL BRAND is considering an alcoholic relapse on TV - he wants his cartoon cameo on longrunning animated hit THE SIMPSONS to be a drunken affair.The British funnyman is open about his past battles...

Homer Simpson Is Named Top Character

THE SIMPSONS' dumb dad HOMER SIMPSON has topped a new list of the best TV and movie character of the last 20 years.The yellow cartoon character with a love of doughnuts beat out boy wizard...

Groening's Sons Helped With Festival Line-up

THE SIMPSONS supremo MATT GROENING relied on his family when curating an upcoming British rock festival - he asked his two sons for advice on the line-up.The cartoonist has put together the bill of bands...

South Park Edits Spark Free-speech Debate

Comedy Central's decision to censor a South Park episode following a thinly-veiled death threat by the fundamentalist Islamic website RevolutionMuslim.com against the show's creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker continued to have repercussions over the...

Tv Academy Drops Emmy For Theme Music

Time was when everyone could hum the theme songs of their favorite TV shows. No longer. Aside from a few animated favorites, like The Simpsons , the TV theme has gone the way of the...

Shrek Magazine Spread Upsets Studio

Paramount and DreamWorks are upset over a Shrek-related photo spread in the forthcoming summer edition of Vman that features the character and his friends comporting in provocative poses. "While we do respect Vman's creative vision,...

Ailes Signals Conan Will Be Welcomed At Fox

Roger Ailes appears to be a Conan O'Brien fan. Ailes, who is particularly well known for steering Fox News, but who is also chairman of Twentieth Television and Fox Television Stations, told Sunday's Chicago Tribune...

Nbc Scores A Big Win With Football

Football gave NBC executives something to boast about Tuesday even as they faced ridicule from within and without the company for their handling of the Jay Leno-Conan O'Brien mess. The network's telecast of the NFL...

Simpsons Snub Beckham

DAVID BECKHAM was denied the chance to get animated for THE SIMPSONS - after TV producers deemed the soccer star wasn't famous enough for American audiences.The sports ace, who plays for the U.S. club Los...

Jagger Annoyed Azaria On Simpsons Set

MICK JAGGER's appearance on THE SIMPSONS resulted in one of the show's most awkward moments - the rocker rudely ignored HANK AZARIA as he thought the actor was a lowly assistant on the series.The Rolling...

Nbc To Invest In New Programs

After attempting to reduce the cost of developing new programs in general and avoiding the expensive production costs of pilots in particular, NBC is now planning to spend more than previously on promising projects and...

Fox May Cease Howling At Midnight

While some areas of the country will hear the bang of fireworks as 2010 arrives tonight, other areas -- served by Time Warner Cable -- will likely hear a brief "pfffft" if they are watching...

Simon Cowell's Animated Ambition

Simon Cowell wants to create a cartoon series.The music mogul - who earned an estimated $75 million last year - is a big fan of animated show 'The Simpsons' but admits he is jealous of...

Cartoon Cowell Returns To Simpsons

SIMON COWELL is set to return to THE SIMPSONS for a second cameo role, despite branding his last animated experience "embarrassing and intimidating."The American Idol judge admitted he didn't have a good time when he...

Vatican Praises The Simpsons

Television's most dysfunctional family have received the heavenly seal of approval - the Roman Catholic Church has praised THE SIMPSONS for the show's dealings with religion.The Vatican's newspaper L'Osservatore Romano published a bizarre article on...

Spurlock To Pay Tribute To 20 Years Of The Simpsons

Filmmaker and huge THE SIMPSONS fan MORGAN SPURLOCK will host a 20th anniversary special honouring his favourite TV cartoon series in January (10).The Super Size Me star and director will celebrate the show in The...

What Will Homer And Bart Say?

Playboy magazine, which has seen its circulation plummet 18 percent in three years to 2.6 million from 3.15 million, has put The Simpsons matriarch Marge Simpson on the cover of its November issue and included...

Azaria Freaked Out By Jackson's Simpsons Cameo

HANK AZARIA has described his run-in with MICHAEL JACKSON as one of the "freakiest moments" of his life - because he couldn't stop staring at the star's nose as he recorded his voiceover on THE...

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