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Jackson's Simpsons Episode To Re-air As Tribute

2nd July 2009

THE SIMPSONS producers have cleared a rights wrangle and will honour pop star MICHAEL JACKSON by re-airing a 1991 episode of the cartoon the singer was a part of.The show's bosses had hoped to air...

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Cities Fight Over Simpsons Character

26th May 2009

Civic officials at two Scottish cities are fighting over THE SIMPSONS character GROUNDSKEEPER WILLIE - both claiming the fictional janitor hails from their home. Glasgow has a picture of Willie - voiced by American Dan Castellaneta...

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Idol Fans Upset Over Upset

21st May 2009

In an upset so stunning that it sent bloggers to their keyboards complaining that the show must have been fixed, Kris Allen defeated Adam Lambert Wednesday to become the latest American Idol . Even Allen...

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Fascinating Fact 7386

20th May 2009

Memorabilia from TV shows THE SIMPSONS and FAMILY GUY is going under the hammer for charity. Actor HANK AZARIA's sale, on internet auction website eBay, includes the chance to receive a personalised voicemail message from...

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The Things They Say 11944

19th April 2009

"When I found out that they wanted me to come and do a voice I flipped out. It might be one of the most - if not the most - exciting things that's ever happened...

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Fascinating Fact 7094

1st April 2009

THE SIMPSONS are to be honoured by the U.S. Postal service with their own commemorative stamps to celebrate the comedys 20th year anniversary. The stamps will be designed by the shows creator MATT GROENING....

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Us To Lick Homer As Simpsons Turned Into Stamps

1st April 2009

Cartoon favourite the Simpsons are to arrive in homes across America after being honoured with their own stamps, it has been announced.The US Postal Service confirmed Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie will each have...

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Fascinating Fact 7030

20th March 2009

British comedian RUSSELL BRAND is reportedly set to voice his own character's cameo appearance in THE SIMPSONS....

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Simpsons To Set Longevity Record

27th February 2009

Fox has picked up The Simpsons for an additional two seasons, which will make the animated series the longest-running scripted show in the history of primetime television. At the end of this season, the show...

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Fascinating Fact 6932

27th February 2009

Animated show THE SIMPSONS has been commissioned to run for two more seasons, meaning the comedy will overtake 1970s hit GUNSMOKE as the longest running prime-time U.S. TV series of all time....

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The Simpsons To Become Longest-running Us Series

27th February 2009

Animated series The Simpsons is to become the longest-running prime-time show in US TV history after two more seasons were announced.Currently in its 20th season, the Springfield-set cartoon has matched the record of cowboy drama...

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Fascinating Fact 6931

26th February 2009

Hit cartoon THE SIMPSONS will become the longest-running series in U.S. primetime TV history after being picked up by the Fox network for another two seasons. The show will overtake 1950s programme Gunsmoke, which ran...

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Fascinating Fact 6855

16th February 2009

Opening credits to animated series THE SIMPSONS have been permanently altered for the first time since the U.S. show began airing in 1989. The new sequence, marking the first episode of the show to air...

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Radiohead Question Grammy Importance

10th February 2009

RADIOHEAD guitarist Johnny Greenwood has said that the band are not sure how relevant the Grammy awards are.The band scooped two awards for their latest album IN RAINBOWS, which was first released as a digital...

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Hathaway Laughs Off Follieri Split With Simpson Role

28th January 2009

ANNE HATHAWAY is laughing off her failed relationship with her incarcerated conman ex RAFFAELLO FOLLIERI by playing a crooked clown's girlfriend on hit animated series THE SIMPSONS. The Devil Wears Prada star will play series regular...

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Simpsons Creator Defends Muslim Plot

10th January 2009

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has defended a controversial storyline in the comedy cartoon which sees HOMER SIMPSON accuse his Muslim neighbours of terrorism. In a forthcoming episode of the long-running show, dad Homer Simpson...

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The Dark Knight Confirmed As People's Choice

8th January 2009

The popularity of The Dark Knight has been underlined at the People's Choice awards after it claimed five prizes, including best movie.The Warner Bros release is the fourth highest-grossing film of all time with $995...

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Shearer's Emmy Steal

24th December 2008

Actor HARRY SHEARER once stole an Emmy Award - because he refused to be the only member of THE SIMPSONS cast who hadn't taken home a prize. The star, who provides the voices for Montgomery...

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The Simpsons Leads The Pack At Writers Guild Awards

9th December 2008

The Simpsons is the most nominated show for the 2009 Writers Guild of America (WGA) awards, it has been announced.The animated series, television's longest-running comedy, has five nominations for the prestigious awards, with its first-ever...

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Islamic Group Praises -- The Simpsons ???

4th December 2008

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, which ordinarily is critical of the representation of Muslims and Arabs in films and on television, has congratulated Fox Television for last Sunday's episode of The Simpsons , in which...

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Fascinating Fact 6487

4th December 2008

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA star EMILY BLUNT is to join the cast of THE SIMPSONS for a January (09) episode. The British actress will voice LISA SIMPSON's troublemaker pal JULIET....

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Gay Rights Advocates Slam The Simpsons Over 'Homophobic Slur'

5th November 2008

Gay rights advocates have slammed long-running TV cartoon THE SIMPSONS after one of the show's popular characters made a homophobic comment. The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) have spoken out against the use...

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Homer Simpson Votes Obama

2nd November 2008

Animators behind comedy cartoon series THE SIMPSONS have been slammed for showing their support for U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA - and implying that the rival Republican party is involved in vote-rigging. In the first...

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Fascinating Fact 5934

5th September 2008

JODIE FOSTER and ANNE HATHAWAY have become the latest big names to join the cast of cartoon series THE SIMPSONS. The actresses' voices will be heard in upcoming episodes of the hit show - Foster...

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Fascinating Fact 5894

29th August 2008

HOMER SIMPSON is to undergo a colonoscopy in a skit to raise money for the Stand Up To Cancer charity. The sketch, in which doctors scan THE SIMPSONS character's bowels and see his wedding ring,...

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Duchovny's Simpsons Plan For X-files

6th August 2008

THE X-FILES star DAVID DUCHOVNY has long campaigned for writers of the hit show to create an episode featuring animated characters from THE SIMPSONS. The actor and his co-star Gillian Anderson loaned their voices...

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Kelsey Grammer: Work Pressure Caused Heart Attack

24th July 2008

Actor Kelsey Grammer says his mild heart attack in May was caused by stress over his sitcom being cancelled.The Frasier star had been paddle-boarding off the coast of Hawaii, where he has a second home,...

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The Simpsons To Return To Big Screen

17th July 2008

THE SIMPSONS is heading back to the big screen - creator MATT GROENING has confirmed a sequel to last year's (07) hit movie. The animated comedy went feature-length for the first time, and became a...

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Kelsey Grammer Recovering After 'Mild Heart Attack'

3rd June 2008

Actor Kelsey Grammer is recuperating after suffering a mild heart attack, according to his spokesman.The Frasier star had been paddle-boarding off the coast of Hawaii, where he has a second home, when he experienced chest...

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The Simpsons Cast Settle Pay Dispute

21st May 2008

The cast of U.S. TV show THE SIMPSONS have settled an ongoing pay dispute with TV bosses - landing a major pay rise which will see their earnings rise to $500,000 (GBP250,000) an episode. The...

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