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Kelsey Grammer's Vocal Talents Landed Him The Simpsons Role

The 61-year-old actor reveals his dulcet tones helped land him the Emmy-winning voiceover role while he was filming U.S. sitcom Cheers back in the 1990s. "Sam Simon - who created The Simpsons...

Homer Simpson Answers Questions About Donald Trump As 'The Simpsons' Goes Live

After well over a quarter of a century on the air, ‘The Simpsons’ attempted an animated TV first during last weekend’s episode when Homer appeared live via motion-capture technology in order to answer fan questions.During...

'The Simpsons' Show Producer Shares Script From Rejected Prince Episode

Many famous faces have made appearances in ‘The Simpsons’ over the years, including Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and JK Rowling, but one star whose planned episode sadly never made it to screens was the late...

Smithers Finally Comes Out As Gay In New 'Simpsons' Episode

After 27 years of barely being in the closet, ‘The Simpsons’ character Waylon Smithers finally came out as gay in this weekend’s brand new episode of the animated show.According to Rolling Stone magazine, the episode...

Emmys Bosses Block Sam Simon Awards Auction

Representatives from Simon's charitable foundation had initially listed the nine statuettes the writer, producer and director had won for his work on The Simpsons and The Tracey Ullman Show for sale via the...

U.k. Tv Bosses Apologise Over The Simpsons Hanging Scene

The episode of the comedy cartoon, titled Love Is A Many Strangled Thing, featured the show's characters Homer Simpson and his son Bart in various altercations involving strangulation, including a scene in which...

Mr Smithers Will Finally Come Out As Gay In New 'Simpsons' Episode

Mr Smithers, the long suffering assistant to Mr Burns on 'The Simpsons' is to finally come out as gay during the show’s latest season. The character’s sexually had long been hinted at on the show,...

Sam Simon's Simpsons Memorabilia Up For Sale

The show's co-creator passed away in March (15) following a battle with colon cancer, and now his impressive haul of souvenirs from the series is set to be sold off by auction house...

Drink Like Homer Simpson: Duff Beer Goes On Sale

If you’ve ever wanted to know what it feels like to drink like Homer Simpson be prepared to get very excited, as an official Duff beer is finally hitting the market! 21st Century Fox has...

Excellent... Harry Shearer Is Returning To 'The Simpsons' After All!

Woo hoo! ‘The Simpsons’ is saved after all! Voice actor Harry Shearer, an integral part of the long-running animated series, is returning to the cast after a couple of uncertain months where he had appeared...

Homer And Marge To Split, Lena Dunham "The Other Woman"

Homer and Marge Simpson are rumored to be splitting up on The Simpsons, with the family patriarch apparently set to fall for a pharmacist voiced by Girls star Lena Dunham.Are Homer and Marge finally splitting...

Are Marge And Homer Headed For A Shocking Split On 'The Simpsons' And Is Lena Dunham To Blame?

One of the most enduring couples in television history could be headed for splitsville, as Homer and Marge Simpson are reportedly set to ‘legally separate’ after 27 seasons of marriage. The shocking news has left...

The Simpsons Beer Launching Worldwide

The fictional drink, favoured by the show's lead character Homer Simpson, has been the subject of many novelty items and merchandise during The Simpsons' 26 year run but this is the first official...

The Simpsons Producer: 'Harry Shearer's Characters Will Be Recast'

Shearer, who has voiced more than a hundred characters including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders and Principal Skinner since the animated series first aired in 1989, announced he would not be returning to the...

'The Simpsons' Renewed For Two Seasons, Bringing Episode Count To 625

Fox has renewed The Simpsons for two new seasons, taking its series run to 27 and 28 and bringing its episode tally to a whopping 625. The animated hit is already the longest-running scripted prime...

Fox Renews 'The Simpsons' For Two More Seasons

The Simpsons, everyone's favourite dysfunctional family, won't be leaving our screens any time soon. The hit animated series has been renewed for another two seasons. Fox announced the news on Monday (4th May). The Simpsons...

'The Simpsons' Pays Tribute To Sam Simon In Latest Episode

‘The Simpsons’ has remembered its executive producer Sam Simon with a touching tribute on its most recent episode. Simon, who passed away on March 8th following a battle with cancer, was credited variously as a...

The Simpsons Air Sam Simon Tribute

Simon, a member of the creative team behind the long-running show, passed away aged 59 on 8 March (15) after a long battle with colon cancer. He was remembered by his colleagues...

Stars Pay Tribute To Late Producer Sam Simon

Stars including Hank Azaria and James L. Brooks have paid tribute to The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon following news of his death on Monday (09Mar15).The animator, 59, was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in 2012...

The Simpsons Co-creator Loses Cancer Battle

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon has lost his battle with colon cancer.The animator, 59, was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in 2012 and told by doctors he only had three to six months to live....

Pharrell Williams Heading To The Simpsons

Superstar Pharrell Williams is getting animated for an upcoming episode of The Simpsons.The Happy hitmaker and the famous Vivienne Westwood hat he wore to the Grammy Awards last year (14) are heading to the fictional...

Lena Dunham To Guest Star In 'The Simpsons'

We know that Lena Dunham is returning to our screens when the fourth season of ‘Girls’ takes its bow on HBO this weekend, but NYC is not the only place she’ll be appearing this year....

The Simpsons' Creator Helps Save Bears From Roadside Circus Hell

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon has helped Peta activists free a pair of black bears from a caged prison.The terminally ill animator, who has dedicated his life to helping animals, helped fund a Peta campaign...

Watch 'The Simpsons' Make Obligatory 'Frozen' Reference During Christmas Special Couch Gag

The 'Simpsons' have let us in on their festive couch gag, ahead of the show's special Christmas themed episode which airs on Fox this Sunday (December 7th). Fans of the series will certainly not be...

The Simpsons Co-creator Helps Save Gay Bull

A 'gay' bull has been saved from the slaughterhouse by animal-loving The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon.The writer/animator, who is battling terminal cancer, has made it his mission to work with the world's leading animal activists...

Simpsons Creator Steps In To Save 'Gay' Irish Bull From Abattoir

Sam Simon, co-creator of The Simpsons, has stepped in to save a seemingly gay Irish bull from the slaughterhouse. A campaign supported by the Simpsons man saved 'Benjy' the bull, whose failure to inseminate a...

Terminally Ill The Simpsons Co-creator Donating $100 Million Fortune To Charity

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is planning to give away his $100 million (£62.5 million) fortune to charity as he battles cancer.Simon, 59, was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in 2012, and told by doctors...

Goodfellas Vs The Simpsons: 'Goodfellas' Actor To Sue Fox Over The Simpsons Mob Character

'The Simpsons' face a lawsuit of $250 million after Frank Sivero, who plays wiseguy Frankie Carbone in Martin Scorsese's gangster movie 'Goodfellas', claims the show stole his likeness for a recurring character.The cartoon comedy series...

Goodfellas Star Sues The Simpsons

Goodfellas star Frank Sivero is suing the creators of The Simpsons over allegations they ripped off his onscreen persona.Sivero, who played ill-fated mobster Frankie Carbone in Martin Scorsese's classic 1990 gangster movie, has filed a...

The Simpsons/family Guy Crossover Has Line, "Your Sister's Being Raped"

Fox is under pressure to remove a line from its upcoming crossover episode of The Simpsons and Family Guy in which Stewie tells Moe Sizlack, "Your sister's being raped". The episode is due to air...

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