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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...

Lady Gaga To Launch Little Monsters Website

Lady Gaga is launching her own social networking site.The 'Born This Way' singer is a committed user of twitter and has close to 25 million followers on the website but she has now decided to...

Justin Bieber Up For Teen Choice Awards

Justin Bieber has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards.The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker has received the highest individual number of nominations for the annual ceremony - Choice Male Artist, Choice Fashion Icon: Male, Choice...

Lady Gaga To Play 'Slut' In The Simpsons

Lady Gaga admits she plays ''a bit of a slut'' while voicing an animated version of herself in 'The Simpsons'. The 'Marry The Night' hitmaker is due to star in forthcoming episode 'Lisa Goes Gaga'...

Zooey Deschanel To Reprise Simpsons Role

Zooey Deschanel and Natalie Portman will make guest appearances in a forthcoming 'The Simpsons' episode.The 'New Girl' actress will reprise her role as Mary Spuckler - the daughter of Cleetus who Bart Simpson came close...

O'reilly Renews Feud With The Simpsons

Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly has renewed his battle with The Simpsons after the long-running animated series concluded a Fox 25th Anniversary special on Fox Sunday with a closing title card reading, "Congratulations FOX on...

Movie Reviewsthe Cabin In The Woods

Horror films rarely find a receptive response from critics -- until the time they become classics. By and large, The Cabin in the Woods is no exception. But more than a few critics have something...

The Simpsons Hometown Revealed

The Simpsons' hometown is based on Springfield, Oregon.Matt Groening, creator of the animated series, has always kept the inspiration for the fictional Springfield in the show secret until now, saying it is based on a...

Matt Groening Finally Reveals The Real 'Springfield'

For years fans have tried to guess which town The Simpsons neighbourhood of 'Springfield' is based on , with the generic town name not really helping as dozens of namesakes exist in America. However, 25...

Matt Groening: 'The Simpsons' Fictional Town Is Really Fictional'

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has revealed which Springfield inspired his fictional town in the cartoon series.For years fans have been debating which of the many American Springfields gave the animator the idea for the...

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