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Lady Gaga Hits Springfield In The Simpsons Season Finale

Lady Gaga has been announced as a special guest on the season finale for the current run of The Simpsons. Last night (February 19, 2012), the long-running comedy cartoon show celebrated its 500th episode, with...

Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

The Simpsons Celebrate 500th Episode, With Julian Assange

The Simpsons reached the television milestone of 500 episodes on Sunday (February 9, 2012) with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - who is fighting extradition to Sweden over alleged sex offences - providing his voice for...

Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

The Simpsons Pulls Through To Reach Landmark 500th Episode

The Simpsons, undoubtedly the most successful animated comedy of all time, has reached its 500th episode after a run that's lasted since 1989. In the world of television, particularly in the 21st century, things can...

Julian Assange Crashes The Simpsons 500th Episode

The man at the centre of the Wikileaks scandal will make a cameo appearance in the upcoming 500th episode of The Simpsons. According to a Reuters report, the episode, scheduled to be aired on Sunday...

Matt Groening Receives Hollywood Star

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in the same week the 500th episode of the classic cartoon aired.Groening, who created Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa...

Matt Groening Donates $500,000 To Ucla

Matt Groening has donated $500,000 to the University of California, Los Angeles' (UCLA) School of Theatre, Film and Television.The 'Simpsons' creator's gift will enable professionals to teach students in the facility's animation programme and will...

Matt Groening Donates $500,000 To Los Angeles College

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has donated $500,000 (£313,000) to a Los Angeles university he never attended.The celebrated animated has handed over the cash to the dean of the University of California, Los Angeles' School...

Football Turns Lights Out On Globes

Sunday night's telecast of the Golden Globe awards on NBC had to contend with a massive audience for the NFL playoff game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers on Fox. According...

Robin Williams Praises 'Funny' Sofia

Robin Williams thought Sofia Vergara was "kick ass funny" when they worked on 'Happy Feet Two' together.The 60-year-old actor recorded the voice of two penguins, Ramon and Lovelace, in the animated movie alongside the 'Modern...

Michael Jackson Biopic Planned

Michael Jackson's life may be turned into a movie. The later singer's estate executor John Branca has had discussions with 'Ghostbusters' director Ivan Reitman and 'Up in the Air' producer Tom Pollock regarding the possibility...

Lenny Kravitz Impressed Family With Simpsons

Lenny Kravitz says his guest appearance on 'The Simpsons' impresses his nieces and nephews more than his music.The rock star appeared in the animated series in 2002 episode 'How I Spent My Strummer Vacation' -...

Peter Davison Open To Doctor Who Return

Peter Davison wants to return to 'Doctor Who for the show's 50th anniversary.The actor would love to reprise his role as the Fifth Doctor when the BBC sci-fi series celebrates the landmark date in November...

The Simpsons Confirmed To Run For Two More Seasons

The Simpsons will live on for another two seasons after negotiations finally reached a successful conclusion between network Fox and the show's voice-actors yesterday on October 7th. The Wrap reports that earlier this week Fox...

The Simpsons Renewed For Two More Seasons

The Simpsons is safe until 2013 after TV bosses renewed the show for two more seasons following intense pay discussions.It was revealed this week (begs03Oct11) that the longrunning series faced being axed next year (12)...

The Simpsons' Harry Shearer Has Pay Proposal Rejected

The Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer has accused Fox network bosses of refusing to "share in the show's success" by granting the cast a portion of the cartoon's profits in exchange for taking a big...

The Simpsons Star Offers To Take Pay Cut

One of the stars of 'The Simpsons' has had an offer to take a 70 per cent pay cut rejected.Harry Shearer - who voices several major characters including Mr. Burns, his assistant Smithers, and Ned...

The Simpsons Season 24 Will Be The Last, Says Executive

The Simpsons will air one more season before ending production after over twenty years on the air, a senior executive close to the show told TheWrap.com. Following a pay dispute with its biggest stars, Fox...

Bart And Kobe Have Something In Common

The actors who provide the voices of The Simpsons and the athletes who compete in the NBA are clashing with the powers who write their paychecks -- and it now appears that they're losing and...

The Simpsons In Jeopardy Over Pay Dispute

Bosses at America's Fox network have confirmed the future of The Simpsons is in doubt because the animated hit is too expensive to produce.Following speculation the longrunning cartoon series would be axed next year (12),...

The Simpsons 'Cannot Continue' With Current Salaries

The Simpsons, the beloved American cartoon comedy, is in danger of coming to an end after voice actors became embroiled in a financial dispute with 20th Century Fox Television, reports the Los Angeles Times. The...

The Simpsons To End?

'The Simpsons' may finish at the end of the next series.The future of the long-running animated sitcom is reportedly in jeopardy because of a dispute of salary negotiations between the six main voice actors -...

Lady Gaga To Guest On The Simpsons

Pop star Lady Gaga is to guest star on The Simpsons as herself.The Bad Romance hitmaker will appear in an upcoming episode titled Lisa Goes Gaga - as Lisa Simpson's self-esteem coach. Speaking to...

Lady Gaga To Appear On The Simpsons

Lady Gaga is to appear on 'The Simpsons'.The 'Born this Way' hitmaker voices an animated version of herself in the popular cartoon comedy series, and her episode will feature her arriving in Springfield and unsuccessfully...

Lady Gaga To Guest Star On The Simpsons

Pop superstar Lady Gaga is set to make a special guest appearance on The Simpsons as herself. The flamboyant singer will appear in upcoming episode entitled 'Lisa Goes Gaga', reports Mtv News. In the episode,...

The Simpsons Star Yeardley Smith: 'Jackson Hand-picked Impersonator'

The Simpsons regular Yeardley Smith has revealed Michael Jackson hand-picked the impersonator who would play him on the hit cartoon series 20 years ago.Jackson's cartoon likeness sang Happy Birthday to Yeardley's Lisa Simpson character on...

Mgm Returns To Making Cartoons

MGM, once the home of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera's Tom and Jerry characters and a slew of additional cartoon creatures created by the likes of Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, and Bob Clampett, is getting...

Seth Macfarlane Relaunches The Flintstones

'The Flintstones' is being revamped by 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane.Seth will act as the executive producer on a reimagining of the cartoon, which follows the lives of two families of cavemen, the Flintstones and...

European Tv Executives Pull 'Insensitive' Episodes Of The Simpsons

Hit family cartoon The Simpsons has been edited for TV in Europe to remove sensitive storylines involving a disaster at a nuclear plant in light of the current crisis in Japan.Officials in the Asian country...

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