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10 ‘The Simpsons’ Facts Fresh From the Kwik-E-Mart

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 10, 2015 @ 12:53 PM
They’ll never stop The Simpsons, so have no fear, they’ve got stories for years, but did you know America’s favorite animated family was thought up in the lobby before a pitch meeting? Or that Matt Groening based most of the characters on his own family? These are just some of the Springfield kwyjibos populating the tenth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which pays a visit to The Simpsons’ home state of … uh, somewhere!

‘Simpsons’ EP Talks Homer and Marge Divorce, SNL Star Kate McKinnon and ‘Boyhood’ Parody

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 10, 2015 @ 10:54 AM
Apart from a few burning cast questions, The Simpsons has plenty lined up for Season 27 this fall, including a premiere plot with Girls star Lena Dunham that sees Homer and Marge hitting a new low in their marriage. Now, EP Al Jean explains the cause of their separation, as well as a role for SNL favorite Kate McKinnon, and an episode devoted to Bart’s Boyhood.

‘The Simpsons’ Will Finally Let Sideshow Bob Kill Bart

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 7, 2015 @ 6:53 PM
Early fans of The Simpsons will recall any of several iconic Sideshow Bob episodes, though the character’s menace has diminished somewhat over the years. Now, producers confirm that Kelsey Grammer’s dulcet tones will return in Season 27 as Bob finally accomplishes his decades-long dream of killing one Bart Simpson.

Comic-Con 2015: ‘Last Man,’ ‘Minority Report’ and FOX Favorites Sign On

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 1, 2015 @ 2:59 PM
Summer winds blow west to Comic-Con 2015, and while 20th Century Fox aren’t the first TV holdings to confirm their presence, they’re certainly the biggest yet. American Horror Story, The Simpsons, The Last Man on Earth and many more have all thrown in their hats for the San Diego madness of Comic-Con 2015.

‘Simpsons’ Boss Talks Harry Shearer’s Exit and Potential Replacements

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 15, 2015 @ 10:34 AM
The Simpsons dealt a shocking blow the other night when mainstay series voice Harry Shearer implied his departure over Twitter, leaving behind a crucial stable of fan-favorite characters. Now, Simpsons boss Al Jean has opened up on the departure, feeling “baffled” by the actor’s demands, and considering potential replacements.

‘Rick and Morty’ Kill ‘The Simpsons’ in Finale Couch Gag

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 14, 2015 @ 4:09 PM
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The Simpsons have some dark days ahead if Harry Shearer follows through on plans to quit, though none so dark as the opening of Sunday’s Season 26 finale. Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty drop by the latest couch gag to gruesomely get everyone killed, because what else would you expect from Rick and Morty?

‘The Simpsons’ Voice Harry Shearer Leaving the Series, Iconic Characters to Get New Voices

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 14, 2015 @ 12:56 AM
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The Simpsons has gone on long enough that fans will inevitably face cast departure or a potential end to the series, but despite the recent renewal for Seasons 27 and 28, that end may already be in sight. Iconic Simpsons mainstay Harry Shearer appears to have revealed his exit from the long-running FOX animated series, and not even Ned Flanders could find the optimism here.

‘The X-Files’ Revival Sets January 2016 Premiere With FOX Schedule

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 11, 2015 @ 9:29 AM
20th Century Fox
Amid the myriad of FOX’s pickups and surprising cancellations, the network has also taken its 2015 Upfront presentation to file out Mulder and Scully’s TV return. Not only will The X-Files formally return in January 2016, but so too has the network put the truth out there with its full future lineup.