This Week On TV: The Fall television season is now in full swing
Guess who’s back, back again? Thirteen shows, that’s who. This week on TV The Big Bang Theory, Fresh Off The Boat, black-ish, The Goldbergs, The Middle, Modern Family, Trip Tank, Last Man Standing, Bob’s Burgers, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Family Guy, The Last Man on Earth, and The Simpso... [Read More]
There Was So Much Counterfeit Duff Being Made in Chile Fox Just Started Making the Real Thing
Fox is finally cashing in on the popularity of Duff Beer from The Simpsons by creating the real thing, but it’s debuting somewhere other than the United States. According to The Wall Street Journal, Fox has plans to start offering official Duff Beer first in Chile, with plans to offer it in th... [Read More]
Harry Shearer reaches agreement with The Simpsons for 2015-2017
Two months after fans and crew of The Simpsons began imagining an animated world of Springfield without the voices of Harry Shearer, it's all going to be just fine. Shearer, who has voiced Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Kent Brockman, Lenny Leonard, Dr. Hibbert and more... [Read More]
Harry Shearer Is Returning to ‘The Simpsons’ After All
Back in May it was reported that Harry Shearer was leaving his longtime post at The Simpsons due to a “contract dispute,” but — surprise! — he’s coming back after all. Fox confirmed today that Shearer and the other main five Simpsons voice stars Dan Castellaneta, Julie ... [Read More]
Harry Shearer signs new contract to stay on with The Simpsons
Whoo hooo! Peace has been restored in Springfield. Harry Shearer, who not so quietly decided to depart The Simpsons earlier this year has had a change of heart. After walking away from a reportedly $14M deal, Shearer has now signed a new contract with the long running FOX TV series. The details of t... [Read More]
Danny Elfman Calls the ‘Simpsons’ Theme “the Easiest Thing I’ve Ever Done”
Did you know that the melody of the Simpsons theme song was conceived by composer Danny Elfman while he was driving home from a meeting with Matt Groening? Elfman reveals the story behind the iconic song and some of his other popular musical work in a new interview with Vulture, where he calls the S... [Read More]
13 times Harry Shearer made Simpsons fans say ‘Exxxxxcellent!’
Doh! When it was recently announced that Harry Shearer would be leaving The Simpsons after 26 years, mega-fans were feeling a bit more than what a mere annoyed grunt could express. It’s not just the fact that Shearer is departing – following what amounts to virtually an entire caree... [Read More]
Finally! Sideshow Bob Will Kill Bart Simpson This Halloween!
It took Sideshow Bob nearly three decades to accomplish but finally, he will get his chance to exact his revenge on Bart Simpson — and ultimately put an end to often trouble-making 10-year-old. Simpsons producers announced Saturday during the show’s ATX Festival panel in Austin, Texas th... [Read More]
This week in comedy: Awards were won, and Mr. Burns is in limbo
Although there were lots of developments in the comedy world this week, Louis C.K. in particular had a pretty stellar seven days. He started by talking about his time as one of Conan O’Brian’s writers; check out this video of his trip to Late Night With Seth Meyers for the full... [Read More]
'Rick and Morty's New 'Simpsons' Couch Gag Is a Perfect Mini-Crossover
by Adam Frucci Here's the couch gag for this Sunday's upcoming Simpsons season finale, in which Adult Swim's Rick and Morty accidentally kill Springfield's favorite family and need to figure out how to right their wrong. It's a perfect cross-over between the two shows, bringing the Simpsons into th... [Read More]