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"The Simpsons" Producer Says No More DVDs; Commentary & Bonuses Coming via Simpsons World

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Al Jean, longtime producer of The Simpsons, has stated on Twitter that there will be no more DVD releases of the famed cartoon, citing the “DVD market is dying” as the reason why Fox has discontinued them. The series skipped from season 17 to 20 on DVD, but seasons 18 and 19 and all subsequent […]

Sam Simon, "Simpsons" Co-Creator, 1955 - 2015

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The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Sam Simon, former writer and producer of The Simpsons, passed away on Sunday after a bout with colon cancer. He was 59. Mr. Simon, along with creator Matt Groening and producer James L. Brooks, helped turn the show into the longest running show on television. He won 9 Emmys for his […]

Results For the 42nd Annie Awards Favor "How To Train Your Dragon 2", Disney Animation

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DreamWorks Animation and Disney Television Animation were the biggest winners of the 42nd Annie Awards, which were held on the evening of January 31st in Los Angeles to honor the highlights of the animation industry in the past year. DreamWorks’ How To Train Your Dragon 2 was named Best Animated Feature and earned five other […]

FXX to Launch New One-Hour Animation Block on January 22, 2015

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FXX GETS ANIMATED New One-Hour Late Night Animation Block Kicks Off on January 22 With Special Sneak Preview Following the New Year’s Day Marathon of The Simpsons FXX’s Animation Block to be Anchored by Original Episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Stone Quackers LOS ANGELES, December 17, 2014 – FXX will launch its new […]

Terminally Ill "Simpsons" Co-Creator Sam Simon Donating His Fortune to Charity

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Multiple news outlets are noting that Sam Simon, one of several co-creators of The Simpsons, was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in 2012, and has recently been arranging the donation of his personal fortune generated from his work on the show to charitable causes. The bulk of his fortune of $100 million has been put […]

25 Years' Worth Of The Simpsons' Opening Couch Gag

25 Years' Worth Of The Simpsons' Opening Couch Gag

The Simpsons has been on the air for 25 years – that’s 554 episodes – and that means 554 couch gags [though many of the early episodes had repeat couch gags]. All those have been compiled into one simultaneous minute-long couch gag…

Rabbi Hyman Krustofski Kick s The Bucket On The Simpsons

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As promised, “The Simpsons” killed off a character on their season-opening episode over the weekend and after hinting that it might be Krusty the Clown with the episode title of “Clown in the Dumps”, it actually wound up being Krusty’s father, Rabbi Hyman Krustofski, who was voiced by 83-year-old comedian Jackie Mason. The Rabbi died […]

Groundskeeper Willie On Scottish Independence

Groundskeeper Willie On Scottish Independence

As one would expect, Groundskeeper Willie from “The Simpsons” has a thing or two to say about the upcoming vote on Scotland’s independence on September 18, 2014…

Simpsons Take On Simpsons In 2014 Treehouse Of Horror

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For their annual Halloween foray into the Treehouse of Horror, “The Simpsons” will be facing a particularly ugly nemesis – their former 1987-88 selves from their birth on Fox’s “The Tracey Ullman Show” before they got their own show in 1989. This year’s Treehouse of Horror will have the present-day Simpsons encountering the ghosts of […]

China Gets The Simpsons 26 Years Late

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After 26 years of going “Simpsons”-free, China will make its first visit to Springfield thanks to a pact between Fox and online streaming video platform Sohu Video that will bring the Simpson family to China for the first time ever – legally. “The Simpsons” will be subtitled in Mandarin and include the current season – […]

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