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Fox Orders Two More Seasons Of 'The Simpsons'

October 8th, 2011 9:20am EDT
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The Simpsons will live on!

Fox has renewed the longest-running comedy for two more seasons, Seasons 24 and 25, which will include the show's 500th episode in February 2012, the network announced Friday.

The Simpsons cast close to signing deal — but how much will they make?

The renewal comes as a relief to fans. On Monday, the network reportedly gave the cast an ultimatum: Agree to take a 45 percent pay cut by Friday or the animated series will be...

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The Simpsons, Dan Castellaneta, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwrigh...
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Spinal Tap 'Back From The Dead' With New Album June 16

May 4th, 2009 10:27am EDT
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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the cult classic film 'This is Spinal Tap and now England's Loudest Heavy Metal Band, Spinal Tap, is celebrating with the release of their first new album in almost two decades, Back From The Dead (The Label Industry Records/Artist2Market/INgrooves), due out Tuesday, June 16. Spinal Tap's last album was 1992's Break Like The Wind.

On Back From the Dead, Tap members David St. Hubbins, Nigel Tufnel and Derek Smalls unearth their long-self-suppressed studio versions of the classic songs from the movie This is Spinal Tap, as well as six new addition...
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'Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!' & Other Memorable TV Quotes

July 14th, 2008 8:45am EDT
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When the television became available in the early 20th century, who would have ever thought it could became such a vital part of pop culture and media coverage? These days the "Boob Tube" still holds power over even the most casual of viewers with its advertising campaigns and storytelling prime time shows.

The television is used to entertain as well as inform, and over the years thousands of shows were created to catch the attention of the public. Only so many shows are able to grab the love and approval of audiences, and even less than that stay memorable after years pass on. Here a...
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Harry Shearer's Satire Of The Bush Administration On CD July 7

June 18th, 2008 7:00pm EDT
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"Songs of the Bushmen," Harry Shearer's savage and poignant musical satire of the Bush administration's leading figures, will be released by Courgette Records, July 1 on digital platforms including iTunes and Amazon.

An award-winning actor, comedian, author, musician, playwright, radio host and journalist, Harry Shearer presents some of the most biting satire since Mort Sahl, with comedic tunes paying "homage" to cabinet members and advisors including Scooter Libby, Condoleezza Rice, Donald Rumsfeld and Karl Rove, among others.

On the eve of the November Presidential elections, e...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 23

December 23rd, 2007 3:00am EST
Eddie Vedder
Happy Birthday to "Planet of the Apes" actress/model Estella Warren (1978), Canadian singer Esthero (1978), 80s teen heartthrob Corey Haim (1971), Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (1964), southern singer Victoria Williams (1958), Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray (1956), King Crimson guitarist/music producer Adrian Belew (1949), soap-opera actress Susan Lucci (1947), U.S. General Wesley Clark (1944), Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer (1943), musician/songwriter Tim Hardin (1941; d. 1980), and Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (1940).
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America's Favorite Family's Big Screen Debut Arrives On DVD and Blu-Ray Disc Dec. 18

November 21st, 2007 12:20pm EST
The Simpsons Movie
It takes a feature-length film to fully capture Homer Simpson's stupidity and The Simpsons Movie does it! One of the top grossing films of all time, The Simpsons Movie has generated more than $500 million globally and will be available worldwide on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc (BD) Internationally on December 3 and in North America on December 18 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

"One of the best movies of the year" (Washington Post), The Simpsons Movie stars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden and Tress Ma...
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'The Simpsons: Testify,' Features Songs From Seasons 10-18, Released Sept. 18

August 30th, 2007 4:17pm EDT
The Simpsons: Testify
Los Angeles, CA - A soundtrack so highly anticipated that even Homer would get off the couch to celebrate its arrival, The Simpsons: Testify is finally here! Set for release on September 18, 2007 from Shout! Factory, The Simpsons: Testify music CD spotlights material culled from award-winning composer Alf Clausen and features the unmistakable voices of America's most beloved TV family: Homer (Dan Castellaneta), Marge (Julie Kavner), Bart (Nancy Cartwright), Lisa (Yeardley Smith), and Springfield's various townsfolk (Hank Azaria and Harry Shearer). The soundtrack kicks off with Danny Elfman...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 23

December 23rd, 2006 3:00am EST
Eddie Vedder
Happy Birthday to "Planet of the Apes" actress/model Estella Warren (1978), Canadian singer Esthero (1978), 80s teen heartthrob Corey Haim (1971), Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (1964), southern singer Victoria Williams (1958), Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray (1956), King Crimson guitarist/music producer Adrian Belew (1949), soap-opera actress Susan Lucci (1947), U.S. General Wesley Clark (1944), Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer (1943), musician/songwriter Tim Hardin (1941; d. 1980), and Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (1940).
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Producers Promise 'Simpsons' Movie Will Exceed Fans' Expectations

April 4th, 2006 2:08pm EDT
The Simpsons
The much-anticipated feature film based on the hit television series The Simpsons will premiere in theaters worldwide July 27, 2007, and producers are extremely enthusiastic. "We're very excited about the performances in this movie. Come next Oscars, we think it's going to be Milhouse's night," said producer Matt Groening.

Starring in the animated film are series regulars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden, and Tress MacNeille. Guest starring in the movie are Erin Brockovich, Minnie Driver, and Albert Brooks.

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Celebrity Birthdays, December 23

December 23rd, 2005 3:00am EST
Eddie Vedder
Happy Birthday to "Planet of the Apes" actress/model Estella Warren (1978), Canadian singer Esthero (1978), 80s teen heartthrob Corey Haim (1971), Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (1964), southern singer Victoria Williams (1958), Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray (1956), King Crimson guitarist/music producer Adrian Belew (1949), soap-opera actress Susan Lucci (1947), U.S. General Wesley Clark (1944), Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer (1943), musician/songwriter Tim Hardin (1941; d. 1980), and Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (1940).
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