• Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

    On the heels of celebrating its 25th anniversary with a string of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the start of The Simpsons’ 26th season happens in just four days! That means the long-awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is also nearly upon us. But not everyone is celebrating the union of the Simpson and Griffin families. The Parents Television Council, lead by president Tim Winter, is

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    The ‘Simpsons Take the Bowl’ for live performance featuring Weird Al Yankovic, Hank Azaria, Matt Groening and more!

    After 25 years on television the team behind The Simpsons still know how to get its rabid fans excited about the iconic animated series. For the first time ever, the cast of The Simpsons will appear live on stage— but only for three nights (Sept. 12, 13, 14) at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Dubbed The Simpsons Take the Bowl, cast members like Hank Azaria – he voices Apu,

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    Futurama gets canceled, last episode will air Sept. 4 (Video)

    While dedicated fans of Futurama are no doubt already forming ways in which they can save their favorite show, it might be time to just let it go quietly and with dignity. Comedy Central, who gave the animated series new life in 2008 after it was originally axed it in 2003 after four years on Fox, decided not to renew the series again. That means the final 13 episodes (planned

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    The Simpsons comic books now available for iPad and iPhone

    Less than a month after wrapping up the 34-year run of his comic strip Life in Hell, Matt Groening proves that he’s not turning his back on the comic world. Fans of The Simpsons might be excited to hear about the new partnership between the digital comics platform comiXology and Groening’s Bongo Comics. Together they’re bringing The Simpsons comic book app to the iPad and iPhone. The partnership was announced

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    Comedy Central releases new ‘Futurama’ Head In A Jar Creator app

    Futurama fans rejoice! Tonight at 10:30 p.m. EST, Comedy Central and the series’ creator Matt Groening have a special announcement during a livepost-show feature, “Futurama Live!” Streamed live online, Groening, joined by Executive Producer David X. Cohen and cast members Billy West, John DiMaggio, and Maurice LaMarche, will announce the launch of the latest “Futurama Head-In-A-Jar Creator” app. The free app, which was a huge success on iOS, is now

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    Matt Groening and David X. Cohen will host live video chat about Futurama

    On July 11, the Futurama team will be doing their first ever live-stream chat, immediately following the premiere of the fifth episode of the new season, “Zapp Dingbat.” Matt Groening, along with executive producer David X. Cohen and voice actors Billy West, John DiMaggio and Maurice LaMarche will discuss the new episode and preview the next, “The Butterjunk Effect,” and fans will be free to ask the crew questions about

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    What have we learned recently from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening?

    Hey, remember last week when The Simpsons creator Matt Groening mentioned Portland in that cool Smithsonian magazine interview and everyone lost their minds, claiming that he revealed the true location of the show’s Springfield? Yeah, well gather your minds. That’s not really what he meant. But we did learn a lot of real things from that piece (which you should check out). Below, I’ve gathered a few of the juicer

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    Dear Fox: Give “The Simpsons” cast what they deserve

    Follow any contract negotiation in the entertainment sector down the proverbial rabbit hole and it all ends up being about one thing: a piece of the pie. In movies, TV, music, sports, and a litany of other things that require some sort of talent management/representation, what talent always fights for is a share in the profits of what they’re responsible for creating. While it might seem ridiculous to many non

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