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Why was one of the longest-running employees still with The Simpsons let go this week? And who will replace him?Variety reports that Alf Clausen, who has composed the musical score for the long-running series since its second season, has...
Remember when the DVD rack at the store stretched as far as the eye could see? Remember when it seemed like we were guaranteed to continue receiving sets of Simpsons seasons until the end of time? History didn't work...
Today during Fox's appearance at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, the network announced they would be airing the first Simpsons episode in 28 years to span an hour's length of time.Is there any particular reason, storywise, for...
Given the slow pace at which Simpsons episodes are constructed, compounded with the backlog the show has built over the years, it can sometimes take a year and a half -- "or longer" -- for a world event or...
The 68th Emmy Award Nominees have been announced, with the following categories featuring an animated program in contention:OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAMArcher, "The Figgis Agency" Bob's Burgers, "The Horse Rider-Er" Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer South Park, "You're...
Kelsey Grammer based his voice of the Sideshow Bob character on "The Simpsons" on now-deceased actor/director Ellis Rabb and explains how that came about on "The Graham Norton Show"...Video credit: The Graham Norton Show
The Simpsons' third-season opener, "Stark Raving Dad," centers on Homer being committed to an institution where he meets a man who thinks he's Michael Jackson -- voiced by Michael Jackson. In the DVD commentary for the episode, Mike Reiss...
Over the past few seasons, The Simpsons has been lending its couch gag space to guest animators and other creatives. This coming Sunday, a new couch gag will debut animated by Eric Goldberg, who worked on classic 2-D animated...
We used to have to wait a full year, at the least, for a show like The Simpsons to comment on a recent political event. Now with digital ink and paint, a battalion of Korean Wacoms, and the ability...
Homer was once told "Very few cartoons are broadcast live. It's a terrible strain on the animators' wrists." Those animators must be going to the gym. This spring the longest-running American cartoon series will make history again when the...