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  1. Harry Shearer: 'Simpsons' Contract Saga "Wasn't a Stunt"

    7:39 am 8/4/2015

    The voice of Mr. Burns (and 20 others) said there were "real issues that had to be resolved."Read more

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  2. Judd Apatow Previews His 'Simpsons' Episode, Weighs In on Comedy's Struggles

    1:00 pm 1/9/2015

    Executive producer Al Jean also explains why it took 25 years for the 'Girls' producer's episode to airRead more

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  3. 'The Simpsons' Postmortem: EP Talks Surprising Character Death

    5:30 pm 9/28/2014

    "I wanted to make sure people knew what we were trying to do is an emotional episode," Al Jean tells THRRead more

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  4. 'The Simpsons' Boss Talks Staying Power and Riding the Zeitgeist (Again)

    11:00 am 9/26/2014

    "The great thing about The Simpsons is no matter when you stop or start, it's pretty much the same show," Al Jean tells THRRead more

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  5. Mike Judge Says 'King of the Hill' Was Saved by Its Slow Pace

    12:00 pm 8/24/2014

    Judge pals around with 'Simpsons' producer Al JeanRead more

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  6. Al Jean and Mike Judge on the Longevity 'Simpsons' and 'King of the Hill'

    12:00 pm 8/24/2014

    How did Bart Simpsons lead to Hank Hill? Read more

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  7. Conan O'Brien Steals Show at USC's Lampoon Panel, Talks Not Being in 'Cruise Control' on TBS

    5:19 pm 11/10/2013

    O'Brien was joined by Greg Daniels, Al Jean and moderator Lawrence O'Donnell on Sunday afternoon for an 80-minute free-wheeling discussion about comedy, the early days ("SNL" was like "Mad Men"?) and fond Lampoon memories (John Candy!).Read more

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  8. 'Family Guy' Creator Seth MacFarlane to Voice Role in 'The Simpsons'

    5:18 pm 12/2/2012

    MacFarlane, who also is hosting the Oscars in February, will appear on the 25th-season premiere of Fox's animated comedy series.Read more

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  9. Showrunners 2012: 'The Simpsons' Guru Al Jean

    8:00 am 10/3/2012

    Jean on his toughest scene to write this past year? "Working on the episode where Lady Gaga came to Springfield. And I give her credit: she filmed herself making voiceover debut, which took a lot of guts," he says. Read more

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