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“Steamed Hams” at 25: ‘Simpsons’ Cast and Crew Attempt to Decipher Classic Moment’s Extraordinary Cult Following

Hank Azaria, Al Jean, Bill Oakley and more retrace the 1996 episode, revealing why "22 Short Films About Springfield" was groundbreaking, how it nearly led to a spinoff called 'Springfield' and…

Aziz Ansari Criticizes ‘Simpsons’ Creators’ Response to Apu Controversy in Netflix Special

Among the topics addressed by Aziz Ansari in his new Netflix special was the controversy about 'The Simpsons' character, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.

‘Simpsons’ Episode Guest-Starring Michael Jackson Pulled From Circulation

The top creatives behind 'The Simpsons' have decided to remove an episode featuring the voice of Michael Jackson from streaming platforms, networks re-running the show and forthcoming physical copies…

Matt Groening to Appear on Late Night for First Time in a Decade

'Simpsons' creator Matt Groening is set to appear on late-night TV for the first time in more than a decade.

‘Disenchantment’: TV Review

Matt Groening's Netflix animated comedy 'Disenchantment' has a strong visual style and funny moments, but isn't yet fully formed — and neither were 'The Simpsons' or 'Futurama' right out of the…

‘The Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening Avoids Questions About Apu Controversy

'The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening declined to be drawn into the discussion about racial stereotyping in the character of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the Indian immigrant who runs Springfield's…

‘Simpsons’ Creator: “No Nuance” Around Apu Debate, Decries “Outrage of the Week” Culture

Matt Groening is doubling down on his previous comments that people are primed to collectively take offense to news items in popular culture, like his 'Simpsons' character Apu, which has been accused…

Matt Groening Responds to Apu Controversy: “People Love to Pretend They’re Offended”

The 'Simpsons' creator spoke out about the outcries against the character.

‘Futurama’ Returns in Podcast Form With Original Cast

Creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's animated sci-fi hit debuted this week in an audio format with original stars Billy West, John DiMaggio and Katey Sagal.

Abbi Jacobson to Lead Voice Cast for Netflix’s Animated Matt Groening Comedy

'Disenchantment,' picked up for 20 episodes, will premiere in 2018.

‘Futurama’ Finds New Life Once More in Fresh Mobile Game

The four-time-cancelled animated cult hit is back in 'Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow,' but co-creator David X. Cohen hints that he's open to offers to revive the show for another season: "If we came…

‘Simpsons’ Creator Readying Animated Comedy for Netflix

The mystery series would be Matt Groening's follow-up to 'Futurama' and 'The Simpsons.'