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Hank Azaria on Why He Chose to Not Appear in ‘The Problem With Apu’: “I Was Really Freaked Out”

Hank Azaria and Hari Kondabolu are finally getting a chance to have a public conversation about the latter’s documentary The Problem With Apu. During an episode of NPR’s podcast Code Switch, Azaria joined Kondabolu to discuss the comedian and writer’s 2017 project that criticized the Simpsons character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon as a South Asian stereotype and […]

‘The Simpsons’ Teams with Happy Socks on a Colorful Collection for the Whole Family

Springfield's most famous nuclear family has collaborated with the accessories brand on a range of organic cotton pairs for adults and kids.

‘Simpsons’ Episode Removed From Disney+ in Hong Kong Over Chinese “Labor Camps” Joke

Disney has apparently removed an episode of The Simpsons from its local Disney+ streaming service in Hong Kong over a joke that mentioned Chinese labor camps. The Hollywood studio declined to comment on the apparent censorship after local critics pointed to the omission of The Simpsons episode from its 34th season on Disney+. But it’s […]

Chris Ledesma, Longtime Music Editor on ‘The Simpsons,’ Dies at 64

Chris Ledesma, who served as the beloved music editor of The Simpsons on every one of its first 734 episodes, from the Fox animated series’ premiere in 1989 through a 34th-season installment in November, has died. He was 64. Ledesma died Dec. 16 in Los Angeles, a spokesperson for the show told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

‘The Simpsons’: 30 Times the Fox Comedy Successfully Predicted the Future

'The Simpsons' celebrates 30 seasons: 30 times the Fox animated comedy successfully predicted the future.

World Series, ‘Simpsons’ Give Fox a Bump in Seven-Day Ratings

The start of the World Series and the annual “Treehouse of Horror” episode of The Simpsons gave Fox a bigger presence than usual in Nielsen’s seven-day ratings. CBS’ NCIS, meanwhile, became the first entertainment show of the 2022-23 season to break the 10 million-viewer mark with a week of delayed viewing. Only sports telecasts and […]

‘The Simpsons’ Star Yeardley Smith Marries Former Detective She Met During Springfield Appearance (Exclusive)

When Yeardley Smith was asked to represent her show, The Simpsons, at a mural unveiling event in Springfield, Oregon, in 2014, she declined. “The joke is that I really will do anything for my show, but I didn’t really want to do it,” said the iconic voice of Lisa Simpson. But after a bit of […]

‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Family Guy,’ ‘American Dad!’ Production and IT Workers Win Voluntary Union Recognition

Production and IT workers at The Simpsons, Family Guy and American Dad! who have been attempting to unionize have won voluntary recognition from management, according to The Animation Guild. TAG business representative Steve Kaplan signed three voluntary recognition agreements on Friday, and a card check performed by an independent arbitrator will be happening soon, according […]

From ‘Full House’ to ‘The Simpsons’: Best and Worst TV Dads

Whether giving life lessons or having public displays of drunkeness, a look at the TV dads offering heart and humor and those showcasing what not to do.

Animation Guild Seeks to Unionize IT Workers in ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Family Guy,’ ‘American Dad!’ Push

The Animation Guild is making an unprecedented effort to unionize IT workers in a new organizing bid at The Simpsons, Family Guy and American Dad! The Guild (TAG) revealed on Thursday that it is looking to unionize around 100 production workers and IT workers at all three 20th Television Animation shows. While TAG has made […]

‘The Simpsons’ Takes on ‘Succession’ With Some Help From Cousin Greg (Exclusive)

Uh, Dad. So, like, can we talk? The Simpsons is taking a bite out of Succession with a spoof in an all-new episode Sunday — and they even have a little help from Cousin Greg. Actor Nicholas Braun is lending his voice talent as his bumbling but delightful character, who has become a fan favorite […]

‘The Godfather’ Turns 50: Film and TV Homages Likely Seen Before the Francis Ford Coppola Masterpiece

The Godfather is arguably the greatest film ever made. But at 50 years old, it’s a good bet today a decent portion of viewers saw an homage to the Francis Ford Coppola masterpiece before watching the actual masterpiece. And that makes perfect sense. The film, based on the best-selling novel by the late Mario Puzo, […]