Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.
'The Simpsons' Producers Talk Joining Disney and The Future
The Simpsons were notorious for their digs at The Walt Disney Company. Now they are a part of the company they once mocked. The Simpsons even predicted their fate. What do The Simpsons producers think about having the series at Disney now?
'The Simpsons' Hits Record-Breaking Run with a Renewal for Two More Seasons
Fox has ordered a 29th and 30th season of The Simpsons, which marks it as the longest-running scripted television series of all time. The additional seasons will see it tally 669 episodes, trumping the 635 episode-mark set by Gunsmoke.
'The Simpsons' Gets its First Hour-Long Episode in January
At 28 years old, The Simpsons is approaching a new "first," set to premiere its first ever hour-long episode in the new season. The episode will premiere in January 2017.
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The Simpsons and Futurama Creator Matt Groening to Develop Netflix Animated Series
You don't get many bigger names in the animated industry than Matt Groening, whose shows tend to live a long, happy life. — According to Deadline, it looks like Netflix want a piece of that, and are currently in negotiations with Groening to develop an animated series for the online streaming giant.
Harry Shearer Returns to 'The Simpsons'
Harry Shearer has agreed to return to the voice cast of the long-running cartoon series, The Simpsons. Initially negotiations broke down last month, which led Shearer to walk away from his role on the show. However, Shearer and producers have come to terms and Fox will make an official announcement soon. Shearer voices characters such as Ned Flanders, Lenny, Rev. Lovejoy, Principal Skinner, and Smithers.