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Will Arnett to Guest-Star on The Simpsons

Will Arnett is getting animated this fall. Arnett has booked a guest-starring role on the upcoming 25th season of The Simpsons , TV Line reports. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Will-Arnett-The-Simpsons-Guest-Star-1066349.aspx?rss=breakingnews

The Simpsons' Krusty Burger, Moe's Tavern Open at Universal Studios

Springfield is moving to Orlando! The Simpsons staples Krusty Burger and Moe's Tavern are now open at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla. as part of the miniature town being built around the new Simpsons ride. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Krusty-Burger-Moes-Tavern-Universal-Studios-The-Simpsons-1066301.aspx?rss=breakingnews

TV ratings: '60 Minutes' and 'Family Guy' lead a Sunday rerun parade

Fast National ratings for Sunday, June 2, 2013The broadcast networks went with nearly wall-to-wall reruns on Sunday, with "60 Minutes" and a concert special on NBC the only original offerings. The ratings reflected that, as only CBS managed to draw more than 3 million viewers and FOX, led by "Family Guy," was the only network to get above a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49.CBS averaged 5.3 million viewers and a 3.5 rating/6 share in households in primetime. ABC (2.9 million, 1.8/3) and FOX (2.9 million, 1.6/3) tied for second place. NBC was not far behind with 2.7 million viewers and a 1.8/3.FOX's 1.3 rating led the 18-49 demographic. CBS finished second at 0.8, followed closely by NBC, 0.7, and ABC, 0.6.Sunday hour by hour:7 p.m.CBS: "60 Minutes" (8.4 million viewers, 5.5/11 households)ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" rerun (5 million, 3.0/6)NBC: "The Voice" rerun (2 million, 1.3/2)FOX: "The Cleveland Show" rerun (1.8 million 1.0/2)/"American Dad" rerun... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/06/tv-ratings-60-minutes-and-family-guy-lead-a-sunday-rerun-parade.html

'The Simpsons' come to Florida: Universal Studios is building Springfield

Universal Studios has announced that it will recreate the "Simpsons" hometown of Springfield in its Orlando theme park. And everything from Krusty burgers to Duff beer will be available to fans of the long-running animated series.Finally confirming rumors that Universal was planning this project, the Studios announced on Thursday (May 23) that the area around the Simpsons ride in Orlando would be rebuilt to mimic the streets of Springfield. Landmarks of the real-life town will include Moe's Tavern, a Lard Lad donut shop and a Krusty Burger. As for attractions, Universal plans a new one with a Kang & Kodos theme.Not announced yet but hopefully a part of the project are such places as the nuclear power plant, the Burns mansion and of course the Simpsons' own house.Universal Orlando already has one dedicated theme area: the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Considering the popularity of "The Simpsons" over so many years, there is a... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/the-simpsons-come-to-florida-universal-studios-is-building-springfield.html

The Simpsons Season 24 Finale 2013 “The Sage of Carl; Dangers on a Train”

The Simpsons Season 24 Episode 21 "The Sage of Carl" and Episode 22 "Dangers on a Train" airs Sunday May 19 2013 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis: The Simpsons Season 24 Episode 21 "The Sage of Carl" and Episode 22 "Dangers on a Train" – In the Season 24 finale, Homer, Moe, Lenny and Carl hit the lottery, but when Carl takes off for Iceland with the winnings, the others set off after him. Meanwhile, Marge unwittingly gets involved with a website for married people seeking affairs, where she meets a charming man (voice of Seth MacFarlane) in the all-new "The Sage of Carl; Dangers on a Train" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, May 19 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. READ MORE...

Sneak Peek at The Simpsons Season Finale: Couch Gag Contest Winner Revealed!

More than 30,000 Simpsons fans submitted entries. But only one fan was chosen as the winner of The Simpsons couch gag contest. In this exclusive behind-the-scenes video, TVGuide.com can reveal that Cheryl Brown's "Dandelions" was the winning entry and will appear in Sunday's season finale (8/7c on Fox). "Over the years, people have suggested many couch gags and we thought, you know, let's turn this into a contest. Let's make this pay off!" series creator Matt Groening says. READ MORE...

Kristen Wiig To Guest Star On ‘The Simpsons’

Former ‘Saturday Night Live’ star and ‘Bridesmaids’ actress Kristen Wiig has booked a guest role on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, Entertainment Weekly reports. Wiig will voice the role of an FBI Agent in the episode entitled ‘Homerland’ that sees Homer acting odd after attending a nuclear power plant convention. Concerned over her father’s behavior, Lisa calls on an agent for help to get down to the bottom of things. The upcoming guest role for Wiig marks her second trip to the hit Fox animation. She previously played a substitute music teacher, Calliope Juniper, who piqued the interests of Principal Skinner. READ MORE...

TV ratings: 'Survivor: Caramoan' finale leads Sunday, 'Revenge' finale dips

Fast National ratings for Sunday, May 12, 2013CBS scored a prime-time sweep on Sunday night, with "60 Minutes" and the three-hour "Survivor: Caramoan" finale and reunion show leading each of their hours in both viewers and adults 18-49. Elsewhere Sunday, the "Once Upon a Time" finale was about even with its ratings from last week, but the two-hour "Revenge" finale slipped a little despite a whole lot of things happening. CBS averaged 9.6 million viewers and a 5.7 rating/10 share in households in primetime. ABC (6.4 million, 3.9/7) came in second. Both NBC (4 million, 2.5/4) and FOX (3.35 million, 1.9/3) were in line with recent weeks.CBS also led the 18-49 demographic with a 2.2 rating. ABC's 1.7 was good enough for second, and FOX was right behind with a 1.6. NBC trailed with a 1.1.Sunday hour by hour:7 p.m.CBS: "60 Minutes" (10.1 million viewers, 6.4/13 households)ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.3 million, 3.6/7)NBC: "The... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/tv-ratings-survivor-caramoan-finale-leads-sunday-revenge-finale-dips.html

The Simpsons Season 24 Episode 20 “Fabulous Faker Boys”

The Simpsons Season 24 Episode 20 "Fabulous Faker Boys" airs Sunday May 12 2013 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis: The Simpsons Season 24 Episode 20 "Fabulous Faker Boys" – Marge encourages Bart to explore his creative side, and his initial reticence quickly subsides when Marge hires Slava’s beautiful daughter, Zhenya, as his new piano instructor. Meanwhile, Homer is shocked when he loses the last two remaining hairs on his head, and employs a wide variety of headgear to try and keep his newfound baldness a secret from Marge in the all-new "Fabulous Faker Boys" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, May 12 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. READ MORE...

Seth MacFarlane to voice 'The Simpsons' character in season finale

For the first time ever, Seth MacFarlane will join FOX's other hit animated program, lending his voice to the season finale of "The Simpsons." The creator of "Family Guy," "American Dad" and "The Cleveland Show" is no stranger to Sunday night animation, however MacFarlane has largely stuck to his own work in recent years, outside of some guest voicing on "Robot Chicken.""The Simpsons'" season finale event consists of two episodes, with MacFarlane appearing on the latter. In the first episode, Homer and his friends win a nice sum of money in the lottery, however Carl takes the winnings and runs to his homeland, Iceland. To get it back, Homer, Moe and Lenny embark on an around-the-world adventure.The second part of the event finds Marge accidentally joining a website for swingers, thinking it was a place to talk cupcakes. On the site she meets a married man named Ben (MacFarlane), who shares her love of a... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/seth-macfarlane-to-voice-the-simpsons-character-in-season-finale.html
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