Danish toy company Lego on Monday confirmed it will launch a special series themed on "The Simpsons" family globally in 2014. Lego spokesman Roar Rude Trangbaek wouldn't give any details about what characters would be included, but said the company hopes the series will "appeal to fans of 'The Simpsons' family." Read More... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/05/the-simpsons-lego_n_3708984.html?utm_hp_ref=tv
FOX has revealed the plethora of famous guest voices coming to Animation Domination this fall on Sunday nights. "The Simpsons" is welcoming Kristen Wiig in the season premiere as a high-strung FBI agent who helps Lisa when something seemingly sinister has happened to Homer. The long-running cartoon also welcomes Elisabeth Moss, Zach Galifianakis, Rachel Maddow, Stan Lee, Harlan Ellison, Anderson Cooper, Eva Longoria, Judd Apatow, Will Arnett and Daniel Radcliffe for its upcoming 25th season."Bob's Burgers" is bringing Molly Shannon, Will Forte, Jordan Peele, Kathryn Hahn, Bobcat Goldthwait, Rachel Dratch, Matt Walsh and returning guest voices Tim Meadows, Gary Cole, Ken Jeong, Aziz Ansari, Megan Mullally and Jenny Slate to its fourth season on FOX. "Family Guy" welcomes Adam Levine and Conan O'Brien as themselves, in addition to Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, Bryan Cranston, Jeff Daniels, Liam Neeson, Peter Dinklage and Tony Sirico to its twelfth season.And finally, "American Dad" is bringing Elli Kemper, Zooey... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/08/simpsons-adds-kristen-wiig-family-guy-adds-peter-dinklage-and-more-animation-guest-stars-on-fox.html
The Simpsons is on the verge of turning "D'oh!" into even more dough. In a move greatly anticipated by several networks, Homer Simpson and family may finally be on their way to cable. According to multiple insiders, Twentieth Television (the syndication arm of Simpsons producer 20th Century Fox Television) is getting ready to shop the show to cable networks for the first time, and will do so some time within the next year. As word spreads of the upcoming Simpsons sale, several cable executives acknowledge that they would love to get their hands on the long-running hit. "There's a pent-up demand for it," says one source. Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Simpsons-Repeats-Cable-1068377.aspx?rss=breakingnews
25 years is a long time for anyone to do anything. Yet somehow, Matt Groening and The Simpsons keep cranking out the seasons. The show popped by Comic-Con with a couple of its voice actors to take a lot of fan questions and show one awesome clip. The panel opened with a couch gag from the upcoming Halloween special. It was directed by Guillermo Del Toro and is extremely elaborate. It’s a really impressive couch gag. READ MORE...
It may be hard to believe, but "The Simpsons" is going into it's 25th year on the air. To celebrate, the creator, producers and writers arrived at Comic-Con 2013 to have a good time with the fans.The panel starts with a sneak peak at the 2013 "Treehouse of Horror" intro, directed by Guillermo Del Toro, which includes homages to nearly any thriller or horror movie or book you could think of. Everything from zombies, to Stephen King, to even Cthulhu gets a little tribute. There's even a moment of Lisa in "Alice in Wonderland" and an appearance by "Futurama's" Hypnotoad.The Hypnotoad was also used as an introduction to announce a full crossover happening between "The Simpsons" and Futurama. The casts will record the episode in August and it will be used as either the season 25 finale of season 26 premiere of "The Simpsons." The crossover was alluded to in the "Futurama" panel that... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/comic-con-2013-the-simpsons-celebrates-25-years-with-never-before-seen-footage.html
Springfield may never be the same; Fox has announced The Simpsons‘ iconic town will be visited by the Family Guy‘s Griffins in a crossover episode. The crossover will take place in a Family Guy episode titled "The Simpsons Guy," but the Griffins will be on The Simpsons‘ turf when they arrive in Springfield and are greeted by a friendly Homer (guest voice Dan Castellaneta) who happily welcomes his new "albino" friends to town. The episode will find both family’s bonding as Stewie (MacFarlane) nurses an obsession with Bart (guest voice Nancy Cartwright), Lisa (guest voice Yeardley Smith) attempts to find Meg’s (Mila Kunis) hidden talent, Marge (guest voice Julie Kavner) and Lois (Alex Borstein) indulge in some wife bonding, and Peter and Homer fight over which is the best beer in town: Pawtucket vs Duff. READ MORE...
Good news: Daniel Radcliffe will make his return to a beloved franchise! Nope, not that one. The Harry Potter star has recorded another role for The Simpsons. In an episode airing this coming season, Bart will encounter Diggs (Radcliffe), a strange older boy with a passion for falconry, among other things. "Diggs is a combination of Holden Caulfield, Finny from A Separate Peace and the kids in Lord of the Flies — only a little more screwed up," executive producer Al Jean tells EW. READ MORE...
FOX has announced premiere dates for its fall schedule, and as usual the network will launch its series both earlier and later than the other networks.Four nights of programming and shows including "Bones," "Glee," "New Girl" and "The X Factor" will premiere before the official start of the 2013-14 season on Sept. 23. That will help those shows get a decent run of episodes in before postseason baseball puts them on the shelf for a while in October. The network is also saving a few of its premieres for after the World Series. Futuristic cop show "Almost Human" won't debut until Nov. 4, and comedies "Raising Hope" and "Enlisted" are set for Nov. 8. "Bones" is also shifting from Monday to Friday in November.Here's the full rundown of FOX's fall premieres. All times are Eastern/Pacific, and new shows are in bold. For a complete list of debut dates, see Zap2it's fall premieres calendar.Wednesday, Sept. 118... Read More... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/06/fox-fall-tv-2013-premiere-dates-new-girl-season-3-bones-season-9-and-more-start-a-little-early.html
In between shooting movies, producing TV shows, owning a restaurant, earning a master's degree in Chicano studies and promoting her charity and L'Oreal cosmetics (I'm exhausted just writing all that!), Eva Longoria recorded the voice of a new character who will appear on Fox's The Simpsons next season. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Kecks-Eva-Longoria-Simpsons-1066439.aspx?rss=breakingnews
The Simpsons taps the voice of Gob Bluth! Arrested Development's Will Arnett is lending his voice to The Simpson's upcoming 25th Season. According to TVLine, Arnett will be playing Detective Gratman, the FBI's anti-piracy boss who's on the hunt for Homer for illegally downloading a movie. Catch Arnett on The Simpsons, when his episode tentatively titled "Steal This Episode", airs in September and don't forget to stick with us at Celebified for more of the latest TV news.