Sunday's upcoming episode of The Simpsons , "Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles" is going full-on 80s. The Simpsons handed opening-credit honors to the animator Steve Cutts, who re-imagines Homer as a Don Johnsonstyle crime fighter in an 80s mash-up of sunlit vistas, white suits, and catching bad guys smoking Cubans on yachts! The bad guy in question is Ned Flanders as Fernando Whitmore. Go shoot em up, LA-Z Rider! We have a blessedly loud-colored shirt to go unbutton. Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2016/01/simpsons-opening-credits-go-full-on-80s.html
It's the dawning of a new year, which means it's the perfect time to forget all about those resolutions and just lounge around on the couch watching TV as always for three days straight. Luckily, there's plenty of programming to help you do just that. From the ball drop to the rose parade, college football games and everything on Netflix, there's something for everyone. Here is TheWrap's guide to what to watch live, what to marathon and what to binge this New Years weekend. http://www.thewrap.com/new-years-2016-weekend-viewing-guide-what-to-watch-live-marathon-or-binge/
Welcome back to Stay Tuned, Vulture's TV advice column. Each Wednesday, Margaret Lyons answers your questions about your various TV triumphs and woes. Need help? Have a theory? Want a recommendation? Submit a question! You can email email@example.com or tweet @margeincharge with the hashtag #staytuned . Am I missing out by not watching animated shows? I know they can't be lumped together just because they're animated, but I've never been into animation on the whole and worry I'm unfairly discounting some good stuff. I've never tried Archer, Rick & Morty , and other shows people rave about. Recently I watched BoJack Horseman , though, and loved it the character development is so well done, and the women on the show had their own interesting story arcs. I've never been into the "everything stays the same" mode a lot of animated shows use. Is BoJack just super great? What else am I missing? Monika BoJack is super great, so it's not totally fair to measure other shows by its standards, but in general: Yeah, you're missing out by not watching animated shows. Archer doesn't have the depth and pathos of BoJack , but it is hilarious and it has season-long arcs where things do substantively change episode to episode. Rick & Morty is more episodic, but it does have real emotional range. If you like mythology series, give Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra a go. (Start with Avatar .) Read More...
Lisa invents her first phone app when The Simpsons returns Sunday (Fox, 8/7c) buttheres something Sunny funny about her new business partner. Kaitlin Olson (Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia) lends her voice to Quinn, a teacher who helps Lisa develop a program (voiced by Hello Ladies Stephen Merchant) to prevent Springfield residents from posting  http://tvline.com/2015/12/30/the-simpsons-kaitlin-olson-stephen-merchant-season-27-video/
Google has a new ad showing small business owners the efficacy of YouTube advertising. The Alphabet-owned internet giant released a video spot featuring The Simpsons character Homer Simpson , who successfully uses YouTube video ads to boost his business presence. Googles YouTube spot, created by ad agency Camp + King , starts off with original footage from The Simpsons season four episode Mr. Plow , in which Homer starts up his titular snow-plow business after a massive snowstorm hits his hometown of Springfield. The YouTube ad shows Homer struggling to attract customers after following the traditional marketing method of putting flyers on car windshields. But then, Homers daughter Lisa hops on the computer and sets Mr. Plow up with a TrueView advertising campaign, resulting in a stream of phone calls for the business. Read More...
A feudbetween Family Guy and The Simpsons has long been implied Peter and Homers giant chicken-style brawlduring last seasons crossover certainly didnt help but is there really any truth to the rumor? That question, among others, is addressed in a behind-the-scenes feature on the Family Guy: Season 13 DVD box set, on sale  http://tvline.com/2015/12/08/family-guy-vs-the-simpsons-season-13-dvd-video/
Im not sure which is harder for me to process: the idea of Milhouse as a born-again Christian, or the image of Milhouse with a six-pack. Sunday's episode of The Simpsons (Fox, 8/7c) puts a Springfield spin on the 2014 movie Boyhood, breezing through Barts adolescence in a single half-hour and as youll see in http://tvline.com/2015/12/11/the-simpsons-boyhood-parody-video-season-27-preview/
The Simpsons sent a message for peace in Paris on Sundays episode, but it was so subtle, viewers may have blinked and missed it. As Mashable noticed, the tribute came about halfway through the episode titled Lisa with an S,' in which the middle Simpsons child visited Broadway in New York City. Marquees for several playhouses flashed upon her arrival, but it was one in particular for a production called Lafayette that warmed viewers hearts, as it featured artist Jean Julliens Peace for Paris design which seamlessly integrates the Eiffel Towerinto the peace symbol. Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/the-simpsons-peace-for-paris-tribute-paris-attacks/
'American Idol' final season will debut on January 6 while 'Sleepy Hollow' will move to Friday. Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00090904.html
Kristen Bell lends her voice to Sundays episode of The Simpsons (Fox, 8/7c) and as youll see in TVLines exclusive first look, shes bringing along a few friends. More specifically, four friends whoseem an awful lot like a Simpsons version of One Direction, down to the accurate number of group members. (R.I.P., Zayn!) And  http://tvline.com/2015/11/06/the-simpsons-kristen-bell-video-season-27/