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Matt Groening donates $500,000 to UCLA

Matt Groening, the influential creator of The Simpsons, has donated $500,000 to UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and TV, according to the Los Angeles Times. The donation will create ... Continue Reading →
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Ay Caramba! Scott Line to Feature Bart!

2012 is a banner year for perennial toon favorite The Simpsons! In addition to creator Matt Groening’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star and the upcoming 500th episode milestone, bad boy ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening to Receive Walk of Fame Star

It’s hard to believe that The Simpsons creator Matt Groening still hasn’t received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, that wrong is going to be set right next Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rango’ Rides Home with Top Annie Prize

In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The ... Continue Reading →
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WikiLeaks’ Founder Assange Pops Up on ‘Simpsons’ 500th

EW.com has leaked the hot news that the 500th episode of the The Simpsons will guest voice none other than WikiLeaks founder/editor-in-chief Julian Assange. The elusive Mr. Assange ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Launches a ‘Simpsons’ 500-Episode Marathon

Here’s a Guinness World Record Homer and Bart Simpson would definitely get behind. Fox has announced that in honor of the 500th episode of The Simpsons, it is sponsoring a fan marathon ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Simpsons,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Seasons Out on DVD

As the mad race to the holidays intensifies, we have even more new animated DVDs and Blu-rays hitting stores and online shops today. First up, SpongeBob SquarePants fans can enjoy the ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Unwraps Holiday Cheer

Cartoon Network is loading up its sleigh with a slew of cartoon holiday goodies for all the good little boys and girls to enjoy throughout the month of December, including all-new specials ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for Two More Seasons

The cast members of The Simpsons have agreed to a 30% cut in their salaries for the next two years after negotiations with 20th Century Fox. As a result, the series is now renewed for ... Continue Reading →
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How Long Can They Hit a Homer?

It seems like only yesterday that those of us who write about animation were giving ink to the fact that The Simpsons was entering its seventh season, which made it the longest-running ... Continue Reading →