RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

The Simpsons (tv program)

A collection of news and information related to The Simpsons (tv program) published by this site and its partners.

Top The Simpsons (tv program) Articles

Displaying items 109-120
  • Does 'American Idol' Ebb Mean Music's Over for Fox?

    The season-to-date primetime rankings may tell a different story, but there's no question Fox is limping to the finish of the 2013-14 television season. After good audience response to newcomer "Sleepy Hollow" in the fall, Fox's start to 2014 was rocky....
  • FX plans more 'Americans'; FXX announces 'Simpsons' marathon, app

    FX plans more 'Americans'; FXX announces 'Simpsons' marathon, app
    At an upfront presentation for reporters Wednesday in New York, FX Networks Chief Executive John Landgraf outlined an ambitious slate of programming for FX and its recently launched offshoot FXX, promising that 2014 would be the "biggest year ever" for...
  • Lego Reveals First Look at 'The Simpsons' Minifigures

    Lego and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products have revealed the look of the 16 minifigures the companies will release to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons." The line of figures will go on sale May 1, with each character -- including Bart...
  • Grand Funk, American band

    Grand Funk, American band
    Loyal watchers of "The Simpsons" know Grand Funk Railroad as one of Homer's favorites. To those who grew up in the 1970s, the rock band is no cartoon. It's Americana. Grand Funk Railroad, celebrating its 45th year, plays at the Pompano Beach Seafood...
  • André Schiffrin dies at 78; publisher founded nonprofit New Press

    When André Schiffrin was fired in 1990 as editor in chief of Pantheon Books, it was regarded as a loud shot in the war between commercialism and quality in American publishing. There were protests by noted authors, including Studs Terkel and Kurt...
  • Marcia Wallace dies at 70; Emmy Award-winning actress

    Marcia Wallace dies at 70; Emmy Award-winning actress
    Emmy Award-winning actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced the "Simpsons" role of Edna Krabappel and played wisecracking receptionist Carol Kester on the classic sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show," has died at the age of 70. Wallace died at home in Los Angeles...
  • Universal deal: Three park days for the price of two

    Universal deal: Three park days for the price of two
    Universal Orlando has introduced a ticket deal that includes three days in its Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks for the price of two. Prices start at $125.99 per adult. All three days must be used within a 14-day period that starts...
  • Old-fashioned carnival games thrive at high-tech theme parks

    Old-fashioned carnival games thrive at high-tech theme parks
    At Universal Studios Florida, you can pretend you're battling 30-foot-tall robots engaged in urban warfare inside the multimillion-dollar Transformers ride. Or, across the lagoon, you can just whack a mole. In an industry where bigger, faster,...
  • Edward Snowden breaks silence to declare his mission accomplished

    Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who had been keeping a low profile in Moscow since being granted asylum there in August, has broken out of his seclusion with a lengthy interview with the Washington Post and a recorded television address to be aired in...
  • Theme parks brought birds, bots and big deals in 2013

    Theme parks brought birds, bots and big deals in 2013
    The year has been dotted with theme-park grand openings and announcements. Here are seven new attractions expected to have staying power. Thinking big You've seen space shuttles, but you've never seen one in the way that Kennedy Space Center Visitor...
  • Marcia Wallace of 'The Simpsons,' 'The Bob Newhart Show' has died

    Marcia Wallace of 'The Simpsons,' 'The Bob Newhart Show' has died
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Marcia Wallace, who played Bart's fourth-grade teacher Edna Krabappel on Fox's animated comedy "The Simpsons" and Bob Newhart's wisecracking receptionist Carol Kester on the classic 1972-78 CBS sitcom...
  • Bring On The Nice, With A Big Side Of Civil

    Be nice. I know that's not a very profound sentiment, but it's the lesson I drew from the past week. I sense a nation and state hungry for niceness. Consider the story of how top officials in the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...