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Topic: The Simpsons

FXX Promotes Simpsons 600 Marathon With Thanksgiving Imagery and Snapchat Filters

13-day event begins on Thursday

FXX wants to make sure you have plenty of "D'oh!" on hand this Thanksgiving. To promote its Simpsons 600 Marathon, which features the first 600 episodes of The Simpsons and kicks…

How the Simpsons Won Our Hearts, Made Billions and Stayed on the Air for 27 Years

The story of TV's longest-running story

On May 15, Fox will air a special episode of The Simpsons in which Homer will select questions that fans tweet to him and then respond at the end of…

These Brands Broke the Internet in 2015

Lego, NFL and MTV led the way in social engagements

The Force was strong with Lego this year. The toy maker, one of many brands that partnered with Disney and its record-setting Star Wars: The Force Awakens, outpaced every other brand…

Ad of the Day: Homer Simpson Buys YouTube Ads for His Small Business, Mr. Plow

That name again is Mr. Plow

In a rare collaboration, YouTube is rolling out a new commercial starring the characters from The Simpsons, in which Homer is seen using YouTube video ads to boost his snow-plow…

FXX Speeds Up Expansion Plans With Help From Shows New and Old

'You're the Worst' crosses over from FX

Stephen Falk wasn't sure how to react when he got the news that his critically acclaimed but low-rated FX sitcom, You're the Worst, would move to FXX for Season 2.…

Harry Shearer, the Voice of Iconic Simpsons Characters, Is Leaving the Show

Departs after contract talks break down

The voice of some of the most recognizable and beloved animated characters of the last 30 years is going silent. Harry Shearer confirmed on Twitter that he won't be back…

4 TV Shows That Have Awesomely Come to Life at SXSW

Networks highlight their programs in experiential ways

It's not just interactive technologies, film and music at the South by Southwest festival on March 13 through March 21. Several TV brands came to Austin and devised experiential activations…

Take a Tour of Lego's Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart Set Before It's Unveiled at SXSW

From Squishees to dark orange bricks

One of the coolest branded buildings at SXSW this year will be particularly difficult to get into. That's because it's only 5 inches high, 14 inches wide and 10 inches…

Cable Viewers Aren't Watching the Shows You Think They Are

MoffettNathanson analysts find ratings in odd places

Analysts at MoffettNathanson are bearish on cable TV in a variety of categories (though they contend Disney, Fox and Viacom are still strong). Overall, as the upfront market kicks into…

The Simpsons App Is Finally Using the Best Aspect Ratio Ever

Don't pretend you don't care

Good news, nerds—and we mean really serious, committed, supreme-o nerds: The Simpsons is now available in its original 4:3 aspect ratio on FXX's Simpsons World streaming app. Revered Simpsons showrunner…

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