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Topic: The Simpsons

How The Simpsons Saved FXX The year-old network was on the skids until this summer's mega-marathon

When FX Networks CEO John Landgraf sealed the deal last November to secure exclusive cable, VOD and non-linear rights to The Simpsons for his fledgling cable network FXX, he was…

November 17, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

The 5 Artiest Simpsons Couch Gags Banksy, Don Hertzfeldt and more

All hail the dark lord of the twin moons! How quickly we forget what an art school nerd Matt Groening is. Every so often, producers of The Simpsons get one of…

September 29, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: The End Is Nigh in Brilliantly Bleak Ad for FXX's Simpsons Mega-Marathon 'We're all gonna die'

The world is really going to have a cow when FXX enacts its insane plan to air every Simpsons episode ever, back to back, beginning Aug. 21. In fact, there…

July 23, 2014, 10:19 AM EDT

Woo Hoo! FXX Will Show All 25 Seasons of The Simpsons in One Gigantic Marathon Summer event will be the longest in TV history

FXX is celebrating its acquisition of the exclusive cable rights to rebroadcast episodes of The Simpsons by airing a marathon of every episode of the show, as well as The…

July 21, 2014, 3:06 PM EDT

Sweeping Changes in Store at Fox Tuesday comedy block busted; Animation Domination gets ‘lively’

When the Knights of the Laptop begin to examine the fall broadcast schedule in earnest, expect a deluge of think pieces on how, after a seemingly robust return to form…

May 12, 2014, 9:14 AM EDT

Fox Looks to ‘Sweep’ Its Rivals With 24 Reboot Live Another Day promises to be May’s biggest event series

A week of May sweeps has been burned off and yet the broadcast networks have yet to air a single tent pole event. But while it’s been business as usual…

May 2, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

Mondelez's Dana Anderson Says Generosity Is Key to Creativity At 4A's, she finds inspiration in a writer for The Simpsons

With her signature mixture of humor and mindfulness, Mondelez marketing chief Dana Anderson generated laughs and knowing nods this morning at the 4A's Transformation Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. Anderson's topic…

March 17, 2014, 2:31 PM EDT

Fox Renews New Girl, The Mindy Project, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Following Flagging series land another shot while newcomer coasts on charm

Fox late Friday gave fans of its Tuesday night comedies something to cheer about, announcing it has picked up the gloriously goofy, Golden Globe Award-winning ensemble Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a…

March 7, 2014, 9:41 PM EST

Fox Is Bringing Metaphysics Back to the Masses With a Reboot of Cosmos Neil deGrasse Tyson teams with Seth MacFarlane, of all people

It’s an early January afternoon on the Upper West Side, just days after the Earth began heaving itself along on yet another elliptical voyage around the sun, and a polar…

January 20, 2014, 10:19 PM EST

FCC Complaints Never Fail to Disappoint The weirdest, wackiest viewer beefs about 2 Broke Girls, Two and a Half Men

CBS may clean up with its prime-time comedies, but if the volume of complaints received by the Federal Communications Commission is any indication, many Americans would like to wash the…

January 1, 2014, 8:31 AM EST

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