‘The Simpsons’ Halloween: Al Jean on Farting Homer, a ‘Dexter’ Spoof And Aron Ralston

As “The Simpsons” prepares to unleash “Treehouse of Horror XXII” — the latest in the series’ annual Halloween installment — Emmy-winning producer Al Jean talked to TheWrap about the gruesome tricks and treats that await viewers this year, as well as his all-time favorite “Treehouse” episodes. Sunday’s episode will mark only the second time since […]

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‘Simpsons’ Halloween Special Salutes ‘Dexter’

What happens when “The Simpsons” meets “Dexter”? You get a highly appropriate sequence for the “Simpsons’ ” 22nd annual “Treehouse of Horror” Halloween special. This season’s “Horror”-fest — No. XXII, if you’re into Roman numerals — airs Sunday, Oct. 30, at 8/7c on Fox. The “Dexter”-adapted bit you’ll see that evening will be familiar to […]

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FOX Orders Double D’Ohs Of ‘The Simpsons’

Newsflash: FOX has renewed “The Simpsons,” the longest-running comedy in television history, for a 24th and 25th season, which will bring the series total to an astonishing 559 episodes. In the words of Homer Simpson, “Woo Hoo! I outlasted Andy Rooney!” The renewal follows a brief threat of cancellation after public renegotiation of contracts with […]

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Deal Near to Continue ‘The Simpsons’: Report

The stars of “The Simpsons” have reportedly agreed to a salary cut that will allow the storied animated sitcom to continue, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Quoting an unnamed source, this story on THR.com says the actors who provide the voices for the “Simpsons’ ” principal, beloved characters have ended their holdout for so-called “back-end” […]

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