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The Simpsons on Fox: Cancelled or Renewed for Season 30?

Vulture Watch Will Homer, Marge, and the kids go on forever, or is their story near its end? Has the The Simpsons TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 30th season on Fox? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The Simpsons season 30. Bookmark it or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? An animated sitcom airing on the Fox television network, The Simpsons features the vocal talents of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, and Hank Azaria. The comedy centers on the dysfunctional Simpson family, as well as their neighbors, friends, and life in the fictional town of Springfield. A safety inspector at the Springfield
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Exclusive Interview: Hey Arnold! creator and Helga actress on The Jungle Movie, Hey Arnold season 6 and more

Justin Cook spoke with Hey Arnold! creator Craig Bartlett and voice actress Francesca Marie Smith while attending New York Comic Con. Check out their conversation below…

Hey Arnold! fans have waited well over a decade for answers to questions surrounding the show’s titular kind-hearted, football-shape-headed grade schooler and, in approximately one week, answers they will get. Expect childhood nostalgia levels to reach whole new heights with the release of Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie, a continuation of the popular 1994 animated Nickelodeon series.

The long-planned two-hour TV movie will take place one year after Hey Arnold!’s final episode, 2002’s “The Journal” and will see Arnold and his P.S. 118 fifth-grade buddies setting out on the field trip of a lifetime and uncovering the mystery behind the disappearance of Arnold’s parents.

Originally intended for theatrical release, The Jungle Movie was shelved after Nickelodeon instead decided to release Arnold
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"Mr. Plow" at 25: How the 'Simpsons' Classic Pushed New Boundaries and Helped Cement Show's Legacy

You know the name.

In November 1992, a Simpsons episode premiered that fans and critics would go on to call one of the best in the animated sitcom's running 28-year history: "Mr. Plow." The idea, that Homer buys a massive truck and pays for it by becoming Springfield's snow removal hero, was born out of a single desire: Writer Jon Vitti wanted to meet Adam West.

Now, 25 years later, the crew and cast — including Dan Castellaneta, who grants few interviews — dish on the geniuses of the earworm Mr. Plow theme, classic jokes (the radio dial saving Homer's truck from...
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The Simpsons: Season 29 Viewer Votes

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How dysfunctional is the Simpson family the 29th season of The Simpsons TV show on Fox? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether the TV show The Simpsons is cancelled or renewed for season 30. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all of The Simpsons season 29 episodes below. An animated Fox sitcom, The Simpsons features the vocal talents of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, and Hank Azaria. The comedy centers on the dysfunctional Simpson family, as well as their neighbors, friends, and life in the fictional town of Springfield. A safety inspector at the
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The Simpsons: Season 29 Ratings

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Fans don't have to worry that The Simpsons will be cancelled anytime too soon. Above and beyond (and okay, because of) its strong Nielsen ratings, Fox renewed its top scripted comedy series through season 30, back in November of 2016. Could that be the end of this long-running TV series? Will The Simpsons be cancelled or renewed beyond its 30th season? Stay tuned. An animated Fox sitcom, featuring the vocal talents of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, and Hank Azaria, The Simpsons comes from creator Matt Groening. The ageless yellow family continues to stir up the Springfield citizenry in this satirical sketch of small town Middle America. Read More…
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‘Springfield of Dreams: The Legend of Homer Simpson’: Morgan Spurlock Documents ‘The Simpsons’ Baseball Legacy — Watch

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‘Springfield of Dreams: The Legend of Homer Simpson’: Morgan Spurlock Documents ‘The Simpsons’ Baseball Legacy — Watch
Twenty-five years ago, back in 1992, Homer Simpson did what was only possible for Homer Simpson, and that was singlehandedly win a big softball game for his power plant team. The Season 3 episode, “Homer at the Bat,” told the story of this tremendous athletic achievement, one which also involved Mlb players like Wade Boggs, Jose Canseco, and Steve Sax in the city of Springfield.

Who doesn’t remember where they were on that fateful day? Now, Fox Sports is commemorating this historic anniversary with its own documentary, directed by Morgan Spurlock. “Springfield of Dreams: The Legend of Homer Simpson” will feature highlights from the game and the events leading up to it, such as the moment Homer’s historic Wonder-Bat was first created.

“I love ‘The Simpsons’ so much and am proud to be reunited with them on this incredible special. A special so special that it not only celebrates Springfieldian Homer Simpson,
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‘Springfield of Dreams: The Legend of Homer Simpson’: Morgan Spurlock Documents ‘The Simpsons’ Baseball Legacy — Watch

‘Springfield of Dreams: The Legend of Homer Simpson’: Morgan Spurlock Documents ‘The Simpsons’ Baseball Legacy — Watch
Twenty-five years ago, back in 1992, Homer Simpson did what was only possible for Homer Simpson, and that was singlehandedly win a big softball game for his power plant team. The Season 3 episode, “Homer at the Bat,” told the story of this tremendous athletic achievement, one which also involved Mlb players like Wade Boggs, Jose Canseco, and Steve Sax in the city of Springfield.

Who doesn’t remember where they were on that fateful day? Now, Fox Sports is commemorating this historic anniversary with its own documentary, directed by Morgan Spurlock. “Springfield of Dreams: The Legend of Homer Simpson” will feature highlights from the game and the events leading up to it, such as the moment Homer’s historic Wonder-Bat was first created.

“I love ‘The Simpsons’ so much and am proud to be reunited with them on this incredible special. A special so special that it not only celebrates Springfieldian Homer Simpson,
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Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie Premieres in November on Nickelodeon (Trailer)

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The gang is back for an all-new adventure. Recently, Nickelodeon released a new trailer for their upcoming Hey Arnold! movie.Titled Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie, the follow-up film will see "Arnold and his friends embark on a quest to achieve his dream of finding his missing parents. The movie will see the return of several of the series' original voice actors, including Francesca Marie Smith as Helga, Anndi McAfee as Phoebe, Justin Shenkarow as Harold, Olivia Hack as Rhonda, Nika Futterman as Olga, Dan Butler as Mr. Simmons, and Dan Castellaneta as Grandpa.Read More…
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TV Critics Pick the Best Animated Voice Actors of All Time — IndieWire Survey

TV Critics Pick the Best Animated Voice Actors of All Time — IndieWire Survey
Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best show currently on TV?” can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: Who is your favorite voice actor for animated characters on TV? Why?

Dave Trumbore (@DrClawMD), Collider

My knee-jerk reaction was either Kevin Conroy or Mark Hamill for their roles as Batman/Bruce Wayne and The Joker, respectively, because “Batman: The Animated Series” is always on my mind. But thinking a moment more, my favorite voice actor (and arguably the best in the biz) is Frank Welker.

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His name might not be a household one, but with over 800 credits and nearly 50 years in the industry, Welker’s voice definitely is.
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TV Critics Pick the Best Animated Voice Actors of All Time — IndieWire Survey

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TV Critics Pick the Best Animated Voice Actors of All Time — IndieWire Survey
Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best show currently on TV?” can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: Who is your favorite voice actor for animated characters on TV? Why?

Dave Trumbore (@DrClawMD), Collider

My knee-jerk reaction was either Kevin Conroy or Mark Hamill for their roles as Batman/Bruce Wayne and The Joker, respectively, because “Batman: The Animated Series” is always on my mind. But thinking a moment more, my favorite voice actor (and arguably the best in the biz) is Frank Welker.

Read More:‘Big Mouth’ Season 1 Voice Cast: A Visual Guide To The Adult Voices Behind The Tweens

His name might not be a household one, but with over 800 credits and nearly 50 years in the industry, Welker’s voice definitely is.
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"The Simpsons: The Serfsons" - Season 29 Premiere

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Sneak Peek images from "The Simpsons" Season 29 premiere, "The Serfsons", parodying "Game of Thrones", with actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ("Game of Thrones") as a guest voice, premiering October 1, 2017 on Fox:

"...in a magical medieval world, the mother of 'Marge' is turned into an 'Ice Walker' and the only way for 'Homer' to afford the cure is to force 'Lisa' to use illegal magic.

"then when the 'King' discovers this, he kidnaps Lisa, and Homer must lead a feudal uprising to save her..."

Regular cast includes Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Tress MacNeille and Pamela Hayden.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "The Simpsons"...
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The Simpsons: Has the Fox TV Show Been Cancelled or Renewed for Season 29?

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Vulture WatchHow much longer will the Simpsons family stroll the streets of Springfield. Has the The Simpsons TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 29th season on Fox? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is a dedicated place to track the status of The Simpsons season 29. Bookmark it or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?An animated satirical comedy series, airing on the television network, The Simpsons centers on the dysfunctional Simpson family, as well as their neighbors and friends, and life in the fictional town of Springfield. A safety inspector at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, the buffoonish Homer (Dan Castellaneta) is married to Marge (Julie Kavner), a sweet, if typical housewife. Together, they have three children. At ten years of age, their
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The Simpsons: Has the Fox TV Show Been Cancelled or Renewed for Season 29?

Vulture WatchHow much longer will the Simpsons family stroll the streets of Springfield. Has the The Simpsons TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 29th season on Fox? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is a dedicated place to track the status of The Simpsons season 29. Bookmark it or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?An animated satirical comedy series, airing on the television network, The Simpsons centers on the dysfunctional Simpson family, as well as their neighbors and friends, and life in the fictional town of Springfield. A safety inspector at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, the buffoonish Homer (Dan Castellaneta) is married to Marge (Julie Kavner), a sweet, if typical housewife. Together, they have three children. At ten years of age, their
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The Tick review: a laugh-out-loud superhero satire

Ron Hogan Aug 25, 2017

The Tick, out now on Amazon Prime Video, is huge fun. Here's how the show achieves what its creator envisioned 21 years ago...

In 1994, I was about to be a freshman in high school. Despite being “too old” for cartoons, there wasn’t really anything else on television on Saturday mornings while I was waiting for wrestling to show up on my television screen. I remember most of the cartoons I saw only in the vaguest terms: the creepy face of Louie Anderson’s gargoyle animated child or a screaming purple cat. I know the name of both shows because I looked them up prior to writing this article, but I couldn’t tell you anything about them. However, one show I watched regularly in the mid to late 90s stuck with me well into adulthood, and that’s the 1994-96 animated version of The Tick.

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Hey Arnold!: Nickelodeon Previews Upcoming Revival Movie

"We call him Arnold: friend to all, force for decency, doer of good." At Comic-Con this week, Nickelodeon unveiled a first look at their upcoming Hey Arnold! TV movie.Titled Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie, the feature-length revival will reunite Arnold and his friends for a new adventure in Central America. The original animated series debuted in 1996 and ran until 2004. The movie reboot will feature the return of Francesca Marie Smith as Helga, Anndi McAfee as Phoebe, Justin Shenkarow as Harold, Olivia Hack as Rhonda, Dan Butler as Mr. Simmons, and Dan Castellaneta as Grandpa.Read More…
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Hey Arnold: Nickelodeon Releases First Look at TV Movie Reboot

Football head and his friends are back together. Today, Nickeldeon released an exclusive first look at the upcoming Hey Arnold! TV movie.Titled Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie, the feature-length revival will reunite Arnold and his friends for a new adventure in Central America. The original animated series debuted in 1996 and ran until 2004. The movie reboot will feature the return of Francesca Marie Smith as Helga, Anndi McAfee as Phoebe, Justin Shenkarow as Harold, Olivia Hack as Rhonda, Dan Butler as Mr. Simmons, and Dan Castellaneta as Grandpa.Read More…
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Exploring the world of live TV episodes

David Baldwin Jun 22, 2017

From ER to 30 Rock, EastEnders to The Simpsons, live TV drama and comedy episodes are here to stay...

In 1997, the Us TV network NBC gave permission for its highest rated show, the global medical drama hit ER, to produce an episode that would be broadcast to audiences completely live.

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It’s hard to explain just how completely out of nowhere that decision was at the time. Live broadcasts began as a cornerstone of television, but once videotape came into use in the late 1950s, it was gradually confined to news bulletins and talent contests. By the 1990s, any comedy or drama that produced a live episode was usually perceived as a show suffering from flagging ratings or creative jaundice, one in dire need of an attention grabbing gimmick.

Let’s be clear – ER was none of those things.
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The Simpsons: Season 28 Ratings

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The previous season of The Simpsons was down in the ratings but it was still the top-rated comedy series on Fox. Will this animated series ever be cancelled? When will the network announce the 29th season? Stay tuned.On The Simpsons, the yellow family that never gets older continues to wreak their own kind of havoc on the strange town of Springfield. The voice cast includes Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, and Harry Shearer.The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- usually the next day, around 11:30am Est/8:30am Pst. Refresh to see the latest.11/4 update: Fox has renewed The Simpsons for
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The Simpsons: Renewed for Seasons 29 & 30 on Fox

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The Simpsons just broke Gunsmoke's record. Fox has renewed The Simpsons for its 29th and 30th seasons. This renewal will take the long-running animated series to a record-breaking 669 episodes. That is the largest episode count for any scripted television show. Gunsmoke previously held the record, with 635 episodes. “Take that Gunsmoke! You lost a race you didn't even know you were running!,” said Homer Simpson.Gracie Films Production produces The Simpsons in association with 20th Century Fox Television. James L. Brooks, Matt Groening and Al Jean are the executive producers. The voice cast includes Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, and Hank Azaria.Read More…
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The Simpsons: Renewed for Another - Record Breaking - Two Years

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Fox has ordered 29th and 30th seasons of the pop culture phenomenon The Simpsons.

The renewal takes the long-running animated series to 669 episodes, the largest number of episodes for any scripted television show ever, breaking the record previously set by Gunsmoke (635).

“Take that Gunsmoke! You lost a race you didn't even know you were running!,” said Homer Simpson.

“This is yet another record-setting moment for what is truly a landmark series,” said Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group.

The Simpsons has meant so much to the network, the studio and everyone at Fox, and its continued cultural impact around the globe is a testament to the combined brilliance of Matt, Jim and Al."

"Congratulations to everyone who works on this groundbreaking series – from the voice cast and producers to the writers and production team – you comprise one of the greatest collections of creative talent in the history of the medium.
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