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Futurama Signs Off With Its Latest Series Finale

Futurama

The Futurama producers have plenty of experience writing series finales. After all, Wednesday's episode marks the fourth time they've thought they were bringing their outrageous animated sci-fi comedy to a close. Originally canceled by Fox back in 2003, the show later gained new life (and fans) with a series of DVD movies before Comedy Central resurrected the show in 2010. Producers thought their new home would last just one season, so they prepared for another ending. Now, two years later, here they are, signing off again. And this time it's for good. Probably.

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Exclusive: The Simpsons Draws Up Plans for Cable

The Simpsons

The Simpsons is on the verge of turning "D'oh!" into even more dough. In a move greatly anticipated by several networks, Homer Simpson and family may finally be on their way to cable.

According to multiple insiders, Twentieth Television (the syndication arm of Simpsons producer 20th Century Fox Television) is getting ready to shop the show to cable networks for the first time, and will do so some time within the next year. As word spreads of the upcoming Simpsons sale, several cable executives acknowledge that they would love to get their hands on the long-running hit. "There's a pent-up demand for it," says one source. read more

Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Simpsons Season Finale: Couch Gag Contest Winner Revealed!

The Simpsons

More than 30,000 Simpsons fans submitted entries. But only one fan was chosen as the winner of The Simpsons couch gag contest.

In this exclusive behind-the-scenes video, TVGuide.com can reveal that... read more

Margaret Groening, the Inspiration for Marge Simpson, Dies at 94

Marge Simpson

It's a dark day in Springfield. Margaret Groening, the inspiration behind The Simpsons' Marge Simpson has passed away, The Oregonian reports. She was 94.

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Exclusive: Nope, Springfield is Not in Oregon, Clarifies The Simpsons' Matt Groening

The Simpsons

Sorry Oregon, you won't be able to claim Homer, Bart and the rest of The Simpsons clan as your own. The Simpsons creator Matt Groening confirms exclusively to TV Guide Magazine that his recent statements were misinterpreted ...
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The Simpsons’ Matt Groening Reveals the Location of Springfield

The Simpsons

It took 23 seasons and over 500 episodes to find out, but The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has finally revealed the location of Springfield: Oregon!

The home of the Simpsons is named after the neighboring town where Groening grew up in Portland. "The only reason is that when I was a kid, the TV show Father Knows Best took place in the town of Springfield, and I was thrilled because I imagined that it was the town next to... read more

The Simpsons Executive Producer Al Jean on How the Show Was Saved

The Simpsons

Mmmmm... contract renewal. Things were looking grim a week ago for The Simpsons, as the possibility loomed that a new deal between the voice actors and 20th Century Fox TV might not happen.
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Watercooler: Futurama Rockets to a Milestone

Futurama

If there was ever a time for Futurama fans to go on a bender (get it?!), it was last night. Because after 11 years, two networks and a whole bunch of time off in between, the damn thing finally celebrated 100 episodes.

Ever since Matt Groening unleashed his follow-up to The Simpsons in 1999, the sci-fi snark-toon has had trouble finding its footing... read more

Don't-Miss TV: Futurama, Boston Med

Boston Med, Futurama

From the never-say-die TV files comes this joyous comeback: the rebirth of the long-ago-canceled animated sci-fi spoof Futurama on Comedy Central Thursday night (10/9c) with an episode not-so-coincidentally titled "Rebirth." As you'd expect, these intergalactic punsters are in on the joke and milk it for all its worth.... read more

Top Chef Masters Announces Season 2 Competitors and Guests

Top Chef Masters

Top Chef Masters will welcome back six Season 1 competitors along with 16 fresh faces for its upcoming second season, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Among those vying for the coveted title of Top Chef Master will be Graham Elliot Bowles, Wylie Dufresne, Ludo Lefebvre, Rick Moonen, Mark Peel and Jonathan Waxman, all of whom came up short during last summer's inaugural season. New contestants include Jody Adams, Sunsur Lee, Debbie Gold and Marcus Samuelsson. (See the full cast below.)

The show will welcome back judges Gael Greene, James Oseland and Jay Rayner as well as... read more

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