Articles for The Simpsons Season 21

It has been more than a month and a half since we were treated to a new episode of The Simpsons, the last one aired on December 7.  Finally, America‘s favorite animated family returns tonight on our screens with an episode called “Lisa the Drama Queen.”On the episode, Lisa meets an equally academic and creative new friend Juliet (voiced by guest star Emily Blunt) and together they construct a fantasy world that takes them both a little too far from reality.  Also on this episode, Grammy-nominated pop punk band Fall Out Boy performs a special version of the end credits theme. Read more »
Cartoons on FOX are coming to an end, sort of.  It‘s going to be one exciting season finale Sunday for three of the network‘s acclaimed animated series.  The comedy begins at 8pm with The Simpsons, (then King of the Hill sneaks in with its series finale), followed by Family Guy and finally American Dad.Tonight‘s episode of The Simpsons is titled "Coming to Homerica," an obvious parody of the 1988 Eddie Murphy film.  Though the series is nearing the end of its 20th season, we won‘t be surprised if it would return for another run.  Read more »
Today FOX officially announced its schedule for the 2009-2010 TV season, and some of the changes are huge.  Aside from the great news that Dollhouse will be coming back for a second season, the other big story is that So You Think You Can Dance, which premieres its fifth season this Thursday, will air in the Fall as well for an immediate sixth season.The So You Think You Can Dance move is unusual, but helps to balance out the schedule since FOX has American Idol in the Spring.  It also gives FOX the chance to do direct competition with Dancing with the Stars, a show that in recent seasons has taken several professional from former SYTYCD contestants.More Fall Lineups:FOXABCNBCCBSThe CW Read more »
Worst. Interview. Ever. Okay, not really, at all. In fact, as someonewho‘s grown up with The Simpsons and quotes the show regularly,interviewing Simpsons‘ Executive Produce Al Jean was something of adream come true. Jean has been with The Simpsons since the verybeginning, going from writer to show runner to Executive Producer, making him a virtual Simpsons‘ encyclopedia.The day after The Simpsons‘ won their 25th Emmy, Jean and I chattedabout the show‘s 20th season, if he thinks the never-aging characters grow, and his favorite episode, character andSimpsons catch phrase. Read more »
Looks like these smart kids won‘t shine just yet.Fox has pulled out the game show Our Little Genius from its schedules, before it could even premiere. The show‘s executive producer, Mark Burnett, decided he doesn‘t want the episodes to air.  Read more »
Wonder why there‘s no Family Guy and American Dad tonight? FOX preempted these two shows and it‘s for a pretty good reason. The Simpsons, which is the longest-running prime-time show and one of the most successful shows in the history of television, celebrates its 20-year anniversary and 450th episode tonight with a typical Sunday night episode at 8pm before heading into an hour long special in 3-D.  Read more »
Summer is upon us and that means it‘s time to mark our calendars and bid farewell to some of our favorite shows, including Lost, Grey‘s Anatomy, Glee, and 24, just to name a few. To help you plan your TV schedule, here‘s a rundown of shows that are about to wrap up and their respective finale dates. Read more »
This morning FOX announced its fall and mid-season schedule, complete with  seven new shows and some notable changes to the channel‘s biggest shows. Joining the network will be four new comedies and three new dramas, including Running Wilde, a romantic comedy starring Will Arnett (of Arrested Development) and Keri Russell (of Felicity fame). See More:The CW‘s Fall Lineup>>CBS‘ Fall Lineup>>ABC‘s Fall Lineup>>NBC‘s Fall Lineup>>In spite of the exciting news that Gob Bluth will be returning to FOX, we think the most interesting tidbits that came out of the FOX announcements have to do with the network‘s established shows. American Idol will be getting rid of some of the guest performers and cutting down the results show to 30 minutes, Glee will get the coveted post-Super Bowl slot and there will blessedly not be a fall season of So You Think You Can Dance. Here are the full fall and mid-season schedules from FOX, complete with new show synopses: Read more »
Here at BuddyTV, we‘re totally Team Conan. We‘ve joined the "I‘m With CoCo" Facebook page. We‘ve written articles about the awfulness of Heroes that turned out to actually be all about Conan vs. Leno vs. NBC. We‘re ordering a batch of translucent freckled ribbons to support our favorite wronged late night funny man.Basically, we‘ve turned our office into the un-official Team Conan campaign headquarters.While Conan‘s all-too-brief reign at NBC is over this week, we‘re still campaigning hard for Team Conan here at HQ. And every campaign needs a memorable slogan, right? Right! Here are Ten Slogans for Team Conan.  Read more »

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