Articles for The Simpsons Season 23

FOX is coming back in January with a big mid-season lineup that includes the returns of American Idol and Breaking In as well as new shows like J.J. Abrams‘ Alcatraz, an animated Napoleon Dynamite, the Bones spin-off The Finder and Kiefer Sutherland‘s return to TV in Touch.  Read more »
On tonight‘s casting roundup: someone is getting animated, someone becomes a vampire, someone returns for a rematch and someone will try to solve a murder mystery. Read on to find out more. Read more »
Ricky Gervais will host the Golden Globes for the second year in a row on January 15, and he wants us to know that he‘s learned "nothing at all" from last year‘s outrage about his jokes at the stars‘ expense. He also says this "WILL be [his] last turn as host. At least for a long time anyway.""I did it twice because I wanted to improve on the first year‘s performance. I think I did that," Gervais, who says he‘s still in the midst of preparing for this year‘s ceremony, writes in the Huffington Post today. But Gervais, who‘s also been busy debating religious fundamentalists on Twitter, says that he didn‘t slam Charlie Sheen, The Tourist (gasp!), Robert Downey Jr. and Sex and the City 2 because he enjoys offending celebrities. He did it for us.  Read more »
On Saturday, March 3, the Internet was treated to a wonderful live-stream of a staged reading for 8, a new play about the trial over Prop 8. The play, which consists primarily of transcripts from the trial where Prop 8, California‘s ban on gay marriage, was overturned, was a sublime blend of drama, comedy and politics.  Read more »
There are two ways to know that you‘ve made it in pop culture. One is to be parodied on Saturday Night Live, and the other is to be parodied or referenced on The Simpsons. HBO‘s Game of Thrones now qualifies in the latter.  Read more »
When Comedy Central created the Comedy Awards last year, it seemed like a joke. In fact, South Park devoted an entire episode to mocking the concept of an awards show for comedy. But looking at this year‘s nominees, it‘s hard to argue that these awards are infinitely better than any other awards show when it comes to television.  Read more »
May is just around the corner, and with it comes the end of many TV shows. Today FOX has released its season and series finale dates, including the end of House, an early finale for Raising Hope and a new time for the Glee season 3 finale.  Read more »
This week‘s news roundup includes celebrities standing up for themselves amidst public scrutiny, as well as a digital boob job and a little Simpsons trivia. Read on to find out more. Read more »
Since James Brown is dead, I think someone should officially name Ryan Seacrest the Hardest Working Man in Show Business. The host of American Idol, E! News, his own radio show and various red carpet telecasts, as well as future Olympics correspondent for NBC, has landed yet another gig. Seacrest will host FOX‘s upcoming 25th Anniversary Special, airing Sunday, April 22 at 8pm.  Read more »
FOX is keeping its schedule mostly similar for next season, but one big show is making a big move. Glee will move to Thursdays at 9pm starting this fall, taking the coveted post-X Factor time slot.  Read more »
If there is one truth to life, it‘‘s that there is an award show for everybody. Thus, we have the Teen Choice Awards, a competition whose winners are chosen solely by voters between the ages of 13 and 19. What will this year‘s teens be honoring? Keep reading for the first round of 2012 Teen Choice Award nominees. Read more »
We‘re not close to a full schedule of Comic-Con 2012 television panels, but more news just keeps rolling in. Following the lead of Warner Bros. TV earlier in the week, 20th Century FOX TV has released the names of those television series set to appear at Comic-Con this year. Keep reading to find out when shows like Bones, The Simpsons, Sons of Anarchy and more will appear. Read more »

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