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Posted Thursday 12/06/18 at 3:19PM EST
Longtime Simpsons showrunner Al Jean will handpick each of the 30 episodes for the Dec.
Posted Tuesday 10/16/18 at 1:39PM EDT
“Next year, ‘Treehouse of Horror XXX‘ will coincidentally be Simpsons episode 666,” showrunner Al Jean tells EW.
Posted Thursday 10/11/18 at 1:37PM EDT
The Problem with Apu's Hari Kondabolu wondered, "Did @SouthPark just side with me? WHAT IS HAPPENING?" after last night's South...
Posted Thursday 9/06/18 at 2:04PM EDT
Executive producer Matt Selman noticed that Season 5's “And Maggie Makes Three” episode features a picture of Maggie on the...
Posted Thursday 7/26/18 at 10:37PM EDT
Al Jean says an eternal time loop will allow the series to continue on “without a beginning or an end.
Posted Friday 4/27/18 at 1:37PM EDT
Gunsmoke ended in 1975 with 635 episodes.
Posted Thursday 4/26/18 at 1:08PM EDT
The Problem with Apu's Hari Kondabolu on The Simpsons: "Honestly, I wasn’t trying to troll, but if I was, I won"
The Indian-American comedian -- speaking the day before Hank Azaria said he was willing to "step down" from voicing Apu...
Posted Monday 4/16/18 at 11:31PM EDT
"The show seems to take pride in the way it hasn’t changed since 1989, even as change is a fact...
Posted Saturday 4/14/18 at 12:07AM EDT
A journalist of South Asian descent says "most of us happily embraced Apu" in the 1990s, but The Simpsons can fix its most controversial character
"For those of us with low expectations, starving for any representation, Apu was a breath of fresh air," says Wajahat...
Posted Friday 4/13/18 at 1:17PM EDT
The Simpsons boss: "I truly appreciate all responses pro and con" to our response to the Apu controversy
Showrunner Al Jean tweeted this morning that the show "will continue to try to find an answer that is popular...
Posted Monday 4/09/18 at 6:11PM EDT
The Simpsons' response to Apu is what happens when a show loses its identity after being on for "a long damn time"
The Simpsons was once the rebellious outsider, says Jen Chaney.
Posted Monday 4/09/18 at 1:45PM EDT
The Simpsons' acknowledgement of the Apu controversy on Sunday's episode came nearly five months after Hari Kondabolu's The Problem with...
Posted Wednesday 3/14/18 at 6:35PM EDT
The Simpsons boss on Stephen Hawking: "One thing about him that is maybe not as well known, he had a tremendous sense of humor"
"He would tell jokes when he came to our table reads, which he did several times," says showrunner Al Jean.
Posted Monday 3/12/18 at 6:57AM EDT
Showrunner Al Jean revealed this tidbit on Twitter hours before Fox's O.
Posted Monday 2/26/18 at 6:26AM EST
Showrunner Al Jean celebrated the accurate prediction from a February 2010 episode -- titled "Boy Meets Curl" -- tweeting: "Congratulations...