The Simpsons

A Belgian artist has created a mash-up of two pop culture heavyweights, turning the characters of Game of Thrones into Simpsons characters.


Justin Bieber has made his debut on The Simpsons.

The Canadian singer appeared in a brief cameo on the show alongside his manger Scooter Braun in tonight’s episode entitled ‘The Fabulous Faker Boy’.

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The Simpsons has parodied Breaking Bad in their latest couch gag, which features Marge baking up some blue “treats” while Homer gets around in a Heisenberg-style hat.

If you’re familiar with Breaking Bad you’ll pick up on a few nods here and there.

Sunday, January 13 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

When Springfield Elementary is threatened with closure because of low standardized test scores, Bart steps in to help. Meanwhile, Homer starts deploying a parking meter around Springfield for money.

Sunday, December 16 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

When a fire at the retirement home forces Grampa to move back in with the family, Homer throws out his back on moving day. While “resting” at home, he gets hooked on the super-addictive tablet game, “Villageville.” In his distraction, Homer loses the family dog, Santa’s Little Helper, causing everyone to get angry at him until Grampa tells them the story of Homer’s long-lost childhood pup, Bongo.

To celebrate the 24th season of the longest-running scripted show in television history, Global Television, 20th Century Fox Television and Gracie Films invite Canadian fans to develop a unique concept for the iconic “couch gag” segment of The Simpsons’ opening credits.

One lucky contest winner will have his or her idea brought to life by the series’ animation house, Film Roman, and featured in the Canadian season finale airing in May 2013.

“We are thrilled to be bringing this exclusive contest to Global viewers,” said Jason Keown, Senior Director of Marketing, Global TV. “Canada loves The Simpsons and this is an incredible opportunity for fans to engage with the series, its creators and with one another in paying tribute to the show.” Continue reading »

From Muppets and puppets to South Park and Springfield, The Comedy Network celebrates the arrival of the jolly fat man like no other.

Beginning Saturday, Dec. 1, viewers can indulge in a festive feast of slacker stoners, nerdy brainiacs, stand-up specials, and more puppets than a Santa Claus parade, all the way until Friday, Jan. 4.

Comedy is also serving up a brand new holiday treat courtesy of The Muppets. Sure to elicit nostalgic memories everywhere, they star in a special 90-minute episode of the all-new Comedy Original Series Just For laughs: All Access. Shot live in Montréal this summer, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, and the entire The Muppets crew take centre stage in the special Christmas Eve episode, “The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala,” premiering Monday, Dec. 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading »

Sunday, December 9 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

To get a younger, hipper image, Homer decides to hang out with Terrence and Emily (Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein), his cool new neighbours from Portland, OR. Meanwhile, Marge grows concerned about her new neighbours’ parenting methods when she meets their pretentious son (Patton Oswalt).

The producers of The Simpsons are set to go ahead with a 22 year-old script for an episode that was written by Judd Apatow.

Over two decades ago, Apatow – who has since become the writer of the likes of Knocked Up, The 40 Year Old Virgin and Freaks and Geeks – wrote a script for the cartoon that was never used.

At the time, Apatow was still a struggling comedian and had no credits to his name.

Apatow told the audience at a recent screening for his new movie This is 40 about the unused script. Continue reading »

Sunday, November 25 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

Homer’s spirits are lifted when neighbour Ned Flanders discovers a miracle tree in the Simpsons’ backyard with bark that spells the word “HOPE.”