According to recent reports, streaming service Netflix has just ordered twenty episodes of a new adult animated comedy fantasy from Matt Groening, who is known for being the creator of The Simpsons. Titled “Disenchantment,” the new Netflix series focuses on the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, and will follow the hilarious, bumbling misadventures of the […]
As one of the longest running American sitcom and animated series and recipient of countless awards (including a 31 Primetime Emmys, 30 Annies, and a Peabody), there’s no denying that Simpsons is easily one of the most popular animated franchises all over the world. As a result, many of the interesting facts about the show […]
Matt Groening has recently sent a personal request to th1ng (“thing one”) director Sylvain Chomet, in order to get the director’s take on the popular “couch gag” that heralds each week’s episode of The Simpsons. The three-time Oscar nominee, BAFTA and César award winning director’s response was to add to his long list of acclaimed […]
We’re only days away from the dreaded yet much-awaited Futurama season finale. Fortunately for fans, the creators refuse to let the long-running animated sci-fi series to go out with a whimper, as they will be capping off the franchise with pre and post-show live stream chats on September 4 (the final episode itself will air […]
It seems that the Family Guy/Simpsons crossover previously reported is not the only major interfranchise crossover that’s going to involve Matt Groening’s iconic family. Matt Groening and Al Jean revealed at the recent comic-con that the cast of Futurama will also be dropping by Springfield in 2014.
This summer, Comedy Central will be airing the (second) final chapter of Matt Groening’s popular sci-fi animated comedy, Futurama. The current 13 episode run will bring the entire show to a total of 140 episodes. The series will be showing back-to-back episodes on CC on June 19, 10PM ET/PT, with the series finale penciled in […]
During a live post-show streamed on Comedy Central’s official site yesterday, Futurama series creator Matt Groening has announced the launch of their latest Futurama “Head-in-a-jar Creator” app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android mobile devices. The free app is designed to provide what its name promises, the ability to create a Head-in-a-Jar using […]
Mark your calendars! Fry, Bender, Leela, and the rest of the Planet Express crew will be back on Comedy Central for Futurama’s 7th season, with a special two episode premiere heralding the Emmy Award-winning cartoon’s return on Wednesday, June 20 at 10/10:30 PM ET/PT.
Years before South Park perfected the artform, Matt Groening’s The Simpsons was already a master of subtle and not so subtle irreverence towards its host channel. Last Sunday, the show reminded us of this fact as it blasted its host channel’s Fox News during the network’s 25th anniversary special programming. The bit came towards the […]
For a moment there, we were worried. After 20+ seasons and nearing 500 episodes, it honestly wasn’t clear if the Simpsons was going to see a 24th season. A feud had developed between Fox and the cast behind-the-scenes, largely over money, that put the show’s future in jeopardy, despite being the longest running cartoon in […]
Futurama has been tied to Fox, Comedy Central, the Simpsons, Matt Groening, the concept of cancellation and the concept of renewal during it’s span of the past decade or so. Now, the folks over at Discovery.com are trying to tie the popular animated series to relaity, claiming the sci-fi series might have a little more […]
Futurama returns tonight, with an all new seasons! Er… half season! Appropriately dubbed “season 6B”, thirteen episodes making up the second half of season 6 kicks of with the June 23rd debut on Comedy Central. The (half) season premiere is actually a back-to-back mini marathon! The first episode is Neutopia, where the crew crash-lands on […]