Will Krusty The Clown Bite The Dust?
Jul22

Will Krusty The Clown Bite The Dust?

“The Simpsons” showrunner Al Jean announced last year that the animated series would be killing off a major character. Now, it appears the doomed one is Krusty the Clown. Jean dropped a major clue at the TCA Press Tour this week when he said the Sept. 28 death episode is called  “A Clown in the Dumps.” Jean still chose to play coy, saying, “I didn’t say I was killing Krusty … I didn’t say I...

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Daily Bacon: Adam Levine Weds; Magic! Dethrones Iggy Azalea
Jul21

Daily Bacon: Adam Levine Weds; Magic! Dethrones Iggy Azalea

Adam Levine. The Voice star marries model Behati Prinsloo over the weekend. Magic! Canadian faux-reggae group’s virally popular Rude rises to No. 1, knocking Iggy Azalea‘s Fancy out of the top spot and ending its record-setting seven weeks at number one. Tyler Posey. Teen Wolf star will host Teen Choice Awards on Aug. 10. Sesame Street. New York Public Library will celebrate the children’s show with an exhibition,...

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JH Must-Watch: ‘The Simpsons’ Lego Episode
May04

JH Must-Watch: ‘The Simpsons’ Lego Episode

  “The Simpsons” uses computer-generated special effects to reimagine the town of Springfield and its residents in the style of the famed plastic toys for Sunday’s 550th episode, “Brick Like Me” (8 p.m. EDT). Time’s James Poniewozik: “‘Brick Like Me’ shows that The Simpsons can still be inspired, weird, and sincere, when all the pieces fall into...

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Daily Bacon: Fox Plans ‘Grease’ Musical; Beyonce And Jay Z Set Tour
Apr29

Daily Bacon: Fox Plans ‘Grease’ Musical; Beyonce And Jay Z Set Tour

Grease. Fox plans live three-hour version of the Broadway high-school classic in 2015. Will any Glee stars be in the show? Hill Street Blues. The complete groundbreaking 80s cop series is out on DVD. Includes commentary from Steven Bochco. Beyonce and Jay Z. The power couple will hit the road this summer on a 16-city tour of the U.S. and Canada. Sarah Silverman. The actress joins Showtime’s Masters Of Sex in a recurring guest...

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‘Simpsons’ Mega Marathon: 12 Days, 552 Episodes
Apr09

‘Simpsons’ Mega Marathon: 12 Days, 552 Episodes

FXX is going all out with its syndicated cable launch of “The Simpsons” in August — a 12-day marathon of the series’ 552-episode run. Jon Landgraf, chief executive of FX Networks, said: “It will be the longest continuous marathon in the history of television. ” Sale of the series to FXX was valued at more than $750 million over the life of the deal – an astronomical price for syndication. A new app is...

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