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Simpsons co-creator Simon dies at 59

Sam Simon, co-creator of Fox’s hit The Simpsons, has passed away aged 59. The award-winning producer had been battling colon cancer, and died on Sunday, his agent said. Simon created animated series The Simpsons (pictured), which follows a dysfunctional mid-American family, with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks. The show has been on air since […]

China SVOD deal for The Simpsons

Chinese subscription video-on-demand platform Sohu has acquired The Simpsons from Fox. The agreement for the popular animated series see The Simpsons get its first-ever official Chinese home. The multiyear deal kicks off with the twenty sixth season of the show, which will debut US broadcast net Fox later this month. The local version will be […]

Broadcasters take The Simpsons short film

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution has made The Simpsons spin-off short film The Longest Daycare available to a host of international broadcasters. The four-minute film, which features Maggie Simpson, was developed for a theatrical release and Fox has made it available to broadcasters including Sky 1 and Sky 3D in the UK and M6’s digital […]