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  1. Animation Guild secures new contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... most memorable moments in the show's first 25 seasons. (Fox) The Simpson family makes the leap from "The Tracey Ullman Show" to its own series with a special Christmas episode, titled "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire." Notable guests: Albert ...

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  2. The Simpsons producer Al Jean reassures heartbroken fans that Homer ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Daily Mail

    ... Fox sitcom, which has amassed 31 Emmy Awards since its 1989 debut. Last month, the network renewed the Tracey Ullman Show spin-off for two additional seasons, consisting of 22 episodes each. Plus, voice actors - Dan Castellaneta and Julie Kavner - ...

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  3. 'The Simpsons' Doesn't HAVE to Keep Going, You KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Lite 98.7

    If you're 26 years old or younger, you've never known a world without The Simpsons . And maybe you've never seen the show's earliest incarnation, back when it was just a series of crudely drawn shorts on the mostly live-action Tracey Ullman Show.

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  4. Homer and Marge set to separate on 'The Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... most memorable moments in the show's first 25 seasons. (Fox) The Simpson family makes the leap from "The Tracey Ullman Show" to its own series with a special Christmas episode, titled "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire." Notable guests: Albert ...

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  5. 10 'The Simpsons' Facts Fresh From the Kwik-E-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WFNT-AM Burton

    They'll never stop The Simpsons , so have no fear, they've got stories for years, but did you know America's favorite animated family was thought up in the lobby before a pitch meeting? Or that Matt Groening based most of the characters on his own family? These are just some of the Springfield kwyjibos populating the tenth episode of ' You Think You Know TV? ,' which pays a visit to The Simpsons ' home state of uh, somewhere! Most Simpsons fans know that the fab five began as a collection of animated shorts for The Tracey Ullman Show , before spinning off into their own series, though Matt Groening had a surprising reason for developing the characters on the spot, rather than use some of his existing work.

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  6. How I Was Betrayed By The SimpsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Daily Kos

    During the years The Simpsons were part of The Tracey Ullman Show on FOX, I hated the yellow gang from middle America. I enjoyed watching Ullman's show, but not the cartoon segments that showed up around the commercial breaks.

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  7. ATX Television Fest: The Simpsons' Al Jean Writer/producer reflects on 27 years of the beloved sitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Matt [Groening]. David Silverman was also there from the beginning, as a director who was instrumental in the [Tracey Ullman Show] shorts, and there's even a story about how he was the guy who really said, 'You've got to do it as a series,' to Jim. ...

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  8. Will The Simpsons ever be the same? The voice of Mr Burns and Ned Flanders quits the showRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | ABC News

    ... The Simpsons has been running for 26 seasons. It began as a series of shorts for the 1987 variety show, The Tracey Ullman Show. It was picked up by Fox in 1989. It centres around a family who live in the fictional Middle American town of ...

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  9. Harry Shearer Is Leaving The SimpsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... it the most wonderful vehicle for satire ever. Shearer has been with The Simpsons since it originated on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1989. Other characters he voices include Waylon Smithers and Principal Skinner. In 2011, the cast members agreed to a ...

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  10. Harry Shearer leaving a Simpsonsa in contract disputeThe voice of Mr....Read the original story

    May 14, 2015 | Media Life Magazine

    Harry Shearer , a voice cast member on Fox's "The Simpsons" through its 26 seasons, and going back to its days when it began on "The Tracey Ullman Show," is leaving the animated comedy. Shearer voices a number of characters on the show, including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Smithers, Principal Skinner and Otto the bus driver, and producer Al Jean says those characters will continue with someone else providing the voices.

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  11. Simpsons' shakeup: Voice actor Harry Shearer to leave the showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | WWLP

    Popular comedic talent and voice actor Harry Shearer reportedly has turned down a $14 million contract to work on "The Simpsons" for season 27 and 28, CNN reported Thursday, May 14, 2015. Shearer, 71, has been with the show since its inception on "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987 and voices popular characters, including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Waylon Smithers and Principal Seymour Skinner, among many others.

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  12. A ubiquitous voice of a The Simpsonsa exits, leaving Springfield a ghost townRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... "The Simpsons," which last week was renewed for Seasons 27 and 28. Shearer, who has been there since the post-"Tracey Ullman" beginning, says that squabbles with his "Simpsons" employment overlords are not about his pay (reportedly $300,000 an ...

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  13. Harry Shearer is Leaving The SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... and won an Emmy award for his work in the past. Harry has been with the show since it was created on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1989 but will not be returning for the season 27th and 28th of the show 'The Simpsons'. In the latest negotiations being ...

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  14. Simpsons' shakeup? Voice actor Harry Shearer threatening to leave the showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... it appears they have spilled into the public forum. Shearer has been with the show since its inception on "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987 and voices popular characters, including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Waylon Smithers and Principal Skinner, among ...

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  15. The Simpsons' Harry Shearer, voice of Mr. Burns and Ned Flanders, leaves in contract disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | CBC News

    ... with his bosses. Shearer, 71, had performed on the The Simpsons since it was just a cartoon short on The Tracey Ullman Show . The comedian confirmed his departure on Wednesday, tweeting a message he attributed to a lawyer for the show's executive ...

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  16. Can 'The Simpsons' Survive without Harry Shearer?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... other work. Of course, I wish him the very best." Shearer has been with The Simpsons since its origins on The Tracey Ullman show though was the only voice-actor left to negotiate the terms of his contract after the rest of the talent signed on for ...

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  17. Help for those in the knitting spiritRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Amherst Daily News

    There are many famous knitters, real and fictional: Marge Simpson, Gromit, The Yarn Harlot, Holly Golightly , Rumpelstiltskin, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Eleanor Roosevelt, Julia Roberts, Morticia Adams, Edith Bunker, Kristen Stewart, Kate Moss, Tracey Ullman, Lauren Hutton, Miss Marple , that's just to name a few. My l favorite fictional knitter is Emerson Cod, private detective from the TV series Pushing Daisies .

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  18. 'The Simpsons' renewed for two more seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... The series, which had its beginnings as a series of shorts on the live-action sketch comedy series "The Tracey Ullman Show," debuted on Fox in 1989. It quickly became a pop culture phenomenon. And despite a fractured TV viewing audience, the series ...

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  19. Actress who plays Bart Simpson sculpts a Bartmana in bronzeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | New York Post

    On Friday, Bart Simpson landed in New York City in the form of a bust of the iconic cartoon character as his alter ego "Bartman," created by the voice of Bart, Nancy Cartwright. Cartwright - who has voiced Bart since "The Simpsons" first debuted as a sketch on "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987 - has no formal art training beyond a one-hour sculpting class she took for her birthday three years ago.

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  20. This Day in History: April 19Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Inyo Register

    ... for conspiracy to commit the Tate/LaBianca murders. 1987 - The Simpsons premieres as a short cartoon on The Tracey Ullman Show. 1993 - The 51-day FBI siege of the Branch Davidian building outside Waco, Texas, USA, ends when a fire breaks out. ...

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