Shearer to stay with “The Simpsons” after all

Dr. Hibbert

It turns out that Harry Shearer, the voice artist to a good chunk of the secondary cast on “The Simpsons,” is staying with the show after all, as reported today in “Variety” and elsewhere. Shearer, the voice of Dr. Hibbert, Mr. Burns, Smithers, and others, had announced plans to quit the show, citing a desire to … Read moreShearer to stay with “The Simpsons” after all

Harry Shearer leaves “The Simpsons”

Dr. Hibbert

Surprising news came Wednesday: after being on the show since its 1990 debut, “Simpsons” veteran voice actor Harry Shearer’s leaving the series. The news was made public in a pair of tweets from his Twitter account: from James L. Brooks’ lawyer: “show will go on, Harry will not be part of it, wish him the best.”. … Read moreHarry Shearer leaves “The Simpsons”

Fox to end DVD and Blu-Ray releases of “The Simpsons”

Bart vs. Thanksgiving

Fox has reported they plan to halt production of any future DVD and Blu-Ray season box sets for the long-running TV show “The Simpsons.” Showrunner Al Jean cites the decline in the show’s DVD sales and rise of digital as the main reasons. While the rise of digital is convenient, it’s still plagued with some problems, … Read moreFox to end DVD and Blu-Ray releases of “The Simpsons”

Fox to air a dramatic Archie series named “Riverdale”

Archie

News came out earlier today that Fox will be airing a dramatic live-action series based on Archie, named “Riverdale.” Details at the link below: Berlanti Set to Produce Archie Comics Drama “Riverdale” for Fox – Comic Book Resources. It sounds like it might be like the recently-ended series “Life With Archie,” set in the gang’s … Read moreFox to air a dramatic Archie series named “Riverdale”