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A Chat with the Cast and Crew of 'The Simpsons'

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waiting to be rediscovered by comedy nerds like you and me. Each week, this column will highlight a new gem waiting for you at the Paley Library to quietly laugh at. (Seriously, it’s a library, so keep it down.)

The Simpsons has been on TV forever. Over its long run, The Paley Center has done a number of Simpsons-centered events over the years [...]

Don't Hold Your Breath for Another 'Simpsons' Movie

If you're hoping for a sequel to 2007's Simpsons Movie, it looks like it's gonna be a while – if it ever happens. Speaking at an entertainment symposium this weekend, creator Matt Groening seemed pretty unenthusiastic about another movie based on the show, now in its 24th season. On the topic of the first movie, Groening said, "It took us four years, and it killed us," adding that the movie "stole animators from the show" and took up other resources. You'd think that the movie grossing over $500 million worldwide would prompt everyone involved to rush to make a second one, but that's not the case. Director [...]