or


[03/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
FOX Renews Animated Hit Series "'The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill"

[via press release from FOX]

FOX RENEWS ANIMATED HIT SERIES "'THE SIMPSONS" AND "KING OF THE HILL"

THE SIMPSONS Picked Up For Two Additional Seasons KING OF THE HILL Picked Up For One Additional Season

Fox Broadcasting Company has ordered two additional seasons of THE SIMPSONS and one additional season of KING OF THE HILL. This will take THE SIMPSONS, created by executive producer Matt Groening, through 19 seasons in 2007-2008. Mike Judge's KING OF THE HILL is picked up for its 11th season.

Having debuted on Jan. 14, 1990, THE SIMPSONS reigns as the longest-running animated series in history and the longest-running primetime series currently on television. THE SIMPSONS is a cultural institution and will celebrate a milestone 400 episodes in May 2007. Now in its 17th season, THE SIMPSONS has been critically praised and bestowed with numerous honors, including a Peabody Award and 21 Emmy Awards. THE SIMPSONS currently holds the Guinness Book of World Records titles for Longest-Running Primetime Animated Television Series and Most Guest Stars Featured in a Television Series. Recognized as a pop culture icon, Homer Simpson's annoyed grunt � "D'oh!" � is an official word in the Oxford English Dictionary, and THE SIMPSONS has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

THE SIMPSONS and KING OF THE HILL are the two longest-running comedies currently on primetime television. The 200th milestone episode of KING OF THE HILL will air this May on FOX.

KING OF THE HILL also has received numerous accolades, including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program in 1999, a Nancy Susan Reynolds Award in 1997, a Women's Image Network Award in 2004 and Environmental Media Awards in 2001 and 2003. KING OF THE HILL has garnered numerous nominations for Annie Awards, Prism Awards and Shine Awards and was hailed as the Best Television Show of the Year after its debut by TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly and Time Magazine. The series is currently translated into numerous languages, including Spanish, French and Portuguese, and is licensed in almost 50 countries around the world.

THE SIMPSONS is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th Century Fox Television. James L. Brooks, Matt Groening and Al Jean are the executive producers. Film Roman is the animation house.

Mike Judge and Greg Daniels are co-creators/executive producers and Michael Rotenberg, Howard Klein, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky are executive producers for KING OF THE HILL, which is a 20th Century Fox Television Production in association with Deedle-Dee Productions, Film Roman, Inc., Judgemental Films and 3 Arts Entertainment.





  [march 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· KING OF THE HILL (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)









[07/30/15 - 04:15 PM]
FOX Drops "Knock Knock Live" in Favor of Comedy Repeats
Look for second runs of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "The Last Man on Earth" to fill the Tuesday, 9:00/8:00c hour going forward.

[07/30/15 - 03:22 PM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" to Return for Fourth and Final Season in Jan. 2016, Exclusively on Cinemax
"The show's exceptional blend of action and drama earned a vocal and passionate fan base that will not be disappointed in 'Banshee's' final season," said Michael Lombardo.

[07/30/15 - 03:21 PM]
First Season of Emmy(R)-Nominated Cinemax Series "The Knick," Directed by Steven Soderbergh and Starring Clive Owen, To Have a Ten-Week Special Presentation on HBO Digital Platforms, Including HBO NOW, Starting Aug. 14
In addition, HBO2 will present a marathon of the entire ten-episode first season on Saturday, Oct. 10, starting at noon (ET/PT).

[07/30/15 - 03:20 PM]
"Amy Schumer: Live from the Apollo," The Comedy Star's First HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Oct. 17
Directed by Chris Rock and taped May 29 before a live audience at New York's iconic Apollo Theater, the one-hour special features Schumer talking about her life.

[07/30/15 - 03:19 PM]
HBO Drama Series "The Leftovers" Returns for Its Second Season Oct. 4
The 10-episode second season is currently in production in Austin, Texas and surrounding areas.

[07/30/15 - 03:18 PM]
Comedy Series "Doll & Em," Starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, Returns for Its Second Season Sept. 13 on HBO
Guest stars this season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

[07/30/15 - 03:03 PM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Talent Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
In it, the cast and creators give an inside look at what's coming up, the dynamics of the upcoming season, and introduce you to the compelling new characters viewers will meet.

[07/30/15 - 03:02 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Visionary Filmmaker George Miller in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 30 at 8 PM ET
Join director Robert Rodriguez as he sits down with fellow filmmaker George Miller for an hour-long conversation about Miller's stunning career.

[07/30/15 - 03:01 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Is Joined by Acclaimed Director, Writer and Producer Michael Mann in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 9
Following the sit down conversation will be a special network showing of Mann's classic Manhunter at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
WNBA All-Star Game Delivers Strong Viewership over 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/30/15 - 02:08 PM]
Blair Underwood Returns to "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
He'll return as Agent May's ex-husband Andrew Garner.

[07/30/15 - 02:00 PM]
HBO Confirms Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2015
The films include an unprecedented look behind the scenes of the world's most famous ballet company, an intimate portrait of foreign-policy legend Richard Holbrooke and the racially charged story of a fight for justice.

[07/30/15 - 01:56 PM]
Investigation Discovery Honors True Crime Author and Pioneer Ann Rule
Rule acted as a consultant and contributor on a number of Investigation Discovery series, providing unparalleled expertise and insight into criminal psychology.

[07/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
HBO and Russell Simmons Enter Into Overall Production and Development Deal
Simmons has five active projects with the world's leading premium television service, three of which are being developed through his media company, All Def Digital (ADD).

[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
TV One Posts Strongest July in Network History Reporting 10th Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Gains in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the month to date.