08 Oct '11, 4am

Woo Hoo! Simpsons saved

Woo Hoo! Simpsons saved

LOS ANGELES: Fox Television has approved two more seasons of "The Simpsons," the broadcaster said Friday, ending a standoff after a pay row threatened to sink the long-running show. Fox, a unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. had threatened to axe the hit cartoon show after 23 seasons if no deal was reached with the actors who voice Homer, Bart et al. The voice behind the greedy Mr. Burns had even offered to take a 70 per cent cut in pay to keep "The Simpsons" on the air, only for Fox Television to reject his proposal. But late Friday Fox said on Twitter that it had renewed show -- the longest-running animated television series in history -- for a 24th and 25th season. "In the words of Homer Simpson, 'Woo Hoo! I outlasted Andy Rooney!'" it added, referring to the curmudgeonly US broadcaster, who appeared for the last time on "60 Minutes" last weekend, his closing essay for ...

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Fox renews The Simpsons for 2 more seasons

straitstimes.com 08 Oct '11, 1am

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Fox said on Friday it had renewed animated TV series The Simpsons for another two seasons, after a...

#1 - Coffee for woo?

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chenjingxuan.net 20 Oct '11, 6pm

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Myanmar risks Chinese anger to woo the West

channelnewsasia.com 09 Oct '11, 3am

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