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Homer Simpson appears live tonight on The Simpsons

According to longtime Simpsons executive producer Al Jean, we almost saw a live appearance by Homer Simpson way back in 2007, as a promotion for The Simpsons Movie. But, “what we saw the time didn’t seem to have a smooth enough animation so we didn’t use it,” Jean told reporters on a conference call last week. “Now, it’s advanced to the point where we think we can do three minutes of the show.” Jean is referring to tonight’s episode of The Simpsons, called “Simprovised,” which will indeed have three minutes of live Homer antics. It’s the latest achievement for a series that still manages to […]

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Interview: Seth Green on the making of “Camp WWE”

Right from the TV-MA disclaimer, it’s apparent Camp WWE is unlike anything the sports entertainment juggernaut has ever broadcast. That’s exactly what Seth Green and the rest of the team of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios were going for when they initially pitched the project. Now Camp WWE will be available exclusively on WWE Network video-on-demand, right after the Payback live event on Sunday, May 1. “I think the idea for this was giving them an opportunity to do something they can’t typically do with the brand, especially in any of the live-action programming,” Green says. “So they wanted something that was going to be a […]