the simpsons final season

The Simpsons has been on for…*checks notes*…500 years, and it shows no signs of stopping. But that might change once Disney takes control of Fox properties as part of the big Disney/Fox deal. It’s not that Disney has anything personal against The Simpsons. Instead, it looks like the animated series is worth more dead than alive to the House of Mouse – all because of that sweet, sweet syndication money. Is The Simpsons final season at hand?

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Family Guy Bar in Dallas

Last summer, folks attending San Diego Comic-Con were lucky enough to check out a Taco Bell modeled after the futuristic, last-remaining chain restaurant from Demolition Man. This year, people in Dallas can step into the animated world of Family Guy by throwing back a Pawtucket Patriot Ale at the signature Quahog bar The Drunken Clam. The bar normally known as The Whippersnapper has given itself a bit of a makeover so that the exterior looks exactly like the animated watering hole.

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war of the worlds tv series

H.G. Wells’s sci-fi classic War of the Worlds has undergone many adaptations already, but a few more won’t hurt. Fox Networks Group is mounting a new War of the Worlds TV series, likely starring Greg Kinnear. The timing on this is a bit odd, since the BBC is about to premiere a War of the Worlds TV series of their own.

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King of the Hill Streaming

It’s been eight years since the FOX animation series King of the Hill came to an end, and since then, fans have enjoyed the show in syndication. They even had it available on Netflix for awhile until it disappeared from the service in 2013. But now King of the Hill has a new streaming home.

Hulu has announced that all 13 seasons of King of the Hill are now available exclusively in their streaming library in a deal that expands their licensing agreement with 20th Century Fox Television. Read More »

the orville season 2 teaser

Strap in for a new season of The OrvilleSeth MacFarlane‘s kinda comedic sci-fi series riff on Star Trek. The sci-fi comedy series is returning to Fox in just two months, over a year since the first season finished airing to mixed reception. But, in the words of one of the crew of the titular ship in The Orville season 2 teaser, this new season will be totally “bitchin’.”

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the passage trailer

Justin Cronin‘s best selling trilogy comes to the small screen with The Passage. The new Fox series follows a secret medical facility where “scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race.” Watch The Passage trailer below.

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the property brothers scripted series

Fox is about to get a home makeover. The network has started developing a scripted comedy series based on the lives of HGTV stars Jonathan and Drew Scott, AKA The Property Brothers. That’s right, they’re making a Property Brothers scripted series. Now that’s an open concept.

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nypd blue reboot 2

The future of TV will be made up of nothing but reboots of old shows, so you might as well get used to it. Case in point: a new NYPD Blue reboot is headed to ABC, featuring the son of Dennis Franz’s Detective Andy Sipowicz. And over at Fox, you can expect a reboot of the ’70s sitcom Alice from Diablo Cody and Liz Astrof. Everything old is new again!

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Fox commercials

In an effort to figure out just what the hell it is their viewers want, Fox is about to test some new commercial formats during its fall Sunday lineup. There will be two types: longer commercial blocks running for more than five minutes, and shorter spurts that only air two commercials at a time.

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kung fu sequel series

Reboot mania has reached a fever pitch, with Fox reviving a classic martial arts western series that may have been better left behind in the dust. The ’70s series Kung Fu is receiving a sequel series featuring a female lead and a hopefully less whitewashed cast.

The original series, which ran from 1972 to 1975, arrived at the height of the martial arts craze in America and starred David Carradine as a half-Chinese Shaolin monk who wanders the American West. Now a Kung Fu sequel series has been picked up for a pilot by Fox, which hopes to revamp it with a modern audience in mind.

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