We have James L. Brooks to thank for many things: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Simpsons, Broadcast News, and one of the most iconic scenes in the history of teen movies. Brooks was an executive producer on Cameron Crowe’s Say Anything...,...Show More Summary
When you're writer/director/producer James L. Brooks, the laurels you have to rest on are considerable: for television, he co-created legendary series, including "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "Lou Grant," and "Taxi," and continues toShow More Summary
Producer James L. Brooks recently talked about the possibly of a Simpsons Movie 2 still happening, saying maybe it will happen.
James L. Brooks talks with LRM about the future of The Simpsons TV show, as well as the chances of another movie, plus we try to convince him to bring back The Critic.
This Sunday The Simpsons will reach another milestone, airing its 600th episode—“Treehouse Of Horror XXVII,” debuting this Sunday, October 16—complete with a virtual-reality couch gag made in collaboration with Google. Though news of the VR twist broke last week, The A.V. Show More Summary
The estate of late writer, director and producer Sam Simon, who with James L. Brooks and Matt Groening co-created the television series “The Simpsons,” has sold in Pacific Palisades for $12.5 million. The two-part compound, which includes one of the original Case Study Houses, came to market last...
Never underestimate the power of humorous signage. Mel Brooks knew it. The Simpsons knew it. Looney Tunes knew it. Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker knew it. And, perhaps most keenly of all, the creative team of the 1966-1968 Batman series on ABC damned well knew it. Show More Summary
As it happens with most popular TV shows,The Simpsons has been at the center of several salary disputes over the years, as the talented cast has tried to secure more money from Fox and the producers. How does James L. Brooks feel about it all?Click To Continue Reading
Hollywood and Twitter: In the Aug. 29 Calendar section, an article about Hollywood stars' use of Twitter as negotiating leverage with studios referred to James L. Brooks as the co-creator of "The Simpsons." He is executive producer of the show.
Prolific producer and director James L. Brooks is one of the most consistently honored people working in Hollywood. He’s won Oscars, Golden Globes, and numerous other plaudits from organizations spanning the globe. Just counting Primetime...Show More Summary
LAST WE HEARD, upon Harry Shearer’s clean axing from “The Simpsons” in May, show co-creator James L. Brooks was tweeting out one last puff from the peace pipe, writing: “Hey, we tried. We’re still trying. Harry, no kidding, let’s talk.”Read full article >>
The Simpsons casting kerfuffle continues: Despite confirmation from showrunner Al Jean that Harry Shearer will not be returning to the show, it seems that the program’s top creative heads don’t have all their “Bort” license plates in a row. Show More Summary
Harry Shearer, who has been a Simpsons staple since it became its own show in 1989, dropped a hell of a bomb on Twitter Wednesday night. from James L. Brooks' lawyer: "show will go on, Harry will not be...
Every Simpsons' fans worst nightmare just came true -- Harry Shearer... one of the key voices on the show is leaving after contract talks broke down. According to Shearer... co-creator and executive producer James L. Brooks' attorn...
SWEEPS DAY 18!! Albert Brooks Returns To THE SIMPSONS!! Last REVENGE Ever!! ONCE UPON A TIME Finale!! Maybe The Last GOOD WIFE Ever!! Read the full article on AICN Albert Brooks made his first vocal appearance on “The Simpsons” in 1990. Show More Summary
Thank you. At 59, Sam Simon has left the world too soon, but he made an impact. One of the co-creators of The Simpsons, along with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, he could easily have sat back and let the accolades roll over him forever. Show More Summary
Sam Simon, a prolific television writer and producer who worked on iconic television series like Cheers, Taxi, It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and helped bring The Simpsons to television with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, passed away from colon cancer at his home in Los Angeles. After receiving his diagnosis, Simon spent the rest of […]
Pop culture was moved in a big way following the death of Sam Simon, a television veteran and renowned philanthropist who was most famous for co-developing The Simpsons alongside James L. Brooks and Matt Groening. Here are ten of the most touching reactions. Click To Continue Reading
Sam Simon, the acclaimed writer, director and producer who with James L. Brooks and Matt Groening developed the groundbreaking Fox TV series "The Simpsons," has died. He was 59.
The nine-time Emmy winner, who developed "The Simpsons" with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, was 59.