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Amy Poehler to guest on 'The Simpsons' -- EXCLUSIVE

A well-known Pawnee resident is going to visit Springfield this season.

Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler will reprise her role as Bart’s future ex-wife in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, executive producer Al Jean tells EW. In the installment, which is set 30 years from now, Jenda (Poehler) is dating a crab-like alien creature and … she’s still not getting along with Bart. “Bart is trying to get over his divorce and he does it in a bit of a Total Recall-type way,” Jean says of the episode. “I won’t give away what happens, but that’s a clue.”
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'The Simpsons,' 'Family Guy' doing crossover episode

The Simpsons are going to spend some quality time with the Griffins: In a crossover episode titled “The Simpsons Guy,” Homer & Co. will be featured in an episode of Family Guy, EW has learned. READ FULL STORY

'The Simpsons': Daniel Radcliffe to guest

Good news: Daniel Radcliffe will make his return to a beloved franchise! Nope, not that one. The Harry Potter star has recorded another role for The Simpsons. READ FULL STORY

'The Simpsons' finale: Seth MacFarlane sings Sinatra, hits on Marge -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Who’s trying to come between Homer and Marge in the season finale of The Simpsons? Sounds like Seth MacFarlane. The Family Guy creator/masterthroat will voice the role of Ben, a charmer who makes a play for Marge after she obliviously winds up on a Ashley Madison-type website. Will Marge be able to get the Sinatra-crooning Ben out of her mind? Check out the following clip. READ FULL STORY

'The Simpsons': Kristen Wiig to guest as FBI agent -- EXCLUSIVE

The Simpsons will go for laughs next season by putting on a Wiig: Kristen Wiig, the former Saturday Night Live star who returned as host on May 11, is lending her voice to an episode that is slated to air on Fox in the fall, EW has learned. READ FULL STORY

'The Simpsons': Seth MacFarlane episode will now air as season finale on May 19 -- EXCLUSIVE IMAGES

The season 24 finale of The Simpsons will feature a voice that might be a little familiar to viewers of Fox’s other animated shows: Seth MacFarlane.

Yes, the guy behind Family Guy (as well as American Dad and The Cleveland Show) will try to make a romantic connection with Marge on the May 19 episode titled “Dangers on a Train.” In the 8:30 p.m. episode — which was originally slated to air as the season 25 premiere — Homer’s wife winds up accidentally on a website for married people to arrange affairs and crosses paths with a smooth operator named Ben (MacFarlane). You can see Ben in full-charm mode with Marge below, which apparently doesn’t sit well with Homer. READ FULL STORY

Justin Bieber pops up in Sunday's episode of 'The Simpsons' -- EXCLUSIVE IMAGE

Justin Bieber may be generating headlines right now all over the globe on his world tour, but he’ll make a pit stop stateside this weekend in Springfield. The singer has recorded a brief cameo as himself for Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons, “The Fabulous Faker Boy” (Fox, 8 p.m.). “He tries to get into a talent show that Bart is playing piano in and they won’t admit him,” hinted Simpsons exec producer Al Jean, adding: “Draw your own conclusions.”

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'Under the Dome' to give 'Simpsons' shout-out

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The Simpsons did it!

But Stephen King thought it up first — the whole giant-transparent-dome-traps-small-town plot device.

Now CBS’ upcoming series adaptation of King’s Under the Dome is going to give the Fox animated hit a shout-out in return.

The backstory: King originally began work on his sprawling eco-parable bestseller in 1976, then shelved the project for a couple decades before picking it up again and ultimately publishing the novel in 2009. In the meantime, 20th Century Fox released The Simpsons Movie in 2007 with a broadly comic take on the same concept. Fox’s series The Simpsons then mocked the coincidence in a 2010 episode where Monty Burns begins to seal Springfield with a giant dome while brandishing a copy of King’s book before realizing this has already been done once before. READ FULL STORY

'The Simpsons' does 'Breaking Bad' -- VIDEO

If the 2011 viral mashup “Breaking Bart” left you jonesing for another fusion of The Simpsons and Breaking Bad, you’re in luck, bitch! The opening credits of the animated Fox comedy this Sunday pay tribute to the AMC drug drama and one of its memorable sequences from season 5, which featured the 1969 song “Crystal Blue Persuasion.” READ FULL STORY

'The Simpsons': Stan Lee to guest -- EXCLUSIVE

Comic Book Guy is about to reunited with a comic book legend: Stan Lee will guest-star on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, EW has learned. READ FULL STORY

'The Simpsons': Watch Benedict Cumberbatch play the British prime minister AND Snape -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

This Sunday on a Valentine’s Day-themed episode of The Simpsons, Bart has a romantic cow when hillbilly hottie Mary Spuckler (Zooey Deschanel) returns, while Marge kicks Homer out of the house for… not going to a travel bookstore soft opening with her. But in the name of love, he shall win her back! So Homer, along with Bart and a few other displaced husbands living at the Brokewood Apartments, decide to watch some British movies to figure out a way to win back their wives. In Love, Indubitably (a wink at Love Actually, yes, and also, we hope, to Maeby’s movie on Arrested Development), Benedict Cumberbatch — that coldly dashing Sherlock star who is playing the villain in Star Trek Into Darkness — pulls brilliant double duty by voicing both a Grant-like British Prime Minister and Severus Snape from Harry Potter. Let the British invasion of your heart begin now by watching his scene now. READ FULL STORY

Aaron Sorkin to cameo on 'The Simpsons' -- EXCLUSIVE

This just in: Simpsons news anchor Kent Brockman will turn to Aaron Sorkin during a career dilemma. The Oscar-winning writer and creator of HBO’s The Newsroom will make a cameo appearance on the animated Fox comedy, EW has learned. READ FULL STORY

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