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  1. FXX Revisits Sprinfield's First FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... was controversial. A lot has changed since the yellow family from Springfield first appeared on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1987. Working-class family comedies, adult-oriented animated shows and satire are all a part of today's TV landscape, and The ...

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  2. 12 Days of Simpsons, Day 2: Birth of BartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Seattle Times

    ... off-kilter bunnies, the fezzed Akbar and Jeff and the black humor caught the eye of the producer of "The Tracey Ullman Show," who asked Groening to make a series of 1-minute animated shorts to use before commercial breaks. The shorts ran for three ...

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  3. When does FXX's 'Simpsons' marathon start?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... "The Simpsons Movie" (D'oh!). Matt Groening's creation began life as a short recurring feature on "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987. It was picked up by Fox as a regular series in 1989 and, 25 seasons later, remains a pop culture icon. When the ...

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  4. I choo choo choose you: Reader staffers pick their all-time favorite episodes of The SimpsonsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Chicago Reader

    ... but there are still ten more days of iconic episodes of the most popular cartoon to spin off from The Tracey Ullman Show . The A.V. Club published the entire schedule, which was nice, so some of our staffers went ahead and picked episodes you should ...

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  5. The Simpsons still going strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Washington Times-Herald

    The groundbreaking animation first hit the air Dec. 17, 1989, but the family first appeared on television in "The Tracey Ullman Show" short "Good Night" on April 19, 1987.

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  6. D'oh! - FXX to air every - Simpsons' episode ever inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... "The Simpsons Movie" (D'oh!). Matt Groening's creation began life as a short recurring feature on "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987. It was picked up by Fox as a regular series in 1989 and, 25 seasons later, remains a pop culture icon. When the ...

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  7. Prepare For 'The Simpsons' Marathon With Interviews From The 'Fresh Air' ArchivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... the kids, brainy Lisa, bratty Bart and baby Maggie - began on TV as interstitial segments on Fox's The Tracey Ullman Show . The Simpsons got their own Christmas special in 1989, and their own prime-time series a month later, to kick off 1990 in very ...

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  8. 12 straight days of "The Simpsons"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Matt Groening originally created his satirical look at the American family as a series of shorts for "The Tracey Ullman Show." They were poorly drawn (well, more poorly) and angrier than their later versions, but the bumpers led directly to Homer ...

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  9. FXX to air every 'Simpsons' episode everRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... "The Simpsons Movie" (D'oh!). Matt Groening's creation began life as a short recurring feature on "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987. It was picked up by Fox as a regular series in 1989 and, 25 seasons later, remains a pop culture icon. When the ...

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  10. 'The Simpsons' FXX marathon: 15 memorable episodes to watch againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Cleveland.com

    The show began as a series of shorts that were part of "The Tracey Ullman Show."

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  11. San Francisco's Academy of Art University Enlists Entertainment...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | PRWeb

    ... Bros. Emmy Award-winning writer Ken Estin was a show runner on Taxi and Cheers. He also created The Tracey Ullman Show with James L. Brooks. The characters Estin developed with Matt Groening for the show's animated segments evolved into The ...

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  12. Scott D. Pierce: FXX will air amazing - Simpsons' marathonRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... be available with it. The one thing that may be missing from the app are the shorts that aired on "The Tracey Ullman Show" from 1987-89. But they're working on that. "I mean, basically, with this, I think there's no reason to ever do anything else ...

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  13. The Unpossibly Awesome Simpsons MarathonBy Rich GoldsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    ... of The Simpsons have complained about a decline in the series' quality from the moment it moved off The Tracey Ullman Show . Even Entertainment Weekly , when it compiled its list of the "Top 25" Simpsons episodes in 2003 chose only one episode from ...

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  14. Apple TV will carry every Simpsons episode via FXNOW within 12 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

    ... in an order that's easy to browse, but also easy to search. (The original "Simpsons" clips from "The Tracey Ullman Show" are not currently part of the package, but FX is talking to Matt Groening about it; "I know Matt has a very open mind to that," ...

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  15. My 10 Favorite Moments from The Simpsons in Honor of The FXX MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Houston Press

    ... the BEST. MARATHON. EVER! I began watching the show before it was a show, when it was just a skit on the Tracey Ullman Show . At the time, it was mildly creepy and surreal. By the time it hit the air, I was hooked. I still have the body of a bass ...

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  16. The Simpsons: FXX's Mega-Marathon and App DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | IGN

    ... how deep the content on the App goes, I asked about the very first Simpsons content - the shorts from The Tracey Ullman Show, and whether they would be available. While the Tracey Ullman shorts will not initially be part of Simpsons World, it was ...

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  17. The Simpsons' Amazing New App Includes Every EpisodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | IGN

    ... how deep the content on the App goes, I asked about the very first Simpsons content - the shorts from The Tracey Ullman Show, and whether they would be available. While the Tracey Ullman shorts will not initially be part of Simpsons World, it was ...

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  18. TCA: FXX's 552-Episode 'Simpsons' Marathon Kicks Off August 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Deadline

    ... Currently Simpsons World does not include The Simpsons footage from its time as an interstitial of The Tracey Ullman Show . "We are very much working on that now," FX Networks COO Chuck Saftler said, explaining that Groening controls those rights ...

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  19. 'The Simpsons' gets full series FXX marathon, launching 'Simpsons World' digital experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Zap2it.com

    ... to the show's entire library on demand. At this point, the original "The Simpsons" shorts from "The Tracey Ullman Show" are not part of "Simpsons World," but FX President of Program Strategy and COO Chuck Saftler says they're working on it. The site ...

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  20. FXX Readies 'Simpsons' Roll-out With Sprawling App, 12-Day MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Another yet-to-be-determined component is also the early Simpsons content as it first aired on The Tracey Ullman Show . "We are very much working on that right now," added Saftler. "Matt has an open mind to that, he controls the rights to that. ...

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