Network television has taken some major hits this year with the loss of shows that have graced our televisions with decades of entertainment. It’s hard to replace a show that has run as long as All My Children, As the World Turns, and the powerhouse Oprah show.
According to the Chicago Tribune, contract negotiations has threatened the matrix of the TV Guide grid. It appears that there is trouble in TV paradise over in the virtual town of Springfield. The Simpsons may be getting evicted.
The network home of the show, 20th Century Fox, is crying broke! They say they can’t afford to produce the show at the wages they presently pay characters: Homer (Dan Castellaneta), Marge (Julie Kavner), Bart (Nancy Cartwright) and Lisa (Yeardley Smith). They want to take nearly half of their pay away in order to run a season finale rather than a series finale.
Wall Street thought they saw protesters hit the street, I don’t wanna see who is going to be ready to take it to the streets for The Simpsons. Read more here.