First Time In History! 'Simpsons' Denied Emmy Nomination
By Jackie Willis
Fans of The Simpsons are going to have a cow over this news!
It appears for the first time since the FOX show hit the small screen in 1989, Homer Simpson and his family have not been nominated for either an Outstanding Animated Program or Outstanding Comedy Series (a show can't be nominated for both). This is shocking since the show has won an Emmy of some kind since 1990.
Instead, this year's nominees in the Outstanding Animated Program category include FX's Archer, FOX's Bob's Burgers, Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Comedy Central's Futurama and South Park.
The Simpsons did however receive two nods in other areas. Harry Shearer as Kent Brockman, Mr. Burns, Younger Burns and Smithers is up for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance, and the long-running series is also nominated for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation.
Do you think The Simpsons deserve an Emmy nomination this year, or is it time to give the other shows a shot?
The cartoon family is making headlines for another bizarre reason. MAC Cosmetics announced that it will be launching its Simpsons-themed cosmetic line to celebrate the show's 25th anniversary at Comic-Con.