TVLine Items: The Simpsons Invade FXX, First Look at Glee Vet's HBO Series Looking and More

The Simpsons Renewed Season 26Homer, Bart and the rest of the Simpsons gang will soon call FXX home.

Beginning in August 2014, the newly-launched network will acquire all 24 seasons of the iconic Fox staple (that’s 530 episodes, for those wondering). By that September, FXX will gain access to The Simpsons’ current 25th season, just as its 26th go-’round premieres on Fox.

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Episodes of the animated smash will also be available via FXNOW, the cabler’s soon-to-be-launched mobile viewing app.

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• HBO has unveiled the first offical trailer for its upcoming Jonathan Groff-starring series, Looking. The untitled, eight-episode dramedy centers on the three friends in San Francisco enjoying what life has to offer a new generation of gay men. Murray Bartlett (Guiding Light) and Frankie J. Alvarez (Smash) co-star. Press PLAY below for your first glimpse at Looking, then hit the comments with your snappy judgements.

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• Former Dancing With the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy will return to his old fox-trotting grounds this Monday (ABC, 8/7c) to guest-judge the semifinals.

• Comedy Central has renewed its Chris Hardwick-hosted @midnight, ordering an additional 40 weeks of the late-night series.

• El Rey Network is rounding out the cast of Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series. The supernatural drama, based on the film of the same name, stars Robert Patrick (The X-Files) in the Harvey Keitel role of Jacob Fuller, Eiza González (Lola: Érase Una Vez) as Santánico Pandemonium (played by Salma Hayek in the movie), Madison Davenport (Shameless) as Kate Fuller and Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder) as Scott Fuller.

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12 Comments
  1. Eric says:

    I’m pretty pumped about @midnight’s renewal. As university students, me and my friends are always still up at that time, and we love sitting around together and watching this show. It’s perfect for our generation.

  2. “Robert Patrick” but, but, but… Texas blood money.

  3. SonOfCoul says:

    Awesome for Chris Hardwick. Really loving @midnight. Talkind dead, tooHe’s one of those hosts you either love him or hate him.

    • Tookie Clothespin says:

      If this ain’t the truth, I don’t know what is. This guy has been grating on my nerves ever since Singled Out but, somebody must like the guy because he keeps getting work.

  4. I would MUCH rather the series followed up from the third movie, Hangman’s Daughter, than be a remake.

  5. Tori says:

    I like the trailer for Looking, I will definitely check out the new series from HBO.

  6. Ann says:

    emm if it´s called Looking how come it´s untitled..?

  7. Jared says:

    Very excited about LOOKING. I think it could be a good fit for the GIRLS crowd. Bummer about the eight episodes though.

  8. collectcall says:

    Looking looks pretty gay.

  9. Newport says:

    It would have been nice if this site gave Looking their own exclusive article instead of having one sentence under an article for the Simpsons. This website is anti-gay and anti-HBO.

    • Thea says:

      LMAO FOREVER @ this site being “anti-gay.” Either I’m feeding the world’s most subtle troll, or this is clearly your first foray into the TVLine realm. Welcome and feel free to stay awhile to see how wrong you really truly are. =)

  10. Ally_D says:

    I was looking forward to Looking because I love me some Jonathan Groff but I just spotted Russell Tovey in the trailer – OMFG – I’m now even more excited!

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