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.

Which TVLine Items have you talking today?



Comments (12)

  • 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.

    Comment by Eric – November 15, 2013 11:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • “Robert Patrick” but, but, but… Texas blood money.

    Comment by Michael Sacal – November 15, 2013 11:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Awesome for Chris Hardwick. Really loving @midnight. Talkind dead, tooHe’s one of those hosts you either love him or hate him.

    Comment by SonOfCoul – November 15, 2013 11:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • 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.

      Comment by Tookie Clothespin – November 15, 2013 11:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I would MUCH rather the series followed up from the third movie, Hangman’s Daughter, than be a remake.

    Comment by Michael Sacal – November 15, 2013 11:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like the trailer for Looking, I will definitely check out the new series from HBO.

    Comment by Tori – November 15, 2013 12:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • emm if it´s called Looking how come it´s untitled..?

    Comment by Ann – November 15, 2013 03:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Very excited about LOOKING. I think it could be a good fit for the GIRLS crowd. Bummer about the eight episodes though.

    Comment by Jared – November 15, 2013 03:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Looking looks pretty gay.

    Comment by collectcall – November 15, 2013 05:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • 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.

    Comment by Newport – November 15, 2013 06:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • 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. =)

      Comment by Thea – November 15, 2013 09:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • 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!

    Comment by Ally_D – November 16, 2013 07:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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