Doh! Homer Simpson in season 24 of The Simpsons

Harry Shearer's left The Simpsons? Please kill it now, Matt Groening

After 26 series and with just the dregs of Springfield remaining, it's time to give the show the death penalty, writes Mollie Goodfellow

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The presenter and TV producer worked together on '24 Hours in the Past'

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Holden, 44, made her name on TV series 'Cutting It' and has appeared on a host of TV programmes since. She is now a judge on 'Britain's Got Talent', co-presents 'This Morning'

Real-world legal proceedings are rarely as lively as series two of Broadchurch would have us believe

The Supreme Court says justice must be seen to be done, but is anyone watching?

The UK's Supreme Court has made over 900 hours of archive trial footage available to view on demand at www.supremecourt.uk

Unspeakable: interpreters disagree on whether protagonist Gregor Samsa transformed into a cockroach or another type of vermin

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Striking gold: Kyle Soller, who has lived in England since training at RADA

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The American actor Kyle Soller plays Francis Poldark in the hit period drama, but he is happiest on the stage. He doesn't want to be drooled over anyway, he tells Kaleem Aftab

Jeremy Vine interview: The Radio 2 presenter and Swingometer wielder on Alan Partridge, Gordon Brown, and outlandish graphics

Vine has been a presenter on Panorama, Newsnight and Radio 4's Today. He is now the host of a daily two-hour radio show on BBC Radio 2 and the BBC's chief election analyst

Historian and fancy dress fan Dr Lucy Worsley

Lucy Worsley: It doesn't matter if The Tudors and Wolf Hall are historically inaccurate and a bit silly

'I will never nit-pick about historical drama' reveals the historian

Billie Piper as Brona in Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful season 2: Billie Piper on playing the Bride of Frankenstein

The actress talks about her role in Sky Atlantic's gothic horror series

3D TV sets will be going cheap at car-boot sales...

The scrapping of Sky's dedicated 3D channel shows that gimmicks are a big turn-off

What we watch on TV matters much more than how, says Ellen E Jones

Blake Lively

Blake Lively and 'The Age of Adaline': Gossip Girl comes of age

Blake Lively is best known for playing an affluent teenager. Her role as a woman who is trapped forever at 29 is a greater challenge, she tells Kaleem Aftab

Never lost for words: screenwriter Paul Abbott

Paul Abbott on 'No Offence', 'Shameless', and a life too grim for television

He was deserted by both parents, raped at the age of 11 and attempted suicide twice before the age of 16. Paul Abbott's background is worse than anything in his most famous creation, Shameless. As his latest venture, a police drama, comes to our screens, he tells Gerard Gilbert that he has finally exorcised his demons

New direction: M Night Shyamalan

M Night Shyamalan interview: The Sixth Sense director once hailed as Spielberg’s heir on turning to TV to revive his career

Shyamalan remains something of an outsider in Hollywood, still based in Philadelphia and defiantly ploughing his own path

Dunluce Castle - or House of Greyjoy, as Game of Thrones fans will know it

Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

A bloody series of internecine feuds, filmed in a land with a bloody history of internecine feuds. Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland, asks Boyd Tonkin?
Maxine Peake at home in front of a poster for Keeping Rosy

Maxine Peake interview: The actor on new film The Falling, being a teenage communist, and the great motherhood debate

Peake is a stage, film and television actor, who has starred in 'Dinner Ladies', 'Shameless' and 'The Village'

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