The Simpsons Might Get The Axe Soon

A few weeks or maybe it was days ago FOX execs were preparing to renew the Simpsons for another season. Well they wanted the main voice actors to take a pay cut of about 25-30%. The voice actors obviously were like no, since it is for a majority of them their only source of income. The voice actors came back and said we’ll take the cut if you give us a cut in the merchandising. See, what happens when the show is said and done and in syndication is that the voice actors will only get a small portion while FOX makes a huge killing in the long run, they can still sell merchandise from the show, shirts, toys and games. But the voice actors are clever enough to say give us a piece, FOX said no. So there is a giant stalemate going on but the show’s producers have taken the pay cuts to get the show on for a 23rd season. Both sides have until Friday to reach an agreement.

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As passionate as one can be about certain topics it is hard to make a living with that passion, that being said my passion for nerd culture, modern music and video gaming has yet to translate into anything moderately successful, that and my degree in electronic media, but hey at least I can use that journalism minor. View all posts by Angerbanjo

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