Watch: What Happens when ‘American Dad’ Meets ‘Family Guy’ Meets ‘King of the Hill’?

“Family Guy” just went to the next level. The producers behind the Fox series created a (brief) crossover that featured characters from three different animated series that helped shape the channel’s Animation Domination block. In the opening segment from Sunday’s episode, Peter Griffin and the family meet their new neighbors, Stan Smith of “American Dad” […]

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Seth Green to Star in Seth MacFarlane’s ‘Dads’ Series

LOS ANGELES ( – Seth Green and Seth MacFarlane have just expanded their working relationship. “Austin Powers” actor Green, who provides the voice of dull-witted son Chris Griffin on MacFarlane’s animated series “Family Guy” – and also provided voices for MacFarlane’s other animated series “American Dad” – has signed on as the lead for “Dads,” […]

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Oscar Hosting: Is It a Thankless Task?

NEW YORK (AP) — The love-him-or-hate-him reaction to Seth MacFarlane’s turn as Academy Awards host is evidence that one of the most high-profile jobs in show business is becoming one of its most thankless. The “Family Guy” creator and first-time Oscars host seemed unusually preoccupied with his reviews both before and during Sunday’s show. He […]

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Seth MacFarlane hosts the 85th Academy Awards (Getty Images)

Television Ratings Up for Oscars, to 40.3M People

NEW YORK (AP) The Oscars telecast was seen by 40.3 million people, a slight increase over last year’s show. The Nielsen Company said Monday it was the most-watched Oscars telecast in three years. Last year’s show, when “The Artist” won best picture, had an audience of 39.3 million people. After bringing in “Family Guy” creator […]

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Seth MacFarlane hosted the Oscars Sunday night on ABC (Photo: Getty Images)

Oscars Have Clear Favorites, Telecast Has Wild-Card MacFarlane

LOS ANGELES — Some firsts and other rarities are possible at Sunday night’s Academy Awards. But if the Oscars could be just a little less predictable, the show might really be one for the record books. Ben Affleck’s “Argo” looks like it will uniquely claim best picture without a directing nomination, while “Lincoln” filmmaker Steven […]

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