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Storyboard artist Ricky Garduno dies

Thursday, December 8, 2011

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We were saddened to hear about the untimely death of 35-year-old storyboard artist Ricky Garduno. The cause of death is unknown. The talented artist worked on series such as El Tigre, Family Guy, The Drinky Crow Show, The Buzz on Maggie and Coconut Fred’s Fruit Salad Island. In addition, he created Dumm Comics’ online comic 1930 Nitemare Theatre.

Back from the dead?

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

In an interview with TheSpec.Com, popular Family Guy character and guest star James Woods noted he might be returning to Family Guy despite the death of his character commenting “I can’t spill the beans, bit I am still on the payroll.” Woods, 64, said.[1]

Family Guy wins Emmy for "Road to the North Pole"

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Production Sound Mixer Patrick Clark and Sound Re-Recording Mixer James F. Fitzpatrick have won the award for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation for their work on “Road to the North Pole” at the 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

Family Guy celebrates the creation of it's 200th episode

Friday, September 9th, 2011

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While the episode won’t air for over a year or possibly two, Family Guy celebrated the creation of its 200th episode on Wednesday, September 7th with a party.

FOX kicks off Family Guy’s 10th season with “Powerball Fever”, Celebrates with Sweepstakes

Monday, July 25, 2011

FOX is kicking off Family Guy’s 10th season with a sweepstakes to celebrate “Lottery Fever” when the Griffins hit the lottery and struggle to stay grounded. FOX is offering a chance to share in the winning at the official Family Guy web site here. Winner to be announced during the season premier episode of “Lottery Fever” on September 25th, 2011 at 9/8pm. Grand prize is $3,000, a runner-up will receive $1500.

Family Guy nominated for three 2011 Emmys

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Family Guy has been nominated for multiple Emmys for 2011. Four nominations in three different categories::

Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) – “Road to the North Pole”, music by Ron Jones.

Original Music and Lyrics – “Road to the North Pole”. Song title: “Christmastime Is Killing Us”. Music by Ron Jones, music and lyrics by Seth MacFarlane, lyrics by Danny Smith. In addition, “And Then There Were Fewer”, music by Walter Murphy.

Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation – “Road to the North Pole”. Patrick Clark and James F. Fitzpatrick.

The categories mentioned above will be presented at the Creative Arts Emmys on September 10th, while the The 63rd annual Primetime Emmys will take place on September 18th on Fox.

On a related side note, The Cleveland Show scored it's first-ever Emmy nomination for Animated Program with “Murray Christmas”.

Family Guy, The Cleveland Show picked up for 11th, 4th Seasons

Monday, May 9, 2011

Both Family Guy and The Cleveland Show were renewed for the 2012-2013 season, giving Family Guy an 11th season and The Cleveland Show a 4th.

Family Guy, American Dad! nominated for Comedy Central Award

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The nominations for Comedy Central’s inaugural Comedy Awards were announced this morning and among those mentioned were Family Guy and American Dad!

Both shows are nominated for “ANIMATED COMEDY SERIES” alongside South Park, The Simpsons and Archer.

The event will air on Sunday, April 10th.

“Pie” wins Director Greg Colton an Emmy

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Family Guy director Greg Colton won the 2010 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for storyboarding It’s A Wonderful Day for Pie in “Road to the Multiverse”.

Family Guy Wins Teen Choice Award

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Family Guy was chosen the 2010 Teen Choice Awards winner for Animated Show. [2]


Family Guy Marks 150 Episodes

Monday, January 11th, 2010

FOX announced that Family Guy will celebrate its 150th episode with "Brian & Stewie" on May 2nd, 2010. Their accounting is creative, but look for it to not matter as FOX keeps the celebration hangover from The Simpsons 20th anniversary rolling. A clip show special is also hinted at by producer Kara Vallow.

Family Guy picked up for syndication through 2015

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Family Guy has been picked for syndication until 2015. This is for rerun episodes. New episodes continue at this time until 2012. [3]

Justin Timberlake to guest voice on Family Guy

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Justin Timberlake has recorded a voice appearance believed to be scheduled for season 9 of Family Guy.