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10 Things You Didn't Know About Family Guy

Saturday, November 1, 2014

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The Family Guy Wiki is quoted as a source in three of the "10 Things You Didn't Know About Family Guy" in a video featured in the Huffington Post.[1] The Wiki is credited as a source for information regarding Meg's name change by Peter to "Megatron", Holden Caulfield and it's long-running targeting by the Parents Television Council.

Borstein - Douglas Split

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Jackson Douglas, the husband of Alex Borstein, filed for divorce. Sources tell TMZ that it's an amicable split and Jackson wants to make sure their two children aren't traumatized from the split. [2]

Tony Sirico to return to Family Guy, but not as Vinny (Yet)

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Entertainment Weekly reports that Tony Sirico will be returning to Family Guy in live-action clips much like Robert Loggia did in "Call Girl", but confirms that at least for now, Vinny has finished his run.

Seth MacFarlane to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Harvey star

Variety reports that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Others to be inducted in the 2015 Walk of Fame class include Will Ferrell, Melissa McCarthy, Peter Jackson, Eugenio Derbez and Daniel Radcliffe.

From the television category, The Simpsons producer James L. Brooks, celebrity chef Bobby Flay, Seth MacFarlane, NCIS: Los Angeles star Chris O’Donnell, Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, former Saturday Night Live favorite Amy Poehler, Kelly Ripa and Modern Family star Sofia Vergara will receive stars for their work.

Family Guy threatens their own Bridgegate

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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In their bid for a "Best Animated" show Emmy, Family Guy sent out a flier poking fun at the scandal involving the closure of a bridge to Fort Lee, New Jersey which saw the bridge closed as political payback for the Mayor of Fort Lee refusing to support Chris Christies' bid for Governor. Federal prosecutors are investigating to see exactly how far up the chain of command the closures were ordered.[3]

FOX gives Peter an official Instagram Page

Monday, April 14, 2014

To mark the release of Family Guy: The Quest For Stuff mobile game, FOX has given Peter his own Instagram page @peterpumpkineater69. The account is scheduled to stay active the rest of the year as a way to promote both the game and the show. A spokeperson also added that fans might even find hints at future episodes if they watch the Instagram pics closely.[4]

Mila Kunis on Meg Griffin's Most Obscene 'Family Guy' Moments

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The actress looks back at 15 years of fart jokes and ends the Cool Whip pronunciation debate.

Seth MacFarlane ordered Brian be killed to teach fans a lesson

Monday, December 16, 2013

Seth MacFarlane tells that he ordered Brian's death as a holiday lesson on not taking friends and family for granted.

Bordertown the latest animated show by Seth MacFarlane and Mark Henteman

Sunday, November 10, 2013

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FOX has agreed to a 13-episode order of Bordertown by Family Guy producer Seth MacFarlane and Mark Hentemann for Animation Domination's 2014-2015 season.

FOX turns Animation Domination into a circus

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Special artwork released to celebrate the upcoming season of Animation Domination on FOX beginning September 29, 2013.

Family Guy nominated for Artios Award

Monday August 19, 2013

The Artios Award for Casting nominated Family Guy for the category Best Casting in Television Animation for Linda Lamontagne. The other nominees are Bob's Burgers, American Dad!, Robot Chicken and SpongeBob SquarePants. [5]

Cleveland returns to Family Guy

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Although FOX still has yet to officially pull the plug on The Cleveland Show, Seth MacFarlane confirmed via Twitter that Cleveland is returning to Family Guy.

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BBC Three renews contract for Family Guy

Saturday, June 1, 2013

BBC Three has renewed its exclusive right to first run episodes of Family Guy's recently completed 11th broadcast season.[6]

Family Guy Nominated for Teen Choice Awards

Wednesday, May 21, 2013

Family Guy has been nominated for Choice Animated Show in the 2013 Teen Choice Awards.[7]

Seth MacFarlane nominated for Oscar

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Seth MacFarlane and Walter Murphy have been nominated for an Academy Award for writing the original song "Everybody Needs a Best Friend" from the motion picture Ted, up against Chasing Ice, Skyfall, Life of Pi and Les Miserables.

Seth MacFarlane to guest voice on The Simpsons

Friday, November 30, 2012

Seth MacFarlane guest stars in The Simpsons episode "Dangers on a Train" for their 24th season finale.[8]

Family Guy movie is still in the works

Friday, November 30, 2012

Seth MacFarlane has confirmed again that the long-planned Family Guy movie is still on, bolstered by his success with Ted. He reported it will still involve something that could never be pulled off on broadcast television.[9]

Family Guy renewed for another season

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Family Guy has been picked up for an 11th writing season/12th broadcast season, guaranteeing episodes through May 2014.[10]

Family Guy TV.com's Best Animated Series of 2011

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The fans have spoken and have chosen Family Guy as their TV.com’s favorite animated show of 2011, beating out the likes of South Park, Futurama, Archer and Adventure Time.[11]