Posts Tagged ‘Seth MacFarlane’

"Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy!" on DVD & Blu-ray (UPDATED 4/6/2009)

by Classic Speedyon April 6, 2009
According to Amazon, Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy! (Uncensored), a series of short (typically a minute long) animated sketches starring various characters drawn in Family Guy style, is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on 4/21/09. Its prices are listed as $22.99 for the DVD version and $24.99 for Blu-ray. It runs 54 minutes. Special […]

Seth MacFarlane Tops Entertainment Weekly’s "25 Smartest People on TV" List

by Ed Liuon December 5, 2008
Entertainment Weekly magazine has put Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane at the #1 spot on its “25 Smartest People on TV” list this year, ahead of Tina Fey (#2), Tyler Perry (#4), Oprah Winfrey (#6), and CEO Jason Kilar (#10). Saying that his “
frat-boy persona is only a cover,” EW states that “Family Guy […]

Wall Street Journal on Seth MacFarlane’s Web Cartoons

by Ed Liuon September 5, 2008
The Wall Street Journal has taken a look at Seth MacFarlane’s growing influence in the world of animation, from the success of Family Guy to the upcoming Cleveland Show and the new joint effort with Google to deploy Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy, which will debut next Wednesday on a variety of web sites. […]

NY Times on Seth MacFarlane Ads for Burger King

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2008
The New York Times notes the unusual ad deal made between Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, the Internet search engine Google, and the Burger King fast-food chain (free registration required). MacFarlane has created custom animated ads for Burger King, which will be linked with MacFarlane and Google’s “Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy” variety show. […]

Seth MacFarlane Teams with Google to Distribute Animated Series on Internet

by Ed Liuon June 30, 2008
The New York Times is reporting that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is teaming with Google to distribute a new animated series via the Internet this September (free registration required). Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy will be syndicated by Google itself via its AdSense advertising system, distributing the show to thousands of web sites, […]

MacFarlane Sticks to Fox, Gets $100 Million Pay Day

by Maxie Zeuson May 5, 2008
Seth MacFarlane will become the highest-paid writer-producer working in TV, thanks to a new deal he has signed with Twentieth Century Fox TV, The Hollywood Reporter says. The deal, which covers his services on Family Guy and American Dad as well as upcoming projects like The Cleveland Show, will keep MacFarlane at Fox and could […]

‘Family Guy’ Premiere Party on G4

by Craig Crumptonon October 3, 2005
The Monday 10.03.05 episode of G4’s Attack of the Show will feature a segment on the premiere party for the new Family Guy DVD: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, with creator/voice actor Seth MacFarlane and guest celebrities. Episode airs at 7:00pm, and repeats Tuesday, October 4, at 1:00am and 12:00pm. [All times EST.]

"Family Guy"’s Seth MacFarlane Interviewed by Onion A.V. Club

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2005
The Onion A.V. Club has interviewed Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane. McFarlane talks about the origins of the show, its resurrection due to syndication and DVD success, and other “behind the scenes trivia.”