• Watch: Ted 2 trailer; Amanda Seyfried is Sam L. Jackson (Video)

    Seth MacFarlane’s foul-mouthed teddy bear is back in the first trailer for Ted 2. The sequel to his 2012 blockbuster comedy stars Mark Wahlberg again with his best friend teddy bear. This time Ted is getting married to Tammy Lynn, fulfilling what was literally every conservative person’s argument against gay marriage. Ted 2 follows the newlyweds’ battle with the legal system to adopt a child. Ted needs to prove to

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    Seth MacFarlane’s American Dad will return to TBS for 12th season

    American Dad isn’t going anywhere. Seth MacFarlane’s animated comedy series about a government agent father has been renewed by TBS for a 12th season. Season 11 premiered to 2.5 million viewers on its first night at its new home. American Dad has jumped to different networks and followed a similar journey as its predecessor Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in 2005. Fox cancelled the series in July 2013

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    Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

    On the heels of celebrating its 25th anniversary with a string of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the start of The Simpsons’ 26th season happens in just four days! That means the long-awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is also nearly upon us. But not everyone is celebrating the union of the Simpson and Griffin families. The Parents Television Council, lead by president Tim Winter, is

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    Hank Azaria immigrates to Seth MacFarlane’s Fox animated series Bordertown

    Seth MacFarlane’s new Fox animated series Bordertown just landed a huge lead. Simpsons star and comedian Hank Azaria will voice lead character Bud Buckwald. The Emmy Award-winning actor joins MacFarlane’s comedy about two neighbors from very different backgrounds living in a fictional town on the U.S. — Mexico border. Buckwald is a married father of three and a Border Patrol agent. His neighbor Ernesto Gonzalez is a family man and

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    Seth MacFarlane, Patrick Stewart, Bored to Death’s Jonathan Ames’ Starz comedy Blunt Talk gets two seasons

    Seth MacFarlane has sold yet another comedy idea. Starz has ordered two seasons of Blunt Talk from the Family Guy creator. The show will be penned by Jonathan Ames (Bored to Death) and star X-Men’s Patrick Stewart. Stewart will play a British newscaster who comes to America to conquer cable news. The unusual two-season commitment from Starz orders 20 episodes. In addition to his hit series Family Guy and American

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    Family Guy mobile video game will be released next year

    If you’re tired of simply watching Family Guy on television, next year you’ll be able to play a mobile video game version thereof. Available for iPhones and Androids, the game’s storyline will borrow from the 212 existing Family Guy episodes and will directly be influenced by real-life current events, according to The Wrap. There’s no word on whether recently dead (or is he dead?) pet dog Brian will make an

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    Fox orders 13 episodes of Seth MacFarlane show ‘Bordertown’

    Seth MacFarlane is coming to Fox! …again! The Ted creator and voice star is bringing another animated comedy to his home network. It’s just in time for Fox after silently cancelling The Cleveland Show and selling American Dad! to TBS after this season. MacFarlane’s new project, Bordertown, has received a 13-episode order to premiere next season in the gap left by American Dad! Their midseason animated show Murder Police was

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    Seth MacFarlane series American Dad moving to TBS

    As many comedy fans’ dreams of ABC’s canceled series Happy Endings finding a home at TBS were dashed in the last few weeks, the latter network as dipped into Fox’s offerings and came up with American Dad. After Seth MacFarlane’s animated series ends its tenth season on Fox this year, it’ll shuffle on over to TBS for a 15-episode season 11. Sister network Adult Swim will broadcast recently aired episodes

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    Check out Fox’s new comedy lineup, shows from Andy Samberg, Seth MacFarlane (Updated + Videos)

    Last week found comedy fans buried in a flurry of network television news, what with the announcements of new show pick-ups and current show cancellations. And this week, we’ll begin to hear about each network’s new fall programming schedules. Since we’re interested in comedy only at Laughspin, we’ll start distilling some of that information network by network. So, let’s begin with Tuesdays on Fox, which is really the only day

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    Sarah Silverman will likely play a prostitute in Seth MacFarlane’s new movie A Million Ways

    Sarah Silverman will likely join the already-stellar cast of Seth MacFarlane’s newest comedy flick, A Million Ways, the Family Guy creator’s second live-action big screen project. His first, last year’s Ted, has grossed nearly $550 million worldwide. A Western, A Million Ways centers around MacFarlane’s character, a sheep farmer, who slinks out of a gunfight. To his chagrin, his girlfriend (Amanda Seyfried) leaves him for another dude. But then a

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    Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

    UPDATE: 2:10 pm EST — The Onion has apologized. The full statement is below: On behalf of The Onion, I offer my personal apology to Quvenzhané Wallis and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the tweet that was circulated last night during the Oscars. It was crude and offensive—not to mention inconsistent with The Onion’s commitment to parody and satire, however biting. No person should be subjected

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 35: Chris Rock, Stephen Colbert, South Park and more! (Audio)

    Dylan and Mike listen to Stephen Colbert’s response to Barack Obama’s swearing-in ceremony, Chris Rock telling the story of how Eddie Murphy discovered him and a track from Chris Hardwick’s new album ‘Mandroid.’ This week, your co-hosts also give you news about Seth MacFarlane’s new project, South Park, Jim Parsons and so much more! Be sure to leave comments for a shout-out on next week’s episode of the Laughspin Podcast!

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    Fox skips the pilot and orders Seth MacFarlane’s new series

    At this point in his career Seth MacFarlane can vacate his bowels into a beach bucket, film it and successfully sell it as a network series. It hasn’t gotten to that point yet and luckily it doesn’t seem MacFarlane has started phoning it in. But the option is there. And so in the midst of the four major networks ordering 22 pilots, Fox has already said yes to MacFarlane’s latest

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    Seth MacFarlane’s hit flick ‘Ted’ coming to Blu-ray and DVD on Dec. 11 (Video)

    Due to its $218 million North American box office business and its current position as the third highest grossing R-rated comedy of all time (including the highest debut for an R-rated comedy), a sequel to Seth MacFarlane’s live-action comedy Ted is already in the works. Until that time, fans of the flick can revel in the uncut version, available Dec. 11 on DVD and Blu-ray. While each will contain the

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    Seth MacFarlane working on live-action show for Fox and ‘Ted’ sequel

    This summer gave us quite a few surprises at the box office, but none more so than the $408 million live-action Seth MacFarlane comedy Ted. On the heels of flick’s success, co-writers Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild once again will team up with the Family Guy creator for a new series on Fox, the network home to MacFarlane’s shows, rounded out by American Dad and The Cleveland Show. The untitled

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