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Seth Green, Giovanni Ribisi, Martin Mull, Vanessa Minnillo, Peter Riegert, Tonita Castro, Brenda Song

Seth MacFarlane's Comedy 'Dads' Gets Full Season Order

October 26, 2013 11:10:32

Like new comedy "" starring , sitcom "" from Seth McFarlane ("", "") also gets a full season pickup from FOX. The TV network has ordered additional nine episodes for the freshman, bringing its first season total to 22.

The series centers on thirtysomething video game designers ( and ) who live with their oddball fathers. It was previously slammed for its insensitive jokes. But McFarlane refused to re-shoot the controversial scenes and Ribisi defiantly told the critics to "go f*** yourself."

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Seth Green on 'Dads' Racist Accusation: People Should See the Show as a Whole

September 18, 2013 10:09:50

On the heels of "" premiere on FOX, spoke up against racism accusation that plagues the new comedy. In an "Ask Me Anything" forum on Reddit on Tuesday, September 17, he noticed that "there have been some groups who through their own cultural sensitivities feel that jokes that we're making are inappropriate for television."

However, the actor who plays one of the main characters, Eli, added, "I don't think any of those people have really seen the show as a whole and are solely focusing on singular jokes without considering them in the context of the entire show."

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'Dads' Producers Defend Show Against Racism Accusations

August 02, 2013 11:08:11

At what was supposed to be an event to promote their new show, "" creators Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild took the heat for racial jokes in the pilot. TV critics found a scene, which sees an Asian-American woman asked by her bosses to dress as a "sexy Asian schoolgirl," and another which features a comparison of boxing match to "Punch the Puerto Rican," offensive and were not pleased with them.

Insisting that "we don't want this to be the racial-insult comedy show," executive producer Scully promised that there would be a "noticeable change in the tone and a [better] balance" after the first episode. He stressed, "It's a comedy about fathers and sons, and you want to strike that relatable thing."

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FOX Gives Series Order to Seth MacFarlane's Live-Action Comedy

January 23, 2013 10:01:29

FOX has handed out a straight-to-series order to sitcom "" from "" writers , Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild. The network has ordered six episodes of the live-action comedy without ordering the pilot first reportedly after only reading the script.

The multicamera project focuses on two successful guys in their 30s who have their lives turned upside down when their nightmare dads unexpectedly move in with them. Sulkin and Wild, who will write and executive produce the new show, have been working on MacFarlane-created show "" since 2005.

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