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Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis, Mike Henry, Lacey Chabert, Patrick Warburton

Stewie to Get Pregnant With Brian's Baby on 'Family Guy'

September 27, 2014 10:09:41

Just as "" is set to kick off its new season, juicy tidbits are unveiled by executive producer Steve Callaghan. According to the television writer, Stewie will get pregnant with Brian's baby in the show's 250th episode.

"Stewie is starting to feel like Brian is a little distant lately and he doesn't want to hang out with him," he begins explaining how that happens. "He looks next door and sees that when the Joe and Bonnie had Susie, it made everything better in their marriage. So he draws the conclusion that having a baby is what brings people closer together."


'Family Guy'/'The Simpsons' Crossover Episode Draws Ire With Rape Joke

September 25, 2014 11:09:57

The "" / "" crossover episode has sparked controversy with its rape joke. Tim Winter, president of The Parents Television Council (PTC), claims FOX didn't respond to his request to remove the joke in question.

The episode titled "The Simpsons Guy" that will air September 28 features Bart teaching Stewie the art of prank calling. Bart gives an example by calling Moe's Tavern asking for a person with the last name Keybum, first name Lee. People laugh when Moe starts asking for a "leaky bum." Stewie wants to try it too, speaking over the phone, "Hello, Moe? Your sister's being raped." Bart's face shows that he doesn't find it funny.


'Family Guy' Spoofs Rihanna's Sheer Dress at CFDA Awards

June 05, 2014 03:06:38

The see-through dress that wore at Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards has been spoofed by "". On Tuesday, June 3, TBS posted a photo of the animated show's character Peter Griffin wearing the controversial dress.

In the picture, Peter Griffin wears the same sheer and glitzy costume that Rihanna donned to the awards event, showing his nipples and all. "That awkward moment when you and your bestie are wearing the same thing. #OneOfUsNeedsToChange," read a caption of the image.


'Family Guy' Brings Brian Back on Christmas Episode

December 16, 2013 01:12:14

"" has made fans' biggest wish come true in the Christmas episode. The show brought back the beloved dog Brian, who was declared dead after getting hit a by a car in an episode aired last month.

In the latest outing aired on Sunday, December 15, [SPOILER ALERT!] Stewie told a mall Santa that he wanted Brian back for Christmas. Newly adopted dog Vinny tried to cheer his owner up by dressing as Brian, but it didn't work.


Brian Will Return to 'Family Guy' in Christmas Episode Despite Recent Demise

December 06, 2013 03:12:30

Brian Griffin may be brought back to life for a Christmas episode of "". The recently deceased dog will appear in "Christmas Guy" which is set to air on December 15, so Entertainment Weekly reports. It's unclear how Brian will be resurrected as FOX declines to comment on the news.

The official synopsis of the episode reads, "When Carter Pewterschmidt cancels the annual Quahog Christmas carnival, because he hates the holiday, Peter must transform his father-in-law from a Scrooge into a hometown hero in order to salvage the event. Meanwhile, Stewie devises a master plan to get the one and only thing he wants for Christmas."


'Family Guy' Fans Launch Petition to Resurrect Recently Deceased Character

November 26, 2013 12:11:45

The recent death on "" is not accepted well by fans. After 11 seasons, it's apparently hard for fans to bid farewell [SPOILER ALERT!] to the Griffins' pet dog, Brian, as they petition against the talking dog's death.

Since it was created on early Monday, November 25, the Change.org petition has collected more than 19,000 signatures. Petition organizer Aaron Thompson of Tuscaloosa wrote, "Brian Griffin was an important part of our viewing experince. He added a witty and sophisticated element to the show. Family Guy and Fox Broadcasting will lose viewers if Brian Griffin is not brought back to the show."


'Family Guy' Shocking Death Explained

November 25, 2013 09:11:08

One of the most shocking TV events happened on Sunday, November 24 when "" decided to eliminate a major character for good. [Spoiler Warning] Brian the family dog was hit by a car in the episode called "Life of Brian" and died. Producers thought "it could be a fun way to shake things up."

The episode began with Stewie destroying his time machine, meaning he didn't have a chance to save his best friend. There was not much time to grieve the death of Brian for it occurred within the first 20 minutes and the Griffins have adopted a new pet by the end of the episode.


Seth MacFarlane Slams Fake 'Family Guy' Boston Marathon Bombing Clip

April 17, 2013 08:04:15

In the wake of Boston Marathon bombings, a "" clip surfaced online suggesting that the show predicted the attack. The footage, which has been confirmed as an Internet hoax, mashes up unrelated scenes from a March 17 episode of the FOX animated series to make it as if the show depicted the bombings.

Responding to the senseless act, series creator took to Twitter to condemn it. "The edited Family Guy clip currently circulating is abhorrent," he wrote on Tuesday, April 16. "The event was a crime and a tragedy, and my thoughts are with the victims."


Nielsen and Twitter to Lauch New TV Metric Based on Social Media

December 18, 2012 02:12:59

Nielsen is teaming up with Twitter to create another tool that can be used as an indicator to determine TV shows' popularity. Called Nielsen Twitter TV Rating, the new audience metric will enhance the social TV analytics and metrics available today from SocialGuide by adding the first-ever measurement of the total audience for social TV activity.

"The Nielsen Twitter TV Rating is a significant step forward for the industry, particularly as programmers develop increasingly captivating live TV and new second-screen experiences, and advertisers create integrated ad campaigns that combine paid and earned media," says Nielsen president of global media products and advertiser solutions Steve Hasker.


'Family Guy', 'American Dad!' Episodes Pulled Off Following Connecticut Massacre

December 16, 2012 12:12:14

The shooting massacre in Connecticut prompted FOX to pull this upcoming Sunday, December 16 episodes of "" and "". The network did not give a reason but it's most likely they want to avoid airing any insensitive content following the Friday incident at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, CT.

The new episodes of "Family Guy" and "American Dad!" will be replaced by repeats of "Grumpy Old Man" and "Wheels & The Legman and The Case of Grandpa's Key" respectively. Meanwhile, a 7 P.M. repeat of "" titled "Die Semi-Hard" has also been pulled off and will be replaced by another repeat titled "Menace II Secret Society".


Sofia Vergara Lending Voice to 'Family Guy' and 'Cleveland Show'

July 24, 2012 02:07:35

is the latest celebrity nabbed to contribute to "" season 11. The "" star is making a cameo as Peter Griffin's fantasy love interest, Entertainment Weekly reported.

Peter will be involved in a cutaway gag as a "telenovela lothario" in an upcoming episode. Vergara will be voicing his "sassy" lover as well as a woman selling roses in a restaurant. Quagmire is "wooing" Peter so that Peter will do him a big favor.


Ryan Reynolds Comes to 'Family Guy' as the Original Son of God

July 19, 2012 11:07:00

will make a cameo in an upcoming Christmas episode of "". The 35-year-old Canadian actor has signed up to lend his voice to a character who doesn't exist in biblical history, but is related to Jesus.

Entertainment Weekly reports that the boyfriend of will guest star as the original son of God. Executive producer Mark Hentemann describes the character, "He's God's previous attempt at an immaculate conception - his first son that didn't quite work out."


Johnny Depp Comes to 'Family Guy' as Edward Scissorhands

July 12, 2012 11:07:26

will reprise his "Edward Scissorhands" role on "". The 49-year-old actor will voice the artificial man, who appeared in the Tim Burton-directed 1990 movie, in a brief cameo for an upcoming episode of the animated comedy show.

Executive producer Mark Hentemann reveals the Barnabas Collins of "" needed a second to get back into the iconic character. "When he was in the booth, he said that he felt like he hadn't done that voice since he did it in front of the camera," the writer tells Entertainment Weekly.


'Family Guy: It's a Trap!' Trailers Released

November 19, 2010 03:11:34

The last "" spoof of "Star Wars" has released two trailers ahead of its December 21 release on DVD and Blu-ray. The first trailer from Apple highlights the comedic situation while the second trailer from THR puts the spotlight on the action and the storyline.

"Family Guy: It's a Trap!" is the final chapter where Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia must travel to Tatooine to free Han Solo by infiltrating the wretched stronghold of Jabba the Hutt, the galaxy's most loathsome and dreadful gangster. Once reunited, the Rebels team up with a tribe of Ewoks to combat the Imperial forces on the forest moon of Endor.


First Look at Last 'Family Guy' Spoof of 'Star Wars'

October 13, 2010 04:10:21

The "Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi!" jab which "" would do later this season has been given a preview. The family's matriarch Lois is dressed up in the iconic Princess Leia slave bikini while her son Chris poses as Luke Skywalker beside her.

Called "Family Guy: It's a Trap!", the final chapter will follow Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia who must travel to Tatooine to free Han Solo (Peter) by infiltrating the wretched stronghold of Jabba the Hutt (Joe), the galaxy's most loathsome and dreadful gangster. Once reunited, the Rebels team up with a tribe of Ewoks to combat the Imperial forces on the forest moon of Endor.


First Look: Charlie Sheen on 'Family Guy'

March 01, 2010 03:03:00

In the middle of his messy personal life, keeps his career intact by making a guest voice appearance on "". The actor, who was accused of strangling his wife on Christmas vacation, is animated on the cartoon wearing his signature "" shirt.

Not only Sheen, the particular episode also features and again, . The latter had appeared twice in the show, first in 2005's "Peter's Got Woods" and the second in 2008's "Back to the Woods". Like Sheen, Wood and Woods fill out the voices of their respective characters.


Sarah Palin Lashes Out at 'Family Guy' Down Syndrome Joke

February 17, 2010 03:02:08

Sarah Palin took the "" down syndrome joke seriously. The former Alaskan governor wrote in her Facebook and appeared on Bill O'Reilly's show to explain why some things are not meant to be jokes and to ask "when enough is enough."

On Sunday, February 14, "Family Guy" aired an episode where Chris fell for a girl with down syndrome. During their date, Chris asked her about what her parents do and she replied, "My dad's an accountant, and my mom is the former governor of Alaska." Palin happened to be in that position and her youngest son Trig has down syndrome.


'Family Guy' Lap Dance Scene Under Attack

December 16, 2009 02:12:12

"" once again landed itself on hot water when it aired an episode where Carter Pewterschmidt was given a lap dance by a stripper. The Parents Television Council (PTC) is not happy with the situation, arguing that the FOX animation is one of the most-watched programs with children 6 to 11.

PTC has filed a complaint to Federal Communications Commission about the Sunday, December 13 episode. "In the episode, loutish Peter takes his father-in-law and friends to a strip club named the Fuzzy Clam. Peter tells a stripper to perform a lap dance on his father-in-law. She bends over and waggles her rear before his face," PTC starts with the description of the particular scene.


'Family Guy' Sneak Peek: The Windows 7 Promotion

October 19, 2009 11:10:05

Some features from Windows 7 are promoted through "" when Stewie is trying his hand on installing the new Microsoft program on Brian's laptop. This sort-of-new way to do an advertisement had been reported last week but a sneak peek from the cartoon's episode has just been released.

Brian does all the talking, boasting the program's abilities such as recording TV programs with DVR, organizing photos in the media center and easily switching between programs with the user-friendly interface. Underneath it all, Stewie only attempts to do his first Tweet.


'Family Guy' Spares 'Weeds' an Emmy Jab

August 25, 2009 10:08:07

In a series of rant against its fellow Primetime Emmy Awards nominees, "" has decided to exclude "". For five days in a row last week, the animated show had been pointing out the weaknesses of shows like "", "" and "" but it stopped for three days before finally releasing the one for "Weeds".

Kicked off like the rest with the scene of Brian getting out of the shower, the "Weeds" footage sees Stewie asking the dog of which show will get his Emmy vote. When Brian said he is thinking about Showtime's series "Weeds", Stewie twirls his drink and says "Oh f**k this. I'm not doing one with f**king weeds."


'Family Guy' Creator: Baby Stewie Is Gay

August 14, 2009 09:08:03

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