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'Family Guy': TBS Reveals Seth MacFarlane's 20th Anniversary Marathon Eps

Two decades. Twenty years. Forty half-years. However you choose to phrase it to give your own article as much dramatic "oomph" as possible, one thing is clear: Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy has proven itself to be one of the most influential television shows in broadcasting history. To honor the long-running animated series, TBS is setting […]

'The Orville': "A Happy Refrain" is Rom-Com Ex Machina [SPOILER REVIEW]

If there's one way to describe The Orville– it can be a little too eager to please. The episode offers a payoff of sorts to the relationship between Dr. Claire Finn (Penny Jerald Johnson) and Isaac (Mark Jackson). The episode begins with Finn wanting to show her appreciation to Isaac for everything's he's done for her […]

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'The Orville' Review: "Home" Is Where the Heart Is [SPOILERS]

A mysterious affliction, a couple of Star Trek favorites, and an unexpected swan song anchor what's perhaps the best episode of The Orville. Or at least, this season. What starts as a casual weekly arm wrestling match between Alara (Halston Sage) and Isaac (Isaac) goes awry resulting in a broken arm. When Alara visits Dr. Finn […]

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'The Orville': Season 2 Premiere "Ja'loja" is a Rare Signature Episode

Going into the season two premiere, there was an uncertainty how The Orville could top its first season, and it provided a wonderful serving of why – its heart. In a sea of science fiction tropes of continual one-upmanship, we often look for each next big crisis or threat the crew of the Orville will […]

The Orville Season 2: Questions We Need Answered Before the Premiere

The Orville reached a rare milestone for a FOX science fiction series: a second season – but that's what fans of the series are getting, starting Sunday night, December 30th. Series creator Seth MacFarlane has addressed the challenges going into the new season and what they're trying to accomplish. Now that it has survived and […]

Seth MacFarlane and Raising 'The Orville' Bar for Season 2

We're pretty excited that FOX's The Orville is returning for a second season, and even more excited at what creator/star Seth MacFarlane teases in a new featurette. We've talked a lot about the series, comparing it to the most honest Star Trek-like series since Galaxy Quest, as well as being optimistic as f**k compared to other science fiction series […]

American Dad!: Stan and Roger Seem a Little "Tense" in TBS Season Trailer

After a slightly-longer-than-fans-were-expecting hiatus, TBS is giving us a sneak preview of the new season of American Dad. As if that wasn't good enough, the cable giant also announced the new season's return date: Monday, February 11, at 10 p.m.ET/PT. Created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman, the nearly twenty-year-old series is executive-produced […]

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Seth MacFarlane Provides Perspective on Oscars Host Search Struggles

Seth MacFarlane, who hosted the Oscars in 2013, has a few choice words on the Academy's own search for a new host for its 2018 awards show given comedian Kevin Hart's abrupt exit. Hart resigned as host after refusing to apologize for past homophobic tweets. The creator and the star of Family Guy and The […]

Family Guy's Carrie Fisher Eulogy Will Break Your Heart

The opening to this week's episode of Fox's Family Guy featured a rain-soaked Peter eulogizing his boss Angela (Carrie Fisher). Amid the jokes and pop culture references, we get some beautiful and complex feelings about loss–especially about losing someone like Fisher. A show that does meta-commentary like no other, Family Guy makes this scene all about our feelings […]

'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris Leaving ABC Studios; Eyeing Netflix Exclusive Deal

In a move considered to be a long time coming by those familar with the behind the scenes situation, black-ish creator and showrunner Kenya Barris (Girls Trip) is reportedly severing his relationship with ABC Studios and set to become the next producer to sign a major nine-figure overall deal with Netflix. Barris' deal with ABC Studios would […]

We Chatted with 'The Orville' Cast and Crew During SDCC

We'll keep saying it, but one of the surprise things that happened at 2017's San Diego-Comic Con was The Orville. Suffering from a bout of misrepresentation from network FOX (Seth MacFarlane's words) during season one, the show's star and head writer completely changed our expectations for the show during the pressroom. We were hopeful going into […]