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The Story of Kids TV Mastermind Fred Seibert Cultivating a whole new generation of weird in animation

Fred Seibert is sitting in his New York office, filled with Legos and comic books, talking enthusiastically about his first big failure. Thirty-two years ago, Seibert was hired away from his…

March 10, 2014, 9:54 PM EDT

Drinking With H. Jon Benjamin and Eugene Mirman Comic duo talk up Bob’s Burgers’ move to 7 p.m.

When Bob’s Burgers returns to Fox’s Sunday night lineup this weekend, it will do so after a five-week hiatus—and in a new time slot. Bumped back to 7 p.m. to…

March 7, 2014, 4:53 PM EST

Fox Is Bringing Metaphysics Back to the Masses With a Reboot of Cosmos Neil deGrasse Tyson teams with Seth MacFarlane, of all people

It’s an early January afternoon on the Upper West Side, just days after the Earth began heaving itself along on yet another elliptical voyage around the sun, and a polar…

January 20, 2014, 10:19 PM EST

Fifty Shades of Grey: Broadcast Audience Older Than Ever Ratings hold up while viewers continue to age out of the demo

Call it déjà view. With three weeks of Nielsen data in the books, the 2013-14 broadcast TV season is shaping up to be a carbon copy of last year’s campaign. Ratings…

October 16, 2013, 3:28 PM EDT

Breaking Bad May Have Dented Broadcast's Sunday Dramas ABC's Revenge, CBS' Good Wife slip

While the national cable ratings won’t be in until later this afternoon, the early broadcast numbers suggest that a significant cohort of viewers may have ditched the networks in favor…

September 30, 2013, 1:37 PM EDT

NBCUniversal Paid $1.4 Million per Episode to Air Modern Family. Will It Pay Off? Only 4 seasons

Linda Yaccarino proved that she can sell Modern Family to ad buyers. Now USA Network has to sell it to audiences. After heated negotiations, the NBCUniversal ad sales president fetched double-digit…

September 15, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT

American Dad Moves to TBS in 2014 Seth MacFarlane comedy to leave Fox after 10 seasons

Seth MacFarlane’s dominance over Fox’s “Animation Domination” lineup is on the wane. Just months after the network elected to cancel The Cleveland Show after four seasons, TBS announced that it…

July 16, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

Family Guy Pleads for an Emmy With Racy Spoof of HBO's Girls Provocative 'For Your Consideration' ad

Fox's Family Guy has a new "For Your Consideration" ad for this year's Emmy Awards, because Seth MacFarlane's unfunny Rat Pack schtick hasn't ruined enough award shows yet. The latest…

June 14, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT

Social TV Use Appears to Be Growing More CW than CBS

Did you know you’re more likely to immediately tell all your Facebook friends about the terrible thing Kim Kardashian just said than you are to tweet during the show about…

June 10, 2013, 12:01 AM EDT

Google Chrome's Ad With Stewie From Family Guy Is Super Irritating Shut up, Stewie!

Stewie Griffin, the 1-year-old prodigy from Family Guy, is a lovable character, but man can he get annoying. In this 15-second spot from 72andSunny for Google Chrome, he proves just…

April 26, 2013, 2:07 PM EDT

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