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Topic: Seth MacFarlane

Sweeping Changes in Store at Fox Tuesday comedy block busted; Animation Domination gets ‘lively’

When the Knights of the Laptop begin to examine the fall broadcast schedule in earnest, expect a deluge of think pieces on how, after a seemingly robust return to form…

May 12, 2014, 9:14 AM EDT

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

Fox Gives Back-Nine Order to Brooklyn Nine-Nine No decision made on Dads

On the heels of a trio of back-nine orders at CBS, Fox today announced that it has made a full series commitment to its new Monday night sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Nine-Nine’s…

October 18, 2013, 5:27 PM EDT

Snobs Vs. Slobs: Fox’s Dads Connects With the Upper Crust Tuesday comedies over-index in $100K+ homes

When not getting under the skin of television critics, Fox’s new comedy Dads is carving out a niche with the swells at the country club. According to Nielsen demographic data, Tuesday’s…

September 19, 2013, 3:45 PM EDT

Sleepy Hollow Scares Up Huge Ratings for Fox Smart marketing campaign helps genre mashup draw a 3.5 in the demo

If it hadn’t clicked, the corridors at Fox would’ve been a-roil with rolling heads. But thanks to a smart marketing campaign and a rip-roaring narrative, the series premiere of Sleepy…

September 17, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT

Fox Will Invest $150 Million in Broadcast Programming Strategy ‘offensive, not defensive,’ says Chase Carey

The newly-created 21st Century Fox had its first earnings call on Tuesday afternoon, and, perhaps befitting its status as half of the old News Corp., took half as long as…

August 6, 2013, 6:54 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

Sci-Fi, Comedy Dominate Fox’s Fall Schedule Network rolls out Sleepy Hollow, new Tuesday sitcoms

The boys are crashing Fox’s Tuesday night comedy block, as Seth MacFarlane’s first live-action comedy, Dads, and the Andy Samberg cop caper Brooklyn Nine-Nine will set the table for the…

May 13, 2013, 8:42 AM EDT

Fox Spills the Beans on Upfront Slate Network orders up four dramas and five comedies

Having finished the process of selecting its new original series for the upcoming broadcast season, Fox on Wednesday evening took the unconventional step of revealing its picks ahead of next…

May 9, 2013, 4:17 AM EDT

Update: Oscars Ratings Rise 11 Percent Host MacFarlane may get last laugh as ABC’s preliminary deliveries are up

Viewers may have been divided on first-time Oscars host Seth MacFarlane, but the Family Guy auteur appeared to have struck a chord with Nielsen households. According to true fast national data…

February 25, 2013, 3:06 PM EST

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