On Sunday’s season premiere of "Family Guy," Peter Griffin was fed up with the fact that his show never wins any Emmys. So they made a few changes, starting with replacing Peter’s wife, Lois, with Sofia Vergara — both in voice and likeness. From there, the show went on to parody or reference more than 20 iconic past and present TV shows.
Fox’s new hit show "The Orville," from creator and star Seth MacFarlane, pairs the sleek look of "Star Trek" and MacFarlane’s unique style of raunchy "Family Guy" brand of comedy.
Also: a first look at next season, and a list of upcoming guest stars, including Amanda Seyfried and Ryan Reynolds.
Watch out, world, Family Guy can finally buy porn and smokes! January 31st, 1999 — eighteen years ago today — Family Guy premiered on Fox right after the 33rd Super Bowl. Since then, we’ve delighted in nearly 300 episodes of irreverent, and often tasteless, jokes.
After researching vaccinations for Stewie, Lois and Peter become part of the anti-vaxxer movement, and Peter blows up all the hospitals, Joker style.
This week’s episode of Family Guy took a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the show, as if we were privy to the sitcom’s shooting, seeing what our favorite characters are like when they’re not doing the show. It turns out Peter is such a diva that he got fired from the show, replaced by Uncle Ricky, played by David Spade.
It was down to the semifinal round of "Britain’s Got Talent," and that means that the stakes were higher. But contestant Craig Ball rose to the occasion.
On January 10, 1999, a bathrobe-clad Tony Soprano first bent over to pick up a Star-Ledger in his driveway — and TV changed forever. No reality TV here, folks: just the 99 richest, most fascinating fictional characters from both comedies and dramas to grace the small screen over the past decade and a half. You don’t ever want to meet someone like Wilhelmina Slater in real life, but the former wicked witch of primetime — who was based on the likes of Cruella de Vil and Maleficent — is a total delight on television.