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Family Guy: 2014-15 Ratings

17 November 2014 12:38 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The ratings for Family Guy keep coming down but the Fox series continues to be a cash cow for the studio. Will it ever be cancelled (for the second time)? Move to a cable channel like American Dad! did? Will it return for the 2015-16 season? Stay tuned.

On Family Guy, Peter Griffin and his family and friends continue to have crazy mishaps in the Rhode Island town of Quahog. The voice cast includes Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis, and Mike Henry.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- typically the following morning, around 11:30am Est/8:30am Pst. Refresh to see the latest.

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Contest: Win HBO’s Getting On Season 1 on Blu-ray or DVD

13 November 2014 8:02 PM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

HBO's Getting On, a remake of a British series starring Jo Brand, examines the dysfunctional staff of a beleaguered hospital through six hilarious episodes. Thanks to HBO, we have a handful of Getting On: The Complete First Season prizes that are now available in stores and up for grabs in this contest.

One lucky winner will take home Getting On: The Complete First Season starring Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash, Alex Borstein and Mel Rodriguez on Blu-ray and Digital HD Combo. Two additional winners will each score Getting On: The Complete First Season on DVD. Both versions include exclusive deleted scenes and a gag reel.

For a chance to win one of these Getting On prizes, please fill out and submit the short entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open. »

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Getting On: Season Two Ratings

12 November 2014 7:48 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Despite very small viewership, HBO renewed Getting On for a second season. Will the ratings improve this time around? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.

Based on a UK series of the same name, Getting On follows the staff at the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of Mt. Palms Hospital in Long Beach, CA. They attend to the needs of female patients who are often “getting on” in years. The comedy stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, and Mel Rodriguez.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's chances of staying on the air. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.

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Getting On Bloopers Will Make Your Day—Watch the Gag Reel!

10 November 2014 9:00 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

There's a show on TV that is so subtle, smart and hilarious. It's called Getting On and it just began its second six-episode season on HBO. In addition to the new season, you can catch up with the full first season out on DVD on Tuesday. We have an exclusive—and hilarious—look at what you've been missing in the form of one great Getting On gag reel. The series, created by Big Love's Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer and based on the UK series created by Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine, stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Mel Rodriguez and Niecy Nash as staffers at a beleaguered geriatric extended care facility. More: Getting On is the best show you're not »

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5 Reasons You Should Be Watching HBO's Getting On

8 November 2014 2:40 PM, PST | TVGuide.com - Features | See recent TVGuide - Features news »

HBO's Getting On is the best show on TV you're not watching.

Adapted from the British series of the same name by Big Love co-creators Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, the comedy stars Laurie Metcalf(Roseanne), Alex Borstein (MadTVFamily Guy) and Niecy Nash (Reno 911) as members of the medical staff at a geriatric extended care ward of fictitious Southern California hospital — a place where senior citizens go to die and the people who work there aren't sure what they're living for.

Alt TV: Offbeat shows you should be watching

Sure, that doesn't sound like a recipe for gut-busting laughter, which may be why HBO debuted the six-episode first season at the end of 2013 with little to no fanfare. "They didn't tell anyone that it was on!" Borstein tells TVGuide.com....

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- Adam Bryant

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5 Reasons You Should Be Watching HBO's Getting On

8 November 2014 2:40 PM, PST | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

HBO's Getting On is the best show on TV you're not watching.

Adapted from the British series of the same name by Big Love co-creators Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, the comedy stars Laurie Metcalf(Roseanne), Alex Borstein (MadTVFamily Guy) and Niecy Nash (Reno 911) as members of the medical staff at a geriatric extended care ward of fictitious Southern California hospital — a place where senior citizens go to die and the people who work there aren't sure what they're living for.

Alt TV: Offbeat shows you should be watching

Sure, that doesn't sound like a recipe for gut-busting laughter, which may be why HBO debuted the six-episode first season at the end of 2013 with little to no fanfare. "They didn't tell anyone that it was on!" Borstein tells TVGuide.com....

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- Adam Bryant

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Jay Leno teases Jimmy Fallon in his 'Tonight Show' return

8 November 2014 1:15 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Jay Leno teases Jimmy Fallon in his "Tonight Show" return Before sitting down with his predecessor, Fallon allowed Leno to do a full standup set. Leno and Fallon then recalled all the photoshoots they did, showing pictures that never saw the light of day. Leno also made fun of Fallon for his lack of knowledge of cars, at one point grabbing Fallon’s “puppy paw” hand, and saying. "This is the hand of a 5-year-old and it's actually pink." Plus: Watch Leno crack up Fallon while joking about NBC. NBC reveals its fall finale dates “The Blacklist’s” fall finale is on Monday. MTV: We have nothing to do with “The Osbournes” reboot Sharon Osbourne said on a British chat show that they’re about to film eight episodes of their old reality show, but she never specified if they had a network home. Click Read Full Post For More »

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Jon Stewart: I was approached to host 'Meet the Press' but didn't take it seriously

30 October 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Jon Stewart confirms he was approached to host "Meet the Press," but he didn't take NBC's offer seriously "My guess is they were casting as wide and as weird a net as they could,” Stewart tells Rolling Stone. "I'm sure part of them was thinking, 'Why don't we just make it a variety show?’” Stewart also says that he thinks Stephen Colbert might be even better when he takes over from Letterman. "Untethered from his character, I think he'll actually have more room and really be able to deliver in a way that's going to surprise people,” says Stewart. E! extends Joel McHale’s “The Soup” deal through 2016 McHale will continue hosting the weekly comedy show, while also coming up reality projects for the network. Queen Latifah reportedly disinvites Bill Cosby after his rape allegations resurface The allegations may be old, but standup comic Hannibal Buress bringing them up in »

- Norman Weiss

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'Family Guy' Star Alex Borstein -- Husband Files For Divorce ... I Want Pewterschmidt Money

30 October 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Lois Griffin may lose some of her Pewterschmidt inheritance ... Alex Borstein's husband has filed for divorce -- and it looks like he's about to cut the deck in half.Jackson Douglas has been married to Alex for 16 years ... before she struck gold on "Family Guy." There's no indication of a prenup, but there is evidence there are Millions at stake. Alex reportedly makes somewhere between $3-5 Million per season for voicing Peter's wife, Lois. »

- TMZ Staff

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Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2 Villains in Paradise DVD Review

26 October 2014 8:07 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise Director(s): Zeb Wells, Seth Green Writers: Matthew Ireland Beans, Hugh Davidson, Mike Fasolo, Douglas Goldstein, Seth Green, Geoff Johns, Breckin Meyer, Tom Root, Matthew Senreich, Kevin Shinick, Zeb Wells Cast: Seth Green, Alex Borstein, Clancy Brown, Zac Efron, Nathan Fillion, Sarah Hyland, Breckin Meyer, Alfred Molina, Paul Reubens, Giovanni Ribisi, Tara Strong Running Time: 22 minutes, Rated Tvma(L) Special Features: The Making of #RCDC2VIP [9:31]; Bad Hair, Musical Numbers & Sequels [8:55]; The Ones That Got Away [7:07]; 20 Questions [13:25]; Cut Animatics[6 animatics]; Cut Sketches [2 sketches]; Chicken Nuggets [interactive disc feature]; Actors’ Commentary with Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Nathan  [ Read More ]

The post Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2 Villains in Paradise DVD Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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HBO’s ‘Getting On’ Back Nov. 9 Video

20 October 2014 12:12 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

TV Picks: HBO’s “Getting On” is a dramedy that shows off the comedic wit of Niecy Nash, Laurie3 Metcalf and Alex Borstein as staff in an extended care unit. The darkly comic realities of caring for the elderly in an overwhelmed healthcare system is set against the petty bureaucracies of modern medical practice in America. The no miss series is back for season 2 November 9.At the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of Mt. Palms Hospital in Long Beach, Cal., the staff attends to the needs of female patients who are often “getting on” in years, while dealing with the […] »

- April Neale

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Family Guy: 10 Best Celebrity Cameos

19 October 2014 5:27 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Unlike The Simpsons, many “appearances” from celebrities in Family Guy come from the regular cast.

That wasn’t really William Shatner in “I Never Met the Dead Man” – it was Seth MacFarlane. And it wasn’t Marlee Matlin trying to use MoviePhone, it was Alex Borstein (though the real Matlin later did show up on the series). But all that means is that when the show does bring a famous name in (Adam West, Patrick Stewart and James Woods are standouts) we get something really special.

There are a couple of names you won’t find on this list, notably Norm MacDonald (Death) and Will Ferrell (the Black Knight), as they were playing roles, not making cameos. Maybe that’s an article for another day.

It’s not The Simpsons, so there’s not as much to choose from, but Family Guy has had some really good celebrity cameos, »

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Getting On Season 2 Poster Features Your Favorite Fearless Heroes—Plus, Guest Star Scoop!

7 October 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Getting On's Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash, Alex Borstein and Mel Rodriguez are the heroes we deserve And need. The stars are striking their finest superhero poses for the key art for season two of their HBO comedy. The shot features them surrounded by praise for the series. That's a lot of high marks (for good reason). Getting On follows the staff of a geriatric extended care facility. Borstein plays Nurse Dawn Forchette, Nash is Nurse Didi Ortley, Rodriguez is Patsy de la Serda, the managing nurse, and Metcalf is Dr. Jenna James, all tasked with caring for their elderly patients in an under-staffed and funded facility. Scrubs this isn't. Be prepared to have your heartstrings pulled while laughing out loud. It's »

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Watch the New Trailer for Getting On Season 2, One of the Best Shows You're Not Watching

29 September 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Getting On is back for season two this November! What's that? You didn't know there was a Getting On season one? Shame! The HBO comedy from Big Love's Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer stars Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, Laurie Metcalf and Mel Rodriguez as healthcare professionals in a dumpy geriatric extended care facility. It's wickedly smart with biting humor and probably the best show you're not watching. Check out the trailer for the upcoming second season, which will be paired with the equally brilliant The Comeback, starting November 9 on HBO. The first season, which is on HBO Go right now, so you know what to do, featured Dr. Jenna James (Metcalf) doing a fecal study, guest stars Molly Shannon »

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9 Images from The Simpsons and Family Guy Crossover Episode

11 September 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Fox has released a bunch of new images from their upcoming Simpsons and Family Guy crossover episode, "The Simpson's Guy." In case you missed it, you can watch 5-minutes of the episode here. 

I fell in love with The Simpson's all over again when Fxx ran the Every Episode Ever Marathon, and this episode looks like it going to be hilarious. Here's the synopsis:

Peter (Seth MacFarlane) and the Griffins get out of dodge and end up in Springfield, where they are greeted by a friendly stranger named Homer Simpson (guest voice Dan Castellaneta), who welcomes his new “albino” friends with open arms. The families get along famously: Stewie (MacFarlane) becomes obsessed with Bart (guest voicec Nancy Cartwright) and his old-fashioned pranks; Lisa (guest voice Yeardley Smith) takes Meg (Mila Kunis) under her wing and is determined to find something – anything – at which she excels; Marge (guest voice Julie Kavner »

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'Family Guy' Meets 'The Simpsons' in Crossover Episode Photos

10 September 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in July, Fox debuted an extended five-minute clip from Family Guy's Season 13 premiere, "The Simpsons Guy", a crossover with the long-running animated hit The Simpsons. With just under three weeks until this one-hour TV event takes place, Fox has debuted new photos from this highly-anticipated episode.

The premiere follows the Griffin clan as they somehow get stranded in Springfield, where they eventually encounter The Simpsons. These images show Peter Griffin (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) and Homer Simpson (voiced by Dan Castellaneta) bonding over donuts before getting into a physical altercation. We also see Chris (voiced by Seth Green) trying out a pacifier alongside Maggie, Brian (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) showing contempt for Santa's Little Helper, Lisa (voiced by Yeardley Smith) trying to teach Meg (Mila Kunis) the saxophone and Bart (voiced by Nancy Cartwright) showing Stewie (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) how to skateboard. Check out these images, including »

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Watch 5 Minutes of the ‘Simpsons’ and ’Family Guy’ crossover episode

28 July 2014 5:45 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) Fans of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" got a nice treat on Saturday at Comic-Con International in San Diego when Fox debuted five minutes of the upcoming cartoon crossover. Airing Sept. 28, “The Simpson Guy” was teased in May with a few photos and an official description. As you can see, the episode will also include cameos from "Bob’s Burgers" and "The Cleveland Show." Peter (Seth MacFarlane) and the Griffins get out of dodge and end up in Springfield, where they are greeted by a friendly stranger named Homer Simpson (guest voice Dan Castellaneta), who welcomes his new “albino” friends with open arms. The families get along famously: Stewie (MacFarlane) becomes obsessed with Bart (guest voice Nancy Cartwright) and his old-fashioned pranks; Lisa (guest voice Yeardley Smith) takes Meg (Mila Kunis) under her wing and is determined to find something – anything – at which she excels; Marge (guest voice Julie Kavner »

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Comic-Con: Watch 5-Minutes of 'Family Guy' Meets 'The Simpsons'!

26 July 2014 4:18 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this month, we reported that Family Guy will kick off Season 13 with a special one-hour premiere that crosses over with The Simpsons, in an episode entitled "The Simpsons Guy". During the Family Guy Comic-Con panel earlier today, Fox debuted a special five-minute clip that shows the Griffin clan in Family Guy somehow getting stranded in Springfield, where they meet The Simpsons.

Watch as these two Animation Domination hits share the screen together, along with a few surprise cameos from Cleveland Brown (Mike Henry) and Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) from Bob's Burgers, then read on for more details that were revealed during the panel.

Family Guy producers Steve Callaghan and Richard Appel also teased a special Christmas episode, where Jesus returns and the guys all discover that he's a virgin, as they go on a quest to get him laid. Voice actor Mike Henry acknowledged the sacrilegious nature of the episode. »

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Hank Azaria’s Voice To Watch Over ‘Bordertown’

21 July 2014 8:34 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

His face is familiar enough, but it’s Hank Azaria’s voice that has become recognizable around the world. He has rattled his tonsils as everyone from Moe Szyslak to Professor Frink in The Simpsons and is now taking the main role in another animated series from the writer of Family Guy. Bordertown is a potentially explosive look at the life of Bud Buckwald, an individual on the less correct side of the tracks who just so happens to work for Border Patrol.

Following Will Ferrell’s toe-dipping into similar waters, it seems lifting the lid on who gets in is the big topic for American satirists at the moment. Azaria will be supported by Alex Borstein (aka Lois Griffin) in a dual assignment as his wife and daughter, with Missi Pyle (Gone Girl) and Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) playing the rest of the Buckwald brood.

Created by Mark Hentemann, the »

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Hank Azaria to Lead the Voice Cast of Fox's Bordertown

20 July 2014 9:23 PM, PDT | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Multiple Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria ("The Simpsons") has been cast as Bud Buckwald, the lead voice on "Bordertown," the new animated comedy from "Family Guy's" Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane. Azaria joins the previously-announced voice cast of Alex Borstein ("Family Guy," Getting On), Missi Pyle ("Jennifer Falls," Gone Girl), Judah Friedlander ("30 Rock"), Nicholas Gonzalez ("Sleepy Hollow") and guest voice Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite). »

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