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A couple years ago, American Dad! was dropped by Fox and moved to TBS. Well, though the animated sitcom's ratings have come way down, it won't be in any danger of being cancelled for a long time. The cable channel has already been renewed through season 13. Will the execs end up regretting that decision? Stay tuned.
The home of Stan Smith and his family on American Dad! continues to be as unorthodox as ever. The voice cast includes Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, and Dee Bradley Baker.
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Back when it premiered in February 2005, animated comedy “American Dad” was widely seen as a “Family Guy” knockoff due to similar styles of animation and comedy and the same creative auspices in “Family Guy” impresario Seth MacFarlane, who created “American Dad” with Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman. But they get the last laugh as “American Dad” reaches the 200-episode mark with “The Two Hundred,” airing at 8:30 p.m. March 28 on TBS.
“I think we figured out who we were and it happened fairly early on,” Weitzman says. “We had to separate ourselves from ‘Family Guy.’ In the very beginning we had a few more cutaways and flashbacks and soon figured out that wasn’t going to work, otherwise we’d be a carbon copy. So then we were focusing on stories and characters and realized that was going to be our bread and butter.”
Weitzman says the show’s »
- Rob Owen
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