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John Jacobs (VIII)

John Jacobs is an American film and television producer, known for producing films such as Anger Management (2003), Blades Of Glory (2007), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), Ted (2012), and Ted 2 (2015). He also served as a consulting producer for Family Guy, American Dad and The Simpsons/Family Guy crossover. John Jacobs frequently works with Actor ... See full bio »

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 2008-2016 American Dad! (TV Series) (consulting producer - 62 episodes)
- Garfield and Friends (2016) ... (consulting producer)
- The Two Hundred (2016) ... (consulting producer)
- Anchorfran (2016) ... (consulting producer)
- The Life Aquatic with Steve Smith (2016) ... (consulting producer)
- Roots (2016) ... (consulting producer)
  Family Guy (TV Series) (consulting producer - 84 episodes, 2008 - 2015) (associate producer - 13 episodes, 2014 - 2016)
- A Lot Going on Upstairs (2016) ... (associate producer)
- Candy, Quahog Marshmallow (2016) ... (associate producer)
- A Shot in the Dark (2015) ... (associate producer)
- Brokeback Swanson (2015) ... (associate producer)
- Hot Pocket-Dial (2015) ... (associate producer)
 2015 Ted 2 (producer)
 2015 The Boy Next Door (producer)
 2009-2013 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (consulting producer - 51 episodes)
- Wheel! Of! Family! (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- Crazy Train (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- Mr. & Mrs. Brown (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- Of Lice & Men (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- Grave Danger (2013) ... (consulting producer)
 2012 Ted (producer)
 2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua (producer)
 2007 Blades of Glory (producer)
 2005 The Ringer (producer)
 2003 My Boss's Daughter (producer)
 2003 Anger Management (executive producer)
 1997 The First to Go (producer - as John L. Jacobs)
 1991 Married to It (executive producer - as John L. Jacobs)
 1991 Bingo (co-producer - as John L. Jacobs)
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 2015 Joe Dick (very special thanks)
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  Life After Flash (Documentary) (filming)

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I've always loved movies. And I've worked in different aspects of movies, but I've always in some ways loved, it's spinning stories, and good writing is what I've always gravitated toward and I've always believed professionally that good movies come out of great stories and great screen writing.


John Jacobs has frequently worked with Director/Creator Seth Macfarlane. As well as filmmakers like The Farrelly Brothers, with whom he made The Ringer, and Ben Stiller, with whom he made Blades of Glory. See more »

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