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14 items from 2012


Family Guy: Back To The Multiverse Is Finally Available

20 November 2012 9:51 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After facing more delays than a flustered and flaccid lover, Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is finally seeing the light of day. Fans of the series can pick up the newest game in the series today for both Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3. It’s no secret that developer Heavy Iron Studios has had issues pushing this one out the door, but here’s to hoping that quality and heapings of multiplayer goodness can make up for the wait.

Gamers can look forward to jumping back into the infamous town of Quahog, taking control of either Stewie or Brian Griffin as they travel through various universes in the Multiverse. There’s also co-op and competitive multiplayer to keep us coming back for more, along with a handful of challenge levels and extra playable characters. But why take it from me? Check below to learn more about the game from »

- Christian Law

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Rich Appel Signs New Overall Deal With 20th TV, Rejoins ‘Family Guy’ As Showrunner

2 October 2012 2:09 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: The Cleveland Show co-creator/executive producer Rich Appel has signed a new multi-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV, which will extend his relationship with the studio to two decades. Under the pact, Appel will take over the reins of 20th TV/Fox’s Family Guy as executive producer/showrunner. Current co-showrunners Mark Hentemann and Steve Callaghan are staying on as executive producers. Appel also will continue in his role as executive producer/showrunner on Family Guy spinoff The Cleveland Show, which is finishing up its order for the current season. Additionally, Appel has a live-action comedy project starring Mandy Moore, which is set up at ABC with penalty. Appel has called 20th TV home since he was hired as a staff writer on the studio’s animated stalwart The Simpsons in 1994. He has since worked on virtually all of 20th TV’s established animated shows, The Cleveland Show, »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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Comic-con 2012: Family Guy Season 11 Panel and Video Interviews

16 July 2012 12:51 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Family Guy cast members made the journey from Quahog to San Diego this week to promote Season 11 of the popular series, debuting Sunday, September 30 at 9 Pm Et with Episode 11.01: Into Fat Air. Today we have video interviews with cast members Alex Borstein, Mike Henry, Mark Hentemann, and Steve Callaghan, and video of the full Comic-Con panel. Get the lowdown on this upcoming season of Family Guy in these videos.

Comic-Con 2012: Alex Borstein and Mike Henry

Comic-Con 2012: Mark Hentamann and Steve Callaghan Interview

Comic-Con 2012: Booth Interview

Comic-Con 2012 Panel

Comic-Con 2012 Panel 2

Comic-Con 2012 Panel 3

Family Guy - Season 11: Comic-Con 2012See All 16 Photos »

Family Guy episode 11.1, "Into Fat Air" airs on Fox September 30th, 2012. »

- MovieWeb

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Family Guy at Comic-Con: 10 Highlights from the Hilarious Panel

14 July 2012 3:07 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Family Guy at Comic-Con: 10 Highlights from the Hilarious Panel

Family Guy returns to TV this fall on September 30th and Executive Producer Steve Callaghan along with Mark Hentemann, Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Mike Henry, Seth MacFarlane and Mila Kunis were on hand to discuss the new season of the show in their always funny fan favorite panel at Comic-Con. Following a reel of of awesome scenes from the new season, the panelists took questions from the fans.

Here are 10 Highlights which are sure to make you excited for the new season:

1. The season premiere will include the Griffins engaging in a one-up manship battle against the family of one of the Lois' ex-boyfriends. In the episode they'll climb Mt. Everest.

2. Seth Green is a rock star at Comic-Con. Not only did he make a hilarious entrance to the panel by 'fake?' making out with Steve Callaghan but he also »

- Lauren DiMascio

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'Family Guy': Comic-Con 2012 - live blog

14 July 2012 1:45 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Hello again and welcome to the latest Digital Spy live-blog direct from the San Diego Comic-Con 2012. We're back in the convention centre's Ballroom 20 to bring you live updates from the Family Guy panel... Expect story teasers and plenty of laughs as creator and voice artist extraordinaire Seth MacFarlane takes to the stage alongside Mila Kunis (Meg), Alex Borstein (Lois) and Seth Green (Chris), plus executive producers Mark Hentemann, Steve Callaghan and Kara Vallow!

14:28That's a wrap on a rather brief and odd Family Guy panel here at Comic-Con 2012 - stay tuned to Digital Spy for more live-blogs, video content and news direct from San Diego! 14:27They've squeezed in one more fan question - how do you become a voice actor? "Be really talented and funny," Alex deadpans. 14:26Final fan query! What will the next 'Road...' episode (more) »

- By Morgan Jeffery

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Fox at Comic-Con: Panel, Autograph and Merchandise Giveaway Details

9 July 2012 12:45 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Fox at Comic-Con: Panel, Autograph and Merchandise Giveaway Details

Fox will have a big presence at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, taking place July 12 to 15.  In addition to panels for many of its popular returning shows, including Bones, Family Guy and Fringe, it will be introducing the Kevin Bacon-led drama The Following to fans.  In addition, the Fox booth on the convention floor will be the place to be for Fox merchandise giveaways.

Here's all the details for panels, autograph sessions and merchandise:

Friday, July 13

Bones 1:45-2:45 Pm – Ballroom 20: Cast members David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel join executive producers Hart Hanson and Stephen Nathan to preview clips from Season Eight, followed by a Q&A session.

Bob’S Burgers 4:00-5:00 Pm – 25Abc: Creator/executive producer Loren Bouchard, executive producer Jim Dauterive and voice cast members H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman »

- Clarissa

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Comic-Con 2012: Final TV Show Schedule

2 July 2012 5:46 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Let the madness begin.

The folks at Comic-Con have finalized the TV show schedule for this year's July 12-15 event, confirming the programs, actors and actresses that will be on hand for Q&A sessions with fans and reporters.

Read on for the complete list and bookmark TV Fanatic right now. With multiple staff members on hand, we'll updating the site non-stop with Comic-Con-related interviews, scoops, spoilers and more...

Thursday, July 12th

12:45pm-1:45pm Mad (Room 6De)

Panelists: Kevin Shinick, Mark Marek

2:15pm-3:15pm Psych (Ballroom 20)

Panelists: James Roday, Dule Hill, Corbin Bernsen, Maggie Lawson, Timothy Omundson and Kirsten Nelson

2:30pm-3:30pm Teen Wolf (Room 6A)

Panelists: Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Crystal Reed, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden and Colton Haynes, Jeff Davis

3:30pm-4:35pm Beauty and the Beast (Ballroom 20)

Panelists: Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan; Jennifer Levin, Sherri Cooper, Brian Peterson, Kelly Souders

4pm-5pm Wilfred (Hilton Bayfront, »

- matt@mediavine.com (Matt Richenthal)

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Comic-Con 2012: Schedule of Headliners

2 July 2012 4:00 AM, PDT | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

The Comic-Con 2012 schedule has now been released in full, and barring any major updates, is set. The blessing and curse of being an attendee is deciding which panels/autograph sessions/special events to attend, when they conflict. And they always do.

For you to see for yourself, below are what we are calling the “headliner” panels; those panels that are taking place in Hall H, Ballroom 20, Room 6Bdf, and the just-next-door Hilton Indigo Ballroom, the four major venues for panels. There are descriptions of each panel as well as the show(s) and/or movie(s) they are there to discuss.

See how many conflicts you might have, or how you might arrange time and space to somehow attend these plus spend every day in the vendors’ Exhibit Hall and chasing zombies in the nearby The Walking Dead Escape. By the way, if you figure that out, Please let us know. »

- Erin Willard

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San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Saturday Schedule

30 June 2012 1:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Comic-Con International has released the full schedule for the third full day at the Con, Saturday, July 14. We have pulled out all the movie, DVD, and TV-related events right here. You can also clickHere to check out the events happening on Wednesday and Thursday, and clickHere for the events happening on Friday.

10:00-11:00 After Earth

Enter the world of After Earth with an in-depth panel that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the universe of the upcoming film and comic book. With the film now in post-production and set to hit theaters next June, screenwriter Gary Whittaand director of photography Peter Suschitzky will discuss the making of the film.

In After Earth, one thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige (played by Will Smith) returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, »

- MovieWeb

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Comic-Con 2012 - Full Saturday Schedule!

30 June 2012 12:30 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Another day, another Comic-Con schedule! Are you ready to plan out our Saturday at this years convention!? Once again there's a ton of great panels going on including Iron Man 3, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, The Hobbit, Marvel TV, Django Unchained, The Simpsons, Family Guy, and more!

Saturday has shaped up to be a hell of a great day for those of you attending Comic-Con. I've put *** next to all of the panels that we want to attend, but like every year, I'm sure we'll be covering a lot more stuff. 

We'll be wearing our GeekTyrant shirts, so if you see us walking around San Diego and the convention center, please stop and and say hi! We'd love to meet our readers. We will also be holding our annual meet-up on Wednesday night before the crazy geek storm. 

Check out the schedule below and let us know what panels you'll be attending, »

- Venkman

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'Family Guy' showrunner Steve Callaghan defends controversial Emmy campaigns

19 June 2012 1:48 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Move over Obama, Romney and the Super Pacs, “Family Guy” knows how to cause a stir with campaign ads. In 2009, “Family Guy” became the second animated series in TV history to be nominated for Best Comedy Series at the Emmy Awards; the first was "The Flintstones" in 1961. In a video chat with Gold Derby, showrunner Steve Callaghan recalled: “We were so thrilled when people took a look at the show and really came at it with an open mind and realised that just because it’s an animated show  doesn’t mean that it’s not also a comedy and should be judged by the same standards as some really great shows.” Upon receiving the recognition, “Family Guy” released a series of videos online attacking each of its fellow nominees in one of the most aggressive Emmy campaign moves in history. Defending the arguably negative campaigning Steve said, “I guess »

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'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' writers protest 'Community' animated episode on Emmy ballot, want 'same rights'

18 June 2012 4:10 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Updated: Animated series writers are protesting a decision by the Television Academy to allow NBC’s Community to compete for Emmys in animated categories, arguing that they should be allowed similar cross-genre privileges.

Community made it onto the Emmy nomination ballot in several categories, including best animated program — along with 33 entries from full-time animated shows. The episode, “Digital Estate Planning,” features the cast rendered into 8-bit characters to compete in an old-school-style video game.

Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), David X. Cohen (Futurama) and Al Jean (The Simpsons) are among the 52 writer-producers who signed a letter to the TV Academy arguing »

- James Hibberd

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20th Century Fox Television Announces 2012 Comic-Con Slate

11 June 2012 5:30 AM, PDT | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

20th Century Fox Television has announced its 2012 Comic-Con schedule, which we therefore present to you here. Not that they’re offering much that we cover here at SciFi Mafia, except for one of my top two shows. Hey Wait A Minute – Argh! No American Horror Story! Well, given that they’ll probably be shooting, and that Ryan Murphy has indicated that he’d like to keep as much of it under wraps as possible, that’s probably not a huge surprise, though it is a disappointment.

We already learned about the Fringe panel from Warner Bros last Thursday, and… that’s it for us with Fox, except for Futurama which is also produced by 20th Century Fox Television. But for those of you who watch shows that we don’t usually cover here, well, here you go:

Twentieth Century Fox Television will once again dominate the San Diego Comic-Con convention, »

- Erin Willard

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20th Century Fox Announces Comic-Con Panels, Stars

8 June 2012 2:20 PM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

A day after Warner Bros. TV announced its lineup for Comic-Con 2012, 20th Century Fox has revealed the shows and stars from its stable of programs that will be featured throughout the dizzying weekend of panels and press rooms.

More studios will come out with their schedules in the coming days, but it's worth noting: Fox is Not bringing Glee to Comic-Con this year.

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Friday, July 13

Bones (Fox) | Creator and executive producer Hart Hanson, executive producer Stephen Nathan and stars David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel will be on hand to discuss the shocking finale of Season 7 as well as what’s in store for Booth and Brennan in Season 8.

Bob’s Burgers (Fox) | Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard and executive producer Jim Dauterive and the hilarious cast including H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal, will be on hand to screen never-before-seen footage followed »

- matt@mediavine.com (Matt Richenthal)

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