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Seth MacFarlane Sets Cast for ‘Ted’ Prequel Series at Peacock

Seth MacFarlane has assembled the cast for his live-action Ted series at Peacock. The writer and director of the franchise has closed a deal to return to voice the foul-mouthed fuzzy bear in addition to serving as co-showrunner of the prequel series. Parenthood alum Max Burkholder, frequent MacFarlane collaborator Scott Grimes and Giorgia Whigham (13 […]

Seth MacFarlane Sets ‘Ted’ Live-Action TV Prequel at Peacock

The thunder buddies are coming back. Ted, the feature film franchise written and directed by Seth MacFarlane, is coming back as a live-action TV series for Peacock. The NBCUniversal-backed streamer has handed out a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for what sources say will be a prequel about the foul-mouthed teddy bear that was voiced by MacFarlane, […]

NBCUniversal Inks Movie Deal with Viasat for Russia, CIS

The multi-year deal includes titles such as “Ted,” “The Lorax” and “The Bourne Legacy.”

Golden Globes Preview: Comedy, Music Get Their Due

Oscar is resistant to comedies and skeptical of musicals, but the Hollywood Foreign Press Association sets aside separate categories so films such as "Les Miserables" and R-rated comedy "Ted" can shine.

Box Office Milestone: ‘Ted’ Crosses $500 Million Worldwide

The R-rated comedy from Seth MacFarlane has become Universal's highest grossing film of 2012.

Media Rights Capital’s Modi Wiczyk Talks ‘House of Cards,’ Reveals Projects With Zemeckis, Wyatt, More (Q&A)

The co-CEO of the TV and film powerhouse opens up about rumors of David Fincher's spending and the status of "Ted 2."

Seth MacFarlane on ‘Family Guy’s’ Future, Jon Stewart’s Advice and the Man Who Stormed the Writers Room (Q&A)

As "Family Guy" hits 200 episodes, its creator discusses his guest-star wishes, the long-planned "Family Guy" movie and the series' inevitable end.

Foreign Box Office: ‘Taken 2’ Grabs No. 1 for Second Consecutive Round

UPDATED: "Ted" reaches $251.5 million internationally to become the top original R-rated comedy of all time; "Frankenweenie" slow out of the gate.

Inside Oscar’s Big Gamble on Seth MacFarlane

The Academy, which went with a risky choice for host, is now holding meetings on how to introduce the "Family Guy" scribe to a wider audience.

Seth MacFarlane on Why He Got Oscars Gig: ‘I Was Sitting Outside Their Office’

Academy Awards show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron call the choice "an unique, fresh idea."

Seth MacFarlane to Host the 2013 Oscars (Video)

The "Family Guy" creator and "Ted" director will take the stage for the 85th Academy Awards.

Jon Mone Joins Universal as Executive VP Production

He was an executive at Scott Stuber's Universal-based Bluegrass Films, where he served as executive producer on the hit Seth MacFarlane comedy "Ted."