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Seth MacFarlane

'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane was born and raised in Kent, CT.
'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane was born and raised in Kent, CT. « Show less

Top Seth MacFarlane Articles

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  • Oscar Arrivals: Can TV Hosts Please Ask About the Movies?

    There are a lot of reasons to miss the late Roger Ebert, but one of them was the authority and genuine love of movies that he brought to the Oscar red carpet, when he appeared on the local arrivals show for the Los Angeles ABC station, KABC-TV. While...
  • Hollywood Weathers the Storm for 86th Academy Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at the Academy Awards. The 86th annual Oscar ceremony kicks off Sunday night from the Dolby Theatre. Unlike the stormy hosting of Seth...
  • Review: Ellen DeGeneres' Academy Awards Opening

    Ellen DeGeneres did not sing a song about seeing actresses' boobs on screen, which, after last year's Seth MacFarlane skit, represents some sort of progress. Everything else about her opening monologue, however, screamed of a desire to dial the show...
  • TV Review: 'The 86th Annual Academy Awards'

    Let the charges fly that this year's Oscars were "boring," but from the nature of the production, one suspects that wasn't far from the intent. Ellen DeGeneres did not sing a song about seeing actresses' boobs on screen, but rather delivered an opening...
  • Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' performance as host slices both ways

    Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' performance as host slices both ways
    Meryl Streep participated in her first tweet and shut down Twitter. John Travolta mangled Idina Menzel's name and Pink sang "Over the Rainbow," while Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two of the best acceptance speeches ever. Ellen DeGeneres...
  • TV ratings: Preliminary Oscars numbers up from last year

    Ellen DeGeneres may have a reason for another pizza party, if early Oscars ratings are any indication.  According to early numbers from Nielsen, which are not reliable for live events, the Sunday telecast on ABC drew an average of about 40.2 million...
  • Oscars 2014 draws 43 million viewers, biggest audience in 10 years

    Sunday night's Oscars ceremony, featuring host Ellen DeGeneres, got its biggest audience in 10 years.  The 86th Academy Awards, telecast on ABC, drew 43 million viewers on average, according to Nielsen, up about 6% from last year's show, hosted by ...
  • Why Ellen Was the Best Oscars Host Since Billy Crystal

    Ellen DeGeneres will go down in history as the first Oscars host to Tweet a group selfie on the job, but she was also acted like she was among friends inside the Dolby Theatre on Sunday night. After last year's disastrous emceeing from Seth MacFarlane...
  • Why '12 Years a Slave' Is the Most Satisfying Oscar Winner in Years

    PETER DEBRUGE: All is right with the universe. Not sure I felt this way going in, but as it turns out, the Oscar race was all about race. As Ellen DeGeneres joked at the top of the telecast, "Possibility No. 1: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture....
  • Oscars 2014: Social media thanked for helping achieve audience gold

    Oscars 2014: Social media thanked for helping achieve audience gold
    The TV ratings were up, but some people wondered if Ellen DeGeneres #overdidit with all the #socialmedia at the #Oscars2014. Sunday's 86th Academy Awards telecast on ABC broke with tradition and reverse-engineered itself for the Twitter generation, with...
  • Fox Networks Group Slates First Simulcast With 'Cosmos' Premiere

    Fox Networks Group will see its first cross-network simulcast with the premiere of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." On March 9, the nonfiction, science-based series will roll out on the FNG nets including Fox, FX, FXX, National Geographic Channel, Fox...