Seth MacFarlane
Art Streiber
United States

Fuzzy Door Entertainment


MacFarlane’s love for the profane, silly and scatological has long been on display in his animated series “American Dad” and “Family Guy,” which respectively were in their 17th and 21st seasons this fall. Lately, however, the multi-hyphenate talent and outspoken atheist has been paying more mind to his passion for science, teaming with “Star Trek” franchise vet Brannon Braga to co-create “The End Is Nye,” a Peacock docuseries starring Bill Nye about potential natural disasters and how we can survive or prevent them. He’s also grown more serious with his “Star Trek”-y sci-fi comedy series “The Orville,” in which he explores subjects such as suicide and gender roles. But MacFarlane’s baser comic instincts should be on display in his new Peacock series “Ted,” a prequel to his hit films about a lovable, if foul-mouthed, teddy bear. 




  • Rhode Island School of Design (RI, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2021 Variety500 Honoree
  • Comedy Impact
  • Showrunners Impact
  • TV Producers Impact
  • Variety Power of Comedy
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There's been no shortage of drama in the entertainment industry this year, from mega mergers, massive restructurings, sudden executive ousters and plummeting values for media giants on Wall Street. But from the perspective of a well connected, well funded and highly motivated producer with a track record like Seth MacFarlane, business has never been better."It seems to be as ripe a landscape as it's ever been," the "Family Guy" creator said Sunday during a wide-ranging Q&A with Erica Huggins, president...


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