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TBS to air Season 11 of 'American Dad'

TBS to air Season 11 of 'American Dad'

ATLANTA, July 16 (UPI) -- Season 11 of Twentieth Century Fox Television's animated comedy show "American Dad" is to begin airing on TBS late next year.
Seth MacFarlane won't host Oscars again

Seth MacFarlane won't host Oscars again

LOS ANGELES, May 20 (UPI) -- Writer, director, producer and voice actor Seth MacFarlane announced via Twitter he definitely won't be the host of next year's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles.
MacFarlane fumes over 'Family Guy'-Boston Marathon clip

MacFarlane fumes over 'Family Guy'-Boston Marathon clip

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Seth MacFarlane has declared "abhorrent" the "Family Guy" clip edited to look like characters from the animated show set off bombs at the Boston Marathon.

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Singer Bobby Brown released from jail after 9 hours ... Report: 'Tonight' show moving back to NYC with Fallon to host ... 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane and 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke break up ... Kanye West wants to name baby with Kim Kardashian North ... News from United Press International.
'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane and 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke break up

'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane and 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke break up

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- Seth MacFarlane and Emilia Clarke have ended their long-distance romance after less than a year, a source close to the former Hollywood couple told E! News.
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Tina Fey says she won't host Oscars in 2014

Tina Fey says she won't host Oscars in 2014

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Actress, writer and producer Tina Fey says she won't serve as host of next year's Oscars if asked by Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Judd, Pickler, Dick and Hughley to compete on 'Dancing with the Stars' ... MacFarlane says 'no way' to hosting Oscars again ... 'Skyfall' tops DVD sales chart; 'Flight' is No. 1 rental ... Ben Affleck shaves beard off at post-Oscar party ... News from United Press International.
MacFarlane says 'no way' to hosting Oscars again

MacFarlane says 'no way' to hosting Oscars again

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane says there is "no way" he would be host of the Oscars again after serving as emcee of Sunday's ceremony in Los Angeles.
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Average of 40.3 million viewers watched Oscars in U.S.

Average of 40.3 million viewers watched Oscars in U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Sunday night's Oscars telecast drew an average audience of 40.3 million total viewers in the United States, ABC said Monday.
Oscars ceremony gets under way in LA

Oscars ceremony gets under way in LA

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The 85th annual Oscars ceremony -- honoring the best in film for 2012 -- is under way in Los Angeles, with "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane serving as host.

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Lawmaker wants to name road for Levon Helm ... 'Game of Thrones' to screen at Texas A&M University ... Justin Timberlake to appear on 'Fallon' March 11-15 ... Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman to be Oscar presenters ... News from United Press International.
Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman to be Oscar presenters

Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Hollywood titans Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman are to be presenters at the Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, producers said.
Garner, Fonda, Washington and Stewart to be Oscar presenters

Garner, Fonda, Washington and Stewart to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Actresses Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart and Kerry Washington are to be presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles.
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Comedian and television host Bill Maher (L) reacts to comments by animator Seth MacFarlane during an unveiling ceremony honoring him with the 2,417th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on September 14, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (/ˈsɛθ ˈwʊdbɛri mɨkˈfɑrlən/; born October 26, 1973) is an American animator, writer, comedian, producer, actor, singer, voice actor, and director best known for creating the animated sitcoms Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, for which he also voices many of the shows' various characters.

A native of Kent, Connecticut, MacFarlane is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. He was an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for several television shows, including Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter's Laboratory and I Am Weasel, before creating his own series for 20th Century Fox entitled Family Guy in 1999. MacFarlane went on to co-create American Dad! in 2005, The Winner in 2007 and The Cleveland Show in 2009 for 20th Century Fox.

As an actor, he has made guest appearances on shows such as Gilmore Girls, The War at Home and FlashForward. MacFarlane's interest in science fiction and fantasy has led to cameo and guest appearances on Star Trek: Enterprise and voicing the character of Johann Kraus in Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy II: The Golden Army. In 2008, he created his own YouTube series entitled Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. As a performer, MacFarlane has sung at several venues, including Carnegie and Royal Albert Hall.

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