5:15 PM PDT, August 18, 2010
About Family Guy
Since its debut in 1999, the Emmy-nominated animated series FAMILY GUY has attracted an impressively loyal following of devoted fans and has sold over 16 million combined DVD units, making it the second-largest-selling TV series ever.
The show follows the adventures of lovable oaf PETER GRIFFIN (Seth MacFarlane) and his hilariously odd family of middle-class New Englanders. LOIS (Alex Borstein) is Peter's loving wife, a former Miss Teen Rhode Island who rules the roost but is one step away from a nervous breakdown. Then there are their kids: frumpy, 16-year-old MEG (Mila Kunis), the family's punching bag; 13-year-old CHRIS (Seth Green), a kid who can't make sense of the opposite sex, much less the evil monkey hiding in his closet; and 1-year-old STEWIE (MacFarlane), a diabolically clever baby whose heterosexuality is hanging by a thread. Rounding out the Griffin household is BRIAN (MacFarlane), the family dog, a member of Mensa with a penchant for dry martinis and dumb blondes.
During the upcoming sixth season, Lois gets a job working for FOX News and Peter has to go back to third grade in order to qualify for a work promotion. Meanwhile, Stewie creates a time machine, and he and Brian travel back to Poland during World War II.
In addition to the regular cast, FAMILY GUY has featured guest voice appearances by a wide range of notables, including Drew Barrymore, Robert Downey Jr., Rob Lowe, Hugh Hefner, Will Ferrell, Jimmy Kimmel, Kiefer Sutherland, James Woods, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the legendary rock group KISS.
FAMILY GUY is a 20th Century Fox Television production. Seth MacFarlane is creator/executive producer, David A. Goodman is executive producer/show-runner and Chris Sheridan, Danny Smith, Mark Hentemann, and Steve Callaghan are executive producers.
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