Family Guy makes the Top 10 Highest-Rated Broadcast Series of 2014 list

My boss Shannon Smith recently sent a mass email to the Family Guy crew with the wonderful news that our show made the Top 10 Highest-Rated Broadcast Series of 2014 list, and included the following excerpt from The Hollywood Reporter: 7. Family Guy Thanks in no small part to that gargantuan season opener, a one-hour […] Read more »

Family Guy veterans Kara Vallow and Mike Elias among this year’s Annie Award nominees

Congratulations to Family Guy veterans Kara Vallow and Mike Elias on their Annie Award nominations! Kara has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production for her work on Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
. She is responsible for developing and producing the unique animation style for the historical reenactments of the […] Read more »

“Family Guy” goes to see “The Dark Knight Rises”: a photo essay

Last Friday, July 20, the “Family Guy” crew hit up Pacific Theatres at the Grove for the 8:30 showing of “The Dark Knight Rises.” Some photos from the event: The crew, minus assistant director Mark Covell, who totally ninja’d his way out of this photo like the closet ninja he is. Back row (left to […] Read more »

Special Saturday update: “American Dad” renewed, thanks to the power of the altar!

After what seemed like an eternity of agonizing suspense, the “American Dad” crew, along with their friends on “Family Guy” and “The Cleveland Show,” were relieved to hear of the renewal of the series for the 2013-2014 television season. The news was a long time coming, so long that people were beginning to worry that […] Read more »

RIP glass “Family Guy” plate

Quick sketch in Toon Boom Storyboard Pro of the terrible incident that occurred in the “Family Guy”/”American Dad” kitchen yesterday, where my glass “Family Guy” plate broke in half after falling against the sink faucet. I was washing it and it just slipped out of my soapy hands. My current director Jerry Langford, “Family Guy” […] Read more »

The origin of vaginas is a bloody one, indeed

We conclude our series of Fox TV Animation art show posts with the third collaboration between me and Andrew Dowis. To start, it is a popular choice among art show participants to submit fanart of our three shows – that is, “Family Guy,” “American Dad,” and “The Cleveland Show.” The Origins art show was unique […] Read more »