Seth MacFarlane Stole ‘Ted,’ Lawsuit Alleges

Seth MacFarlane has been accused of ripping off the foul-mouthed-teddy-bear concept for his 2012 film “Ted” from a California company called Bengal Mangle Productions.

‘Maleficent’ A Hit, Seth MacFarlane Western Flops

Last weekend at the U.S. box office, two films with strong animation ties opened in very different fashions. Disney’s “Maleficent,” a dark fantasy reimagining of the 1959 animated feature from the perspective of the villain, launched with $69.4 million.

Animation’s Domination Slips on Fox Sundays

While Fox’s Sunday night lineup was dubbed Animation Domination in May 2005, it did not officially become all-animated until 2010. Now, the announcement of their fall 2014 schedule reveals that the cartoons will be ceding some of their Sunday night territory to live-action comedies “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Mulaney,” which will be taking over the 8:30 and 9:30 time slots, respectively.

Seth MacFarlane’s First Novel Will Be Released Tomorrow

Seth MacFarlane can do anything: create animation, make live-action features, sing, act, produce live-action sitcoms and science documentaries, host the Oscars, and add to that list now, write novels. Of course, whether he does any of it well is another question.

“Ted 2” Slated For June 2015 Release

Universal has chosen June 26, 2015 as the release date for Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2. The original 2012 film grossed $549.4M worldwide …

Seth MacFarlane Is Hosting The Oscars

Seth MacFarlane is hosting the Oscars next year. I watched his performance on Saturday Night Live a few weeks ago, and thought he was …

Talkback: Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted”

Ted, the live-action/CG combo by Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane opens today. If you’ve seen the film, please share your thoughts. …

Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted” trailer

Seth MacFarlane’s first full-length feature is a hilariously raunchy mix of live action and CG animation. Mark Wahlberg stars as John …