Season 18 preview
Upcoming New Episodes
Below is the list of upcoming episodes. All times are EDT. Watch these then come back to the FGWiki to share your knowledge. Upcoming episodes can be found on The Futon Critic, TV on MSN, and Fox Flash
Short Cuts airs February 16th, 2020 at 9:30/8:30C on FOX
When Brian accidentally becomes a local hero, an old street pal, and now a successful millionaire dog, reaches out and tries to convince him to get neutered. Meanwhile, Lois gets a pixie cut against Peter's wishes, so Peter retaliates by trying to out-embarrass her.
Recently Aired New Episodes
Below is the list of recently aired episodes. Watch or rewatch them again and help contribute more to the FGWiki episode pages.
Connie's Celica aired January 5th, 2020 at 8:30/7:30C on FOX
When Lois gets a job as the music teacher at Chris and Meg's school, a mean student, Connie, decides to make Lois the target of her antics.
Christmas is Coming aired December 15th, 2019 at 9:30/8:30C on FOX
When Meg takes Stewie to the mall to meet Santa, she has a surprising response. Meanwhile, Stewie is entirely scarred from the same experience and Brian tries to help him process it.
Upcoming Syndicated/Rerun Episodes
|January 26, 2020||9:00 PM||Trump Guy|
|January 26, 2020||9:30 PM||Yacht Rocky|
Cartoon Network's Adult Swim
|January 18, 2020||10:00 PM||Fighting Irish|
|January 18, 2020||10:30 PM||Take My Wife|
|January 19, 2020||10:30 PM||The New Adventures of Old Tom|
|January 19, 2020||11:00 PM||Run, Chris, Run|
|January 20, 2020||10:00 PM||Pilling Them Softly|
|January 20, 2020||10:30 PM||Papa Has A Rollin' Son|
|January 21, 2020||11:00 PM||And Then There Were Fewer|
|January 21, 2020||11:30 PM||And Then There Were Fewer|
|January 22, 2020||11:00 PM||Guy, Robot|
|January 22, 2020||11:30 PM||Peter, Chris, & Brian|
|January 23, 2020||11:00 PM||Hot Pocket-Dial|
|January 23, 2020||11:30 PM||Brokeback Swanson|
|January 24, 2020||11:00 PM||A Shot in the Dark|
|January 24, 2020||11:30 PM||Candy Quahog Marshmallow!|
|January 20, 2020||5:30 PM||Dearly Deported|
|January 20, 2020||6:00 PM||A House Full of Peters|
|January 20, 2020||6:30 PM||It's A Trap!|
|January 20, 2020||7:00 PM||It's A Trap!|
|January 20, 2020||7:30 PM||Lottery Fever|
|January 20, 2020||8:00 PM||Seahorse Seashell Party|
|January 20, 2020||8:30 PM||Screams of Silence: The Story of Brenda Q.|
|January 20, 2020||9:00 PM||Stewie Goes for a Drive|
|January 20, 2020||9:30 PM||Back to the Pilot|
|January 21, 2020||6:00 PM||Road to Rhode Island|
|January 21, 2020||6:30 PM||Let's Go to the Hop|
|January 22, 2020||6:00 PM||Dammit Janet!|
|January 22, 2020||6:30 PM||There's Something About Paulie|
|January 23, 2020||6:00 PM||He's Too Sexy for His Fat|
|January 23, 2020||6:30 PM||E. Peterbus Unum|
|January 24, 2020||6:00 PM||The Story on Page One|
|January 24, 2020||6:30 PM||Wasted Talent|
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No end in sight
Saturday, July 20, 2019
From the 2019 San Diego Comic Con: Seth MacFarlane expressed amazement at the show lasting as long as it had, and admitted that in today's culture, the show probably wouldn't have gotten off the ground to begin with. Alex Borstein and Mike Henry sung a duet of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow" in character as Lois and Herbert. The movie is still in the works and when asked if there might be a Brian and Stewie spin-off, Seth admitted that it wasn't likely, as that would mean the end of Family Guy and he didn't see that happening anytime soon.
Family Guy moves to 9:30 to begin Season 18
Monday, May 13, 2019
In returning to Animation Domination Sundays, FOX will be moving Family Guy to 9:30pm Eastern/Pacific time. The lineup will be as follows:
- 7:00-7:30 PM NFL ON FOX
- 7:30-8:00 PM THE OT / FOX ENCORES
- 8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS
- 8:30-9:00 PM BLESS THE HARTS (new series)
- 9:00-9:30 PM BOB'S BURGERS
- 9:30-10:00 PM FAMILY GUY
Cosmos delayed, Family Guy remains in time slot
Friday February 15, 2019
Cartoony gay guys out at Family Guy
Tuesday January 15, 2019
What seemed to be a throw away joke in "Trump Guy" has some truth in it...the gay jokes are being phased out. Executive producers Alec Sulkin and Richard Appel confirmed that a new culture is even reaching Family Guy."Some of the things we felt comfortable saying and joking about back then, we now understand is not acceptable." CNN has the whole story.
Donald Trump sexually assaults Meg
Friday September 28, 2018
During the two part episode in which Peter goes to work for Donald Trump that is believed to begin in "Trump Guy", Donald Trump sexually assaults Meg, leading to a giant chicken-style fight with Peter that encompasses most of Washington D.C..
Alex Borstein wins Emmy
Monday September 10, 2018
Alex Borstein won a creative arts Emmy for her voice-over performance of Lois, Barbara Pewterschmidt and nanny Natalia in "Nanny Goats", beating Seth MacFarlane who had two nominations in the same category for "Send in Stewie, Please" and American Dad!'s "The Talented Mr. Dingleberry".
Is the Family Guy movie finally coming together?
Saturday August 11, 2018
The Wall Street Journal and Comicbook/TV are reporting that feature films for all three FOX animated comedies (Bob's Burgers & The Simpsons) are moving along, with Family Guy mixing live action and animation.
A definitive guidebook for Family Guy coming next year
Thursday August 7, 2018
Just in time for Family Guy's 20th anniversary comes Inside Family Guy: An Illustrated History, a definitive guidebook to Seth MacFarlane’s long-running series. Written by Associated Press TV critic Frazier Moore, the book will feature storyboards, character sketches, script excerpts, and cast and crew interviews, offering fans exclusive access behind the scenes. Pre-orders are now available here: https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062112521/inside-family-guy/
Friday July 13, 2018
TVLine has our first look at Family Guy's San Diego Comic-Con poster for the new season for the episode to be titled "Big Trouble in Little Quahog", a likely re-titling of "Shrinky Dinks". The Family Guy panel will be at 1pm Pacific time (4pm Eastern) on Saturday, July 21st.
Seth, Alex vie for Emmy bids for Voice over Performance
Friday, June 15, 2018 UPDATED July 12, 2018
Seth MacFarlane and Alex Borstein are both bidding for consideration for Emmy's "Best Character Voice-Over Performance." Seth for his performance in "Send in Stewie, Please" and Alex for voicing Natalia, as well as Lois and Barbara Pewterschmidt in "Nanny Goats". Finalists to be announced July 12th.
Update Seth and Alex will go head-to-head as both were accepted, Seth twice for both "Send in Stewie, Please" as well as American Dad! "The Talented Mr. Dingleberry". They will compete against Russi Taylor for The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular and The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta in "Fears of a Clown".
Season 17 preview
Monday, June 18, 2018
Various interviews with showrunners Richard Appel and Alec Sulkin have revealed some details about the new season, set to start September 30th. The season will premiere with a two-part episode in which Brian gets married. A special tribute episode to Adam West will also be shown. Quagmire discovers he has a daughter to be voiced by Mandy Moore of Tangled fame, while Lois discovers that the reason Peter makes more money than she does is because he still pays alimony to his first wife, Sarah Paulson who voices herself. Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir gust star in "Griffin Winter Games", a tribute to last year's games in South Korea.
Another year, another Emmy pitch
Monday, May 21, 2018
The annual Emmy screener has been mailed and this years theme is "We predicted Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein. Open DVD to see who’s next," taking advantage of having cracked sexual predator jokes about the pair for years. The two episodes provided are "Dog Bites Bear" and "Send in Stewie, Please". Inside of the package is a mirror, suggesting that the next sexual deviant is the viewer themselves.
Family Guy / The Orville crossover?
Sunday, January 7, 2018
During the Television Critics Association winter press tour, showrunner Richard Appel noted that the writers have pitched a script where the cast of Family Guy ends up on "the bridge of The Orville." He said they've sent it to (Seth) MacFarlane for approval but no word if it will be approved.
Seth Green reads prequel Anakin Skywalker as Chris
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Seth Green almost killed host Rob Paulsen with his reading of Anakin Skywalker as Family Guy‘s high-strung but dim-witted teenage son, Chris on Toon Talk. The two recreated Revenge of the Sith‘s epic final showdown between the newest Sith Lord and Obi-Wan, played by Rob as Pinky from Animaniacs, with Rob for cracking up throughout this whole scene.
Gary Janetti taking a pen to a live-action Jetsons
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Bryan Cranston and Niecy Nash to become Peter's new bosses
Saturday, July 22, 2017
John Viener's home for sale
Saturday, July 15, 2017
The Los Angeles Times reports that Family Guy writer-producer John Viener has placed his 1920-built home in Windsor Square for sale. The asking price is just over $2.5 million. 
Drum interpretations of Family Guy scenes
Saturday, July 8, 2017
The future of Adam West
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Entertainment Weekly has a Family Guy tribute to Adam West, with the late actor providing voice appearances in five more episodes to come in season 16, although the final resolution for the mayor is yet unknown.
Quavo trolls Family Guy, hip hop fans
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Hip hop artist Quavo of Migos posted an image of the group on Instagram done Family Guy style, causing speculation that the group was due to appear in an upcoming episode. No such role has been announced, but reactions are all over the map with both support and negative views.
Family Guy mails its annual pitch in search of Emmy gold
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Family Guy makes their annual plea for an Emmy with a DVD case poking fun at White House counsel Kellyanne Conway and her "alternate facts" of the size of President Donald Trump's inauguration. Episodes submitted are "High School English" and "Peter's Lost Youth". For more information on past entries, see Family Guy Emmy Screeners.
Family Guy confirmed for 2017-2018
Thursday, May 11, 2017
There hasn't really been any doubt since producer Kara Vallow posted an image of the script for "HTTPete" last December, but FOX has acknowledged the return of Family Guy for the 2017-2018 season. Getting the ax are two ratings leaches, Son of Zorn and Making History.
Perhaps Seth MacFarlane's Orville, a live action sci-fi comedy, will be a success and not Quark on impact. The new series Ghosted will be taking the middle slot between The Simpsons and Family Guy. The Orville is scheduled for Thursday nights.
Carrie Fisher's Angela to appear twice more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Shot-for-shot live action remake of the theme song
Monday, September 26, 2016
Fanboys get their wish - Vinny to return
Thursday, September 1, 2016
"I do believe in fairies. I do believe in fairies..."
Fans get their wish as everyone's favorite second-hand dog is set to return according to TVLine. Tony Sirico is also continuing to voice Vinny in "The Boys in the Band", where he makes a cameo appearance.
'Writers have plenty of ideas to draw from' says producer
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Steve Callaghan reported to TV Guide that the writers still have plenty of material and ideas for future shows, drawn from their own family experiences, including his own. Steve also talks about the show's early days, its support by the fans and having an easier time signing guest stars since the show became a success.
Peter and Lois join the anti-vaxxer movement
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Entertainment Weekly reports that following Peter and Lois joining the anti-vaxxer movement in the upcoming "Hot Shots" episode of Family Guy. Sean Penn, providing his own voice, literally parachutes in to save the day. Penn's son Hopper also joins the voice cast for the episode.
A $3m loss
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Pharrell Williams probably isn't “Happy” about now. He recently sold his Key Biscayne, Fl penthouse, complete with giant murals of Brian and Stewie, for a $3 million loss. The property has been on the market since 2012.
Nearing the end?
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Multiple sources are spreading the speculation that this coming season of Family Guy may be its last, in particular, if Seth's new live-action sci-fi project takes hold. In addition, Seth's long-discussed plans to end the series and go out with a feature film and a lack of a grand renewal announcement for this year are also cited.
New mobile game coming with Family Guy
Monday, June 27, 2016
Kongregate & Fox Digital Entertainment have officially announced Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards. will be able to combine Roger Smith, Tina Belcher, and the rest of their favorite characters together in the ultimate deck. To see how one of these battles play out just turn your eyes to YouTube, a few testers were generous enough to upload some gameplay video. The game will release in the fall for IOS and Android devices.
Get drawn into Family Guy
Friday, June 10, 2016
Omaze and the Family Guy crew are giving viewers a chance to get animated into an upcoming episode, and to meet Seth MacFarlane in person. You and a friend will get an all-access tour of the Family Guy studios in LA, sit in on a live table read with the cast, and work directly with the animation team to bring your cartoonified self to life. When all is said and done, you’ll go home with a signed print of your caricature... but not before you watch Seth MacFarlane take the stage with his jazz performance at Vibrato in LA, and meet him backstage. Flights to LA and hotel included! Entries start at $10 for 100 and benefit 350.org, a grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice. Additional entries unlock bonuses such as digital thank you cards, pins and t-shirts. Hurry! Time runs out July 7th!
Chlorinating the Pool
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
In honor(?) of the blueray release of Deadpool, Screen Junkies has released an "honest" trailer of the film which glorifies the sex and violence, comparing it to a "really expensive, longer episode of Family Guy." When Ryan Reynolds, appearing in his character of Deadpool stops the action and wants to know what season of Family Guy are they referring to, he accepts the narrator's answer of the 4th season.
To boldly go where Seth has almost, but not quite, gone before
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
According to Collider.com, FOX is working with Seth MacFarlane to develop a thirteen-episode series of a spaceship crew that is not exactly the best and the brightest in their fleet. The live-action series will not only feature Seth as executive producer, along with Dana Walden and Gary Newman, but he will star as well and has written the introductory script.
It's Emmy time again
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter shares the latest campaign in Family Guy's latest quest for an Emmy for "outstanding animated program." The pitch sent to the voters features Peter Griffin as der Donald, captioned as "As long as we're voting for dumb loudmouths, can I get an Emmy?."
Family Guy movie update
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
During a recent Twitter chat, Seth MacFarlane had this answer for dozens of fans who were pressing him for an update on plans for the Family Guy movie:
TV’S FUNNIEST ANIMATED STARS: A PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA SPECIAL
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
TV’S FUNNIEST ANIMATED STARS: A PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA SPECIAL is set to air Monday, Dec. 7 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The two-hour special will honor the 40 most iconic, beloved and groundbreaking animated stars who have influenced generations of fans, created new dictionary entries (D’oh!), broken down barriers with irreverent social commentary and, most importantly, made us laugh.
The special will profile Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, Stewie Griffin, Donald Duck, SpongeBob SquarePants, Scooby-Doo and many more. Additionally, the following talent will be interviewed during the special: Pamela Adlon (voice of Bobby Hill), Tony Anselmo (voice of Donald Duck), Todd Barbee (voice of Charlie Brown), H. Jon Benjamin (voice of Bob Belcher and Sterling Archer), Alex Borstein (voice of Lois Griffin), Nancy Cartwright (voice of Bart Simpson), John DiMaggio (voice of Bender), Seth Green (voice of Chris Griffin and The Nerd), Mike Henry (voice of Cleveland Brown), Mike Judge (voice of Hank Hill, Beavis and Butt-Head), Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob SquarePants) and Yeardley Smith (voice of Lisa Simpson).
Family Guy Pinball
Thursday, October 8, 2015
FOX Digital Entertainment and Zen Studios have teamed up to create the Family Guy Pinball Game, an upcoming release for console, PC, and mobile platforms. The game will be part of the "Balls of Glory" pinball pack which will also feature tables for American Dad! and Bob's Burgers.
Book explores the idea of Adolf Hitler becoming a talk show host
Saturday, May 9, 2015
A novel by German author Timur Vermes titled Look Who's Back explores the idea of Hitler reviving in 2011 and becoming a talk show host after a video of him ranting goes viral on Youtube.
UK overdose - new episodes of Family Guy on BBC2 & ITV this Fall
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
BBC2 will air the American broadcast of "Season 13" this fall beginning with "The Simpsons Guy". ITV will air the latest episodes of "Season 14", also known as the 15th writing season, as well the Autumn on a time and date to be determined.
ITV lures Family Guy from BBC
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Less than a month after the BBC assured fans that Family Guy would remain on its stations, ITV acquired the exclusive UK rights. As part of a multi-year deal with Twentieth Century Fox, ITV has also picked up the rights to new and existing seasons of American Dad!, The Cleveland Show, and the upcoming animated sitcom, Bordertown.
Family Guy to continue to air on BBC
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Family Guy will remain on the BBC until at least 2017, it has been announced after the corporation's press office was forced to deny rumors that ITV had acquired the rights to the show.