Fox Gives Series Order to Live-Action Sitcom from Seth MacFarlane and Ted Writers

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Fox Orders Seth McFarlane SitcomA live-action sitcom from Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild — aka the writers of the big-screen hit Ted — has skipped past the pilot process and earned a six-episode series order from Fox.

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Titled Dads, the multi-cam comedy revolves around two successful guys in their 30s who find their lives turned upside-down when their nightmare fathers unexpectedly move in with them.

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Sulkin and Wild will write and executive-produce Dads, with MacFarlane serving as a third, non-writing EP.



Comments (18)

  • Anything Seth MacFarlane is attached too is something I’ll look forward to = ).

    Comment by Courtney – January 22, 2013 05:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So…basically it’s a reverse-$h!* My Dad Says x 2?

    Comment by Eric – January 22, 2013 05:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • is there ANYTHING on other than sitcoms this fall????

    Comment by stevie – January 22, 2013 06:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Plot sounds lame, but Seth MacFarlane can make a carton of milk funny. So I’d definitely check this out.

    Comment by BOOYA – January 22, 2013 06:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • They should make the two guys Seinfeld and George Costanza and their dads.

    Comment by LOLOLOL – January 22, 2013 06:07 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • It almost sounds like an updated version of “Frasier”. Just the Seth McFarlane name will have me tuning in! And, very sorry to seem ignorant on this, but does “live action sitcom” simply mean it’s not animated, and does it also mean that it will be recorded in front of an audience?

    Comment by april-ann – January 22, 2013 06:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yes, “live-action” means not animated, which is worth noting being Seth and all. “Multi-cam” means it quite possibly will be taped in front of a studio audience. Or not.

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – January 22, 2013 06:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Thanks Matt!

        Comment by april-ann – January 22, 2013 06:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This should be pretty good. Can’t wait

    Comment by TJ – January 22, 2013 08:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • he created the winner didnt he? and that didnt do very well….

    Comment by eddie – January 22, 2013 08:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • A Mcfarlane sitcom, I would be excited if it didn’t sound so generic.

    Comment by Mike – January 22, 2013 09:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Fox must have a minimum of. 3 Seth MacFarlane shows. Because they just cancelled thCleveland dshowah ow so now he already has another show. Plus it doesn’t have to ho through the process. I’ll loved. Family Guy. And Ted so can’t wait.

    Comment by dil – January 22, 2013 09:37 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I don’t think Cleveland Show was cancelled?

      Comment by Mark – January 23, 2013 06:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • FOX hasn’t cancelled or renewed Cleveland yet. I don’t know what they’re waiting for!

        Comment by Jay – January 23, 2013 10:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Seth Macfarlane, outside of Ted and the occasional American Dad, hasn’t been funny since 2007

    Comment by Luke – January 23, 2013 06:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You gotta be Sick?! what TV Shows have you been watching? True they arent as funny and more adult comedy, but to say that he’s flat out “Not Funny”?! Let me guess you like Jersey Shore, Teen Moms and other BS reality Shows, OR…. Dare I say That old catastrophe of Darma and Greg! LMAO!

      Comment by Pierce – January 28, 2013 09:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I feel as if Jerry Stiller should be in this… I miss Arthur Spooner

    Comment by B – January 23, 2013 07:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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