17 Facts About Seth MacFarlane

1. In 2012, Seth MacFarlane released his first live-action feature film Ted, starring Mark Wahlberg.

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2. In 2007, Seth MacFarlane worked as the executive producer on a show called The Winner that was canceled after six episodes.

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3. On July 16, 2014, Seth MacFarlane was served with a lawsuit from the production company of a series of Internet videos called Charlie the Abusive Teddy Bear claiming that Ted infringes on the copyright of its videos due to the Ted bear largely matching the background story, persona, voice tone, attitude, and dialogue of the Charlie bear.

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4. In 2011, it was announced that Seth MacFarlane would be reviving The Flintstones for the Fox network, with the first episode airing in 2013.

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5. On May 30, 2016, Seth MacFarlane revealed that it was his final day of recording at Abbey Road Studios and thanked all the musicians who collaborated with him on the album.

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6. On May 23, 2016, Seth MacFarlane announced on his Twitter account that he was recording songs for his new album.

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7. On January 27, 2014, Seth MacFarlane announced that he wrote a companion novel based on the film's script, which was released on March 4, 2014.

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8. In 2014, Seth MacFarlane executive-produced a two-season, 20-episode series called Blunt Talk for Starz.

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9. On September 10, 2008, Seth MacFarlane released a series of webisodes known as Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy with its animated shorts sponsored by Burger King and released weekly.

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10. In one anecdote from the time, Seth MacFarlane said in an October 2011 interview that as a child he was always "weirdly fascinated by the Communion ceremony".

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11. On the morning of September 11, 2001, Seth MacFarlane was scheduled to return to Los Angeles on American Airlines Flight 11 from Boston.

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12. In 2015, Seth MacFarlane revealed support for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 US presidential election, and he introduced Sanders onstage at a Los Angeles rally.

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13. In an interview with NPR, Seth MacFarlane commented on their vocal training, to which he said "They really drill you", he said.

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14. On September 15, 2012, Seth MacFarlane hosted the season premiere of Saturday Night Live, with musical guest Frank Ocean.

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15. In 2009 Seth MacFarlane began work on the animated series Bordertown.

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16. In 2013 and 2014, Seth MacFarlane produced one season of a live-action sitcom called Dads.

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17. On November 30, 2012, Seth MacFarlane confirmed plans to produce a Family Guy film.

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