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'Ted' Passes 'The Hangover' to Become the Biggest R-Rated Movie Ever

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by Eric Walkuski October 18, 2012 @ 10:30 AM
Meet a most unlikely box office champion: a foul-mouthed teddy bear from Boston. ' Ted' seemed a strange proposition from the get-go, but the little guy with a big heart and extensive vocabulary (courtesy of writer-director-star Seth MacFarlane) made a hefty splash when he burst onto the scene in late-June with a $54 million opening. And now, four months later, he's the King of the R-Rated Comedies.

Weekly Dose of Ridiculous: Hungry Hippos, 'Yogi Bear' Sequels and Oscar-Hosting Duties

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by Britt Hayes October 5, 2012 @ 6:00 PM
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If you hadn't been paying attention, there's some pretty ridiculous business going on in news this week. We've collected the most absurd, silly, and just plain stupid news stories for your reading pleasure in this week's Dose of Ridiculous.

SNL Goes Gangnam Style

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by Jacob Hall September 16, 2012 @ 10:14 AM
NBC
Never one to leave a cultural stone unturned, SNL did what everyone else on the internet is doing these days: they made a homage to the massively popular "Gangnam Style" music video from Korean pop star Psy. However, SNL took things one step further: they got Psy himself to join in.

'SNL' Is Back With All New Promos Featuring Premiere Host Seth MacFarlane

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by Nick Romano September 13, 2012 @ 9:25 AM
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'SNL' has gone through an insane amount of changes. With series regulars Kristen Wiig, Abby Elliott and Andy Samberg replaced by three newbies, and Fred Armisen's famous Barack Obama impression getting handed over to Jay Pharoah, audiences are looking for some sense of normalcy. What better way to give them this than through the first promos for the newest season?

'Saturday Night Live' Season 38 Announces Seth MacFarlane, First 3 Hosts

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 29, 2012 @ 9:05 AM
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Sure, we're all a little tepid at the prospect of a new season of 'Saturday Night Live' that lacks Andy Samberg, Kristen Wiig, Abby Elliott, and potentially even Jason Sudeikis as well, but the show will always go on, no?  Seth MacFarlane has been announced to host the premiere of the long-running sketch comedy's thirty-eighth season, but who will join him on the stage?  And what other stars will fall from the sky to deliver a premium rush in the ensuing weeks?

Ted 2: What Will Seth MacFarlane Do For an Encore?

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by Christopher Campbell July 2, 2012 @ 9:55 AM
Universal Pictures
Given the record-breaking success of 'Ted' this past weekend, the execs at Universal are most certainly talking today about plans for 'Ted 2.' Hollywood ought to now have greater trust in original ideas. Or, if not that, at least they should allow Seth MacFarlane to develop any other original project of his own devise. After all, much of the appeal of the comedy is that it's by the creator of 'Family Guy' and other hit television series. And his trademark pop culture-possessed sense of humor draws audiences more than does this film's specific story of arrested development.
But knowing Hollywood, we can guarantee that its first response this morning is to focus not on the “fluke” $54 million gross of a fresh property but on how to turn that newly minted name brand into an ongoing franchise. So what will Seth MacFarlane cook up for 'Ted 2?'