EXCLUSIVE: OX has quietly renewed Family Guy for Season 17, insiders have informed RenewCancelTV.
The renewal leak comes on the heels of showrunner Rich Appel inking a new three-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV.
Said Appel of the deal:
“I couldn’t be happier to work for FOX/Disney/Comcast because FOX/Disney/Comcast has long been my favorite network/studio/telecommunications conglomerate.”
20th president of creative affairs Jonnie Davis, offered:
“Rich is hilarious, talented, and one of our favorite people. Besides being incredibly smart and wickedly funny, he’s one of Seth’s trusted lieutenants on Family Guy, which is thriving under his and Alec Sulkin’s leadership. We could not love him more and are thrilled to announce he’ll stay in the family for years to come.”
Per insiders, the deal is likely to encompass Family Guy Seasons 18 and 19.
Stay tuned as we now monitor the renew/cancel status of Family Guy Season 18 and beyond…