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Stewie, Diminutive Star Of "Family Guy," Gets A Talk Show

  • TV Week, Wednesday, January 25, 2006 11:15 AM
It may at first appear to be nothing more than a rather tiny step for childkind, but the announcement yesterday that Fox will launch a Web-based talk show starring "Family Guy" character Stewie may yet turn out to be another pivotal moment for the development of the Web--or, at the least, for The enduring popularity of "Family Guy," a Fox Television animated series created by Seth MacFarlen, suggests that Stewie may have a successful run as a Web chat-show host. He's got the right creds: he's callow, he's indecent, he's mean, and he has enormous interests in both sex and world domination. "I think we're going to make some money" on the show," says Ross Levinson, president of Fox Interactive Media. The Web show has already been pitched to Madison Avenue.



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