Airdate: Ted

Seth MacFarlane comedy to screen in January.

Upcoming comedy series Ted featuring Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy) will screen in January.

In addition to MacFarlane, it also stars Max Burkholder (Parenthood), Alanna Ubach (Euphoria), Scott Grimes (American Dad!) and Giorgia Whigham (The Punisher).

The series was post-produced in Melbourne by VFX studio, Framestore.

In this comedic prequel event series to the Ted films, it’s 1993, and Ted the bear’s (MacFarlane) moment of fame has passed. He’s now living back home in Framingham, Massachusetts with his best friend, 16-year-old John Bennett (Burkholder), along with John’s parents, Matty and Susan (Grimes and Ubach) and cousin Blaire (Whigham). Ted may be a lousy influence on John, but at the end of the day, he’s a loyal pal who’s always willing to go out on a limb for friendship.

Seth MacFarlane serves as executive producer, writer, director, co-showrunner and “Ted.” Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh serve as executive producers, writers and co-showrunners The event series is also executive produced by Erica Huggins, Alana Kleiman, Jason Clark and Aimee Carlson (Fuzzy Door Productions). Ted is produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, Fuzzy Door and MRC.

All seven episodes Thursday January 11 on Binge / weekly from 8.30pm on FOX8.

Adult themes, language.

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