Microsoft dumps 'Family Guy' variety show
It was pretty exciting and edgy when Microsoft Corp. said it would team with "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane on a variety show airing next month.
The software giant was going to be the only advertiser on the show and would collaborate with MacFarlane and his partner in laughs, Alex Borstein. The pair would write jokes and skits into the show that would promote Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 7, which came out last week.
Now comes word that Microsoft has pulled out. Apparently "the content was not a good fit," according to a statement the company e-mailed out this afternoon:
-- Dan Fost