Universal Pictures will release "Ted 2" on the same summer weekend that
On Wednesday, the studio announced that it would open the comedy sequel starring
Though "Ted 2" won't begin production until next year, MacFarlane has plenty to keep him occupied. While he won't be returning to host the
There's also that whole "Dads" controversy. The Fox sitcom that MacFarlane executive produces has been drubbed by critics who claim the program is peppered with racist humor. And since the show's debut three weeks ago, its ratings have been disappointing.
With "Ted 2" now locked into the release calendar, MacFarlane would seem to have at least one sure thing to look forward to.