sethmacfarlane 290 TV Query: Was that Seth MacFarlane on 'FlashForward'?Question: Was that Seth MacFarlane playing and F.B.I. agent on “FlashForward”? What’s up with that?

Answer: Why, yes, that was Seth MacFarlane, “Family Guy”/”American Dad” mastermind and Hulu spokesman.

A friend of “FlashForward’s co-creator Brannon Braga, MacFarlane was invited to come be a part of the pilot as a lark. But this isn’t the last we’ll see of him. Rather he’ll be “popping in and out” on occasion.

“He’s game to do more,” says producer Jessica Borsiczky Goyer. “And I’m a ridiculous ‘Family Guy’ fan. So I just shake in my boots every time he comes around.

“I love it.”

Follow Zap2it on Twitter for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news.


Fall TV casting coups
Fall TV familiar faces