Peacock has announced a straight-to-series order for Ted, from UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, and MRC Television.
The series is based on the hit Universal Pictures and MRC Film’s Ted, the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time (not a sequel or based on other IP).
Collectively Ted and Ted 2 grossed more than $750 million worldwide.
MacFarlane is in negotiations to reprise the voice of the iconic and lovable foul-mouthed teddy bear, so we’ll need to wait to find out for sure whether he will be back.
The live-action series, based on Seth MacFarlane’s feature films released by Universal Pictures with MRC Film, will be executive produced by MacFarlane and Erica Huggins for Fuzzy Door.
This is the second series order since MacFarlane and Fuzzy Door signed an overall development deal with UCP in 2020.
Earlier this year, Peacock…