TVNewser Show TVNewser TVSpy SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat PRNewser AgencySpy FishbowlNY FishbowlDC MediaJobsDaily UnBeige 10,000 Words

‘Family Guy’ Kills Off Beloved Dog Brian, Twitter Explodes

Family Guy dog“Family Guy” created a social media frenzy last night after shockingly killing off the show’s long-time canine cartoon companion, beloved dog Brian Griffin.

The character, who’s been voiced by show creator Seth MacFarlane in all 11 seasons, died after getting run over by a car in a tearjerker that left fans on Twitter scrambling for tissues and answers.

On Trendrr, the show went from being the 22nd most-trending show of the week to the 7th for last night’s episode.

The outrage has moved beyond social TV circles: Change.org has filed a petition asking Fox to bring back the character, with over 1,500 people signing so far.

Mediabistro Event

TVNewser Show Coming to NYC on April 29!

TVNewser ShowThe TVNewser Show Seminar & Media Job Fair will explore the way TV business and technologies are changing through informative panels and discussions with industry experts. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with other like-minded professionals at the event's exclusive media job fair. Register before midnight on April 28 to save on on-site pricing!