Why Family Guy Hasn’t Won an Emmy

Cameron Lee Cowan
8 min readSep 27, 2021

It’s mostly to do with the fact that family guy is derivative.

Seth McFarland’s Family Guy has been on the air for 19 years. It had a rough start, was briefly canceled and then brought back thanks to its popularity by younger viewers. Family Guy has never had great ratings, but it has earned a loyal following. It has never had the cultural sway of its rival The Simpsons and has never won an Emmy (as…

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Cameron Lee Cowan

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