TeleFutura to Air ‘Family Guy’ in Spanish in U.S.

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TeleFutura, a broadcast network owned by Univision, is airing for the first time in the United States the long-running animated series Family Guy in Spanish.

Univision announced the acquisition for its primetime lineup along with the appointments of Spanish-language media veterans Luis Fernandez-Rocha as senior VP of TeleFutura and Carlos Bardasano as VP of programming and original productions for TeleFutura.

Family Guy, created by Seth MacFarlane, first aired on Fox in 1999 and has been a solid performer in syndication and DVD sales. The series is a 20th Century Fox Television production distributed by Twentieth Television.