'Family Guy' to Mock Trump and 'Fake News' in Upcoming Season

Creator  executive producer Seth Mac Farlane of the television show Family Guy speaks onstage during the FOX portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Pasadena

The Me Too movement is hitting "Family Guy", and producers say a popular cast member will finally have to deal with the repercussions of his inappropriate behavior.

Family Guy is heading into a busy Season 17. Peter is seen towards the end of the trailer with Brian when The Orville shows up on the TV.

Appel said that series creator Seth MacFarlane ― who previously made jokes about Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey long before their accusers went public ― was behind this particular episode. There digs at Kanye West ("I'm givin' this lasagne a massage while preparing to announce I'm joining ISIS!"), Netflix ("Everyone gets a special") and singing grapes.

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At the end, the Family Guy team also listed the names of the episode where the scenes come from. The episode will find Trump hand-selecting Peter as his new White House communications director after learning that the Quahog Brewery shipping clerk is an expert seller of fake news. The Griffins move to Washington, D.C., where Meg has an "unpleasant encounter" with Trump. That sets up an "epic battle" between Peter and Trump. The Quahog high school will be renamed Adam West High. He had recorded several episodes before he died, and those episodes aired last season. Appel and Sulkin also revealed that they are not going to replace Adam West as the mayor on the show, declaring that he is "irreplaceable". "And the answer is no one".

Family Guy returns to Fox on September 30th with their 17th season.

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