Steve Callaghan at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego.
|Occupation||Television writer, executive producer, voice actor, producer|
Steve Callaghan is an American screenwriter, producer and voice actor, best known for his work on Family Guy. He is a graduate of the Department of Public Policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs. Callaghan started his career in 1999 as a writers' assistant for Family Guy, and has since worked as a writer and producer on a variety of televisions shows such as 3 South, Yes, Dear and American Dad!.
Callaghan was offered a job as a writers' assistant on the animated series Family Guy in 1999, and became one of the first members of the original writing staff of the show. He served as co-executive producer during the show's fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons, and as executive producer during the show's eighth season. During the show's cancellation from 2003 to 2005, Callaghan wrote for the CBS television sitcom Yes, Dear and the animated television series 3 South on MTV.
In 2009, it was announced that Callaghan would begin serving as executive producer and showrunner for Family Guy and would oversee the show's transition to high definition, beginning in the ninth season and ending in the fifteenth season. Callaghan has authored two publications about the series, including Family Guy: Stewie's Guide to World Domination and a guide to the first three seasons of the show.
Callaghan continues as the current executive producer of Family Guy.
He has twice been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award (including a nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2009).
Family Guy episodes
- episode #19: "Fifteen Minutes of Shame"
- episode #29: "The Thin White Line"
- episode #37: "Mr. Saturday Knight"
- episode #40: "To Love and Die in Dixie"
- episode #53: "Blind Ambition"
- episode #60: "Model Misbehavior"
- episode #71: "I Take Thee Quagmire" (with Tom Maxwell and Don Woodard)
- episode #80: "Stu and Stewie's Excellent Adventure"
- episode #85: "Whistle While Your Wife Works"
- episode #93: "Bill and Peter's Bogus Journey"
- episode #103: "Lois Kills Stewie"
- episode #109: "The Former Life of Brian"
- episode #134: "Dog Gone"
- episode #138: "Extra Large Medium"
- episode #160: "Trading Places"
- episode #179: "Be Careful What You Fish For"
- episode #209: "Roads to Vegas"
- episode #224: "Fresh Heir"
- episode #264: "A Lot Going on Upstairs"
- episode #287: "The Peter Principal"
- episode #299: "Boy (Dog) Meets Girl (Dog)"
- episode #326: "Island Adventure"
- episode #334: "Cat Fight"
- episode #352: "Boys & Squirrels"
Yes, Dear episodes
- episode #69: "Jimmy's Dumb"
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