Seth MacFarlane Disclosed ‘Ted Season 2’ Depends On Audience Appetite

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According to The Wrap, Seth MacFarlane, the director of Ted, has chosen to leave the future of the foul-mouthed teddy bear franchise in the hands of viewers. He revealed that a second season of the Peacock series will only be made if audiences demand more.

In his interview with The Wrap, MacFarlane revealed the reason for his position.

“I think we felt after Ted 2 that maybe the appetite for Ted in that forum was not quite as ravenous as it was after the first movie. So I don’t know, there would have to be a reason to do it,” he revealed further. “There has to be an audience for something like this. You don’t want to just keep rehashing the same character if no one’s watching. I guess there’s a lot of that today anyway, but it’s not really our first order of business, there really has to be an appetite.”

However, not everyone involved with Ted feels the same way. Showrunners Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh revealed to The Wrap that they already have ideas for future seasons.

“We’re certainly open to it. I think there’s a ton more stories to explore. I mean, we have this teenage, going into early 20s young man that is going through all these experiences and also has his family around him,” said Walsh. “We’ve told, what, seven stories so far? There’s plenty of room to explore, and we’d love to explore it.”

But Walsh also acknowledged that getting the current season completed was a “lengthy process” and ultimately depends on Seth MacFarlane.

#Clique, what are your thoughts on the potential of Ted?

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