Who's the smartest person in TV?

December 3, 2008 2:43:44 PM PST
Who says cartoons are for kids? "Family Guy" and "American Dad" creator Seth MacFarlane tops Entertainment Weekly's list of the 25 smartest people in television. [SIGN UP: Get entertainment news sent to you]

The magazine says "Family Guy" DVDs and merchandise have earned a reported $1 billion. MacFarlane is the highest-paid writer on TV, with a "Family Guy" spinoff called "The Cleveland Show" in the works.

Says Entertainment Weekly: "That frat-boy persona is only a cover."

"30 Rock" creator and Sarah Palin imitator Tina Fey is second on the magazine's list. CBS Paramount Network Entertainment chief Nancy Tellem is third. Oprah Winfrey came in sixth.

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