It is not the end of the world as we know it. Microsoft caused a bit of an uproar last week when it announced plans to sponsor a full episode of FOX’s “Family Guy.” (TechCrunch called it The End of Television.) But the software giant hadn’t quite thought that plan through. Or, you know, watched Family Guy.
After seeing a preview of “Family Guy Presents: Seth and Alex’s Almost Live Comedy Show,” Microsoft decided it would not promote Windows 7 with its proposed sponsorship. FOX still plans to air the show on November 8th and is looking for another sponsor. So who’s the biggest loser in this situation?