American Dad! returning

Fox's self-proclaimed night of "Animation Domination" on Sundays will apparently carry on. The network today announced that it has renewed the final leg of the two-hour Sunday-night block of cartoons, American Dad!.

The show, created by Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane, is number one in its time slot (9:30-10:00 p.m.) among adults between the ages of 18-34, all male demographics, and teens, according to the network. Along with American Dad!, Sunday nights on Fox typically include The Simpsons, King of the Hill, and Family Guy.

American Dad! features patriarch Stan Smith as a conservative Republican, his partying wife Francine, their liberal college-student daughter Hayley, their geeky son Steve, an alcoholic alien refugee named Roger, and a German goldfish named Klaus.

The show premiered in early February 2005. Fox did not state when the fourth season would premiere. For more information on American Dad!, read TV.com's previous coverage.

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Sep 22, 2007
Awesome! These four shows are the best thing on TV each Sunday. Let the Animation Domination continue!
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Jul 16, 2007
The snappy pace of the gags in this series is amazing. For me its like family guy fired out of a gun, which i prefer. Can't get enough of American Dad even if i dont get some of the very american references.
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Jun 27, 2007
need less cartoon shows
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Jun 26, 2007
Not nearly as funny as Family Guy, but a good show.
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Jun 25, 2007
Well this is sorta good news.
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Jun 25, 2007
stopped watching after season 4. Only slightly worse than family guy
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Jun 25, 2007
Ummmm... okay. Great? not really. I'm not thrilled but i'd hate for FOX to fill that timeslot with about 10 different shows this 07-08 season, all of which get the ax early, and 8 of which are complete crap. So I suppose this could techniclly get put under the "Good News" catagory but there's definitly no party on my end.
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Jun 24, 2007
"Though this show is strugging in ratings"

It's #1 in its time slot for the core demo. The ratings are fine.
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Jun 24, 2007
@Evil_Dead_Ash



They didn't pick up Futurama... if Fox didn't like American Dad it would have been axed
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Jun 23, 2007
FINALLY! i cant wait to watch this show again!
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Jun 23, 2007
No I think Fox is bringing this show back for anouther year becuase they cancelled enough. Though this show is strugging in ratings, The War At Home was worse. King Of The Hill is also strugging. This fall the scedule will be eastern time:



8:00pm The Simpsons 8:30pm King Of The Hill

9:00pm Family Guy

9:30pm American Dad



But in January, every show will move its slot except for The Simpsons.



7:00pm King Of The Hill

7:30pm American Dad

8:00pm The Simpsons

8:30pm Family Guy

9:00pm The Sarah Connor Project Chronicles
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Jun 23, 2007
I love how this show gets renewed for a 4th season more than a year before the 4th season will air in fall of '09. I'm glad that FOX likes this show and is giving it the chance that it deserves, because seasons 1 and 2 of American Dad has been a more consistently funny than season 4 and 5 of Family Guy.
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Jun 23, 2007
nice!!!!!
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Jun 23, 2007
I think FOX is only bringing the show back to appease Seth MacFarlane (to keep the more valued Family Guy franchise on FOX). I like American Dad just fine...but Family Guy is really quite a bit better.
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Jun 23, 2007
This show blows harder than Annabelle Chong.
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Jun 22, 2007
Suh-weet
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Jun 22, 2007
as do you
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Jun 22, 2007
THIS SHOW SUCKS
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Jun 22, 2007
When the Simpsons or Family Guy occasionally blow it, American Dad always is a bright spot in my Sunday nights.
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Jun 22, 2007
That's great, I love this show, it has better storylines and more clever jokes than Family Guy(but I still like Family Guy though), but we still haven't got to the 3rd season yet. The 4th season would start in late 2008 at least.

And the show isn't garbage nk47, you probably only seen the first season and not the amazing second season, which is 10 times better than the first.
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Jun 22, 2007
This show is absolutely garbage. Cant believe it hasnt been cancelled.
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Jun 22, 2007
Nice to see! =)
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Jun 22, 2007
Great news, another season of a great show, what more can one wish?
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Jun 22, 2007
Gamespot's Previous Coverage
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Jun 22, 2007
good news, I love American dad!
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Jun 22, 2007
yay team!
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Jun 22, 2007
American Dad has a few of Family Guys old writers which is probaby why its so funny.
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Jun 22, 2007
Yes! This show is good and i'm happy they renewed it. At this rate, if Family Guy gets any worse, American Dad will be one of the best animated comdey's on television
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Jun 22, 2007
Old Family Guy (before its first cancelation) was better than American Dad, but it somehow lost some of its charm when it came back. The new ones are still good, but not as good as American Dad
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Jun 22, 2007
Why?

This show is AWFUL!
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Jun 22, 2007
Yeah, Family Guy's cool but I like American Dad way better so I'm happy it's coming back. It's all about Roger, baby!
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Jun 22, 2007
Good. Now they just need to cancel King of the Hill. That show is awefull. Bring back Futurama!
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Jun 22, 2007
Agreed PDZFan. It's good to know this show is coming back. :D
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Jun 22, 2007
Good becasue American Dad is better then Family Guy.
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