COMEDY CENTRAL® ACQUIRES KING OF THE HILL AND THE CLEVELAND SHOW FROM TWENTIETH TELEVISION

  • King of the Hill Premieres Monday, July 23 The Cleveland Show Set to Premiere Fall 2018

NEW YORK, July 19, 2018 – Comedy Central welcomes 20th Century Fox’s Emmy® Award-winning King of the Hill and Emmy® Award-nominated The Cleveland Show to their stellar lineup. The #1 brand in comedy has acquired all thirteen seasons of the animated fan favorite King of the Hill, as well as all four seasons of the ensemble comedy The Cleveland Show. King of the Hill will premiere on Monday, July 23 and The Cleveland Show is set to premiere in the fall.

King of the Hill, which originally aired on FOX from 1997 to 2010, depicts the life and times of Hank Hill, his family and their neighbors in the fictional suburb of Arlen, Texas, the heartland of America. A hard-working, loyal family man and proud Texan, Hank is assistant manager of Strickland Propane. He’s an average Joe who sees himself as the voice of common sense and reason in a world of incompetent sales clerks, meddling bureaucrats and do-good liberals. Created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels, King of the Hill is executive produced by Judge, Daniels, Howard Klein, Michael Rotenberg, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky.

The Cleveland Show, which originally aired on FOX from 2009 to 2013, follows the Brown-Tubbs blended family headed by Cleveland and his sassy high-school-sweetheart-turned-second-wife Donna. The rest of the household includes Donna’s boy-crazy teenage daughter, Roberta; the 5-year-old with an old soul Rallo; and the lovable-but-not-so-bright Cleveland Jr. The Cleveland Show is executive produced by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry and Rich Appel. Kirker Butler serves as Co-Executive Producer and Kara Vallow and Brandi Young produced the series.

Available on-air, online and on the go, Comedy Central gives viewers access to a world of super funny, provocative and relevant comedy that tell the funny truths of life, every day and everywhere. From award-winning late-night, scripted and animated series to stand-up specials, short-form and sketch, Comedy Central has it all. A subsidiary of Viacom Inc., Comedy Central is available to more than 300 million households in over 150 countries across the globe. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Comedy Central’s press site at press.cc.com and follow us on Twitter @ComedyCentralPR for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos.

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Kyle Pleva    310.752.8352     kyle.pleva@cc.com

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