LOS ANGELES — April 1, 2020 — American Dad! is back with new episodes on TBS starting Monday, April 13 at 10:00pm ET/PT. This year marks the fifteenth anniversary of Seth MacFarlane’s award-winning satirical animated comedy, while the series will air its landmark 300th episode on Monday, September 14.
American Dad! moved to TBS in 2014 and has aired 101 original episodes on the network to date. The latest season drew nearly 18 million total viewers and ranks as a top-five cable comedy.
One of the new episodes, airing Monday, May 4, will feature an original song by Grammy® Award-winning artist The Weeknd. The singer co-wrote the episode and will also appear as himself. Other guest stars in upcoming episodes include Jane Lynch, Patton Oswalt, Ron Perlman, Craig Robinson, Criss Angel, and Bill Nye.
To mark the fifteenth anniversary of American Dad!, TBS will air a curated selection of episodes focusing on different characters each day, handpicked by the series’ producers, for broadcast April 14-17 and April 21-24 beginning at 6pm ET and PT. Following that, the official American Dad! fifteenth anniversary marathon, featuring the series co-creator’s top 15 favorite episodes, will take place on Monday, April 27 beginning at 2:30pm ET and PT.
American Dad! centers on super patriotic CIA agent Stan Smith (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) and the misadventures of his unconventional family in Langley Falls, VA. Stan applies the same drastic measures used in his job at the CIA to his home life, where Stan’s blissfully unaware wife, Francine (Wendy Schaal), has an unfaltering loyalty that makes her blind to his unabashed arrogance. His left-wing activist daughter Hayley (Rachael MacFarlane), however, doesn?t let him off so easily ? and knows just how to push her father’s buttons. Hayley’s brother is the geeky-yet-confident Steve (Scott Grimes), a kid who spends his time playing video games and obsessing about the opposite sex. The Smith cabinet is rounded out by two rather unconventional members: Roger (MacFarlane), a sassy, sarcastic and routinely inappropriate space alien, and Klaus (Dee Bradley Baker), an attention-starved goldfish with the brain of a German Olympic skier.
The animated comedy from 20th Century Fox Television is created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman, executive-produced by co-showrunner Brian Boyle along with MacFarlane and Weitzman.
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