NICKELODEON WELCOMES "THE KING OF QUEENS" TO NICK AT NITE'S FAMILY COMEDY LINEUP, BEGINNING TUESDAY, JAN. 1
NEW YORK-Dec. 21, 2018- Usher in the New Year with laughter as The King of Queens joins Nick at Nite beginning Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 4 a.m. (ET/PT). The series follows a blue-collared couple who fight the odds to keep it together with plenty of laughs. Following the series launch, the nine-season, 207-episode library of The King of Queens will continue to air regularly on Nick at Nite.
Nick at Nite is Nickelodeon's nighttime programming block featuring popular hit family comedies, including the Emmy Award-winning series Friends, as well as George Lopez and Mom.
The King of Queens is set in Rego Park, Queens, New York, and follows Doug, a deliveryman, and his wife Carrie, a secretary at a law firm, who both live with Carrie's oddball father, Arthur. They try to make the best of what they got while striving to keep their marriage somewhat normal and getting through tiny problems that they have together, even the occasional run-in with Carrie's father.
The King of Queens stars Kevin James (Hitch), Leah Remini (Old School) and Jerry Stiller (Zoolander) as Arthur.
Created by Michael J. Weithorn & David Litt, the show is produced by Hanley Productions and CBS Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Michael J. Weithorn, Tony Sheehan, David Litt, Kevin James, Josh Goldsmith & Cathy Yuspa, Tom Hertz, Jeff Sussman, David Bickel, Ilana Wernick, Chris Downey, Rock Reuben and Rob Schiller are executive producers.
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