Animation Domination

programming block of animated TV series

Animation Domination is a group of television shows that is shown on Fox. It began on September 11, 2005 and airs on Sunday nights. In Canada, it is known as Animation Rules. It airs from 7 to 10 PM when The OT is not on, when The OT is airing, Animation Domination is broadcast from 8 to 10 PM, unless the NFL game runs for longer, which might cause the block not to air until the following week.

Animation Domination
LaunchedOriginal run: September 11, 2005; 18 years ago (2005-09-11)
Second run: September 29, 2019; 4 years ago (2019-09-29)
ClosedOriginal run: September 21, 2014; 9 years ago (2014-09-21)
Country of originUnited States
FormatAdult animation
Official website



Animation Domination started on May 1, 2005 with back-to-back episodes of The Simpsons, Family Guy then American Dad! (created with the block).[1][2]

Current schedule

  • Shows in bold are currently airing new episodes.
Season 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM
Fall The Simpsons The Great North Bob's Burgers Family Guy

Current shows


Past shows


International versions


It airs in Australia on Fox8, and on other Fox channels in Italy, Portugal and Spain, putting it in their own languages.

Saturday nights


Fox announced plans to air a late Saturday night block of adult animation (11pm-12:30am ET/PT), which would compete with Saturday Night Live on NBC and replace reruns of their programming.[3] It is by Nick Weidenfeld, who used to be at Adult Swim. It launched in January 2013.[3]



  1. "New "King of the Hill," "The Simpsons," "Family Guy" and "American Dad" Episodes". Archived from the original on 2013-05-13. Retrieved 2012-03-06.
  2. "FOX's Animation Domination for May". Archived from the original on 2008-04-25. Retrieved 2012-03-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Fox Partnering With Adult Swim Alums to Launch Late-Night Animation Block". The Hollywood Reporter.

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