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1995-2009 American sketch comedy television series

MADtv was a television show that aired on FOX from October 14, 1995 - May 16, 2009. It is a comedic show where they perform sketches, improv and songs. It is rated TV-14 because of profane language and sexual substances. It was on air for fourteen seasons. It showed at 23:00/22:00 central.

Created by Fax Bahr
Adam Small
Starring see List of MADtv cast members
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 14
No. of episodes 321
Running time 45 – 48 minutes
Production company(s) Quincy Jones - David Salzman Entertainment Inc. (entire run)
Bahr/Small Productions (Season 1-3 only)
Klasky Csupo (Spy vs. Spy animated cartoon shorts)
Rough Draft Studios (Spy vs. Spy animation services)
DC Comics
Distributor WB Television Distribution
Original network Fox (1995 – 2009)
The CW (2016)
Picture format 480i SDTV, 720p HDTV
Original release
  • October 14, 1995 (1995-10-14) – May 16, 2009 (2009-05-16)
  • July 26, 2016 (2016-07-26) – September 27, 2016 (2016-09-27)
Followed by MAD
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It has been nominated for Emmy Awards, Image Awards and Young Artist Awards.

On November 12, 2008, it was announced that their 14th season is the show's last season.[1] In July 26, 2016, MADtv come back until September 27, 2016.


  1. "Fox Flash". Retrieved 2012-12-20.