TBS Slates Family Guy

TBS has picked a time slot and debut date for Family Guy, the latest addition to its growing sitcom lineup.

Back-to-back episodes of the off-Fox animated series, which will continue to run on Cartoon Network, will bow on TBS Wednesday at 8 and 8:30 beginning July 7. It will be followed by a double does of Seinfeld, debuting

TBS has rebranded itself the "very funny" network, and has put its money where its smile is by picking up a bunch of high-profile off-net sitcoms including Sex and the City, Everybody Loves Raymond, Friends and Seinfeld, which it is rolling out over the spring and summer.

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