The King of Queens

The King of Queens
Created by
Directed byRob Schiller
Opening theme"Baby All My Life I Will Be Driving Home to You" by Billy Vera and the Beaters (season 2–9)
Ending theme"Baby All My Life I Will Be Driving Home to You" (instrumental) (season 2)
ComposersAndrew Gross (seasons 1–2)
Jonathan Wolff (season 2)
Rich Ragsdale (season 2)
Kurt Farquhar (seasons 3–9)
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons9
No. of episodes207 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • Annette Sahakian Davis
  • Jim Kukucka
CinematographyWayne Kennan
Lennie T. Evans
Jim Roberson
EditorJohn Doutt
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time21–22 minutes
Production companies
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 21, 1998 (1998-09-21) –
May 14, 2007 (2007-05-14)
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The King of Queens is an American television sitcom that ran on CBS from September 21, 1998, to May 14, 2007, a total of nine seasons and 207 episodes. The series was created by Michael J. Weithorn and David Litt, who also served as the show's executive producer, and stars Kevin James and Leah Remini as Doug and Carrie Heffernan, a working-class couple living in Rego Park, Queens, New York City. All the episodes were filmed in front of a live studio audience.[1][2]

The King of Queens was produced by Hanley Productions and CBS Productions (1998–2007), CBS Paramount Network Television (2007), in association with Columbia TriStar Television (1998–2002), and Sony Pictures Television (2002–07). It was filmed at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California.

The ninth and final season concluded with a double-length finale episode in 2007.

Kevin James and Leah Remini reunited in the 2016 television sitcom Kevin Can Wait,[3] which ended on May 7, 2018.[4]

  1. ^ "10 Fun Facts About the King of Queens". May 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "'The King of Queens'". June 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "Wow, So That's How Kevin Can Wait Killed Kevin's Wife". Vanity Fair. September 25, 2017.
  4. ^ Schwartz, Ryan (May 12, 2018). "Kevin Can Wait Cancelled at CBS After Polarizing Season 2 Shake-Up". TVLine. Retrieved July 12, 2018.