American Dad!'s sixth season premiered on Fox on September 27, 2009. The season consists of nine episodes from production line four and nine from production line five. The entire season was released in the Volume Six DVD box set on April 19, 2011 in Region June 1 27, 2011 in Region 2 and July 13, 2011 in Region 4. The season also marked the series move to airing in 16:9 high definition on January 3, 2010 with the episode "Don't Look a Smith Horse in the Mouth". The season initially ended its 13-episode run on February 21 with the episode "The Return of the Bling" to make room for the new Fox sitcom Sons of Tucson and was set to return to the schedule in September. However, on April 5, it was announced that Sons of Tucson was canceled after a four-episode run. The sixth season of American Dad continued with five more episodes. The season premiered in the United Kingdom, on BBC Three on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 10 pm, with a double bill.