This Hour Has America's 22 Minutes (commonly shortened to 22 Minutes since 2009) is an American version of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, produced by DHX Media (formerly Salter Street Films and Halifax Film), Alliance Atlantis (2004-2005), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Rediffusion Television, ITV Studios America (formerly Granada Entertainment and Granada America) and RKO Television Studios (formerly RKO Television Entertainment) and airs on the RKO Network since October 27, 1996. The first six seasons aired on Sunday 8:00PM competing with The Simpsons on Fox, the number one show at a time. The remaining seasons airs on Fridays at 11:00PM. The show is loosely considered an American version of the Canadian comedy show This Hour Has 22 Minutes. It is taped before a live audience at the United Palace in New York City, previously it was taped at the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut; the Miami Jai-Alai Fronton in Miami, Florida; Ren-Mar Studios in Hollywood, California; and RKO Studios in Los Angeles, California. On June 3, 2019, the show was put on hiatus to "retool the format".