The King of Queens

Kevin James

Doug Heffernan

Kevin James is not just the King of Queens, he's also a king of comedy. His career began on the comedy circuit, which he participated in for 11 years. He then worked his way on to Star Search, Tonight Show with Jay Leno and got his big break with an appearance in the 1996 Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival. / Famous TV credits include Cosby, Becker, and Everybody Loves Raymond. In all three series he appeared as the same character, Doug Heffernan. He also wrote for one episode of Ray Romano's hit show. Much of Doug's backstory mirrors James' personal life. He, too, played football and fell out of it, loves playing golf and watching the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He and Gary Valentine (Danny on King of Queens) are also brothers. Kevin James exercised his industry chops with his multi-faceted involvement in the series. He was executive producer for much of the shows run, creative consultant, writer and part of the sound track for 8 episodes. For Doug, he has consistently worked both behind-the-scenes and in front of the camera throughout his career. His movie credits include Zookeeper (2011), Hitch (2005), Paul Blart: Mall Cop, and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007). He also produced and/or wrote for most of these projects.

The King of Queens TV Schedule

Thursday
August 25
11:00pm
Inn Escapable
Doug takes Carrie to a bed and breakfast, thinking it would be romantic, but it ends up being terrible. The owners are disgusting but nice. Doug doesn't want to hurt their feelings by leaving, but they try to find a way out.
TV-PG
11:30pm
Fresh Brood
When Doug is not allowed to hold Danny's girlfriend's baby, Doug gets annoyed and tries to convince Carrie to have a child so he can get back at Danny.
TV-PG
Friday
August 26
12:00am
G'Night, Stalker
When Doug starts receiving fan mail from someone who saw his performance at a karaoke club, he lets the attention go to his head, only to have his ego shattered when the emails suddenly stop coming.
TV-PG
12:30am
Move Doubt
Much to the confusion of the Heffernan's, Deacon and Kelly are disinterested in purchasing the house next door to Doug and Carrie when it goes on sale.
TV-PG
11:00pm
G'Night, Stalker
When Doug starts receiving fan mail from someone who saw his performance at a karaoke club, he lets the attention go to his head, only to have his ego shattered when the emails suddenly stop coming.
TV-PG
11:30pm
Move Doubt
Much to the confusion of the Heffernan's, Deacon and Kelly are disinterested in purchasing the house next door to Doug and Carrie when it goes on sale.
TV-PG
Saturday
August 27
12:00am
Gambling N'Diction
After convincing his mom they could make a fortune, Doug and his mom set off on a series of smaller poker games in order to come up with the $1,000 buy-in to play in the high stakes game.
TV-PG
12:30am
Apartment Complex
Doug and his gang rent an apartment upstairs from their favorite restaurant, but when the excitement of having their own secret sanctuary wears off, the guys stop hanging out, leaving Doug all alone. Guest Star: Kirstie Alley
TV-PG
11:00pm
Gambling N'Diction
After convincing his mom they could make a fortune, Doug and his mom set off on a series of smaller poker games in order to come up with the $1,000 buy-in to play in the high stakes game.
TV-PG
11:30pm
Apartment Complex
Doug and his gang rent an apartment upstairs from their favorite restaurant, but when the excitement of having their own secret sanctuary wears off, the guys stop hanging out, leaving Doug all alone. Guest Star: Kirstie Alley
TV-PG