Whose Line is it Anyway? (often known as simply Whose Line?) is an improvisational comedy show, which was originally hosted by Drew Carey on ABC and ABC Family and ran from August 5, 1998 to December 15, 2007. Repeats and previously unaired episodes were subsequently run on ABC Family from 2005 to 2011. The show was later revived in 2013, hosted by Aisha Tyler and airing on The CW, with the first episode of the revival airing on July 16, 2013.