The series aired on NBC from 1986 to 1990.
International broadcast history
ALF was very popular in Germany after it began airing on ZDF. The actor who dubbed ALF's voice in German, Tommi Piper, recorded two albums and four singles as the cat-eating alien between 1988 and 1991. The show also became very popular in Bulgaria, one of the first American sitcoms shown on Bulgarian National Television. From 2000 to 2010 the series has aired again on different channels in Bulgaria. In the UK, the series was first broadcast on ITV in early 1987, before moving to Sky One. In Latin America it used to air on Nick at Nite from February 13, 2006, to June 3, 2012, and it is broadcast since middle 2016 on TCM Latin America. The show was shown in New Zealand on TVNZ.