THE wait will soon be over for UK fans eager to watch the record-breaking 15th season of Rob McElhenney's comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

The series, created by Rob, first aired in 2005.

Now, 16 years later, it isthe longest-running live-action American sitcom in history, overtaking The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, which ran for 14 seasons from 1952 to 1966.

Rob, who plays ‘Mac’ in the sitcom, created, developed, produced and starred in the show for all 15 seasons.

The new series aired in December in the US, but UK fans have had to wait for "The Gang's" latest misadventures.

Netflix UK has now confirmed the episodes will be available to stream from February 1.

For those that can't wait to get back to Paddy's Pub, the previous 14 series are available on Netflix in the UK.

Netfix tweeted: "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia S15 arrives on Netflix UK/IE on 1 Feb, which is nice."

The first two episodes are titled 2020: A Year In Review and The Gang Makes Lethal Weapon 7.

Ahead of the start of the record breaking season, Rob tweeted: “Tonight, Sunny will become the longest running live action sitcom in TV history.

"What is wrong with you people?”

After the first two episodes aired, he added that “the old mare still got legs”.

Interest Rob's career has increased here in North Wales since he and Hollywood superstar Ryan Reynolds successfully completed the takeover of Wrexham AFC in February last year.

The pair visited Wrexham to meet fans and attend their first game at The Racecourse in October.

Rob had previously been in Ireland with the rest of the It's Always Sunny cast - Rob's wife Kaitlin Olson, Danny DeVito, Charlie Day and Glenn Howarton.

Kaitlin and Rob met on the It's Always Sunny set.They married in 2008 and have two sons, Axel and Leo Grey.