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[05/02/11 - 03:40 PM]
USA Network Announces Ambitious Slate of More Than a Dozen "Character" Driven Projects from Hollywood's A-List Talent
The 13 projects include efforts from Nathan Lane, Mark Gordon and Kara DioGuardi.

[12/21/09 - 11:23 AM]
Disney XD Orders a New Live-Action Comedy Series "Pair of Kings"
Mitchel Musso and Doc Shaw star in the multi-camera comedy, due in the fall of 2010.

[03/16/09 - 07:23 AM]
Spike TV Gives Series Order to 'Blue Mountain State' Produced by Varsity Pictures' Brian Robbins and Lionsgate
The comedy series is scheduled to premiere this summer.

[01/22/09 - 08:51 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Organizational Restructure
ABC Entertainment and ABC Studios will now be operated as a coordinated business unit entitled ABC Entertainment Group and managed by Stephen McPherson.

[12/19/08 - 06:02 AM]
Spike TV Orders College Football Comedy Pilot to Be Produced by Varsity Pictures' Brian Robbins and Lionsgate
The pilot, set to film in February, follows three incoming freshmen attending college football powerhouse Blue Mountain St. University.

[11/10/08 - 11:38 AM]
Lifetime Television Announces Early Full Season Order for New Comedy Series 'Rita Rocks,' Starring Nicole Sullivan
Lifetime ordered seven additional episodes, bringing the first season order to 20.

[09/22/08 - 07:52 AM]
Lifetime Television Launches New Comedy Series, 'Rita Rocks,' with Aggressive Scheduling Strategy Featuring Five Original Episodes in One Week, October 20-24 at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Then, starting October 28, "Rita Rocks" will air regularly Tuesdays at 8:30PM (ET/PT).

[08/05/08 - 07:12 AM]
Lionsgate(R) Announces Home Entertainment Distribution Deal with Disney-ABC Domestic Television
Upcoming titles include: "According to Jim," "Reaper," "Hope & Faith," "8 Simple Rules," "Boy Meets World," "October Road," "Kevin Hill," "My Wife & Kids" and "Six Degrees."

[07/20/08 - 01:24 PM]
USA Network Announces New Cast of Characters on Its Development Slate
A slate of three new pilot scripts, COVERT AFFAIRS, OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS and STIFFS, were announced today.

[06/25/08 - 02:23 PM]
Nicole Richie ('The Simple Life') Complicates Life When She Guest-Stars on NBC's 'Chuck' as Sarah's High-School Nemesis
She'll play "the snarky and spiteful girl who tortured Sarah in school -- and now Sarah must face her fears when she is forced to attend her 10-year high school reunion for a mission with Chuck."

[05/14/08 - 06:43 AM]
CBS Announces New 2008-2009 Primetime Schedule
The lineup features five new series - two comedies and three dramas - and the launch of a new comedy block on Wednesdays.

[05/01/08 - 03:01 PM]
FX Orders New Drama Series Sons of Anarchy
Production is scheduled to begin in June and the series slated to premiere on FX in September.

[02/26/08 - 02:04 PM]
Golden Globe(R) Nominee Tom Cavanagh ('Ed'), Amy Davidson ('8 Simple Rules'), and Emmy(R) Nominee Sharon Lawrence ('Nypd Blue') Star in the First Ever Lifetime Movie Network Original Miniseries, 'The Capture of the Green River Killer'
James Marsters and Jessica Harmon also star in the project, which premieres Sunday, March 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/19/07 - 02:50 PM]
ABC Entertainment Senior Vice Presidents to Co-Head Alternative Series, Specials and Late-Night
In their new capacity, Saade and Dummer will jointly oversee development, current and production for ABC's alternative series, with Mr. Saade focusing more on development and Ms. Dummer more on current and specials.

[09/04/07 - 01:05 PM]
Witches, Werewolves and Warlocks Invade ABC Family's Ninth Annual 13 Nights of Halloween
The event includes the new original movie "Nature of the Beast," premiering Sunday, October 21 (8:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT).

[08/17/07 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 13-17
Updates include: Fates come down on three HBO originals and Sci Fi's "Painkiller Jane," Lifetime shuffles its Sunday lineup and NBC preps a syndicated version of "Deal or No Deal."

[05/16/07 - 07:05 AM]
CBS Announces 2007-2008 Primetime Schedule
CBS announced today its 2007-2008 Fall Primetime lineup, featuring five new series - one comedy, three dramas and one reality program. These freshman series will join 17 returning programs on the current CBS lineup, which will win the 2006-2007 season in viewers and adults 25-54, continuing the Network's multi-year winning streak.

[03/02/07 - 01:34 PM]
John Ratzenberger Joins ABC's "Dancing with the Stars"
Following Vincent Pastore's withdrawal, Ratzenberger has nobly stepped in to take his place.

[11/30/06 - 11:10 AM]
Lifetime Kicks Off the New Year with the Provocative Lifetime Original Movie 'To Be Fat Like Me,' Starring Kaley Cuoco ('8 Simple Rules') and Caroline Rhea ('The Biggest Loser'), Premiering Monday, January 8, 2007
The movie launches Lifetime's second annual "Living Healthy" initiative to encourage viewers to make healthy lifestyle decisions and promote tolerance.

[09/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Entertainment Promotes Two Executives to Senior Vice President, Alternative Series and Specials

[09/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
Ghosts, Ghouls and Goblins Inhabit ABC Family for Eighth Annual 13 Nights of Halloween

[08/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Craig Bierko Joins the Cast of ABC's "Boston Legal" This Season

[07/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Tatum O'Neal to Star in MyNetworkTV's Upcoming Primetime Drama "Art of Betrayal"

[05/22/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Summer Slate of Shows

[04/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Nick at Nite to Produce Original Sitcom Based on Network's First Funniest Mom in America Winner

[04/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Lori Openden Named Senior Vice President, Talent and Casting, the Cw

[02/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Disney/ABC Writing and Directing Programs Reach Milestone with More Than 200 Participants to Date

[12/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 2-7

[12/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Adjusts Mid-Season Program Lineup with New Series Launches and Return to Thursday-Night Comedy Block Beginning Week of January 2

[09/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Jason Priestley Reunites with "90210" Co-Star Jennie Garth on "What I Like About You"

[08/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Rachel Bilson, Patrick Dempsey, Craig Ferguson, Jason Lee, Kyra Sedgwick and James Spader Will Present on "The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards," Live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, SepT. 18 on the CBS Television Network

[07/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Rolls Out the Welcome Mat for New Cast Members in the 2005-2006 Season

[07/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
An All-Star Cast Headlines a Very Vegas Christmas Story in USA Network's Three Wise Guys

[07/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Picks Up 'The Book of Daniel,' New Drama Series Starring Aidan Quinn, for Mid-Season 2005-06

[07/11/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Sets Its 3:00 Pm-5:00 PM Afternoon Block Line-Up for January 2006 Through September 2006

[06/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 29

[06/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 21-22

[05/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Nbc, Abc, FOX and the WB Set Initial 2005-06 Season Orders

[05/02/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Entertainment Wins Four Prism Awards

[04/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 28

[04/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
Katey Sagal and Christy Carlson Romano Cast in the ABC Family Original Movie 'Campus Confidential'

[03/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 10

[03/04/05 - 12:00 AM]
Snl Announces March Hosts

[02/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 14

[01/31/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC February Sweep Highlights Release

[01/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 24-26

[01/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
'Savages' Get Cut to 19, Pulled from Schedule

[01/04/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 29 - January 4

[12/08/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Extends 'Hope & Faith,' 'My Wife & Kids' to 26 Episodes

[11/23/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Rings in the Holidays with Funny, Heartwarming and Musical Moments

[11/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
Ed O'Neill Is Set to Guest Star on an Upcoming Episode of '8 Simple Rules'

[11/16/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Orders Full Season of 'Rodney' and 'Complete Savages'

[11/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 11-12

[11/11/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Gives New Meaning to Horn of Plenty as the Network Dishes Out Primetime Thanksgiving Fare

[10/29/04 - 12:00 AM]
November Sweep Release

[10/26/04 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's November Sweep

[10/20/04 - 12:00 AM]
Report: The New Season Thus Far

[10/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Scares Up Some Halloween Treats with Themed Episodes, a Classic 'Peanuts' Special and the Network Premiere of 'Monsters, InC.'

[10/08/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 6-8

[09/30/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Family Delivers Screams and Scares During Its Annual'13 Nights of Halloween' Programming Event

[09/21/04 - 12:00 AM]
UPN Taps New Executives in Business Affairs, Casting and Drama Development

[09/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
2003-2004 Creative Arts Primetime Emmys for Programs and Individual Achievements at the 56th Annual Emmy Awards

[09/03/04 - 12:00 AM]
Disney's California Adventure to Roll Out the Red Carpet for More Than 80 Stars During 'ABC Primetime Preview Weekend,' Presented by Aloha Airlines, September 10-12

[08/25/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 19-25

[08/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Delays 'Life as We Know It,' Other News

[07/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
56th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

[07/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 12-13

[06/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Plans 'The Days' for Sundays

[06/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 17-18

[06/10/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Schedules Fall Premieres, Add Stamos Comedy

[06/07/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 4-7

[05/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: The Wb, Part 1

[05/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Abc, Part 2

[05/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Abc, Part 1

[05/17/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC's 'Alias' to Get Midseason Bump

[05/16/04 - 12:00 AM]
Early Plans Leak from Five of Six Major Networks

[05/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Dumps 'Kingdom Hospital,' Adds More Summer Plans

[05/10/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: May 6-10

[04/27/04 - 12:00 AM]
'Friends,' 'Frasier' Finales Highlight NBC's May Sweeps Plans

[04/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Finalizes May Sweeps Plans

[04/21/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Networks Get Major Executive Overhaul

[04/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
Bush Press Conference Throws Network Schedules Into Spin

[04/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 12

[03/25/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 25

[03/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
Report: How Does Your Favorite Show Stack Up?

[03/19/04 - 12:00 AM]
'Wrinke in Time,' 'Harry Potter' Part of Initial ABC May Sweeps Plans

[03/05/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 5

[02/26/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Extends Four Comedies Beyond Full Season Orders

[01/27/04 - 12:00 AM]
Abc, CBS Plot February Sweeps Schedules

[01/16/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 16

[01/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Sag and Dga Award Nominees

[01/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
TCA Winter Press Tour: Abc

[01/14/04 - 12:00 AM]
TCA Winter Press Tour: Nbc

[01/05/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 5

[12/10/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 10

[12/08/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Extends 'George Lopez,' 'Jim'

[11/20/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 20

[11/06/03 - 12:00 AM]
'L.A. Dragnet' Sidelined Remainder for Sweeps

[10/30/03 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Maps November Sweeps Plans

[10/30/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Gives Full Seasons to Six

[10/28/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Outlines November Sweeps Schedule

[10/17/03 - 12:00 AM]
Nine Freshman Get Script Orders

[10/16/03 - 12:00 AM]
Garner, Pleshette to Fill 'Rules' Roles

[10/08/03 - 12:00 AM]
Big Three Networks Debate Second Week of Fall Season

[09/30/03 - 12:00 AM]
Nbc, CBS Hot in Opening Week Numbers

[09/25/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 25

[09/18/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 18

[09/17/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Says 'Rules' Will Continue

[09/12/03 - 12:00 AM]
'Eight Simple Rules' Star Collapses on Set, Dies

[08/26/03 - 12:00 AM]
Abc, CBS Adjust Fall Premiere Dates

[08/19/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Officially Axes 'The Real Roseanne Show'

[07/29/03 - 12:00 AM]
Abc, the WB Announce Fall 2003 Premiere Dates

[06/23/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 23

[06/04/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Adds 'Ultimate Dating' as More Summer Plans Revealed

[05/13/03 - 12:00 AM]
Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Abc

[05/12/03 - 12:00 AM]
'The Practice,' 'Dragnet' to Return as ABC Finalizes Its Fall Schedule

[04/18/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: April 18

[04/16/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Its May 2003 Sweeps Plans

[04/14/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Greenlights 'Kingdom,' Sets Fall 2003 Foundation

[03/22/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: March 20

[03/13/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: March 13, Part 1







EIGHT SIMPLE RULES (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/17/02 - 4/15/05
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2004-2005 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
3 (76 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release) After C.J. discovers that Cate may be starting a clandestine relationship with Principal Gibb, he blabs it to Bridget. An angry Cate gets even by having Gibb put C.J. in charge of the detention of students on Ditch Day, and C.J. gets even by detaining Bridget. Meanwhile, because she is stuck in detention and can't complete the ditch day prank herself, Bridget convinces Kerry and Rory to steal the rival school's mascot. Nicole Richie ("The Simple Life") guest stars as one of Bridget's fellow detainees, on the Season Finale of "8 Simple Rules," FRIDAY, APRIL 15 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gil Junger as DIR (Pilot)
· Tracy Gamble as WRTR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available