CBS Renews Rules of Engagement for Season 7

Hey guys! CBS has renewed Rules of Engagement for a seventh season! While that's probably seven seasons too many, the show has actually performed decently for the network during its run, despite being bounced all over the schedule.

Deadline Hollywood says CBS has ordered 13 episodes of the David Spade comedy, which will allow the series to reach 100 episodes—the magic number that's cherished for its syndication-friendliness. The renewal came late (CBS's scheduling decisions should have all been wrapped up last week) as the two sides had to hammer out some license-fee terms.

There's no word on where Rules of Engagement will be scheduled, as it's a perfect utility player for CBS. Expect it to fill in for failing comedies or show up around midseason.


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Great show... Watching the reruns that have popped up on CW , Ion , and My20 .
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Rules of Engagement is so Funny and should last more than 6 1/2 seasons. What is wrong with these people? They don't know when they have a good thing. It's getting to a point of why bother if they are only going to go so far with these shows!!!
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I've just gone through a lot of the comments and I can only imagine that a lot of people who are negative about Rules of Engagement haven't watched much of the show and what they have watched must have been very early on when it hadn't found it's feet. How anyone could watch, for example, "Nature Calls" (season 6, Episode 4) and not completely laugh their *ss off is beyond me. This has turned into a great show.
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"Seven seasons too many". Who is this clown. OK, it didn't start out as the best comedy ever, but once they fixed David Spade's character who initially irritated the hell out of me and got the engaged couple Brad & Jen to take a slight step away from the limelight compared to the other characters, the show got better and better with each season. Season 6 has some of the funniest, sharpest writing I've ever had the pleasure of witnessing, it's truly up there with Seinfeld in my opinion. And "the David Spade comedy" is way off. If there was one main actor it'd be Patrick Warburton (in fact he comes up on the credits first along with onscreen wife Megyn Price). The single issue I have with the show is that while redeveloping some of the characters, they turned Adam into someone with an IQ lower than Forrest Gump which can be amusing but doesn't always feel right.
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It says 'The David Spade Comedy', now, that's a laugh. I'm still waiting to get even a laugh, from one too many TV series. He's just not funny. If it weren't for him, perhaps I'd give Rules of Engagement a try. And he's pretty much portraying the same guy. I guess just because he's the most famous of the lot, they dub it the David Spade Comedy. Next thing, you know he's going to come out with his own cologne, unless he's already has.
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i hope they develope adam more cos the whole naive male bimbo thing is getting old now..



in short adam needs to grow a pair..
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This show is consistently funny and entertaining, and CBS and many others obviously know that, because here it still is, just the comfy little unpretentious sitcom that could. I even like David Spade noe, he's not bad...
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I like this show, there is absolutely nothing wrong with it, I don't know why it gets dumped on so hard. It's funny and it isn't trying to be more than a sitcom. I can't imagine CBS will pick it up after next season though.
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It didn't start off the best, it is a hellof a lot better now and I normally watch it before I get to stuff like The Office, 30 Rock and even Community. Maybe I shouldn't have said that after all that last one is plainly the greatest show ever made....... I find R of E funny so sue me, and it's got nothng to do with me being thick or liking broad comedy, I watch stuff that makes me laugh rather than stuff which all the cool kids say I should find funny. Bravo R of E looking forward to a 7th series.
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I've watched a total of eight minutes across three episodes - and hated it. I can't believe how much quality tv programming gets cancelled whilst crap like this, Melissa & Joey and Two and A Half Men can run for multiple seasons. Life really isn't fair.
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I agree with you on Melissa and Joey. I think that show is wretched and its unfair (and unjustifiable) to compare to those two other shows.



isn't it great how we all have our opinions and our favorites? I have hundreds of shows I want to watch on DVR, and that's not counting the movies. SO there is plenty to watch out there, and very little complain about.



I'd rather hear people dissect the shows and tell us why they think what they think about each show. That would be interesting. But just crying because a show you don't like has some success while the show you love is failing is a little bit spoiled behavior, I think.
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Patrick Warburton was the only thing that drew me to the show, and even still I only watched a handful of episodes. David Spade... meh. He's been playing the same personality since the 90s so I've grown tired of it. Though I'm sure it's probably still funny to people that haven't seen tons of his older work (Just Shoot Me, various films, etc).



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I've watched every episode of every show he's ever been in, no need to be condescending.
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Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying he isn't funny. Just it's the same old thing. And to each, their own.



He's like Charlie Sheen. Charlie he's always playing the same character (usually also called Charlie). He sleeps around, gets wasted a lot, likes to gamble, etc. The setting changes in the show so that adds something, but often the jokes are just recycled.



After it gets old for some people.
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It's official, this show is immortal.
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David Spade's an "and"; shouldn't that be "Patrick Warburton comedy"? It'd be nice if they could have more of the perpetually engaged couple (particularly Oliver Hudson) and less of Spade's character and Timmy. House and Wilson they are not. As someone already posted, the show's not unfunny, but it's nothing I go out of my way to watch. I initially started watching when I saw Steve Holland's name in the credits as a producer.
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ok, but then it would be a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT show
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Not really. There have been some episodes with the engaged couple, and Hudson's character is endearingly funny (the handsome man-child); one that sticks out for me is the episode where he gets into a video game rivalry with a kid at a hockey game. Besides, I thought the premise of the show was a long-married couple, an engaged couple, and a single fifth wheel. I don't think Timmy was even a regular until season 2.
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Timmy became a regular in season 4 but had a recurring role in season 3
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So they Cancel CSI: Miami, but this stays? WTF!
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CSI Miami was way past its time, sorry
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Are you kidding me? CSI: Miami stopped being interesting five seasons ago. At least this series is still the best "nothing-else-on-TV" show.
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CSI miami was on for over a hundred years. Are we really that spoiled for our favorite TV shows? It wasn't that long ago that we had THREE CHANNELS to choose from. Now you have dozens (hundreds if you are less selective) of quality shows to choose from each season. Enjoy each show while it lasts.
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107, to be more precise, it had to go...
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lol...I thought I was the only one who liked this show.



great news for my cheap entertainment needs
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I enjoy this show, hopefully it'll get picked up again
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Seriously? This show will not die. What is Spade doing, PAYING the CBS execs?
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Nope, he's still making us laugh whether we want to or not...
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This cracks me up. This is the show that just won't die. CBS has tried so hard to replace it with other comedies yet it keeps coming back. I guess it is good to have a show as a back up plan for failed new projects. It isn't that bad, but I wouldn't waste any of my precious television time on it either. There are way better things out there.
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Seriously? at least CBS didn't cancel any show that I watch for this piece of garbage. The story would be different if this show was on another network (cough cough NBC, A&E or FOX cough cough) where actual good shows are cancelled.
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Another win for mediocrity.
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It's a low cost show that pulls in a crowd, the crowd is never super excited but they come. It's not a bad comedy, it's nothing special but it's not unfunny. I just hope whatshername has the kid and the engaged two finally get married before the shows gets canned. It's kind of hard to believe they've had them engaged six years. Plus it's not like this show is the only one that's survived longer than it should, south park, family guy (and all of it's children) should have been off the air years ago, they've become complete shit yet they still survive, those are the real tragedies of television.
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I'm sorry, but comparing the drop in quality on South Park (which has still produced some quality episodes in this past season) with that of either Family Guy (though I do think it's actually gotten better in the last year or so) or Rules of Engagement is a travesty.
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And David Spade continues to defy all explanation as to how he still has a career.
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Inconceivable. I'd have guessed it was at 4 seasons.
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So we live in a world where Rules of Engagement gets a second chance and Awake doesn't... Why did we end up in the dark timeline?
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you're not seriously trying to connect the success of "Rules" to the failure of "Awake" are you? There is no cause-effect. It's about budget, ratings and syndication. It's very easy to produce and syndicate half hour comedies, whereas dramas are usually one run and done with a possible afterlife (longshot now thanks to DVRs) on DVD.
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I didn't see anything in his post that said the 2 things were connected. But I would prefer not to live in a world where shows like Jersey Shore are constantly renewed but TV gold like Awake cannot draw a crowd. We live in a brain dead society.
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Oh, and The Unit...
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I loved The Unit. It was averaging over 10 million an episode, but it still got cancelled because 10 million on CBS means a bad rating. Crazy, NBC would kill for those numbers.
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The problem with Awake is, I don't know. It doesn't seem to have one like many other good ones that are cancelled. The most disappointing ever being Human Target and Moonlight...
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I watch every week, but that's only because it's the only "live-action" show that David Spade and Patrick Warburton work on. I almost sort of wish the show would get canceled so that those guys could work on better projects.

Who in the world stays engaged for 6 years? Get married already!
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