Rules of Engagement

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8:30pm – Tuesday, April 3 on FOUR

Returning with all new episodes, this week sees Rules of Engagement’s Russell (David Spade) thinking he’s going on a cruise for “Red Hot” ladies, not realising it’s “Red Hat” ladies over the age of 50. Rules of Engagement returns on Tuesday, April 3 rd at 8:30pm on FOUR.

“Although I felt like we had a really good season last year – the show came around, and there were things that definitely needed to be fixed – this year, the show just came together,” says star Patrick Warburton (Jeff) explains.

“This show grew. All of a sudden, it just got really fun. The scripts were great and… the cast has a lot of chemistry. It’s what half-hour TV is supposed to be: It’s got some laughs and it’s entertaining, and I think it’s relatable.”

Warburton attributes part of the show’s improvement to the promotion of Adhir Kalyan to series regular. Kalyan’s character – Timmy, the put-upon assistant of David Spade’s Russell – is slightly outside the show’s couples-based concept, but Warburton says that distinction is a strength.

“He is a great addition to the show,” Warburton says. “The show has a much better balance to it, and it seems to work a lot better that way.”

Make sure not to miss Rules of Engagement when the series returns with all new episodes on Tuesday, April 3 rd at 8:30pm on FOUR.

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8:00pm – Monday, August 22 on FOUR

Entering its latest fifth season, this week sees Rules of Engagement’s Jeff (Patrick Warburton) and Audrey (Megyn Price) surprised by some news about their potential surrogate mother, Pam (guest star Jaime Pressly). Rules of Engagement premieres its fifth season on Monday, August 22 nd at 8pm on FOUR. “Although I felt like we had a really good season last year [season four] – the show came around, and there were things that definitely needed to be fixed – this year [season five], the show just came together,” says Patrick Warburton. “This show grew. All of a sudden, it just got really fun. The scripts were great and… the cast has a lot of chemistry. It’s what half-hour TV is supposed to be: It’s got some laughs and it’s entertaining, and I think it’s relatable.”

Warburton attributes part of the show’s improvement to the promotion of Adhir Kalyan to series regular. Kalyan’s character – Timmy, the put-upon assistant of David Spade’s Russell – is slightly outside the show’s couples-based concept, but Warburton says that distinction is a strength.

“He is a great addition to the show,” Warburton says. “The show has a much better balance to it, and it seems to work a lot better that way.”

As for Warburton’s character, “Jeff and Audrey will face couple’s therapy this season as they continue to consider having children,” says Warburton. Does this mean that things will not work out with surrogate mother, Pam? Find out when Rules of Engagement enters its fifth season on Monday, August 22 nd at 8pm on FOUR.

8:00pm – Monday, May 23 on FOUR

Relationships are never easy, especially for the guys and gals of Rules of Engagement, entering its fourth season on Monday, May 23rd at 8pm on FOUR.

Brand new to FOUR, Rules of Engagement is a hilarious comedy about the often confusing phases of relationships through the sometimes blurred vision of a recently engaged couple, Adam and Jennifer, a jaded married pair, Jeff and Audrey, and a single guy on the prowl, Russell.

Now it its fourth season, series star Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld, Family Guy) acknowledges the series had some difficulties in its first couple of season, but he thinks the show has overcome them.

“Although I felt like we had a really good season last year – the show came around, and there were things that definitely needed to be fixed – this year, the show just came together,” says Warburton.

“This show grew. All of a sudden, it just got really fun. The scripts were great and the cast has a lot of chemistry. It’s what half-hour TV is supposed to be: It’s got some laughs and it’s entertaining, and I think it’s relatable.”

Warburton attributes part of the series’ improvement to the promotion of Adhir Kalyan to series regular. Kalyan’s character – Timmy, the put-upon assistant of David Spade’s Russell – is slightly outside the show’s couples-based concept, but Warburton says that distinction is a strength.

“He is a great addition to the show,” the actor explains. “The show has a much better balance to it, and it seems to work a lot better that way.”

“Timmy has an air about him, and he’s very intellectual and very perceptive. He’s everything that Russell is not. So, you have this great conflict between these two, but also as the rest of the cast get to know Timmy, we have our own fun and awkward moments with Timmy. It’s fun to have a totally different character, who helps create another dimension to everything.”

As for Warburton’s character, Jeff, he and his wife, Audrey (Megyn Price), will face couple’s therapy this season as they continue to consider having children. Fans should look out for Alan Ruck (Spin City) who will guest as their therapist and expect plenty of loughs related to the couple’s trouble conceiving, including Jeff accidentally injecting himself with female hormones.

Eventually, Jeff and Audrey will turn to a surrogate, played by guest star Jaime Pressly (My Name Is Earl).

Make sure not to miss all this when Rules of Engagement moves to its new home of FOUR on Monday, May 23rd at 8pm.

Starring Oliver Hudson, Bianca Kajlich, Megyn Price, David Spade and Patrick Warburton, comedy Rules of Engagement debuts in February in the US.

Rules of Engagement is a comedy about different phases of the male/female relationship as seen through the eyes of a newly-engaged couple, a long-married pair and a single guy.

The show stars Oliver Hudson (“The Mountain”) and Bianca Kajlich (“Dawson’s Creek”) as the newly-engaged couple, Patrick Warburton (“Seinfeld”) and Megyn Price (“Grounded For Life”) as a long-married couple and David Spade (“Just Shoot Me”) as a single guy on the prowl.