Shortly afterwards, ABC officially cancelled 8 Simple Rules in May 2005.While 8 Simple Rules ratings were well above those of the surrounding TGIF shows during its third season, ABC cancelled it due to the perceived inability to sell reruns of the show into syndication (a fourth season would have given the show the 100 episodes necessary to enter daily syndication).Following Ritter's death, ABC announced that 8 Simple Rules would continue after a hiatus, and would incorporate the death of his character.The three new episodes that Ritter completed were aired with Sagal introducing them.The series' creator and showrunner, Tracy Gamble, left the series for a time over creative differences prior to the third season, but he later returned as a consulting producer midway through the third season. Even before the third-season finale's airing, rumors began circulating that 8 Simple Rules was facing cancellation due to Ritter's death and poor ratings.
Ramsay is the King of the Kitchen Feud, the kind of chef who could start a fight with his own reflection in a saucepan, but being at home has mellowed him. They don’t walk around shouting the f-word,’ says the man who spends hours on camera swearing like a chef who has just burnt his fingers in the soufflé.
It aired weekdays from January 2, 2006 to September 15, 2006 when it was replaced by Reba upon the merger of UPN and The WB into The CW.
On Tuesday, June 12, 2007, the show joined the ABC Family line-up, airing weekdays from pm to pm Then in September 2008, the show started airing from pm to pm, until October 10, 2008.
Tilly’s favourite meal to cook for the family would be a beef Wellington, because it is what her dad likes best. Never sat down and said, “Let’s be chums.” It’s bull****. The more successful you become, the more people you p*** off.
That’s one thing I’ve learned.’Ramsay is one of those chefs who gets accused of biting off more than he can chew, trying to run a business empire and be a television star rather than focus on the food at his restaurants, but Forbes magazine still estimates his personal wealth at £31 million. The less wasteful they are with food, the less frivolous they will be with money.