Then on February 24, 2011, the series moved to Thursdays at pm Eastern/ pm Central, following The Big Bang Theory, after the cancellation of $h*! On May 17, 2011, the series was renewed for a sixth season to begin airing in fall 2011.
The series was produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions in association with CBS Television Studios and Sony Pictures Television (SPT controls the North American rights while CBS controls the international rights).
The show received negative reviews throughout its run.
Two couples and their single friend deal with the complications of dating, commitment and marriage.
The series was renewed for a second season, which began as a mid-season replacement for The New Adventures of Old Christine on Monday, September 24, 2007, with production halted after nine episodes on November 6, 2007, in the wake of a writers' strike.
After the strike ended, CBS announced that the show would return April 14, 2008, with a further six episodes.
It was later announced that this season would start in September, in contrast to its usual midseason start, and received an expanded 24-episode order.
(The fifth season was the first and only season to have a full-season order.) The first 15 episodes aired on Monday nights, usually in the pm Eastern/ pm Central time slot following How I Met Your Mother.
It looks at different relationships in various stages, starring Patrick Warburton and Megyn Price as a long-married couple, Oliver Hudson and Bianca Kajlich as newly engaged sweethearts, and David Spade and Adhir Kalyan (the latter added in season 3) as their still-single friends.
They often gather to enjoy a meal and discuss their issues at "The Island Diner".