E! Entertainment to air 'Simple Life' reuniting Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie

MUMBAI: E! Entertainment Television has acquired the hit series The Simple Life, and has ordered ten all-new episodes of the half-hour show to debut in spring 2006.

According to E! Networks CEO Ted Harbert, the fourth season is titled The Simple Life: Till Death Do Us Part, and will reunite news-making heiresses Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie in a format which boasts an all-new twist. The Simple Life is produced by Bunim-Murray Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television.

The Simple Life follows the fish-out-of bottled water adventures of "celebutantes" Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie.The upcoming season of all-new episodes on E! will put the girls to the matrimonial test as it's "you are my wife . . . hello married life" for the jet-setting playgirls, states an official release.

"We are thrilled to welcome Paris, Nicole and The Simple Life to E!," said Harbert. "The addition of this huge comedy hit to our schedule will continue to distinguish E! as the leader in entertainment, celebrity and pop culture television."

In each of the 10 new episodes, Paris and Nicole will take turns playing the traditional role of wife and running a household. There will be cooking, cleaning and all the other duties required to make a house a home. In addition, as "wives," Paris and Nicole will have responsibility for the children, and each family will ultimately decide which of the heiresses is a "keeper."

E! will also have access to the 36-episode library of the series, which aired on Fox Broadcasting. Season one, titled simply The Simple Life debuted on Fox on 2 December 2003. The following installments, titled Simple Life: Road Trip and Simple Life: Interns took the girls on a road trip from Miami to Los Angeles and tested their skills in the job market as professional interns, and debuted in June 2004 and January 2005, respectively, the release adds.



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