The Nerds Get Revenge on 'Rules of Engagement' With Guest Star Booger (We Mean Curtis Armstrong)

Sometimes a movie or TV role is so memorable, it sticks with the actor through their entire career. Case in point: 'Revenge of the Nerds'' hygienically-challenged nerd Booger, famously played by Curtis Armstrong. Booger (sorry, Curtis ) is stopping by tonight's 'Rules of Engagement' (Thurs., Oct. 27, 8:30PM ET on CBS) playing himself -- yes, an actor named Curtis Armstrong who's often recognized as a hygienically-challenged nerd named Booger from ... oh, you get the idea. So how does Booger come to meet the group? Turns out he shared a cab with Adam, who's a big 'Revenge of the Nerds' fan. And you know who was in 'Revenge of the Nerds'? Instant connection. Enjoy this Booger-tastic exclusive sneak peek ...

Rules of Engagement Boss: "We're the Stepchild of the Schedule, But We're Always There"

Tom Hertz was waiting for the call, like he usually does. After CBS pushed his Rules of Engagement 's dreaded Saturday premiere one week to Oct. 15 (which was already punted from Sept. 24), he knew it would get called up to the plate for a prime weekday slot soon. How to Be a Gentleman had premiered in the coveted post- Big Bang Theory Thursday berth to weak numbers and didn't seem long for this world (measured against CBS' high standards). "They told us we would not be premiering on the 8th, but instead the 15th, and I figured that meant they were going to give How to Be a Gentleman one more shot airing to see if it went up, and if not, then we would jump in at some point," Hertz tells "But yeah, I didn't believe we would air on the 15th." The call came Friday, Oct. 7 after Gentleman posted an even worse ratings erosion. The shows will swap time slots, though CBS has since pulled Gentleman from Saturdays as well. "For all the buzz about 'the first scripted show on Saturdays in 10 years' and 'could they take Saturday nights?' it just didn't happen. And it's better that ...

Revenge of the Nerds Star to Appear on Rules of Engagement

Revenge of the Nerds  star Curtis Armstrong will guest-star on Rules of Engagement  this season, has learned exclusively. The part won't be too big of a stretch for Armstrong: He will play himself and will befriend Adam (Oliver Hudson). An airdate for his episode has not yet been determined. Best known as Booger in  Nerds , Armstrong has also co-starred in  Risky Business  and  Ray . On the small screen, he recurred on  Moonlighting  as Herbert Viola and has guest-starred on Grey's Anatomy  and  House . Earlier this summer, he started a multi-episode arc on  The Closer . Rules of Engagement premieres Saturday, Oct. 8 at 8/7c on CBS.

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT “Dirty Talk” Season 6 Premiere Photos

Check out photos of the season premiere  episode  of RULES OF ENGAGEMENT  “Dirty Talk” Season 6 Episode 1 which airs Saturday October 8 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode Synopsis:  RULES OF ENGAGEMENT “Dirty Talk” Season 6 Episode 1 – Russell (David Spade) tries to get out of his marriage to an overly enthused Liz (Wendi McLendon-Covey), who tries to make it work, while Jeff attempts to engage Audrey in dirty talk, on the sixth season premiere of RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, Saturday, Oct. 8 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More...

CBS Bumps "Rules of Engagement" Season Premiere to Saturday, October 8

CBS, America's most watched network, will officially open the 2011-2012 season on Monday, Sept. 19, highlighted by the special series debut of its new comedy, 2 BROKE GIRLS, which premieres at a special time behind the season premiere of TWO AND A HALF MEN. Read More...

'Rules of Engagement': Sony Comedy Sold in Off-Network Syndication

Sony Pictures Television has sold the CBS comedy  Rules of Engagement  to local broadcast stations in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago in an off-network syndication deal. Rules  was sold to WPIX-TV New York (Tribune), KCAL9 Los Angeles (CBS) and WCIU-TV Chicago (Weigel), with station groups including Belo and Meredity also buying the series. “The show’s compatibility with  The Big Bang Theory  and  Two and a Half Men , combined with its strong, consistent performance on CBS among male viewers has been a major enticement to local stations” said SPT president of U.S. distribution  John Weiser , who made the announcement Friday. “It’s a win, win for buyers because the show repeats better than any comedy on television.” Financial terms of the deal were not available. Read More...

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT “The Last of the Red Hat Lovers” Season 5 Episode 24 (Season Finale) - Preview

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of  RULES OF ENGAGEMENT Season 5 Episode 24 titled “The Last of the Red Hat  Lovers” which airs Thursday May 19 8:30pm on the CBS Television  Network.  Episode Synopsis:  RULES OF ENGAGEMENT “The Last of the Red Hat Lovers” Season 5 Episode 24 – Russell (David Spade) books a cruise  that he thinks is filled with red hot  ladies but instead it’s filled with ladies from the Red Hat society, on RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, Thursday, May 19 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More...

'Rules of Engagement' Renewed: Why Do Mediocre Sitcoms Succeed?

In television, mediocrity finds a way to survive. Time and time again, the TV world has proven that innovative, clever sitcoms will typically fail while the perfectly ordinary ones will thrive. They're the cockroaches of TV, practically indestructible.

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT “The Power Couple” Season 5 Episode 23 - Preview

Episode Synopsis:  Jeff is threatened when Audrey gets a raise and makes almost as much as he does. Meanwhile, Russell enlists Timmy to find out what Liz sees in another man, on RULES OF ENGAGEMENT , Thursday, May 12 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television  Network( RULES OF ENGAGEMENT “The Power Couple”  Season  5 Episode 23 )

'Rules of Engagement' Secures Season 5 Renewal: Report

'Rules of Engagement' will return for a sixth season, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The CBS sitcom, which has never been a breakout ratings hit, reportedly received a renewal deal thanks to the uncertain future of 'Two and a Half Men.' David Spade, Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price, Oliver Hudson Bianca Kajlich and Adhir Kalyan star in the sitcom about marriage and relationships. 'Rules' has bounced around CBS's schedule, often serving as a midseason replacement. The show has flown under the radar, never a breakout hit like 'Two and a Half Men' with its more than 20 million viewers.