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According to Jim

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According to Jim is an ABC sitcom that premiered in October 2001.

Jim is a regular suburban father. He's married to a gorgeous woman, Cheryl, and raises his three kids Gracie, Ruby and the newborn Kyle in a big house. Everything is perfect for Jim, if it wasn't the messy situations he gets himself into and his laziness, which often makes him search for alternative ways of doing things with less effort. Of course, having his wife's siblings hanging out at his house all the time is no help. While Andy might be one of his best friends, Dana often teams up with Cheryl against Jim. But as long as they're family, it's all good.

According to Jim premiered silently on October, 2001, following surprise hit comedy My Wife and Kids. The show quickly developed an audience of its own and for its sophomore season ABC placed it on its revitalized Tuesday line-up, which also included John Ritter's 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter, Bonnie Hunt's Life with Bonnie and Less than Perfect. Week by week, the show attracted more and more viewers, becoming ABC's second most watched sitcom. The show performed so well that the network made a risky move: put Jim opposite NBC juggernaut Frasier. Although Jim didn't beat the competition, it performed well enough to secure itself that spot on the 2003 fall schedule.


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The show is planned to go as far as the 2005-2006 season.

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