The Simple Life is a reality television series that was broadcast from December 2, 2003 to August 5, 2007. The first three seasons aired on Fox, and the final two on E!. The comedic show depicts two wealthy young socialites as they struggle to do manual, low-paying jobs such as cleaning rooms, doing farm work, serving meals in fast-food restaurants and working as camp counselors. The idea for The Simple Life was generated in Fox's comedy department. Brad Johnson, Senior Vice President of comedy development, said The Simple Life was born out of a challenge from Fox Television Entertainment...
|On the air:||December 2, 2003-August 5, 2007|
|Number of seasons:||5|
|Network:||Fox Broadcasting Company, E!|
|Producer:||Jonathan Murray, Ryan Crow, Mary-Ellis Bunim|