How to Be a Gentleman

(2011)

How to Be a Gentleman Synopsis

HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN, inspired by the book of the same name, is a comedy about the unlikely friendship between a traditional, refined writer and an unrefined personal trainer. Andrew Carlson (David Hornsby) is an etiquette columnist whose devotion to ideals from a more civilized time has lead to a life detached from modern society. Infectiously optimistic, Bert Lansing (Kevin Dillon) is a reformed "bad boy" from Andrew's past who inherited a fitness center, but can still be rude, loud and sloppy. When Andrew's editor, Jerry (Dave Foley), tells him to put a modern, sexy twist on his column or be fired, he hires Bert as a life coach in the hopes of learning to be less "gentle man" and more "real man." Andrew's mom, Diane (Nancy Lenehan), and his bossy sister, Janet (Mary Lynn Rajskub), support the plan, as would Janet's husband, Mike (Rhys Darby), if he was allowed to have an opinion. Though Andrew and Bert's views may be centuries apart, they may find they're each other's missing link. David Hornsby ("It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"), Adam Chase ("Friends"), Ted Schachter ("The Invention of Lying"), Joe Hipps and Modi Wiczyk are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

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CBS Announces 2011-2012 Fall Primetime Schedule
The network adds five new series including Person of Interest, Unforgettable, A Gifted Man, Two Broke Girls, and How to Be a Gentleman.
Mary Lynn Rajskub and Michelle Trachtenberg Land Roles on CBS Pilots
How To Be a Gentleman gains Mary Lynn Rajskub while Michelle Trachtenberg is set for an untitled pilot from Peter Knight.
Kevin Dillon Learns How to Be a Gentleman
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How to Be a Gentleman Details
  • First Aired
    2011

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