May 27, 2011 Last February, Chapter 16 reported that David Hornsby, writer and executive producer of the FX series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, was producing a comedy pilot based on the bestselling etiquette guides by Nashville-based writer John Bridges. Now CBS has announced that How to Be a Gentleman will be its lead sitcom this fall. The story “follows an unlikely friendship between a traditional, uptight columnist and his rough-around-the-edges friend and trainer,” according to Entertainment Weekly. Hornsby plays an old-fashioned etiquette columnist who must adjust to the expectations of a hip new editor, taking advice from a former high-school bully (Kevin Dillon) who now works as a personal trainer. TV Guide offers a four-minute preview of the show here.
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