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How to Be a Gentleman: Cancelled Sitcom Returns

canceled sitcom How to Be a GentlemanThough the show has been cancelled, CBS is bringing How to Be a Gentleman back to the schedule.

CBS pulled the sitcom from its Thursday night timeslot after two disappointing showings. The network switched it with Rules of Engagement, the venerable sitcom that had originally been scheduled for Saturday nights.

Rules ended up performing much better on Thursdays and Gentleman was pulled after one Saturday outing.

Nine episodes of How to Be a Gentleman were produced before the show was cancelled leaving six unaired. CBS has scheduled a pair of episodes for 8pm on Saturday, May 26th. The network is expected to run the remaining four installments on June 2nd and June 9th.

Here are the descriptions of the first two new episodes:

ANDREW AND BERT UNKNOWINGLY SHARE A RELATIONSHIP WITH ONE WOMAN, BUT WITH MUCH DIFFERENT BENEFITS, ON “HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN,” SATURDAY, MAY 26
“How To Share A Relationship” – Andrew and Bert each have their own relationship with the same woman, but Andrew starts to feel short-changed that she spends every night in Bert’s room, on HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN, Saturday, May 26 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

SERIES REGULARS:
David Hornsby (Andrew Carlson)
Kevin Dillon (Bert Lansing)
Dave Foley (Jerry)
Mary Lynn Rajskub (Janet)
Nancy Lenehan (Diane)
Rhys Darby (Mike)

GUEST CAST:
Marisa Coughlan (Candice)
John Colton (Lon)
Elizabeth Ho (Robyn)
Tom Ohner (Grunting Man)

WRITTEN BY: Jeff Astrof
DIRECTED BY: Fred Savage
RATING: To Be Announced

BERT SENDS OUT DRAFTS OF ANDREW’S ANGRY E-MAILS, FORCING ANDREW TO FACE HIS FOES LIKE A MAN, ON “HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN,” SATURDAY, MAY 26
“How To Be Draft Andrew” – When Bert sends out angry emails that Andrew drafted but never sent, Andrew scrambles to make things right with the recipients. Meanwhile, Andrew turns the tables on Bert and forces him to stop filing away his emotions when his judgmental father shows up, on HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN, Saturday, May 26 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

SERIES REGULARS:
David Hornsby (Andrew Carlson)
Kevin Dillon (Bert Lansing)
Dave Foley (Jerry)
Mary Lynn Rajskub (Janet)
Nancy Lenehan (Diane)
Rhys Darby (Mike)

GUEST CAST:
Bill Smitrovich (Clyde)
Gary Anthony Williams (Sammy)
Kelsey Gunn (Claudette)
Sarah Domin (Attractive Woman)

WRITTEN BY: Michael Borkow
DIRECTED BY: Alex Hardcastle
RATING: To Be Announced

What do you think? Will you be tuning in to see the leftover episodes of How to Be a Gentleman?

 

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