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'How to Be a Gentleman' to End After 9 Episodes

October 8, 2011 (5:32 am) GMT
CBS has earlier announced that the Kevin Dillon-starring comedy is moved from Thursdays to Saturdays.

"" has received the bad news. The new CBS comedy reportedly gets axed since production of the series will be shut down after 9 episodes, Deadline has learned. The final episode, meanwhile, is scheduled to wrap filming on Friday night, October 7.

Hours earlier, CBS officially announced that it bumps the -created series from Thursday 8:30 P.M. slot to a less coveted one on Saturday night at 8:30 P.M. While the move hinted the comedy show is heading to an end, the network did not mention anything about cancellation since it never officially cancels a series before the upfronts.

The second episode of "Gentleman", which aired on October 6, actually ranked second in its time slot 6 with 7.8 million viewers and a 2.5 rating in 18-49 demo. However, it is considered low compared to its lead-in "" which pulled in 13.6 million viewers and a 4.4 rating in the same demo.

Thus, the eye decided to give the show's coveted Thursday slot to "" starting October 20. A repeat of "Big Bang", meanwhile, will fill the hole left by the -starrer on October 13.

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