How to be a Gentleman chronicles the life of Andrew (David Hornsby) and follows him as his boss (Dave Foley) at the magazine he works for informs him that the publication is going in a newer, younger direction, and he therefore must change his eponymous column, because it's too stuffy and it's not cool or young enough (which is kind of a sad statement on society, but anyway).
Put your ear to the door of HBO’s management office and that soft whooshing sound you’ll hear on the other side is the wind of change. The demise of Tony Soprano and his compelling anxiety attacks has left them minus their award-winning cash cow.
Richard Curtis - the anti-Ken Loach of British cinema - is a hard guy not to like. Go on, try it. See, you cant. It's just not possible. Sure, his movies and scripts continue to display a preoccupation with upper-middle class buffoonery, and yes, he perhaps has demonstrated something of a fascination with Hugh Grant's floppy fringe.
Speculation is getting out of control with the possibilities of who will replace Steve Carell on The Office when he officially leaves following next season. Initially possibilities included Ricky Gervais, the creator and star of the original British version of the program, and Flight of the Conchords’ Rhys Darby, who’s band-manager character Murray Hewitt, many say is a perfect blend of Carell’s “Michael Scott,” and Gervais’ original “David Brent.