mobiles have caused people to lose all sense of courtesy
AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) September 11, 2007
Proper Ollie is hosted by Oliver Mims, a pompous and witty master of manners who hails from England and can do more with a smug look and a raised eyebrow than the entire Emily Post library. Throughout each episode, Lancaster crosses the "fourth wall" to directly address viewers and offer much-needed pointers on all-things-refined. His manner is authoritative without being preachy, in a 007 "shaken, not stirred" kind of way.
"If you've ever been at a loss as to how to set your place at the table, how to behave when traveling abroad or what gift to bring to a Bar Mitzvah, then this is the show for you," says producer D.S. Moss. "Proper Ollie conveys valuable information that will give viewers confidence in social situations. The show does so in a manner that is clear, concise, engaging and visually stimulating."
The show's pilot episode addresses cell phone etiquette, which Oliver suggests Americans are sorely in need of. Cautioning that "mobiles have caused people to lose all sense of courtesy," he demonstrates why viewers should not use their cell phones behind the wheel, in others' company or while in public. He also highlights cell phone dependency and discourages viewers from overdoing it with wireless accessories.
Future episodes will highlight etiquette surrounding golf, driving, travel and the holidays before turning to the humorous, with episodes on crawfish boil protocol and NASCAR do's and don'ts.
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