From G's to Gents

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From G's to Gents
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Created by Jamie Foxx
Developed by Cris Abrego
Starring Fonzworth Bentley
C. Frederick Secrease as Frederick
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes20
Executive producers
  • Jaime Rucker King
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Marcus King
ProducerNaomi Allen
Running time60 minutes (with commercials)
Production companies 51 Minds Entertainment
Foxxking Entertainment
Original network MTV
Original releaseJuly 15, 2008 (2008-07-15) 
April 10, 2009 (2009-04-10)

From G's to Gents is an American reality television series aired on MTV, [1] which features misdirected young men willing to change their lives and become gentlemen. [2] The show is hosted by Fonzworth Bentley, and premiered on MTV on July 15, 2008. [3] The objective of the show is to make the transformation from a roughneck to a sophisticated gentleman within the given time. The second season premiered on February 10, 2009.


Voting process

The voting procedure differs from other voting processes, due to the use of an "Ebony Sphere" or "Black Ball" to decide the fate of other cast members. Each player places a BlackBall in the corresponding box labeled with an opposing players name. At that time, the two (or more) players with the most votes are taken in front of Fonzworth Bentley. The chosen players are then assessed, and Bentley alone makes the final decision.

Season information

1 July 15, 2008September 16, 2008September 23, 200810CreepaShotta
2 February 10, 2009April 14, 2009April 14, 200910MitoBlue

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