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Ricky Gervais

  1. controversy
    Looking Back at the Controversy Ricky Gervais’s Derek Caused in the U.K.Critics felt Derek, which debuts on Netflix tomorrow, was severely insulting to the mentally handicapped. Ricky Gervais did not.
  2. Ricky Gervais Wants to Make a David Brent MovieThe Hollywood Reporter has a profile on Ricky Gervais out today, and in it, they mention that he’s hoping to star in a movie as David Brent, […]
  3. Watch the Trailer for ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Starring Ricky Gervais and […] Here’s a teaser trailer for the upcoming Muppets sequel, Muppets Most Wanted, which is due out in spring of 2014. It features Ricky Gervais, […]
  4. trailer mix
    Watch Tina Fey in the Muppets Most Wanted TeaserAlso, Ty Burrell, Ricky Gervais, and Diddy are there.
  5. Ricky Gervais Might Make a David Brent AlbumAfter filming a series of popular YouTube videos reprising his character David Brent from The Office under the name “Learn Guitar with David […]
  6. streaming meemies
    Ricky Gervais Comedy Derek Gets Netflix Release DateSeven episodes to binge-and-cringe-watch.
  7. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Harrison Ford Cursed Out an Apologetic ChewbaccaPlus: Tig Notaro put Conan on hold for a cell-phone call mid-interview, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  8. clickables
    Watch Ricky Gervais Reprise the Role of David BrentOf course he sings a terrible reggae song.
  9. Watch Ricky Gervais’s New Short Starring David Brent from ‘The Office’ When Ricky Gervais announced last month that he was reviving his Office character David Brent for a new short film, it seemed like an iffy […]
  10. Ricky Gervais Signs a Deal to Make Original YouTube Content Ricky Gervais just signed a deal with ChannelFlip, a UK online video company that runs over 140 million YouTube channels, to produce his own […]
  11. Ricky Gervais Is Reviving David Brent for a Mini-Episode ‘The Office […] Here’s the trailer for The Office Revisited, a short that Ricky Gervais made in which he’ll bring back his character David Brent so we can see […]
  12. teasers
    Watch a Teaser for Ricky Gervais’s Return As David BrentIt’s for the annual Comic Relief fund-raiser.
  13. Title and Plot Revealed for the ‘Muppets’ Sequel ‘The Muppets… Again!’ Entertainment Weekly just announced some new info on the upcoming Muppets sequel, which is title The Muppets… Again! The plot involves the […]
  14. Ricky Gervais and Conan O’Brien Take a Bubble Bath Together Ricky Gervais dropped by Conan last night to promote his new show Derek, and he ended convincing Conan O’Brien to take his clothes off with […]
  15. last night on late night
    Black Simon and Garfunkel a.k.a The Roots Covered ‘Diamonds’ by RihannaPlus: Conan stripped down for a bubble bath with Ricky Gervais, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  16. tca press tour 2013
    Ricky Gervais Defends New Series Derek, AgainHe says his character is childlike, not disabled.
  17. Tina Fey In Talks to Star as a Russian Gulag Prison Guard in the New […] Tina Fey is in negotiations to star with Ricky Gervais and Modern Family’s Ty Burrell in the new Muppets movie, according to The Hollywood […]
  18. Here’s the Trailer for Ricky Gervais’s Controversial New Show ‘Derek’ Ricky Gervais recently tweeted out this trailer for his new show Derek, a comedy-drama that’s set to premiere later this year on Channel 4 in […]
  19. Ricky Gervais In Talks to Play the Lead Human in the New ‘Muppets’ Movie Rick Gervais is in negotiations to play the lead human role in the upcoming Muppets movie, which is slated to start filming next month, […]
  20. casting couch
    Ricky Gervais in Talks to Star in Next Muppets MovieWill he sing?
  21. Ricky Gervais Says He’s Hosting ‘SNL’ Next Year According to an entry posted on Ricky Gervais’s blog, he’s going to host Saturday Night Live sometime next year. Here’s what Gervais […]
  22. Ricky Gervais Can Sure Take An Impressively Ugly Photo You get the whole range of Ricky’s face: Young, pretty boy Ricky; toad-like Ricky; present day, say what you will Ricky. Which is your fave? […]
  23. last night on late night
    Post-Cancer Tig Notaro Sells on Louis CK’s SitePlus: The Killers performed “Runaways,” and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  24. Ricky Gervais Is Bringing America ‘Derek’ and an AppRemember when people with accents were all up in arms about Derek? Well, now Americans can be the ones with upped arms. Next year, Derek will […]
  25. netflix
    Netflix Will Be the U.S. Home for Ricky Gervais Series DerekSorry, American cable channels.
  26. Louis C.K. and Amy Poehler Amongst Emmy PresentersToday, the Emmys announced their first handful of presenters for the September 23rd telecast. The list is made up exclusively of funny folks: […]
  27. It’s Never Too Late: 8 Comedy Late BloomersOh, young people, just look at you! Wandering around with all of your stupid hope and possibility. You probably even think the future will be […]
  28. The New York Comedy Festival Is Coming and Bringing In Kevin Hart, Robin […]The annual New York Comedy Festival is returning this fall, and as usual it’s bringing a whole slew of high-profile shows to NYC. The biggest […]
  29. Ricky Gervais on How to Create an International Phenomenon Before He Was […]The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  30. Ricky Gervais Will Teach You English with the Help of an Idiot As Ricky says, “This is the worst English lesson ever.” It might not teach anyone English, but it might remind people of the joy of listening […]
  31. coming soon
    Ricky Gervais Prepping His Next Web Series“Learn English With Ricky Gervais.”
  32. Ricky Gervais Launching a New Web SeriesRicky “The Germ Vase” Gervais took to his blog to announce he put the finishing touches on a new “internet project” called Learn English with […]
  33. louis c.k.
    Watch ‘Talking Funny’Get schooled.
  34. Craig Cackowski on ‘Trust Us With Your Life’ and Improv on TVCraig Cackowski is a long-time improv performer, teacher and coach, and a well-regarded veteran of Chicago’s Second City and iO (Improv […]
  35. Many Ricky Gervais Projects Are Ending So He Can Focus on ‘Derek’Ricky Gervais took to the Huffington Post to do a FAQ of sorts. Apparently, the most frequent of his frequently asked questions is “Ricky, […]
  36. Ricky Gervais Has Entered the ‘Fuck U H8ers’ Portion of his CareerGervais is kind of becoming the Kanye West of comedy, as both are prolific, incredibly successful, continuously lauded geniuses with heavy […]
  37. beefs
    Ricky Gervais Is Not a Fan of Horse Racing“Basically a beautiful majestic beast that took 2 billion years to evolve has just been slaughtered for fun.”
  38. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Ricky Gervais Gave David Letterman The Perfect 65th Birthday PresentPlus: James Van Der Beek broke down the six stages of fame, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  39. Ricky Gervais Claims to Not Be Mocking the Disabled with His Obviously […] Ricky Gervais has a new show premiering on Channel 4 in the UK on Thursday entitled Derek. In it, he plays the titular character, a nursing […]
  40. british tv
    Ricky Gervais Defends His New Show“If he had any specific and defined disability, I would get an actor with that disability to play the role.”
  41. Get Ready for the Idiot Abroad Bike Tour SpinoffAccording to Ricky Gervais, An Idiot Abroad’s Karl Pilkington and Warwick Davis of Life’s Too Short will star in The Short Way Round, in which […]
  42. ricky gervais
    See Ricky Gervais Play a Dolphin on Family GuyRicky Gervais as a dolphin? Sounds about right.
  43. Ricky Gervais and Jon Stewart Talk Panda-Raccoon Sex Fantasies Ricky Gervais’ Daily Show appearance last night starts out with a description of a panda as a “big wobbly spunk bomb,” and things only get […]
  44. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Gervais, Jon StewartPlus: Conan presented Puppy Lady Gaga, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  45. Karl Pilkington on Getting Hazed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen MerchantRicky Gervais and Stephen Merchant would be incomplete without Karl Pilkington, the bread to their peanut butter and jelly, the paprika to […]
  46. An Idiot Abroad Recap: ‘Swimming with Dolphins’In which our intrepid traveler never actually swims with marine mammals. I would normally invoke the “spoiler alert” were this plot twist not […]
  47. An Idiot Abroad Recap: ‘Trans-Siberian Express’Whether Karl Pilkington is the so-called idiot Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant insist on reminding us he is, or he is a brilliant comedic […]
  48. Another Day, Another Picture of Ricky Gervais Dressed as HitlerTweeting a picture of himself dressed as Hitler is kinda bad, but at least Ricky Gervais didn’t go ahead with his original plan to come onstage […]
  49. awards
    The HFPA Loved Ricky Gervais’s Globes PerformanceHere we go again.
  50. The Lost Roles of Ricky GervaisWhether you know Ricky Gervais best as a writer, an actor, or a brave, envelope-pushing purveyor of Kim Kardashian zingers, it’s safe to say […]
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