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Will Ricky Gervais appear on the U.S. version of The Office?

By | January 15, 2010 at 3:05 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_5964" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Gervais as Office character David Brent"][/caption] Although nothing's 100 percent certain, reports are a float that Ricky Gervais is planning to reprise his iconic David Brent role for the U.S. version of...

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Ricky Gervais will play Wembley

By | January 11, 2010 at 2:04 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais's star continues to grow, and the huge man behind the huge laughs will appropriately make a huge pit-stop on his current stand-up tour: Wembley Arena, reports Chortle, the UK's leading sourcing of comedy news. At a capacity of 12,500, these April 26 and 27 shows...

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Ricky Gervais is making me hate Elmo less (VIDEO)

By | December 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | One comment

I hate Elmo. I really do. I have a one year-old son now and feel I'm finally allowed to have an official opinion on that little red monster from Sesame Street. Even though my son can't fully appreciate the educational lessons this children's television juggernaut teaches its...

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Gervais to Golden Globe attendees: you’re in for a verbal lashing

By | December 10, 2009 at 5:36 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais is on a roll, and the Golden Globes are only the next on the series of stopping points for the rising star. Given what we already know about Mr. Original Office, it should probably come as a surprise to no one that he plans to treat his upcoming gig as host of the...

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Ricky Gervais animated series coming to HBO

By | December 7, 2009 at 10:08 am | 5 comments

Ricky Gervais has a new animated series coming to HBO in February and Channel 4 in the spring, based on his enormously popular podcast, The Ricky Gervais Show. HBO ordered 13 half hour episodes, which will center on Gervais’s hapless and eccentric producer Karl Pilkington, as...

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Ricky Gervais tapped to host Golden Globes

By | October 28, 2009 at 10:52 am | No comments

In the wake of a few recent box office disappointments (didn't take The Invention of Lying long to go the way of the cotton gin, did it?), Ricky Gervais will be adding a more surefire endeavor to his resume: Golden Globes host. In a press statement, the head-honcho of the...

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Cook, Lange, Oswalt, others join New York Comedy Fest

By | August 12, 2009 at 4:58 pm | No comments

It was just announced that Dane Cook, Andy Samberg, Artie Lange, Mike Epps, Bill Burr, Patton Oswalt, and Mike Birbiglia have been added to the 2009 New York Comedy Festival lineup. These big names are joining an already impressive list of hitters, including Ricky Gervais, Bill...

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Conchords, Louis CK, Silverman snag Emmy nods

By | July 16, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments

Off beat musical stand-up comedians and now television stars Flight of the Conchords dominated the Emmy award nominations, announced today, snagging six nominations for their incredibly popular HBO series. The New Zealand outfit will face off against other comedian types in the...

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Gervais, Morgan, Maher to headline New York Comedy Fest

By | June 18, 2009 at 5:42 pm | No comments

It’s just been announced that Ricky Gervais, Tracy Morgan and Bill Maher will headline the sixth anuual New York Comedy Festival. The festival will be held Nov. 4 to Nov. 8. Gervais and Morgan will both perform shows at Carnegie Hall, while Maher will perform at NYU’s...

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