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Ricky Gervais brings The Office to China

By | August 13, 2010 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Not satisfied with being one of the most popular comedians on two continents, Ricky Gervais is turning his sights on China. Turns out the man is working on a version of The Office for the Chinese people. Gervais wrote on his blog: "I have some amazing news too. We are about to...

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Ricky Gervais to present at Emmy awards

By | July 22, 2010 at 11:52 am | No comments

Ricky Gervais announced on his blog that he will be handing out an Emmy. No word yet on which category, but here’s what he had to say on the issue: “Got asked to hand out an EMMY. Nice. I'm there anyway as I'm nominated for the animation [the Ricky Gervais Show] and The...

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Ricky Gervais teams up with Sesame Street's Elmo and Warwick Davis in this hilarious video

By | July 9, 2010 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Get ready for a video from fan-dork heaven. It’s Ricky Gervais, Sesame Street’s Elmo and Warwick Davis (Star Wars, The Harry Potter movies, Willow, and (my personal favorite) Leprechaun 4: In Space). Davis and Gervais are busy right now filming their new BBC series...

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Ricky Gervais not joking about the cruelty of bullfighting

By | June 4, 2010 at 5:15 pm | One comment

World famous comedian Ricky Gervais recently spoke out encouraging citizens to vote for a ban on bullfighting. The Catalonian public in Spain has put a large effort into demonstrating against the cruelty of the sport, and Gervais is taking time off from cracking wise to help...

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Ricky Gervais defends joke to Down Syndrome group; but was it even necessary?

By | May 25, 2010 at 9:42 am | 14 comments

Scottish newspaper Daily Record jumped on Ricky Gervais’ case on May 23 for using the term “mong” in a bit onstage he did during his a recent UK tour stop. He was referring to Britain’s Got Talent champion singer Susan Boyle. For those of you who, like myself, had no...

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Ricky Gervais will host Golden Globes again next year

By | April 28, 2010 at 1:56 pm | One comment

Brit wit Ricky Gervais, who’s on TV almost as much as Everybody Loves Raymond reruns these days, will host the Golden Globes for the second consecutive year, when NBC presents the award-season kickoff on Jan 16. “I can’t believe they invited me back after the awful things...

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Ricky Gervais develops new show about dwarf actor for BBC and HBO

By | April 21, 2010 at 3:50 pm | No comments

The good times never stop rolling for Ricky Gervais. After the smashing success of English television laugh factories like The Office and Extras, it was announced today that Gervais will be sticking his hand in the BBC pudding once again. The new show, being developed for both...

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FX sets premiere date for Louis C.K.'s show, Ricky Gervais to guest star

By | April 20, 2010 at 7:02 pm | One comment

The premiere of Louis C.K.'s new show on FX, Louie, is, to say the least, one of the most anticipated events for stand-up comedy fans this year. In February we reported that the originally announced premiere date of April 1 would be pushed back to June; but nothing more specific...

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Ricky Gervais explains fat people to David Letterman

By | March 31, 2010 at 8:22 pm | One comment

On tonight's Late Show with David Letterman, hugely popular but less physically huge as of late Ricky Gervais shares his theories about fat people. Warning: fried chicken story also included. Check out the entire interview tonight on Letterman at 11:35 pm EST....

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