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Watch the first teaser for Stephen Merchant’s show ‘Hello Ladies’ on HBO

Watch the first teaser for Stephen Merchant’s show ‘Hello Ladies’ on HBO

By | June 10, 2013 at 5:59 pm | No comments

Using the highly rated Game of Thrones season finale as a platform to promote Stephen Merchant's upcoming series Hello Girls, HBO unveiled the first teaser last night. The show follows Merchant -- Ricky Gervais' writing partner -- as an awkward Englishman who tries...

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This red band featurette for Movie 43 with Anna Faris, Emma Stone, Kristen Bell and more is bonkers (Video)

This red band featurette for Movie 43 with Anna Faris, Emma Stone, Kristen Bell and more is bonkers (Video)

By | November 19, 2012 at 2:19 pm | No comments

In what will prove to be the oddest comedy this winter, Movie 43 boasts a seemingly unending list of comedy stars, featuring the likes of Emma Stone, Kristen Bell, Anna Faris, Chris Pratt, Johnny Knoxville, Justin Long, Stephen Merchant, JB Smoove, Leslie Bibb and Christopher...

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Stephen Merchant show ‘Hello Ladies’ headed to HBO

Stephen Merchant show ‘Hello Ladies’ headed to HBO

By | November 5, 2012 at 10:08 am | No comments

It’s only a matter of time before Ricky Gervais and his posse of comedian friends start running HBO from the inside out. The network that housed three seasons of the animated Ricky Gervais Show as well as the Gervais-produced shows Extras and Life’s Too Short has...

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Stephen Merchant lands pilot deal with HBO

Stephen Merchant lands pilot deal with HBO

By | July 24, 2012 at 1:08 pm | One comment

HBO has picked up Hello Ladies, a pilot from Stephen Merchant, co-creator with Ricky Gervais of the British The Office. The would star Merchant as an Englishman who has relocated to Los Angeles in hopes of joining the ranks of the rich, famous and beautiful. The problem,...

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Ricky Gervais confirms ‘Idiot Abroad’ spinoff and second season of ‘Life’s Too Short’

Ricky Gervais confirms ‘Idiot Abroad’ spinoff and second season of ‘Life’s Too Short’

By | March 28, 2012 at 2:21 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais has confirmed that Karl Pilkington, reluctant star of An Idiot Abroad on the Science channel, has committed to a spinoff entitled The Short Way Round, though it surely took some convincing. Gervais announced that Pilkington will be joined on this new adventure by...

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Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

By | October 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short -- you may have heard a few musings about it already -- stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While...

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Would you listen to a live Golden Globes webcast hosted by Ricky Gervais?

Would you listen to a live Golden Globes webcast hosted by Ricky Gervais?

By | September 12, 2011 at 11:55 am | One comment

When I was a kid, we as a family couldn't stand baseball commentator Tim McCarver so much that if he was working a game we would dial it up on the radio and watch on TV with that annoying buffoon muted. Well, this is kind of the same thing; instead of listening to the...

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Sandra Bullock to appear on Ricky Gervais’ new show, despite Golden Globe jokes

By | July 7, 2011 at 1:18 pm | No comments

Oscar winner Sandra Bullock has signed on to appear in Ricky Gervais’ new HBO comedy series. Life’s Too Short a mockumentary following dwarf actor Warwick Davis as he runs a talent agency for little people will feature Bullock, who was the subject of a series of Gervais’...

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Watch Ricky Gervais’ trailer for his new HBO show, “Life’s Too Short”

By | June 23, 2011 at 2:15 pm | One comment

I'm pretty sure BAMF is synonymous with Ricky Gervais. He holds nothing back, he’s responsible for some of the best comedies in recent memory, and he has the best laugh in the world. So, Ricky Gervais fans, rejoice! HBO confirmed that they’ll air the comic’s new series,...

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