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'The Ricky Gervais Show'

In this week’s Tellyvangelist — your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S. TV — Colin Firth speaks about playing a king, Ricky Gervais gets animated about the second season of his HBO show, and Rod Stewart celebrates his birthday in true rock style!

All times are in EST and are subject to change.

Monday, January 10

Indie-rock band The Wombats will be playing on Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight, promoting the upcoming release of their new single “Jump Into the Fog”.

Tuesday, January 11

This week, The Duke Spirit will be making their seventh appearance on U.S. television with an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

King of the screen Colin Firth will be talking about his recent Golden Globe nomination tonight on The Daily Show.

Lost alum Rebecca Mader will have a guest appearance on No Ordinary Family tonight as an HR VP at Global Tech who might be a part of the company’s dark conspiracy.

Wednesday, January 12

Craig Ferguson will welcome Supernanny‘s Jo Frost onto his show tonight to talk about her new retirement and her plans for the future.

Musical comedian Tim Minchin will be giving Conan some stiff competition for the title of World’s Funniest Ginger with an appearance on O’Brien’s show tonight.

Thursday, January 13

Fresh off his latest comedy special, Ricky Gervais will be appearing on both Conan and The Ellen DeGeneres Show to promote the second season of his animated podcast, The Ricky Gervais Show, which premieres on HBO on Friday.

Rod Stewart may have just turned 66, but not even that will stop the legendary rock star from putting on an awesome show as the musical guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today.

Friday, January 14

Recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Graham Nash will be living it up with a performance on Tavis Smiley tonight.

Don’t miss the second season premiere of The Ricky Gervais Show, tonight at 9 on HBO!

Saturday, January 15

Only Michael Caine could pull off a Flawless heist! Watch him team up with Demi Moore in the Michael Radford film tonight at 5 on TMC.

Learn exactly why Carey Mulligan has become such a huge star by watching her Oscar-nominated performance in An Education, tonight at 9 on STARZ.

Sunday, January 16

Take a journey through Middle Earth with Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis, Ian McKellan, Dominic Monaghan, Ian Holm, and many more in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring at 9:40pm on ENC.

Don’t forget to root for all your favorite Brits at the Golden Globes, airing tonight at 8 on NBC! Nominees include Christopher Nolan, Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Christian Bale, and Andrew Garfield, among others! The ubiquitous Ricky Gervais hosts.

What will you be watching this week?

David Molofsky is the writer of the blog, A Place To Hang Your Cape.

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