Tag Archives: Ricky Gervais

Golden Globes Recap: Did Ricky Gervais Play It Safe?

If you missed the first ten minutes of the Golden Globes, you’re probably asking, why all the fuss over Ricky Gervais? Or more likely, you’re probably asking where was Ricky Gervais?

Watch: ‘SNL’ Spoof of Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais on the Golden Globes: This Year, the Offense Will Be ‘Justified’

 

Hollywood, prepare to grin and bear it.

Stephen Merchant: ‘You Can’t Have a President Called Newt!’

Ricky Gervais‘s long-time collaborator Stephen Merchant is in New York this week with his first ever stand-up comedy tour, Stephen Merchant Live: Hello Ladies. Before his first performance at Manhattan’s Town Hall this week ...

A Very British Christmas Part 10: Five Great TV Specials

If there were no Christmas, there would still be a need for everyone to mark a point in the year in order to let their hair down and lark about. Birthdays are fine, but too specific to one person.

WATCH: Ricky Gervais Reveals Tweet-Worthy ‘Life’s Too Short’ News

Get your tweets scheduled in HootSuite, folks: Ricky Gervais says that Steve Carell‘s appearance on his new HBO series, Life’s Too Short, is one of “the most excruciating scenes” he and collaborator Stephen ...

News Roundup: Adele’s Bond Theme Is Ready To Record

It’s a fine showbiz tradition, that the producers of the James Bond movies will pick only the most worthy of musical stars to write them a theme song. They can be notable for reasons of astonishing vocal talent (Tom Jones, Shirley ...

News Roundup: James McAvoy To Play Elton John?

Film biopics of musicians often follow a very similar pattern. There’s the childhood trauma, the discovery of talent, the struggling to get noticed, the fame, the drugs, the trouble that comes with success/fame/drugs, and the ...

News Roundup: Russell Brand – ‘The Paralympics Have Novelty Value’

Russell Brand appears to be the target of another attempted tabloid bashing, after on-stage comments he made about the Olympics were seized upon as proof of some kind of disability prejudice.

WATCH: New ‘Life’s Too Short’ Teaser Trailer From Ricky Gervais

Well if nothing else, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s latest comedy vehicle Life’s Too Short cannot be said to have arrived without sufficient fanfare. They’ve been making a few of these mock trailers, in which ...