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Articles Tagged 'Ricky Gervais'

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‘The Office’ Could Be Open for Business Again… But with a New Boss

The Office could be preparing to open its doors once more. NBC is planning to revive the long-running mockumentary series based on Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant‘s BBC hit of the same name, TVLine reports. The revival series will reportedly feature a mix of new and old characters, once again working at the Scranton, PA branch […]

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10 Groundbreaking Mockumentaries You Need to Watch

This Saturday (July 8) brings the premiere of HBO’s new sports doping mockumentary Tour de Pharmacy starring Andy Samberg. To whet your appetite, here’s a look back at some of the great mockumentary movies and series that have made this genre such a cringe-inducing delight. 1. This Is Spinal Tap Directed by Rob Reiner and co-written […]

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WATCH: Ricky Gervais Answers Some Very Personal Questions

Ever asked someone a question and regretted it immediately? Asking your friend if they’d like help moving house over the weekend, say. Or asking “when are you due?”, only to discover the person in question isn’t pregnant. Then spare a thought for Jimmy Fallon, whose guests on The Tonight Show last night (October 24) included […]

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Ricky Gervais Finds David Brent’s Business Card in Cinema

Interested in getting in touch with documentary star David Brent? Today is your lucky day. Actor Ricky Gervais came upon Brent’s business card in a U.K. cinema earlier this week and posted this needle in a haystack on Twitter. What a find, as Gervais and fans now have access to the aspiring rock and roll […]

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WATCH: ‘David Brent: Life on the Road’ Trailer

We just mentioned Ricky Gervais‘ The Office spinoff movie, David Brent: Life on the Road, heading to Netflix for a U.S. premiere, and now lo and behold the trailer is available. David Brent, portrayed by Gervais, is living the life. He’s the former star of the documentary The Office and is now currently a singer-songwriter about to […]

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WATCH: Ricky Gervais Returns as David Brent in ‘The Office’ Movie

When was the last time you had a good cringe? We mean a really, really, excruciatingly toe-curlingly awful cringe? Chances are it was the last time you watched The Office. Michael Scott (played in the U.S. version by Steve Carell) and his British counterpart David Brent are particularly skilled at saying the wrong thing, at every inappropriate opportunity, […]

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WATCH: Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana in ‘Special Correspondents’

Why go to Ecuador when you can stay at home and eat snacks? That’s what struggling radio journalist Frank (Eric Bana) and sound engineer Finch (Ricky Gervais) figure in new Netflix comedy Special Correspondents. They pretend to be on the ground in war-torn Ecuador when they’re actually in an apartment above a restaurant in Queens, […]

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Ricky Gervais Did (Not) Win a 2015 Emmy

Ricky Gervais took to the Emmy Awards stage last night (September 20) to present the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Gervais greeted the crowd, saying, “Hello! Back again. To lose another one,” with the crowd responding in laughter. If you don’t know what he’s referring to, Gervais has been nominated for 22 […]

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5 Very British Moments on ‘The Daily Show’

The problem with gathering together any kind of greatest hits of Jon Stewart’s captaincy at the helm of The Daily Show–which he announced is coming to an end–is partly one of being awash—there is so much stuff to choose from–and partly fear: can you get away with repeating some of the more provocative things he […]

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