Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)
There might be some beef at this year’s Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late Night with Seth Me... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais Tells Seth Meyers Why He's Angry with "Big Sweaty Slob" Louis C.K.
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Ricky Gervais's interview on last night's Late Night, in which he and Meyers talk about the differences between US and UK awards shows. This leads to Gervais realizing mid-interview that he's unhappy with "that big sweaty slob" Louis C.K. for never giving him the th... [Read More]
 
66th Primetime Emmy Nominations in Comedy
Here are your nominees for 2014 Emmy Awards in TV comedy. Will update with more categories and breakdowns, but for now, congrats to all! Making a big splash this year definitely is Netflix, with its decision to Orange Is the New Black in comedy earning the streaming site a series and acting nods. Th... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Fallon Played Word Sneak, Despite Gervais's Objections
by Adam Frucci Ricky Gervais was on The Tonight Show last night, and he and Fallon played "Word Sneak", the game in which each person has a list of five words that they need to try to sneak into natural conversation. Naturally, it devolved pretty quickly, with Gervais only half-committing to the ga... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais, Russell Crowe Drunk Live Tweets Hilarious! ‘Derek’ And ‘Noah’ Stars Share Bar Adventures With Fans (PHOTOS)
What happens when you mix Ricky Gervais, Russell Crowe, and a lot of alcohol? Fans of the comedian found out this weekend, when the comedian live tweeted his drinking experience with the Noah star. Ricky Gervais started the fun when he posted this hilarious photo of himself and Russell Crowe. W... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais Wants David Brent to Star in a Rock Band Mockumentary
by Megh Wright Ricky Gervais has been reviving his classic Office character David Brent several times over the past year — from the web short "The Return of Brent" to two hit UK gigs as Brent's rock band Foregone Conclusion — and as Chortle reports, Gervais has called the band performanc... [Read More]
 
‘Muppets Most Wanted’ trailer here; why isn’t it April yet?
After taking a 12 year break from the big screen 2011′s The Muppets was a welcome return for the franchise, appealing to both kids and the now-adults that grew up watching Kermit, Fozzy, and the rest of the posse. Jason Segel was a welcome presence as well. While he’s not going to be in ... [Read More]
 
David Brent and Foregone Conclusion Are a Hit In the UK
by Elise Czajkowski Ricky Gervais has taken his Office alter ego David Brent to the stage, playing two music gigs at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London with his band, Foregone Conclusion. The BBC has a round-up of the first show's mostly-positive reviews, which could mean that David Brent co... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais on How He Learned to Write Real Things
by Elise Czajkowski Those clever people over at Fast Company have launched a new web series, "Creation Stories," where interesting people tell stories about their creative process. In this inaugural episode, Ricky Gervais recounts how an English teacher taught him the value of writing honestly and ... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais has big things lined up for David Brent
Seems Ricky Gervais wasn’t quite ready to give up on David Brent, his character from the very popular TV show, The Office. His current YouTube series “Learn Guitar with David Brent” is Gervais’s most recent example of breathing fresh air into the fictional character. Gervais ... [Read More]