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Ricky Gervais

WATCH: A Superhero For Our Time

Posted 12.02.2011 | Comedy

Karl Pilkington is tired of all the bullshit. So tired that he wishes he could be a superhero whose sole superpower is calling others out on their bul...

Ricky Gervais Planning Comedy About Mentally Challenged

Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment

Since re-joining Twitter on Thursday, Ricky Gervais has been hard at work, sending dozens of messages to his ever-expanding list of followers. Thus fa...

PHOTO: Ricky Gervais, Johnny Depp Put Dwarf Friend In Toilet

Posted 12.01.2011 | Entertainment

After having spent all of about 25 days on Twitter, Ricky Gervais quit the social networking service in January 2010, calling it "undignified" for adu...

Ricky Gervais, Louis CK, Jon Stewart To Host 'Alternative' Golden Globes?

Posted 11.11.2011 | Entertainment

As he proved at last year's Golden Globes, for Ricky Gervais, no one is safe and nothing is sacred. Though he received mind-blowing backlash, repor...

Lucas Kavner

The Biggest Comedian You've Never Heard Of | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy

The self-described "part troll" and musical comedian Bill Bailey has sold out arenas, graced the airwaves of basically every major television show in ...

WATCH: First Look At Ricky Gervais' New Sitcom

Posted 11.01.2011 | Comedy

Fans of Ricky Gervais will soon get to see more of his signature mockumentary-style programming if they have access to BBC2. Gervais' new sitcom, "Lif...

Ricky Gervais: Golden Globes Asked Me To Host Again

Posted 10.27.2011 | Entertainment

Though a legion of high strung Hollywood publicists would tell you otherwise (through news release or statement to People Magazine), all press is, in ...

Show Biz

Ricky Gervais | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

"Life's Too Short" is a fake documentary about a showbiz dwarf. But it's not a sitcom about being short at all. It's about a man with a small man complex. He is angry, arrogant, manipulative, selfish, and above all, fame hungry.

Ricky Gervais Dresses Dwarf Friend As A Frog

Posted 10.19.2011 | Entertainment

If RIcky Gervais' new show, "Life's Too Short," is anything like this new promo clip, it'll have at least one dedicated fan: Gervais himself. The B...

David Letterman & 7 Other Comedian Death Threats

Posted 10.17.2011 | Comedy

Sometimes a joke doesn't get the response you hope, and other times it elicits a response you never would have anticipated. Certainly, we live in a su...

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 10.04.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

After weeks and weeks tweeting and shouting, Congress finally got it together and raised the debt ceiling on Wednesday. We can only hope that this ma...

Ricky Gervais Needs Your Help On His Humanity Tour

Ricky Gervais | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

My next tour is called "Humanity" and I'd like your help with choosing the perfect image. Obviously as an artist it's important to evoke a strong reaction. But should I care beyond that how it affects people?

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 09.19.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

Murdoch, Bachmanna and more provided content for a full slate of late night hosts this week.

Ricky Gervais Provides Questions, Answers For Own Interview

Posted 09.20.2011 | Comedy

Ricky Gervais has made it clear that he has no interest in appearing on "Conan" on TBS. Well, that's not entirely true -- he only refuses to actua...

Ricky Gervais Meets Dexter? | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment

The Office meets Dexter? Yes! Ricky Gervais, the creator of The Office and Extras is teaming up with former Dexter showrunner, Clyde Phillips, for a ...

Why David Brent Is a Good Guy

Ricky Gervais | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

David Brent doesn't represent evil, or nastiness or even ignorance. He's just a little out of place. Out of time. His worst crime is that he confused respect with popularity.

How Can We Let Our Seniors Go Hungry?

Enid Borden | Posted 09.16.2011 | Impact
Enid Borden

My passion is to bring an end to senior hunger in the U.S. by 2020. My conviction is that we can make this happen, and that's why I work for Meals on Wheels Association of America.

Erin Clements

Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Eighth Season | Erin Clements | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

"New York, Same Larry," promises the tagline for the eighth season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," which sees our favorite curmudgeon landing back in his n...

Sarah Dean

The Office Ten Years On: A Personnel Update | Sarah Dean | Posted 09.07.2011 | Home

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant struck gold on 9th July 20001, when their sitcom about the day-to-day lives of the employees of a Slough paper merc...

BBC denies Twitter ban on stars | Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

The BBC has insisted that it is not planning to ban its staff, talent and writers from using social networking sites such as Twitter. It was report...

UK Author Sues Ricky Gervais Over Children's Book

San Jose Mercury News | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

A little-known author is suing British comic Ricky Gervais for allegedly stealing his ideas when he wrote his successful "Flanimals" children's book....

'The Office' New Boss: Jim, Dwight Or Andy?

Posted 08.29.2011 | Entertainment

After all those guest stars, it looks like "The Office" may be hiring from within, after all. Following star Steve Carell's summer announcement tha...

WATCH: Gervais, Feingold & Cat Support 'The Onion' Pulitzer

Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy

And still the chorus of 'Onion' Pulitzer supporters grows. We've heard from Tom Hanks & Arianna Huffington, Ira Glass & Gayle King and now Ricky Gerva...

WATCH: Sneak Peek At Ricky Gervais' New Show

Posted 08.22.2011 | Comedy

In typical Ricky Gervais fashion, the promo for his upcoming BBC2 series "Life's Too Short" combines the perfect amount of genuine charm and awkward e...

WATCH: Ricky Gervais' Ridiculous Conan 'Interview'

Posted 08.10.2011 | Comedy

You can always count on Ricky Gervais to give an entertaining interview, but we're not sure what he did on Thursday night's "Conan" can technically be...