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Karl Pilkington

Meet the Cast of My New Show, Derek

Ricky Gervais | Posted 03.30.2013 | TV
Ricky Gervais

As I am currently filming the new Muppets movie, I am unable to do any chat shows or radio interviews to publicize Derek. Luckily, we conducted an interview with the main cast and transcribed it into this blog, which HuffPost will now publish to its hundreds of millions wonderful, intelligent, comedy-loving readers.

WATCH: Ricky Gervais' 'Derek' Sneak Peek

Posted 12.24.2012 | TV

"Derek," Ricky Gervais' newest comedy, has released a first look trailer. The series, which will air on Channel 4 in the UK and on Netflix in the US, ...

In Bangkok, Learning To Be 'An Idiot Abroad'

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.01.2013 | Travel
Tarun Sakhrani

Since I have moved to Asia, I have had the opportunity and been lucky enough to carry on a trend of expanding my horizons and broadening my mindset, visiting different parts of the world. Since I moved to Singapore three months ago, my travels have taken me to Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. Not only have these travels given me an education, but they've also made me realize that Karl Pilkington wasn't the only Idiot Abroad.

Ricky Gervais' 'Derek' Coming To Netflix

Posted 09.19.2012 | TV

"Derek," Ricky Gervais' latest series, is coming to Netflix. The new series will stream on Netflix in the US, Canada, Latin America and Scandinavia in...

Ricky Gervais Explains Why Karl Pilkington Cracks Him Up

Posted 04.10.2012 | TV

He's been called a round-headed buffoon, and mocked for years by both Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, but he's also one of their nearest and deare...

WATCH: Exclusive New Clip From 'The Ricky Gervais Show'

Posted 04.05.2012 | Comedy

Ricky, Stephen & the beloved Karl are coming back to HBO for Season 3 of the animated "Ricky Gervais Show" starting April 20. Until then we're roll...

WATCH: Exclusive New Clip From 'The Ricky Gervais Show'

Posted 03.28.2012 | Comedy

They'rrre baaaack... Yep, Ricky, Stephen & the beloved Karl are coming back to HBO for Season 3 of the animated "Ricky Gervais Show." New episodes ...

Ricky Gervais & Karl Pilkington Riff On HuffPost

Posted 02.17.2012 | TV

As a longtime The Huffington Post blogger, Ricky Gervais has a lot of love for our site. His best friend Karl Pilkington, however, isn't quite as fond...

Jordan Zakarin

Ricky Gervais's Best Friend Reviews His Golden Globe Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

As Ricky Gervais took his highly-anticipated third turn hosting the Golden Globe Awards earlier this month, it seemed like the whole world was watchin...

Jordan Zakarin

Ricky Gervais's 'Idiot' Friend Gives Unique Perspective On Travel, Animals & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

Karl Pilkington is the star of "An Idiot Abroad," but to be fair, the show's title is a bit of a stretch. To be more accurate, Sky and Science Channel...

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...

WATCH: Karl Gets His Groove On

Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Oh, Karl, we love you more and more with each passing episode of "An Idiot Abroad." In this week's episode, Karl finds himself in Rio de Janeiro just ...

WATCH: What Does Karl Think Of Chichen Itza?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Oh, there is so much to adore (and laugh at) about Karl Pilkington. The muse of "An Idiot Abroad" heads to Mexico in an upcoming episode and visits th...

WATCH: Karl Eats Toad In China

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Perhaps the funniest part of the U.S. premiere of Ricky Gervais' "An Idiot Abroad" was the scene of Karl being force fed toad by a well-meaning Chines...

WATCH: Ricky Gervais' Travel Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Check out our new favorite thing IN THE WORLD: Ricky Gervais' "An Idiot Abroad," a travel show by the Golden Globes-hosting genius that debuts in the ...