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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, ...

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 '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...

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...

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 ...