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Stephen Merchant

A Quick Whine Before Moving On

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 04.29.2014 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

Recently, a friend and I were talking about where we are in our lives, and where we are isn't exactly where we thought we'd be.

Watch A 6'7" British Man Twerk To 'Single Ladies'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Merchant and Joseph Gordon-Levitt did a lip sync off on "Late Night" last night. Fallon and Gordon-Levitt certainly held their o...

Dear Amy Poehler: Never Stop Being You

Posted 09.18.2013 | Comedy

Amy Poehler and Stephen Merchant got a little impatient on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night. The two called in -- from backstage -- and shamelessly inte...

Hello, Ladies

Posted 08.30.2013 | TV

Ready for "Hello Ladies"? Stephen Merchant certainly is. Merchant -- who will star in HBO's new comedy as Stuart, a web designer who recently relo...

Maggie Furlong

Look Who's Coming To TV!

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.06.2013 | TV

There are so many exciting stars on TV in the 2013-2014 season, but which ones are the critical favorites? HuffPost TV rounded up 19 of the top TV ...

Maggie Furlong

Critics Pick The Best New Comedies

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.03.2013 | TV

What is the best new comedy of the 2013-2014 TV season? Wonder no more. HuffPost TV gathered 19 top TV critics from around the country to share the...

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 ...

'Life's Too Short': Ricky Gervais Insults Steve Carell

Posted 03.12.2012 | TV

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant made their names and fortunes with "The Office," which was remade for the U.S. with them serving as executive produ...

What To Watch This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 05.05.2012 | TV

TV is chock-full of celebrities this week. Katy Perry makes an appearance as a not-so-glamorous prison guard on Fox's "Raising Hope" on Tuesday. Se...

Liam Neeson Tries (And Fails) To Be Funny On 'Life's Too Short' Premiere

Posted 02.20.2012 | TV

"High Spirits" aside, Liam Neeson is not exactly noted for his forays into the world of comedy, but on the "Life's Too Short" (Sun., 10:30 p.m. EST on...

Ricky Gervais' New HBO Show Proves He's Lost His Touch

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.17.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

This unfunny program goes a long way toward proving that the smug, smirking Gervais has turned into The Office's David Brent.

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...

Gervais Gets A New HBO Show

Posted 01.09.2012 | TV

Ricky Gervais is returning to HBO. "The Office" mastermind's new show with Stephen Merchant, "Life's Too Short," has been scheduled for a Sun., Feb. 1...

WATCH: Liam Neeson Is A Terrible Comedian

Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

If Ricky Gervais was responsible for nothing else in his life beyond Patrick Stewart's guest spot on "Extras," he would still still go down as a comed...

Sarah Dean

The Office Ten Years On: A Personnel Update

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

HuffPost Review: Hall Pass

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'm not about to debate the value of vulgar humor. But I will say that I welcome the Farrelly brothers back to the R-rated fold with Hall Pass, their funniest film in a decade.