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    Review: 'Life's Too Short' Gives A Bittersweet Ending To An Overlooked Series

    After Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's groundbreaking "The Office," followed by the equally well received "Extras," it seemed that audiences began to cool on that particular brand of comedy. Rooted in vain, unlikeable, ambitious and curiously sympathetic characters, it's not clear where public o...

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    Ricky Gervais Says Hosting the Oscars "Would Be Very Tempting" -- Here's Why That Won't Happen

    A provocative quote from Ricky Gervais comes to us today courtesy of Gold Derby. The comedian and actor, who has now hosted the Golden Globes twice to both incendiary and underwhelmed reactions, says that hosting the Oscars "would be very tempting." Now, Gervais hasn't been offered the role in any c...

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    Watch: Ricky Gervais Brings Back David Brent From 'The Office' For New 10-Minute Short

    In Britain, the biannual charity extravaganza that is Comic Relief has a great track record for creating one-off comedy sketches, many based around established British shows and comedy characters. Past classics have included skits based around the likes of "Doctor Who," "Blackadder," "Gavin and Stac...

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    Watch: Ricky Gervais Reprises His Role as David Brent From 'The Office' in a New Mini-Episode

    Ricky Gervais has gotten back in character as David Brent from "The Office" for "The Office Revisited," a 10-minute video Gervais made for Comic Relief that was broadcast on BBC One in the U.K. tonight before being put online on Gervais' YouTube channel.

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    Watch Ricky Gervais' Hilariously Awful Music Video, 'Equality Street'

    Shot in gloriously pretentious black and white, 'Equality Street' is the official music video from David Brent -- Ricky Gervais' crazily un-self-aware character from The Office -- and Dom Johnson, the rapper Brent manages. It's cringe-worthy good, as the rapper and the white guy in a bad suit da...

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    Ricky Gervais Returns as David Brent in 'The Office Revisited' (Video)

    It has been a decade since Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's original version of The Office ended its brief but brilliant run. Now Gervais has brought David Brent back in The Office Revisited, a 10 minute video done for Red Nose Day, an All-Star BBC program that is part of the UK's Comic Reli...

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    Watch: Ricky Gervais Will Return as David Brent in 'The Office Revisited'

    Ricky Gervais will be back in the role that made him famous, that of unctuous "The Office" manager David Brent, for a short video special entitled "The Office Revisited," set to air on Friday, March 15th in the U.K. on BBC One and to go live on Gervais' YouTube channel at the same time.

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    Kermit Reveals The Plot Of 'Muppets...Again!' Plus First Look At Ricky Gervais In The Sequel

    Shooting has begun on the sequel to "The Muppets," and even though it's not out until over a year from now, it's never too early to start marketing. And so, the first official images from the movie has arrived, and it's basically a collection of all the felt characters you know...

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    Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's Funny, Edgy Golden Globes Opener

    It’s too bad they disappeared for most of the show, because hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were by far the best part of watching The Golden Globes. Some of their lines were as jaw-dropping as anything Ricky Gervais said, but were delivered with such warmth that they didn’t seem to s...

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    Tina Fey Lands Russian Role In 'The Muppets 2'

    Late last year word arrived that none other than Ricky Gervais landed the lead role in the “The Muppets 2” with “Modern Family” star Ty Burrell taking over for Christoph Waltz in one of the other two major parts. At the time it was rumored that the film was “a Euro...

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