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7 hrs ago | SFGate

'Alan Partridge' review: Radio career hits static, comically

Steve Coogan and Colm Meaney in ALAN PARTRIDGE, a Magnolia Pictures release. Alan Partridge The Movie Photo: Courtesy Of Magnolia Pictures Steve Coogan is beginning to build a reputation in the United States, but he has been a household name in Great Britain for 20 years, thanks to his creation of a memorable television character, that of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Steve Coogan, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Extras, Ricky Gervais

12 hrs ago | NBC New York

First Ladies of "Parks and Recreation"

Michelle Obama as Herself, Brady Smith as Grant Larson and Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in the season finale of "Parks and Recreation" On most shows, a major character's pregnancy toward the end of the sixth season would signal a dearth of ideas.

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Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Amy Poehler, Motherhood, Family, Comedy

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Daily Mail

Comedy great? Gervais is just a sniggering playground bully:...

Pictured hours before his fatal slip outside New York bar: Camilla's brother Mark Shand, 62, smiling for cameras with his 'secret fianceA©', 36, and Princess Eugenie Ricky Gervais and Nev Wilshire are locked in a contest to decide which of them is the most thoroughly obnoxious man in Britain.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais

Daily Mail

The Office star Jenna Fischer and son Weston enjoy the park

But that didn't stop the expecting 40-year-old from enjoying a sunny day at the park with her first-born son Weston in Los Angeles Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jenna Fischer, Emmy Awards

E! Online

Happy Administrative Professionals' Day! Celebrate With Your Favorite Movie and TV Assistants

Today, we acknowledge the hard work of all the office managers, administrative assistants and receptionists out there, because, let's be honest, sometimes their jobs can be brutal! Just look at poor Emily, played ingeniously by Emily Blunt , in The Devil Wears Prada .

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Related Topix: Emily Blunt, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Rex Lee

Tue Apr 22, 2014

VH1

silicon valley + The Office Chat Live With 'Silicon Valley' Star Zach Woods

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work at a startup? Would you freeze in the presence of paper company legend, Michael Scott ? Can you handle getting berated by Selina Meyer 's staff on a daily basis? Silicon Valley star Zach Woods knows each of these scenarios all too well.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zach Woods, Veep

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Parks and Rec': Paul Schneider, a.k.a. Mark Brendanawicz, has no plans to return to Pawnee

Bad news, Mark Fan-danawiczes: Even though this Pawneean lives in Indiana's greatest town, the chances of him paying another visit to the Parks department are slim to none.

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Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Paul Schneider, Comedy

Gawker

Dave Schwartz's Weather Channel Return Is Straight From The Office

Long before The Weather Channel started its downward spiral towards infotainment and cheap reality shows, the network and its meteorologists held a fair amount of stature in the public eye.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

BroadwayWorld.com

Video: Sneak Peek - 'The Kingmaker' Episode of NBC's the Blacklist

On the next episode of NBC 's THE BLACKLIST titled "The Kingmaker", Red thinks the Kingmaker , a strategist, is responsible when a politician in Prague is framed for murder and Liz uncovers a secret Red has been hiding.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Boston Legal, Drama, Celebrities, James Spader, Law and Order: Los Angeles

Genesee Country Express

Fargo's Martin Freeman Has Been Waiting to Play a Killer

Lesson learned from Fargo : Even a nice guy can be pushed too far. On last week's premiere of FX's new miniseries, which airs Tuesdays at 10/9c, henpecked milquetoast Lester Nygaard had had enough of his wife's verbal abuse and killed her with a hammer during her latest harangue.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sherlock, Martin Freeman

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

The Best Show You're Not Watching: The Mindy Project

The Mindy Project got off to a rough start. The Office alum and bestselling memoirist Mindy Kaling wrote, produced, and starred in a gem of a pilot that promised to both pay affectionate homage to and mercilessly skewer the tropes of romantic comedy on the small screen.

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, Ed Weeks, Chris Messina, Drama

BroadwayWorld.com

Scoop: New Girl on Fox - Tuesday, April 29, 2014

"Dance" Jess fears someone is trying to sabotage her first middle school dance, so she enlists the gang to help her chaperone on the big night.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, New Girl, Television, Zooey Deschanel, Hot Chicks, Comedy, Angela Kinsey, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield

Seattle Times

Mad Men Monday: Don & Sally

Welcome back to Mad Men Mondays! And, after a thoughtful but slow-ish start last week, how interesting was last night's episode? It was Valentine's Day, and the only "I love you" that we heard came from an unexpected, heartwarming source: Sally, muttering the words to her dad after a drive back to school; an afternoon and evening together in which ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Comedy

The Foundation for Economic Education

Proud Little Englander

British Sky Broadcasting's An Idiot Abroad is the latest attempt by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the creators of the BBC's The Office, to find humor in humiliating and ridiculing their friend Karl Pilkington - this time by sending him around the world to "experience" other cultures.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Conservatives (UK), Manchester School, MO, Greater Manchester County, England,

The Motley Fool

Can These New Fox Shows Rake in More Cash?

This is roughly similar to Fox's 2012 performance, so now the question becomes, will Fox's new slate woo advertisers? Fox's ratings in 2014 have been heavily buoyed by football-the network aired both the Super Bowl and the NFC Championship this year.

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Related Topix: Rake, Entertainment, Television, New Girl, Comedy, The O.C., Soap Opera, Drama

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Independent

Martin Freeman's casting in Fargo is genius

Ellen is The Independent's TV critic. She writes a daily review of Last Night's TV and a weekly 'Inside TV' column for the i paper, as well as a column on general topics for the main paper most Wednesdays.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Comedy, Sherlock, Entertainment, Television, Martin Freeman, The Independent, Comedy Movies

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Star Online

America's most wanted: Jim Henson's Muppets are at it again

The gang is back in another cinematic feature and this time they've recruited the help of British comedian Ricky Gervais.

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Related Topix: The Muppets, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Comedy, Extras, Entertainment, Television

This is Local London

Legendary Les Dennis talks theatre and 'uh-uh' ahead of Richmond Theatre appearance

Les Dennis admits some people can be surprised when they realise he can act as well as present game shows.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

Hail Cynthia Lopez, new film czar of NYC

New York City has been luring film business away from Los Angeles for quite some time, and now they have the woman who's going to make it even harder to say no to the Big Apple.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, POV, New York, NY

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Office' series finale: Handled with Carell

NBC's The Office was at first viewed with so much skepticism - the Yankee version of Ricky Gervais' beloved UK cult favorite series.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak

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