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2 hrs ago | 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

Great Bend Tribune

Check It Out

There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: "The English Girl" by Daniel Silva.

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WIBX-AM Whitesboro

NBC's 'The Maya Rudolph Show' Sets May Premiere,...

Stephen Colbert might have dominated the late-night landscape with the announcement of his succession to 'Late Show' host David Letterman , but NBC has stolen back a bit of thunder with help from ' SNL ' veteran Maya Rudolph .

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Seattle Times

A funny showcase for Steve Coogan’s misfit ‘Alan Partridge’

'Alan Partridge,' with Steve Coogan, Colm Meaney, Tim Key, Felicity Montagu. Directed by Declan Lowney, from a screenplay by Coogan, Peter Baynham, Neil Gibbons, Rob Gibbons and Armando Iannucci.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Beast

Community' Stares into the AbyssBy Chancellor Agard

When it seems like it's the end for a show, a lot of crap that gets flung at the screen.

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Related Topix: Community, Entertainment, Television, Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Jim Rash, Alison Brie, Hot Chicks, Comedy

Newsday

Freeman 'welcomed' Fargo freeze

Actor Martin Freeman, best known for The Office and Sherlock, talks to BBC News about his chilly new role in a TV version of Fargo and preparing to play Richard III in London's West End.

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

Ultimate-guitar.com

Ricky Gervais Hints At David Brent Glastonbury Performance [News]

There are still hundreds of bands and artists to be announced for this year's Glastonbury , and among that number could be none-other than Ricky Gervais , performing as his alter-ego from " The Office ," David Brent .

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Independent

Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail. If you think it's awful, then just don't watch it'

As the second series of his divisive sitcom 'Derek' hits screens, the comedian tells James Rampton why he'll never bow to the critics who habitually circle his work - and why he loves his 'sweet and funny' protagonist Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Extras, Ricky Gervais

ContactMusic.com

Netflix Want David Brent and The Office Back on TV - Should Ricky Gervais Do It?

The Office was one of The BBC's greatest critical successes, thrusting the show's creator, Ricky Gervias, onto worldwide notoriety.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais

Tue Apr 15, 2014

TVLine

Maya Rudolph Returning to NBC With Variety Special The Maya Rudolph Show

Maya Rudolph is coming to NBC - for one night, at least. The Maya Rudolph Show , a special described as a revival of the classic variety show format, is set to air May 19 at 10/9c, the network announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Maya Rudolph, Veronica Mars, Drama

NME

'The Truman Show' set for television makeover

The Huffington Post reports that the Jim Carrey film - which is about a television series - could be turned into an actual television series, by producers Paramount.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Truman Show, Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Crime Movies, Western, Thriller, Fargo, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sherlock

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Independent.ie

Gervais reveals Brent Glasto fear

Ricky Gervais has said he is wary of playing Glastonbury Festival because the scale of the event would be out of keeping with his wannabe pop star character David Brent The comedy actor has recently revived the cringeworthy manager from his fly-on-the-wall spoof The Office for a series of live gigs in which Brent pursues his dreams of life as a ... (more)

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BBC News

Derek: Gervais says goodbye to irony

Comic Ricky Gervais is feeling pretty happy with his lot. As his surprisingly heart-warming mockumentary Derek returns to Channel 4 for a second series, Gervais explains his upbeat mood.

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USA Today

You'll likely recognize this 'Fargo,' you betcha

Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman star in the FX series 'Fargo,' which is loosely based on the 1996 Coen brothers hit movie by the same name.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Man Who Wasn't There, Celebrities, Billy Bob Thornton, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sherlock, Martin Freeman

BroadwayWorld.com

Scoop: the Mindy Project on Fox - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Peter encourages Mindy to think more like a man. To test his advice, they head out to a bar, where they meet Lee , a smooth-talking first-grade teacher who is up to no good.

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Max Greenfield, Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Zoe Jarman

Lowell Sun

Nine Greater Lowell companies earn training grants

Nine Greater Lowell companies were the recipients of more than $1 million in the latest round of workforce training grants last week.

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