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2 hrs ago | News Shopper

Dartford's Mackenzie Crook talks about his new BBC sitcom Detectorists and reprising The Office role

Long days off while filming on the other side of the Atlantic were put to good use by Dartford-raised Mackenzie Crook, who wrote his own sitcom which is now on the verge of its TV debut. Beautifully observed, funny and wonderfully tender, six-part series Detectorists will be on BBC Four on Thursdays at 10pm from October 2. The former Wilmington Grammar School for Boys pupil - best known for playing nerdy no-hoper Gareth Keenan in The Office and his wooden-eyed pirate in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise - also directed and stars in the show which focuses on the relationship between Andy and Lance, a pair of enthusiastic metal detectorists.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Finding Neverland, Mackenzie Crook

9 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

An independent Scotland would 'celebrate' soaring immigration: How...

Devoted mother, 33, gives birth to her sixth child after REFUSING treatment for terminal skin cancer that could have harmed her baby 'He threw me under scalding water': TV host Meredith Vieira reveals horrifying details of past abusive relationship in discussion on Ray Rice case Adrian Peterson ordered to stay away from Vikings just hours after team said he would play this weekend after multiple sponsors severed ties with star following child abuse scandal Waitress writes scathing post shaming married hedge-fund manager 'who felt her up' accused 57-year-old denies it and vows to block her from getting another job Fracking 'does not pose risk to water supplies': Scientists find contamination in highly-publicised cases was from leaky drilling wells I so regret shouting at my father when he was in the grip of Alzheimer's: Dancer on how she is haunted by way she treated her dad as she ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Tue Sep 16, 2014


Eva Mendes Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby Girl With Ryan Gosling

Uber-private couple Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling reportedly welcomed their first child , a daughter, on Sept. 12. Keep clicking to see which other stars either recently welcomed a new addition to their family or who still have buns in the oven.


Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Carrie Underwood, Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Drama

National Public Radio

'Mindy' And 'New Girl' Navigate Their Worlds Of Crazy Love

Be advised. ] Fox's Tuesday comedy hour of New Girl and The Mindy Project is made up of two shows by and about women whose stories have gradually centered themselves around potential love matches: New Girl 's Jess with her good-hearted but emotionally clumsy roommate Nick , and Dr. Mindy Lahiri with her prickly colleague, Danny .


Related Topix: Entertainment, New Girl, Television, The Mindy Project, Zooey Deschanel, Hot Chicks, Jake Johnson, Comedy, Mindy Kaling


Mindy Kaling Recalls Romance with BJ Novak: I Would've Married Him If He Asked

Before there was Mindy Lahiri and Danny Castellano's swoon-worthy romance on The Mindy Project , there was the dysfunctional relationship of Kelly Kapoor and Ryan Howard on The Office . Mindy Kaling opened about her longtime pal and former Office co-star B.J. Novak while on Monday's The Howard Stern Show , when she was grilled about why the two aren't involved romantically.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Mindy Project, Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, Howard Stern

Meet The Mindy Project's Weirdo

It takes a really smart and well-adjusted person to play someone so odd as Morgan Tookers. We grilled the brilliant actor on how he does it.


Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, MADtv, Ike Barinholtz, Mindy Kaling, Pitch Perfect

Radio Times

Ricky Gervais reveals Derek will go out with a bang

Ricky Gervais has always said he wanted to make more Derek, but any fans hoping for a third series might be disappointed... The Office and Extras creator has confirmed in a blog post that the Channel 4 comedy will conclude with one final special, instead of a string of new episodes. Gervais made the announcement in an update on his blog about the making of new David Brent documentary Life On The Road, confirming he was currently working on the Derek special.


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

Mindy Kaling 'Heartbroken' After Bridesmaids Snub

The Office star reveals she was up for the part of Lillian in the blockbuster comedy, but star and co-writer Kristen Wiig's former Saturday Night Live castmate Maya Rudolph was picked to play the bride. Asked if she has ever missed out on a big role during an appearance on U.S. late night chat show Watch What Happens Live on Sunday , Kaling admitted the Bridesmaids snub was one of the most disappointing rejections in her career.


Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Mindy Project, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Mindy Kaling, Saturday Night Live

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Kos

TDS / Colbert

Ken Burns is a director and producer of documentaries. He is best known for his documentaries The Dust Bowl, The Central Park Five, Prohibition, and Baseball.


Related Topix: The Central Park Five, University of Washington, Social Security, Personal Finance, The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Revolution, Comedy

NBC New York

A Romantic Return for "The Mindy Project"

The most recent season of "The Mindy Project" ended on a high point: the observation deck of the Empire State Building. That's where Mindy Kaling's lovelorn Dr. Mindy Lahiri character romantically relinked with her fellow OB/GYN, verbal sparring partner and soul mate Danny Castellano in a scene straight out of 1993's "Sleepless in Seattle" .


Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Sleepless in Seattle, Emmy Awards

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Marshall Independent

Celebrating culture

It was a chilly morning, but organizers, performers and those who were attending the first-ever Cultures on the Prairie of Southwest Minnesota Saturday were enthusiastic and ready to get the day started. "We have been working for the last year getting this organized," said Michele Knife Sterner, co-chairwoman of the festival as she welcomed people to the event at Southwest Minnesota State University.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Southwest Minnesota State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Romantic comedies sweeten fall's TV lineup

And so it begins. Throughout September and October, you'll encounter the traditional onslaught of new network TV shows, along with their countless weekly stories - murder mysteries propelled by flamingly false clues and Pollock-esque blood spatter, superheroes charging through bleak urban landscapes in impractical leather onesies, and byzantine legal cases whose lawyers specialize in last-minute chess moves.


Related Topix: Games, Chess, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Happy Endings

The Morning Call

Top 3 Pop: 'The Mindy Project,' 'This is Where I Leave ...

Now, at age 35, she has her own show. "The Mindy Project" debuted in 2012 on Fox, featuring Kaling as a young Ob/Gyn who tries to balance her personal and professional life in an office full of quirky co-workers.


Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, This is Where I Leave You, Books

Daily Mail

Mindy Kaling dons THREE different outfits as she promotes TV show in New York City

Meet the future Mrs Navratilova, the beauty queen with a VERY ugly past: Her millionaire boyfriend was shot dead by a prostitute and her baby's tragic death is still unexplained Vikings star Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse after scarring son, 4, with a switch - just months after football player mourned another son 'beaten to death by his ex's boyfriend' Medical director of Manhattan clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest steps down after he 'let an unauthorized doctor examine star' Father is outraged after fans from rival high school's soccer team make t-shirts featuring his son's MUGSHOT School shooter's jailers say they warned officials about a jail escape plot one day before TJ Lane broke out with two accomplices 'It was like the Jerry Springer show': Witnesses reveal how Palin family started birthday brawl with Willow's ex as Sarah 'crawled over people to get in ... (more)


Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, Sex Scandal

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Angela Kinsey To Topline & Co-Create ABC Buddy Comedy Produced By Darlene Hunt & Will Gluck

Female buddy comedies have been hot on the big screen with such recent hits as The Heat and The Other Woman. ABC and Sony Pictures TV are looking to extend the streak to television with a single-camera comedy starring The Office alumna Angela Kinsey and executive produced by Will Gluck .


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Angela Kinsey


Mindy Kaling Has Some Adorable Things To Say About B.J. Novak

When Kaling dropped by HuffPost Live on Friday, Sept. 12, to chat about the upcoming third season of "The Mindy Project," she explained to host Ricky Camilleri why her bond with Novak is so special.


Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Beverly Hills, CA

Ricky Gervais Joins Cast of ABC's GALAVANT

Gervais will take on the role of "a medieval wizard named Xanax, who is well-known for having the best potions in all the land and excels at guiding his clients through alchemy-induced trips down memory lane." Screenwriter/executive producer Dan Fogelman teams up with Broadway and Hollywood award-winning musical team-composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater - for a musical comedy fairytale of epic proportions.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Extras, Ricky Gervais, Emmy Awards, Alan Menken, Children TV

'Galavant': Ricky Gervais cast as a wizard in ABC's musical series

It's official -- Ricky Gervais has magical powers. According to Entertainment Weekly , the comedian has been cast as a guest star in ABC's upcoming musical series "Galavant."


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

Daily Mail

Martin Freeman's Richard III play at centre of cruelty row over...

'Bladerunner' Oscar Pistorius GUILTY of Reeva's manslaughter but is allowed to go free on bail while he waits weeks for sentencing Sit near a baby, arrive early for check-in and wear a cashmere shawl or linen jacket: 15 insider tips on how to get upgraded to First Class WITHOUT paying 'This is a public lynching of Ray': Multiple sources claim Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell he punched his fiancee back in JUNE CBS pulls Rihanna's NFL performance following Ray Rice abuse video 'because she was a victim of a high-profile domestic violence' 'The side effects will be distracting': Surgeon FIRES assistant of 12 years without pay in 'heartless' letter after she is diagnosed with cancer 'I feared he'd kill me... I hid his gun': Pistorius ex-girlfriend reveals how he made her 'sit on naughty step and drove at 200mph to punish her' A beautiful model with a law degree and a blossoming ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Activism

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Mindy Kaling goes from drab to fab in glittery Lela Rose peplum...

Mindy Kaling went from drab to fab on Thursday in Manhattan before taping tomorrow night's episode of the Late Show with David Letterman. The 35-year-old funnywoman later shared a candid Twitter snap of herself backstage at the Ed Sullivan Theater, captioned: 'I love it here!' The six-time Emmy nominee looked elegant in a 'foiled lace' peplum top and matching straight skirt from Lela Rose's fall collection.


Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, Late Show With David Letterman, Celebrities, David Letterman