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Friday Sep 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

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: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Extras, Emmy Awards, Alan Menken, Children TV

Friday Sep 12 | Radio Times

Ricky Gervais's five best musical moments

Comedian Ricky Gervais has entertained sell-out crowds performing as The Office character David Brent, he offers, guitar lessons online and now he's to guest-star in US musical comedy Galavant . A David Brent version of If You Don't Know Me By Now? Oh go on then .


Mon Sep 08, 2014


Ricky Gervais says David Brent film is 'parable' about fame

The 53-year-old comedian - who is set to reprise his role as the delusional David Brent in 'The Office' spin-off movie - has revealed the mockumentary, which sees the former paper company manager search for a record deal, is a comment on the efforts of ordinary people trying to find their 15 minutes of fame. He told Inquirer.net: ''It's a documentary about David Brent and what he is doing now.


Tue Sep 02, 2014

Liverpool FC

Sterling: I had to look it up on Google

Sterling set the Reds on their way by opening the scoring after just eight minutes and could have netted a goal-of-the-season contender in the second half when he danced beyond the entire Spurs defence inside a crowded box, but was unable to produce the finish the move deserved.


Mon Sep 01, 2014


Ricky Gervais Fights Back After Joking About Nude Photo Hacking Scandal

Controversial British comedian Ricky Gervais found himself under attack on Monday after cracking a joke about the headline-grabbing celebrity nude photo leak on Twitter.com.


Related Topix: Twitter


Ricky Gervais 'Jokes' That Naked Hacked Actors Have Themselves To Blame

British comedian Ricky Gervais jokes that hacked naked starlets are to blame for taking pictures in the first place and putting them 'on computers'.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Fri Aug 29, 2014


David Brent movie is almost a musical, says Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais explained that the new David Brent movie - which is set to be released in 2016 - is ''almost a musical''.


Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Extras, Emmy Awards

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Despite Emmy Snub, The Future is Bright for Netflix

We probably shouldn't read too much into Netflix's Emmy snub - its shows were up against stronger competition.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, House of Cards, The Office, Comedy, Extras, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Ricky Gervais Calls His Upcoming David Brent Movie "Almost a Musical"

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Technology Marketing

Ad of the Day: Ricky Gervais Crashes Your Favorite Netflix Shows

Despite winning only seven of the 31 Emmys its shows were nominated for, Netflix still found a clever way to cash in on the popularity of its original programs during Monday's telecast.


Related Topix: Marketing


Emmys 2014: Full list of winners, from 'Modern Family' and...

The 66th annual Primetime Emmys were last night on NBC, honoring the best in television from the past season.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Veep, Breaking Bad, The Good Wife

The Orlando Sentinel

Emmys: And the winners are ...

As the Emmys unfold, I'll blog about the winners, the speeches and the jokes. Big news: Win or lose, Matthew McConaughey is the night's best sport.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, Sherlock, Drama, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Normal

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Modern Family not funny anymore

IT SCOOPED the top comedy award at this year's Emmys but have we all had enough of the awkward Dunphy family? PRODUCERS of the hit TV series Game of Thrones have been stopped from shooting a pivotal scene at its planned location.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Modern Family, Comedy


Emmys 2014: Jim Parsons steals Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy

Jim Parsons picks up his fourth Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series award this evening at the 66th Emmy Awards.


Related Topix: Jim Parsons, Matt LeBlanc, William H. Macy, Louis C.K.

The Orlando Sentinel

Emmys: And the winners are | Live Updates

McConaughey has a movie-star face, unlike Ricky Gervais who has a TV face, Kimmel says.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Louis C.K., Louie, Modern Family

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Who's Up for What At This Year's Emmys?

Jon Hamm has seven nominations, but no trophy. Both Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson earned a nod for newcomer "true detective," and Bryan Cranston has already won three for "Breaking Bad".


Related Topix: Bryan Cranston, Celebrities, Claire Danes, Julianna Margulies, Louis C.K., Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014


the Lion King's Alton Fitzgerald White Will Give 4,000th Performance as 'Mufasa' Tomorrow

THE LION KING Broadway cast member ALTON FITZGERALD WHITE will play his 4,000th performance as Mufasa in the landmark musical event this Saturday evening, August 23rd, 2014.


Related Topix: Theater, The Lion King, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Invention of Lying, New York, Australia, Oceania, World News


'What If' Stretches Daniel Radcliffe's Range

After growing up on-screen in the Harry Potter movies from 2001 to 2011, Daniel Radcliffe became one of the richest actors in the world.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Woman in Black, Daniel Radcliffe, Comedy, Extras, Entertainment, Television


411 Fact or Fiction Movies/TV: Sin City 2, Bad Boys 3, The Office, More

Earlier this week I put together a staff-wide tribute to the late, great Robin Williams.


Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Spirit, Action Movies, Frank Miller, Movies

Wed Aug 20, 2014


'The Simpsons' Kicks off 280-Hour Marathon

Every episode ever of The Simpsons will run back-to-back on FXX starting tomorrow, and we caught up with the show's cast and producers before the 280-hour marathon.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi, Television