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  1. Martin Freeman: "Ricky Gervais made me laugh more than anyone else"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Radio Times

    ... project was going to be a success because of Gervais and co-creator Stephen Merchant's writing. "I knew I liked The Office and I knew it was to my taste," Freeman said at the Edinburgh Television Festival earlier today. "And when I did the ...

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  2. Filming Sherlock all year round? "Oh, Christ, really...?" says Martin FreemanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Radio Times

    ... make more," Freeman said in an interview with Mark Lawson at the Edinburgh Television Festival. "It's like with The Office and it's 'OK, yeah, but in five years you would hate us'. "I'm not in charge of the show. But I am kind of glad we don't do it ...

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  3. Craig Robinson Begins Four-Night Stand Tonight at ZaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

    Fans of Craig Robinson have seen a continued growth in the Second City vet's prominence. From The Office to Pineapple Express and Hot Tub Time Machine , Robinson's delivery ranges from deadpan to over the top.

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  4. Martin Freeman Recalls His Botched First 'Sherlock' AuditionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... maybe I was a moody prick. So I went back and did it again with Ben[edict Cumberbatch] and got the part." While The Office first brought Freeman to public attention, especially in the U.K. (he said he bonded with Ricky Gervais on set over a mutual ...

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  5. Slide Show: Netflix has star-studded original content up its sleeveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MarketWatch

    ... struck gold most recently with the Tina Fey and Robert Carlock creation "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," starring "The Office" alum Ellie Kemper. Netflix bought the rights to "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" from NBC after the network reportedly had trouble ...

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  6. TV review: British 'Detectorists' on Acorn TV uncovers a comedy treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise. Many will know him, too, as Gareth Keenan in Ricky Gervais' "The Office," the role that in the American version became Rainn Wilson's Dwight Schrute; or as the wildling warg Orell on "Game of ...

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  7. Detectorists, The Beachcombers' heir apparent, is now streaming online for CanadiansRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Canada.com

    ... deliver the kind of solid, layered performances they're known for: Crook played Gareth in the British version of The Office and Orell in Game of Thrones, while Jones has been lauded for roles in The Hunger Games, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, ...

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  8. British 'Detectorists' on Acorn TV uncovers a comedy treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise. Many will know him, too, as Gareth Keenan in Ricky Gervais' "The Office," the role that in the American version became Rainn Wilson's Dwight Schrute; or as the wildling warg Orell on "Game of ...

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  9. Doctor Who, Sherlock on Edinburgh TV festival billRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Scotsman.com

    ... working on both sides of the Atlantic, from the next Marvel film Captain America: Civil War to BBC sitcom The Office, in which he made his name. Downton stars Phyllis Logan and Jim Carter will look back on the award-winning period drama as ITV ...

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  10. CambridgeNews published Ten things you didn't know last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... than 35,000 different girls' names were registered and more than 27,000 different boys' names. New entrants on the Office for National Statistics top 100 include Jackson, Joey, Ellis, Robyn, Nancy and Lottie. Amelia and Oliver were the most popular ...

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  11. Watch Miss Piggy Flip Out At Kermit The Frog In Latest Muppets VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Cinema Blend News

    ... to represent a pivotal, long running plot point throughout the show - think Jim Halpert, and Pam Beesly from The Office , but as puppets. These storylines can often prove the most successful for a TV sitcom, and let's be honest, after committing so ...

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  12. New Muppet Show goes adult with Kermit split from Miss Piggy and drugs referenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Mail on Sunday

    But when The Muppets make their much-heralded return to our screens next month, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and co will have a distinctly 'adult' air about them. This new version of the show, inspired by hit TV comedy The Office but featuring all the much-loved characters from the original Muppets TV series that ran from 1976 to 1981, will tackle 'mature' themes such as Kermit's split from Miss Piggy, his affair with another pig and inter-racial marriage.

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  13. 1990: When BBC's 'House of Cards' PremieredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... felt the British version had the edge in bleakness, the way Ricky Gervais ' David Brent in the U.K. original of The Office is bleaker than Steve Michael Scott in the NBC iteration. But Michael Dobbs , who wrote the book upon which the series is ...

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  14. 'Blunt Talk-ing' Patrick Stewart sheds his 'Star Trek' imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Star Tribune

    ... first, I thought it was a friend of mine who does wicked impressions. I was a big Ricky fan. I had been watching "The Office" and thought it was brilliant. The afternoon we shot the scene, he had to be banned from the set because he couldn't stop ...

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  15. Broad City proves to be an amazing tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... scoring weed, trying to stay cool in a heatwave and so much more. And it's done brilliantly. There are shades of The Office in the show, those parts when you almost turn off the television because you feel almost too embarrassed or are cringing too ...

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  16. Rock comedies miss some notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... too bad because Robinson, who made the most of his role as the paper warehouse foreman on the American version of The Office, deserves better. Oddly, The Chris Isaak Show, which ran from 2001 to 2004, stands as perhaps the most realistic portrayal ...

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  17. 20 famous former Little League baseball playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | PennLive.com

    ... After five years on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", Steve Carell found major success as Michael Scott on "The Office." He's also appeared in a bunch of above average but not great movies. Kevin Costner is famous for his roles in "Field of Dreams" ...

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  18. Ricky Gervais Is the Funniest Man AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The New York Observer

    ... American Idol audition. In a few months, the arrival of the iPod would make a DJ out of every kid in America. The Office was an extraordinary contemporaneous deconstruction of these ridiculous times. Mr. Gervais created the show in his early 40s ...

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  19. Josh Groban Thanks Jimmy Kimmel for Giving Him Great "Comedic Moments" Wednesday, August 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WJXB-FM Knoxville

    ... own notoriously amusing Twitter feed which landed him one of those guest spots: playing Andy Bernard's brother on The Office. "I had never met Mindy Kaling and we were following each other on Twitter," Josh tells ABC Radio. "And she messaged me and ...

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  20. Where Boston-area celebrities got their startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Boston.com

    ... in a video called "Biodiversity: Wild About Life!" B.J. Novak's first on-screen appearance was in the hit show "The Office" in 2005. But before that he wrote for "Raising Dad" in 2001. Mindy Kaling started in show business as an intern on the Conan ...

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