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Louis C.K. Gets Hilariously Sassed by His Doctor in New ‘Louie’ Teaser (Video)

54 minutes ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Louis C.K. is famous for his cheeky retorts on his award-winning FX comedy “Louie.” However, he may have met his match in his latest visit to his physician in a new teaser trailer for Season 4, premiering May 5. Also read: Ricky Gervais Saw Louis Ck Naked: ‘Horrendous,’ ‘Horrible,’ ‘Awful’ – ‘Like an Undercooked Chicken’ (Video) The hypochondriac explains he hurt his back “really bad.” His doctor, apparently nonplussed, takes another bite of his sandwich. Watch his hilarious diagnosis below: »

- James Crugnale

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Ricky Gervais's Derek: Tom Hughes stars in new trailer

5 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Ricky Gervais has unveiled a new trailer for Derek.

Tom Hughes features as London Zoo employee in the new clip, who attracts the attention of Vicky (Holli Dempsey).

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Derek will return to Channel 4 on Wednesday April 23 and will be available to Us viewers on Netflix a month later.

Gervais plays a dedicated volunteer at a nursing home in the comedic drama.

Karl Pilkington, Kerry Godliman and David Earl return in series two, while comedian Joe Wilkinson also joins the cast. »

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Ricky Gervais: I'm responsible for rise in cynical, ironic comedy

10 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Ricky Gervais has admitted that he feels responsible for a rise in 'cynical' comedy shows.

The comic explained that he has tried to leave "cynicism and irony" behind with his Channel 4 series Derek.

"I think what makes Derek a different type of sitcom - if it is even a sitcom - is the sincerity," he said.

"Certainly in the last few years - and I'm responsible for a lot of it - there's been this comedy of cynicism and irony and I've tried to leave that behind."

Gervais compared the modern comedy landscape to "a student's bedroom" with "ironic" posters.

"Just say what you do like!" he urged. "I think people are afraid to do that."

The second series of Derek begins April 23 on Channel 4 and will be available to Us residents via Netflix from May 30. »

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Fox Moves ‘Animation Domination High-Def’ Shows to Digital From Late-Nite

15 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fox is canceling its 11-month Animation Domination High-Def experiment in June and moving the existing shows from the Saturday night block to digital platforms, a network rep told TheWrap. The network has also ordered two traditional half-hour shows from the Adhd studio, which will premiere in primetime in 2015. Also read: Ryan Reynolds, Ricky Gervais Lead Fox's ‘Animation Domination’ Guest List Fox's brief foray into the young male skewing 12-minute animated format that Adult Swim began in July 2013, aired at 11 p.m. on Saturday, but never quite took hold with its intended audience. A Fox spokeswoman said the Adhd block was designed to. »

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Derek series 2: Watch new clip from Ricky Gervais comedy

17 April 2014 7:44 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Digital Spy has an exclusive clip from Derek series two.

In the second run's opening scene, Derek (Ricky Gervais) encounters his nemesis - a giant spider - and calls on his pal Dougie (Karl Pilkington) for help.

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Kerry Godliman and David Earl also reprise their roles in the new series, which follows 2012's pilot and a six-part run in 2013.

Derek was recommissioned by Channel 4 back in March last year, with Channel 4's Head of Comedy Phil Clarke calling the show "brave, funny and touching".

"Derek is probably my favourite thing of everything I've done, so I can't wait to start thinking up some new adventures for the gang," Gervais added.

The second series of Derek begins April 23 on Channel 4, and will be available to Us residents via Netflix from May 30. »

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Martin Freeman: 'I'm glad we didn't ruin The Office with reunion'

17 April 2014 4:34 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Martin Freeman has revealed that he is glad The Office has not returned since it ended in 2003.

The Sherlock actor - who played Tim Canterbury in Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's BBC sitcom - said that he would worry it would be "ruined" if they made a new series.

He told BBC Radio 5 Live's Richard Bacon: "I'm very proud of The Office, if it's on I still watch it and will laugh. But one of the best things Ricky and Steve did was ending it and making it finite and making it something people look back and go, 'I wish there was more of that', as opposed to doing loads and people saying, 'I wish there was less of this'."

He continued: "I'm glad not to be doing The Office any more, not for any career reason or any selfish reason, but as a punter, just as a viewer. »

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Ricky Gervais Hints At Sequel To UK’s The Office

16 April 2014 1:07 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Well, this news is both somewhat surprising and somewhat awesome. Seems Ricky Gervais has hinted that there may be talks of a sequel to UK’s The Office. Which, as many of you know, is what helped rise Ricky to fame, and helped bring The Office to our shores. Now make sure you read what I [&hellip

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Ricky Gervais will play David Brent again for a new mock-documentary project

15 April 2014 2:55 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Last year, David Brent started popping up again for the first time in a while, and there were rumors of a larger possible project happening. I am always happy to see Ricky Gervais working, and he seems very happy about the way his latest series "Derek" has been received. It would be dishonest to say that I'm anything less than thrilled to hear, though, that Gervais is making a big return to playing the part that put him on the map in the first place. This year, Gervais will be performing a number of gigs in character as David Brent, and the performances will be filmed as part of a "documentary" about Brent's pursuit of his dreams of being a pop star. "It's going to be tragic," Gervais told MTV in the UK. "It's not going to be what he thinks it is." The last decade or so, we've seen »

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Ricky Gervais: BBC, Netflix Interested in 'The Office' Spinoff

15 April 2014 3:53 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

London – Ricky Gervais said his comic creation David Brent, who bossed breakthrough BBC sitcom The Office, is the subject of interest from both the BBC and Netflix for a return to the small screen. Gervais told the U.K.'s Radio Times magazine that both the public broadcaster and the online subscription giant have expressed a desire to work out a spinoff. Photos: The Booming Business of Ricky Gervais: From 'The Office' to 'Muppets' The comedian, who co-created and co-wrote The Office with Stephen Merchant, resurrected the character 10 years after the original program went off the air

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Ricky Gervais on new David Brent documentary: It's going to be tragic

15 April 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Ricky Gervais has spoken about his planned David Brent documentary - saying that it is "a joy" to play the character again.

The comic plans to film his next round of gigs in character as Brent for a "tragic" comedy mockumentary.

"I'm going to do a few more gigs," Gervais confirmed. "I'm thinking of filming a documentary of David Brent trying to be a pop star - he thinks it's like Scorsese doing the Rolling Stones, but really it's a Where Are They Now?

"It's going to be tragic - it's not going to be what he thinks it is."

Gervais explained that it now feels "safe" playing Brent again, after years of feeling uneasy about revisiting The Office buffoon.

"I didn't want to keep Brent going because I wanted to do other things," he said. "But now I've done other things, it feels safe to revisit it. It's a »

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Former HFPA President Philip Berk Takes Leave of Absence Amid Book Controversy

13 April 2014 8:25 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

South African-born journalist Philip Berk has taken a voluntary leave of absence from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for six months following an acrimonious membership meeting on Friday that he did not attend. Some HFPA members are upset (and have been for weeks) about what was written about them and the organization in Berk's book, With Signs and Wonders, published in mid-February. Story: From Ricky Gervais to Elizabeth Taylor, 9 Revelations in Former HFPA President's Book There was a discussion about suspending Berk for as long as a year, or possibly taking stronger action, according to a source.

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Derek: Season Two Coming to Netflix

10 April 2014 11:50 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Last month, it was announced that Derek had been renewed for a second season in the UK. Now, Netflix has picked up the second season and plans to release the six new episodes on Friday, May 30th.

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Netflix To Launch Second Season Of Ricky Gervais' Original Series "Derek" On Friday, May 30

New Season of Comedy Series Returns with Six New Episodes

Beverly Hills, CA -- April 7, 2014 -- Netflix will premiere the second season of "Derek," the original series starring, written, directed and executive-produced by Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Ricky Gervais on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 12:01 Am Pt.

"Ricky is a terrific partner and he has created a heartfelt character, in Derek, that Netflix members have fallen in love with," said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer. "His attention to »

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'Derek' season 2 gets premiere date on Netflix

7 April 2014 8:50 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Get ready for more Ricky Gervais…er, Derek.

The comedian’s Netflix show, Derek, received a second season, which will premiere Friday, May 30. As has become the standard for Netflix, all six episodes of season 2 will be available to watch at once.

A bittersweet comedy-drama about a group of outsiders living on society’s margins, Derek “centers around Derek Noakes (Gervais), a tender, innocent man whose love for his job at a retirement home shines through,” according to an official description. “Derek cares deeply for the home’s residents, because they are kind and funny and tell him stories of »

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Netflix Announces May Return for Ricky Gervais' 'Derek'

7 April 2014 8:09 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Less than a year after the first season premiered on Netflix, Ricky Gervais' heart-warming comedy "Derek" will return with six new episodes in May. Season two will be available in full beginning Friday, May 30th at 12:01am Pt in all Netflix territories other than the UK, where the series will air on its commissioning network, Channel 4. "I was blown away by the affection from around the world for the first series, particularly the emotional connection it seemed to make with people," Gervais said in a statement. "I hope they like the second offering as much." "Ricky is a terrific partner and he has created a heartfelt character, in Derek, that Netflix members have fallen in love with," Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflx added. "His attention to detail and relentless vision to change conventional storytelling on television is perfectly aligned with what we are trying to do with our original series. »

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Netflix Announces May Return for Ricky Gervais' 'Derek'

7 April 2014 8:09 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Less than a year after the first season premiered on Netflix, Ricky Gervais' heart-warming comedy "Derek" will return with six new episodes in May. Season two will be available in full beginning Friday, May 30th at 12:01am Pt in all Netflix territories other than the UK, where the series will air on its commissioning network, Channel 4. "I was blown away by the affection from around the world for the first series, particularly the emotional connection it seemed to make with people," Gervais said in a statement. "I hope they like the second offering as much." "Ricky is a terrific partner and he has created a heartfelt character, in Derek, that Netflix members have fallen in love with," Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflx added. "His attention to detail and relentless vision to change conventional storytelling on television is perfectly aligned with what we are trying to do with our original series. »

- Ben Travers

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Derek Season Two to Launch on Netflix May 30

7 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Netflix will premiere the second season of "Derek," the original series starring, written, directed and executive-produced by Emmy and Golden Globe winner Ricky Gervais on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 12:01 Am Pt. "Ricky is a terrific partner and he has created a heartfelt character, in Derek, that Netflix members have fallen in love with," said Ted Sarandos , Chief Content Officer. "His attention to detail and relentless vision to change conventional storytelling on television is perfectly aligned with what we are trying to do with our original series." Ricky Gervais said: "I was blown away by the affection from around the world for the first series, particularly the emotional connection it seemed to make with people. I hope they like the second »

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David Letterman Retirement - Reaction to The Late Show Host's Exit

6 April 2014 8:19 PM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

David Letterman Retirement - reaction to the veteran TV comic finally calling it quits on the The Late Show with David Letterman. Celebrities including Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter following the veteran chat show host's announcement that he will be quitting his flagship show next year, praising the 66-year-old star for his contribution to journalism. 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' actress Sarah posted a montage of pictures from her visits to 'The Late Show with David Letterman', captioning the images, ''You are a class act that will be truly missed #legend.'' 'Father of the Bride' funnyman Steve Martin appeared shocked by the news and thanked the beloved host for inviting him on his show to promote his films. He enthused: ''Wow, @Letterman retiring. He's been a significant force in my ''later'' career. Thanks, Dave!'' Ricky Gervais also praised David, »

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David Letterman Retirement: Jimmy Kimmel, Lena Dunham and more react on Twitter

3 April 2014 3:31 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

In an announcement that surprised...well, pretty much everybody, David Letterman has revealed that he'll be retiring from late-night television in 2015 - and there was no shortage of reactions from celebs and just regular ol' people on Twitter following the news. Below you can find a roundup of some of the best reactions. David Letterman announces that he will retire next year. CBS frantically looking for someone named Jimmy. — Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) April 3, 2014   David @Letterman is the best there is and ever was. — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 3, 2014   Rank everybody on television during the length of his career - all fields, all styles. David Letterman ranks First. #DontRetire — Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) April 3, 2014   David @Letterman announced he's retiring in 2015. It's been 31 incredible years. Television won't be the same without you, Dave. — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 3, 2014   Is Letterman leaving over the #Himym finale? — Michelle Collins (@michcoll) April 3, 2014   I vote for @louisck http://t. »

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David Letterman: Obama, celebs react to retirement

3 April 2014 3:27 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Shortly after iconic CBS late-night host David Letterman announced his plan to retire in 2015, Twitter reaction began to pour in from a wide-range of celebrities — and even President Obama — reflecting on the comedian’s legacy. See a selection of those tweets below (more to come):

There are more than 10 reasons #DavidLetterman will be missed. http://t.co/UoLVRZduF7— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 03, 2014

David @Letterman is the best there is and ever was.— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 03, 2014

I can't believe David Letterman has announced his retirement–he is a great guy! @Letterman— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 03, 2014

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President Obama, Jimmy Kimmel React to David Letterman’s Retirement Via Twitter

3 April 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Though CBS president and CEO Leslie Moonves said in his statement that “we knew this day was getting closer,” the news of David Letterman’s retirement from “The Late Show” in 2015 still took the world by surprise. Among speculation about who will take his place, many in the entertainment business weighed in on Twitter to pay tribute to the talk show host.

David @Letterman is the best there is and ever was.—

Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 03, 2014

There are more than 10 reasons #DavidLetterman will be missed. http://t.co/UoLVRZduF7—

Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 03, 2014

David @Letterman announced he's retiring in 2015. It's been 31 incredible years. Television won't be the same without you, Dave.—

Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 03, 2014

Cheers to @Letterman. A king, a king-maker, and probably the man most to blame for inflicting me on America. See you soon.—

Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) April 03, 2014

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