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Stephen Sutton to receive Pride of Britain Award

29 September 2014 4:19 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Stephen Sutton is to receive a Pride of Britain Award, following a record number of nominations from the public.

The inspirational teenager raised nearly £5 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust before passing away from the disease in May.

Tens of thousands of people called for Stephen to be recognised at the ceremony, which takes place next Monday (October 6) at London's Grosvenor House and will air on ITV.

His mother Jane will be presented the award by Teenage Cancer Trust supporters including Who frontman Roger Daltrey and comedian Jason Manford.

Jane said: "Stephen would have been honoured to receive a Pride of Britain Award. He wasn't going to let his cancer stop him making the most of every minute.

"When he started fundraising for the Teenage Cancer Trust, never in his wildest dreams did he think he would reach £5 million."

It will mark the first time an award has been given »

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Marvellous; Your Home in their Hands review two Neil Baldwins meet real Lou Macari and real Gary Lineker

25 September 2014 10:00 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Toby Jones gives a lovely, very human, performance in Peter Bowkers film of Neil Baldwins life story. If this film were a body part, it would be a heart, and a big one

I wonder if Ricky Gervais saw Marvellous (BBC2). The creator of Derek might have learned something from Toby Jones. You dont need to ham it up, dart your eyes all over the place, hang your head to one side and your mouth open. Sometimes less is more.

I suppose it helps Jones that the person he is playing - Neil Baldwin - is a real one, and around, and he has a life model to work with. Hes not just around, but sometimes he is on screen with him, too. Yes, the real Neil Baldwin joins the pretend Neil Baldwin in his own story like here, sitting together on a bench outside the student union at Keele University. »

- Sam Wollaston

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John Oliver Is the Angriest Man in Fake News: Inside the New Issue

24 September 2014 8:15 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

For the cover story of Rolling Stone's TV Issue (on stands Friday) former Daily Show correspondent and Last Week Tonight host John Oliver takes senior writer Brian Hiatt behind the creation of his acclaimed weekly show and sheds some light on the history of the man behind the acerbic, cynical humor. 

Oliver discusses how working alongside his mentor Jon Stewart for seven and a half years on The Daily Show prepared him for Last Week Tonight, but notes the difference between Stewart's show and his own. "I wanted to take everything Jon had taught me… »

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New poster for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

22 September 2014 11:44 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

20th Century Fox has released a new poster for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, which sees Ben Stiller returning for another adventure as Larry Daley alongside the likes of Owen Wilson (Meet the Parents), Steve Coogan (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect), Skyler Gisondo (Halloween), Rachael Harris (Wreck-It Ralph), Patrick Gallagher (True Blood), Dan Stevens (The Guest), Ricky Gervais (Muppets Most Wanted), Dick Van Dyke (Mary Poppins) and Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3), not to mention the late Robin Williams (Mrs Doubtfire) and Mickey Rooney (Boys Town).

Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is set for release on December 19th. Watch the first trailer here. »

- Gary Collinson

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'Night at the Museum 3' Poster Reunites Ben Stiller and the Cast

22 September 2014 8:27 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

M.C. Escher's 'Relativity' gets parodied in the latest poster for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. This one-sheet features the entire cast of characters, both old and new, as their world is turned upside down. Robin Williams is featured in one of his final performances along with star Ben Stiller, Rebel Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ben Kingsley, Dan Stevens and more. Check it out as they become accustomed to their new surrounding with the entire gang heading to England to restore The Tablet of Ahkmenrah's powers. In theaters this December!

Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night at the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) joins new friends and old while embarking on an epic quest. When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley spans the globe, embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. »

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'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb' Gets an M.C. Escher Poster

22 September 2014 7:53 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

The teaser trailer for this winter's sequel Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb arrived this past summer, and now 20th Century Fox has unveiled a new poster for the film starring Ben Stiller. It's certainly one of the better posters we've seen for the franchise as it takes the ensemble cast that includes Ricky Gervais, Rebel Wilson, Rami Malek and more, and puts them into an M.C. Escher style image with staircases that don't seem to end. Yes, Robin Williams is in the poster too (this is one of his final performances) and you can even spot a tiny Steve Coogan and Owen Wilson if you scan carefully. Look! Here's the new poster for Shawn Levy's Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb from Fox: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is directed by Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum, Real Steel, Date Night »

- Ethan Anderton

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Brand New Poster For ‘Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb’

21 September 2014 10:28 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

20th Century Fox have just debuted a new poster for the upcoming Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb, which opens in cinemas this Christmas. The film stars Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais, Hollywood hot property Dan Stevens, Rebel Wilson and Ben Kingsley. This new promo is seemingly inspired by M.C. Escher’s famous Relativity stairs art.

Here’s the plot.

Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Check out the new poster below. Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb opens in cinemas in the Us and UK on December 19th.

Source: 20th Century Fox »

- Paul Heath

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Ricky Gervais to make Derek special

17 September 2014 2:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Ricky Gervais has announced plans to make a one-off episode of 'Derek'. The sitcom has already run for two series and while Gervais admits he considered making a third, he says he ultimately decided to stick to his usual format. Writing in a blog post, Gervais said: ''''I did toy with a third series, particularly after the Emmy nod, but I decided to stick to my usual formula of two series and a special.'' Gervais made the statement in reference to two of his earlier shows, 'The Office' and 'Extras', both of which had the same format. As well as writing and starring in »

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Derek to return for one more special, Ricky Gervais confirms

16 September 2014 8:15 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Derek will return for one more special, Ricky Gervais has announced.

The comic actor had previously said that he was considering either a special or a third series, but has now confirmed his plans in a blog post.

Giving fans an update for his David Brent documentary Life on the Road, Gervais said he is currently working on the Derek special.

"I did toy with a third series, particularly after the Emmy nod, but I decided to stick to my usual formula of two series and a special," he wrote.

Gervais has previously produced two series and a special for both The Office and Extras.

In Derek, Gervais writes, directs and plays the title role in the series, which also stars Kerry Godliman and David Earl.

The comedian will next be seen in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb from December 19, while he recently signed up to play »

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TVLine Items: Mentalist Vet Joins Turn, NCIS: La/Scorpion Crossover & More

12 September 2014 11:14 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Owain Yeoman is a traitor.

The Mentalist alum has come on board AMC’s historical spy drama Turn as a series regular for Season 2, playing Benedict Arnold, per The Hollywood Reporter.

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Arnold, of course, was an American Continental Army general during the Revolutionary War, who defected to the British side.

Yeoman exited CBS’ The Mentalist last season after the show underwent a bit of a creative makeover, jumping ahead two years.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Linda Hunt’s NCIS: La character Hetty will visit CBS’ new drama Scorpion, »

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What Aboot If Yer Favourite Movies Were Canadian, Eh?

12 September 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

How many book lovers would line up to see "The Great Gretzky?" How might "Men in Plaid" do at the box office? And what would the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences think of the suburban drama "Canadian Beauty"?

These questions arose after Twitter users altered the titles of famous films under the #MakeamovieCanadian hashtag over the past couple of days.

The trend gave rise to some very creative ideas and we've tried to summarize the best ones below.

Our favourite? "Dude, Where's My Car?"

Canadian Beauty, Eh? #MakeAMovieCanadian @mattdaymedia pic.twitter.com/fhGU5xzgcI

- Brad Demers (@bdemers76) September 11, 2014

Inuit you did last summer #MakeAMovieCanadian

- Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) September 11, 2014

I made a poster for Men In Plaid. #MakeAMovieCanadian pic.twitter.com/zPpSH9lsnG

- Matt Day (@mattdaymedia) September 11, 2014

Double Double Jeopardy #MakeAMovieCanadian

- John Baird (@HonJohnBaird) September 11, 2014

Dude, Where's My Car? #MakeAMovieCanadian pic.twitter.com/g1c »

- Jesse Ferreras

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Ricky Gervais to peddle potions on ABC's musical 'Galavant'

11 September 2014 2:15 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Funny man Ricky Gervais has landed a guest-starring role on ABC’s midseason musical comedy Galavant, EW has learned exclusively.

The series stars Joshua Sasse as the titular hero, who sets out on a quest for revenge against the king for stealing his true love—all set to music. Gervais will play 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.

Gervais (Extras, Derek, The Office) joins previously announced guest-stars John Stamos and Hugh Bonneville.

Galavant is slated to premiere in early 2015 on ABC. »

- Natalie Abrams

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Twitter hilariously reacts to the Apple Watch announcement, is not impressed

9 September 2014 3:27 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Unless you live under a rock — or don't live on social media — you know that Apple hosted their annual reveal today. The Twittersphere was alive with activity; both fans and detractors rapid-firing text into the void at a rate so fast, everyone's feed looked like a "Matrix" simulation. Apple showcased the new iPhone 6, with its myriad of levels and features. But the real story was just one more thing… …the Apple Watch. Not the iWatch (because that's what our digital overlords are doing and they don't want us to remember that every time we compulsively check the time). Reception was mixed but we collected some of the funniest reactions below! #1 - We don't need fancy gizmos to soothe our existential crises. I don't need some new piece of technology to tell me who I am. I am a blood thermos. — Mike Primavera (@primawesome) September 9, 2014 #2 - Something about this event seemed »

- Donna Dickens

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True Blood: The Complete Series & Season 7 Blu-ray / DVD Release Details

8 September 2014 12:37 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

After seven seasons, the battles between vampires and humans in the small Louisiana town of Bon Temps came to an end with the series finale of True Blood. For many fans of the show, it’s been difficult to say goodbye, but a return to the vampiric community is possible with HBO’s upcoming release of True Blood: The Complete Series and True Blood: The Complete Seventh Season to Blu-ray and DVD.

HBO will release both True Blood: The Complete Series and True Blood: The Complete Seventh Season to home media on November 11th. The Complete Series Blu-ray box set can be purchased for $299.99, complete with 33 discs and all previously released bonus features from past seasons, including 40 audio commentaries.

The Complete Seventh Season Blu-ray will include behind-the-scenes bonus features of the bittersweet last days during the show’s 10-episode final season. We have the official press »

- Derek Anderson

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Joan Rivers's Friends and Fellow Comedians Remember Her Remarkable Life

5 September 2014 6:39 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

When Joan Rivers passed away at the age of 81 on Thursday, Twitter and Facebook were immediately flooded with kind words and remembrances from not only fans but also Joan's friends and fellow comedians. Joan was nothing short of an entertainment pioneer, carving a space of her own in the male-dominated field of comedy of the '60s and '70s and later launching The Late Show. She also completely re-created the red carpet experience at award shows thanks to her hilarious coverage alongside her daughter, Melissa Rivers. See how stars are remembering the iconic comedian below. Post by Giuliana Rancic. Post by Kelly Osbourne. A legend, a friend, a mentor, an icon, and wildly funny. One of a kind. Rip #JoanRivers @joan_rivers pic.twitter.com/jnAC5G4AQo — Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) September 4, 2014 My friend Joan Rivers has passed away once again to quote Billy Crystal... There are no words. »

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Hollywood and the comedy world react to the death of Joan Rivers

4 September 2014 1:01 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It's hard to believe, but legendary comic Joan Rivers is gone. Following is a roundup of reactions from around the entertainment community. Rip the mighty Joan Rivers. Funny & fearless. Truly one of a kind. — Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) September 4, 2014 we lost a great one in @Joan_Rivers - she was funny all the way to the end — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) September 4, 2014 Joan Rivers!!! Oh Noooo!!! — Queen Latifah (@Iamqueenlatifah) September 4, 2014 My friend Joan Rivers has passed away once again to quote Billy Crystal... There are no words. Bon Voyage Joan ???? — Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) September 4, 2014 My heart is broken. Joan Rivers Rip. Gone way too soon. All my thoughts & prayers are with Melissa & her family. — Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) September 4, 2014 A legend, a friend, a mentor, an icon, and wildly funny. One of a kind. Rip #JoanRivers @joan_rivers pic.twitter.com/jnAC5G4AQo — Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) September 4, 2014 Heaven just got a whole lot funnier. »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Hollywood Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers: ‘One of a Kind’

4 September 2014 12:36 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Pioneering comedian Joan Rivers died on Thursday after going into cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, and Hollywood quickly took to social media to pay their condolences.

“She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends,” her daughter, Melissa, said in a statement. “My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh. Although that is difficult to do right now, I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon.”

Several, like Ryan Seacrest and Amy Poehler, released statements in her memory.

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Seacrest: “Joan was a trailblazer in so many ways, and I greatly admired her talent and humor. She was a colleague and friend, as we worked together on E!, and she was also a treasured guest on my radio show many times. Regardless of the forum, Joan was full of funny, »

- Alex Stedman

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Seth Meyers, Larry King, and more express condolences for Joan Rivers

4 September 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

This afternoon, news broke of Joan Rivers’ death. Celebrities, media outlets, and friends have been offering their condolences on Twitter and social media and sharing their best memories of the late comedienne:

.@Joan_Rivers was a dear & wonderful friend who I've known for 45yrs. Great guest, pal, comedian & mother. We will never see her likes again— Larry King (@kingsthings) September 04, 2014

#RIPJoanRivers #Legend instagram.com/p/siPD5iOc7o/— Ken Baker (@kenbakernow) September 04, 2014

Joan was a classic New Yorker. Her wit, style, moxie, feminist trailblazing, and quiet philanthropy made her a legend. #RIPJoanRivers— Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) September 04, 2014

we lost a »

- Teresa Jue

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Broad City Season 1 Finale Recap: Surprise Condom and Attack Shellfish

4 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Did we just watch ten of the most perfect episodes of television to air this year? I don’t even know why I’m asking you when the answer is clearly and emphatically yes. It’s 2014 and we’re still watching women spin around on a lazy Susan in front of dull-eyed, sharp-toothed white male executives; that Broad City is on the air is a fucking miracle, but for it to dominate so completely is a gift from the heavens. (We know you don’t believe in God, Ricky Gervais! No one cares! You’re just too rich for anyone to say it to your face.) Regardless of your affiliation, let’s give praise for a season finale that cold-opens with a joke about visible dicks in basketball shorts and just gets better from there.This episode puts Abbi and Ilana front and center. It’s just two friends going »

- Danielle Henderson

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Ricky Gervais Blames Celebrities For Nude Picture Leak In Twitter Joke

2 September 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Ricky Gervais made an ill-advised joke on Twitter that suggested that the celebrities whose pictures leaked were to blame for the hacking incident. After deleting the offending tweet, Gervais has claimed he believes that the hackers are the ones truly to blame.

Ricky Gervais On Celeb Nudes Leak

On Monday, Gervais quipped, “Celebrities, make it harder for hackers to get nude pics of you from your computer by not putting nude pics of yourself on your computer."

Not long after the tweet went up, the comedian was met with a surge of backlash. His tweet was not taken as a joke, rather as a condemnation of the young women – including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton – who had taken racy pictures of themselves, instead of the person who'd stole the personal pictures from them.

In response to the criticism, Gervais promptly removed the tweet from his timeline and attempted to explain »

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