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Ricky Gervais has announced that he is to end animated series The Ricky Gervais Show and Sky1's An Idiot Abroad. The comic revealed the news on his blog, adding that he is planning to focus on new projects such as a full series of Channel 4's Derek. "So I don't think I'm going to do a fourth series of The Ricky Gervais Show," wrote Gervais. "39 episodes is more than I've ever done for any other project (Yes. I know that's pathetic but trust me.) and I don't want to push my luck. "I think the show has steadily grown in both quality and popularity and I'd love to go out on a high so to speak. My worry is that as we've used up all the best material [from the original podcasts, so] we'd have to record hours and hours of new stuff and it might ruin the naivety of the whole (more »


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