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We already knew Ricky Gervais was reviving “The Office” boss David Brent for BBC 1′s latest “Comic Relief” charity special, and now the videos have arrived to reveal every hilarious moment.

Brent hasn’t been seen much since the 2003 Christmas Special finale of the original U.K. “The Office” — though he did make two brief cameo appearances on the U.S. remake during Steve Carell’s final season as Michael Scott — and… Continue reading Ricky Gervais revives 'The Office' boss David Brent - Watch online now

Sometimes it seems like England gets all the cool stuff — The Beatles, texting, Downton Abbey — just a little bit earlier. Back in April, the UK got a glimpse of Ricky Gervais’ new series Derek when a pilot episode aired on England’s Channel 4. Written and directed by Gervais, the mockumentary-style comedy about a nursing home caretaker drew mixed reviews and no small amount of criticism for Gervais’ portrayal… Continue reading Ricky Gervais in ‘Derek’ — Watch the trailer for the new comedy series

That’s it? Billed for weeks as the most vicious takedown A-list Hollywood has endured since, well, last year’s Golden Globe Awards, what returning host Ricky Gervais wound up delivering was something far more tepid—when he was on the stage at all. Perhaps he had realized there was no way he could top his infamous 2011 performance, or, more specifically, the surprise and outrage it was met with. So instead we… Continue reading Scoring Ricky Gervais' Golden Globes Hit List

Golden Globes 2012: Madonna Hits Back At Ricky Gervais

Tensions were high at this year’s Golden Globes as Ricky Gervais took on hosting duties once again, but the British comedian quickly learned not to mess with one nominee: Madonna.

Gervais introduced the nominated singer-turned-director on stage to present an award and referenced a few of her ’80s hits.

“OK, our next presenter is the Queen of Pop. Not you, Elton [John], sit down,” Gervais said. “She’s all woman. I’ll give you… Continue reading Golden Globes 2012: Madonna Hits Back At Ricky Gervais

Now that the 2012 Golden Globe nominations have been announced, some award show fans will be speculating on which movie will win the most prizes or what these honors will mean for Oscar chances … but a second group of fans will take part in a much more gleefully nasty guessing game: What jokes will Ricky Gervais make during his job as host? Judging from his last two years as… Continue reading Jokes Ricky Gervais Will Probably Make At the Golden Globes