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Why we could be watching 'The Simpsons' for another 30 seasons - Mashable


Mashable

Why we could be watching 'The Simpsons' for another 30 seasons
Mashable
(Stars who consciously modeled their own breakthrough comedy shows on it, as Ricky Gervais did with The Office and Edgar Wright did with Spaced, will never forget.) Nothing — not more subversive animated upstarts like Family Guy, nor the insistence of ...

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Source: "Ricky Gervais" - Google News | 24 Jun 2018, 2:00 pm

Ugly Betty and Agatha Raisin star Ashley Jensen selling tragedy-hit house where her husband died - Scottish Daily Record


Scottish Daily Record

Ugly Betty and Agatha Raisin star Ashley Jensen selling tragedy-hit house where her husband died
Scottish Daily Record
Ashley, 48, who also appeared with Ricky Gervais in Extras, had told an inquest of the devastating moment she returned home to find her husband had taken his own life. The actress told how she had been in touch with Terence by text and email on the ...

Source: "Ricky Gervais" - Google News | 24 Jun 2018, 4:31 am

TV preview, Bear's Mission with Warwick Davis: Climb for a laugh - The Independent


The Independent

TV preview, Bear's Mission with Warwick Davis: Climb for a laugh
The Independent
In the brilliant Ricky Gervais-Stephen Merchant comedy he starred in a few years ago, Life's Too Short, he played an incompetent impresario who ran a theatrical agency for littler people, and described himself, in character, as “Britain's go-to dwarf ...

Source: "Stephen Merchant" - Google News | 23 Jun 2018, 6:17 am

Netflix just fired one of its executives for using a racial slur in a meeting - The A.V. Club


The A.V. Club

Netflix just fired one of its executives for using a racial slur in a meeting
The A.V. Club
Stephen Merchant is the newest actor to join Taika Waititi's next film, the magical-realist coming-of-age WWII satire JoJo Rabbit. Merchant will be playing a Gestapo officer in the film, and posted a picture of himself in costume “trying to look German ...

Source: "Stephen Merchant" - Google News | 22 Jun 2018, 10:28 pm

Tory minister demands comedian Ricky Gervais apologises for branding ME sufferers 'lazy' in offensive joke - Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Tory minister demands comedian Ricky Gervais apologises for branding ME sufferers 'lazy' in offensive joke
Mirror.co.uk
Mr Brine used the the offensive joke as an example, telling MPs : "I have to say that Ricky Gervais is a very talented comic but given that he's quite active on Twitter, maybe he could just be asked to retract that and apologise to the ME community for ...

Source: "Ricky Gervais" - Google News | 22 Jun 2018, 3:24 pm

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