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New Muppets Most Wanted Trailer: Jet-setting, Jewel Thieves & Moves Like Jagger [Trailer + Pictures]

By Lauren James | 8th August 2013

The release date may be a year away but The Muppets have dropped a new trailer to their upcoming, globe-trotting sequel, Muppets Most Wanted.The one minute-long teaser trailer gives a glimpse of the glam and...

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The Muppets Do Europe In Brand New Teaser For 'Muppets Most Wanted' [Video]

By Victoria Pavlova | 6th August 2013

“The Muppets have always been about artistic integrity, not cheap tricks,” says Kermit in the first trailer for the original Muppets movie. He had a point then and it still stands now; Ty Burell, Tina...

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Why Ricky Gervais' Record Label Offers Are Too Little, Too Late

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th July 2013

One look at Ricky Gervais and The Office shoots into most people’s brains. As typecasting goes, this isn’t exactly bad news – the two-season + Christmas special BBC comedy is revered as one of Britain’s...

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The Muppets' Miss Piggy, Kermit, Congratulate Kate Middleton, Prince William

By Michael West | 23rd July 2013

The Muppets have congratulated Kate Middleton and Prince William on the birth of the royal baby. Miss Piggy and Kermit The Frog star in a video that hit the web on Tuesday (July 23, 2013),...

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Netflix To Launch In Netherlands: Its 41st Country!

By Elinor Cosgrave | 19th June 2013

Netflix is to launch in the Netherlands in late 2013. The streaming giant is currently available in 40 countries worldwide and provides a range of film and television shows on demand. It is the biggest...

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'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee' Season 2 Premieres Today

By Jack de Aguilar | 13th June 2013

There’s no hidden premise, no hidden meaning. Jerry Seinfeld’s latest project comprises him, a fellow comedian, a car and some coffee. The cars are beautiful things – all vintage and expensive looking – and the...

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Let's Give Ricky Gervais A Shot At The Oscars - What’S The Worst That Could Happen?

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th June 2013

We won’t beat around the bush, Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes performance predicates any talk of the British comedian hosting anything that involves lots of celebrities in one room. But given the recent statements from The...

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The Office U.k Versus The Office U.s – Which One Wins?

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th May 2013

The U.S Office closes its doors after nine seasons tonight, with the season finale expected to attract millions of viewers. As it’s officially ‘season finale season’, we thought this would be a good time to...

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Saying Goodbye To 'The Office' – Top 5 Moments

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th May 2013

Tonight sees the finale episode of The Office hit NBC. It’s a sad day for sure, but after eight hilarious years of workplace jokes, it’s time to celebrate the life of this great show. What...

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'The Office' Closes Its Doors After Nine Hilarious Seasons

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th May 2013

Never has a U.K import been so popular. The U.S Office is finally shutting down after nine seasons of awkward silences, work-place japes and, of course, paperwork.A remake of David Brent’s original British comedy, which...

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Steve Carell To Return For 'The Office' Finale

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th May 2013

Guessing games with little information to go on are basically pointless. But now there’s something to go on: Steve Carell WILL be returning to The Office for the show’s finale.Executive producer Greg Daniel gave the...

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Did Ricky Gervais Just Hit The Nail On The Head Re: Justin Bieber?

By Michael West | 16th April 2013

Justin Bieber has been under fire for the past 24 hours after suggesting World War II diarist Anne Frank - a girl who died at the hands of the Nazis after hiding from them for...

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History Lesson: Justin Bieber Claims Anne Frank 'Would Have Been A Belieber'

By Michael West | 15th April 2013

It's mockery all round for Justin Bieber, after the pop star made inappropriate comments following his visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. The teenage superstar, who has seemingly created controversy on every stop...

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David Brent Returns, 10 Years After Wernham Hogg – For Better Or For Worse?

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th March 2013

Ricky Gervais has come a long way since the British comedy smash that was The Office. He made the similarly brilliant Extras, and then went on to break podcasting records with his comedy cohorts Stephen...

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Brent's Back: Red Nose Day Delight As Ricky Gervais' Character Returns To Screens

By Lorna Greville  | 16th March 2013

"What's happened in the last 10 years? What hasn't happened in the last 10 years?" David Brent asks in his triumphant return. To describe Brent as a beloved character of British comedy is something of...

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Freelove Freeway: Gervais's David Brent Picks Up The Acoustic Guitar, Again

By Michael West | 28th February 2013

Ten years after David Brent left The Office's Christmas party, the excruciating former boss of Wernham Hogg is back and doing what he does best, sort of. That's rep-ping and playing the acoustic guitar. Ricky...

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David Brent's Back! Ricky Gervais Confirms The Office UK Will Be Returning

By Contributor | 28th February 2013

Good news for fans of Ricky Gervais and, still, arguably his most famous character David Brent – the British comic is going to be bringing him back!Don’t get too excited, this isn’t looking like a...

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Ricky Gervais Calls For More Care For The Elderly

By Joe Wilde | 3rd February 2013

Ricky Gervais' latest project is a comedy/drama set in a nursing home in which he plays the title character, a mentally challenged helper at the care home, named Derek.In today's Observer, the comic has spoken...

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Review Round-up: Ricky Gervais' 'Derek', Offensive Or Brilliant?

By Lorna Greville  | 31st January 2013

Ricky Gervais' personal and very unique brand of comedy has never been something to pass by silently, or to watch idly. By its very nature it creates audience interaction either by portraying a (painfully) familiar...

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Dean Gaffney Car Crash Injuries "Not Thought To Be Life Threatening"

By Michael West | 31st January 2013

It appears Dean Gaffney had a lucky escape after a car crash in Derby on Wednesday evening (January 30, 2013). The 34-year-old was returning home after starring in a stage production of A Murder Is...

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Was Ricky Gervais' Derek Offensive? Or Are We Just Looking At An Excuse To Criticize Him?

By Contributor | 31st January 2013

Ricky Gervais’ new comedy Derek managed to take impressive viewing figures of some 1.8 million viewers on British network Channel 4, but with the show offering yet more of the comedian’s remorseless humour and unflinching...

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Ricky Gervais And Tina Fey To Star In New Muppets Film, The Muppets ... Again!

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th January 2013

The new Muppets film, The Muppets... Again! will have a retro feel, as it harks back to the 1960s. Joining the crew of cotton-based favourites are Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell."It's a tip...

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The World's Favourite Puppets Return With The New Film 'The Muppets... Again!' (Pictures)

By Holly Williams | 30th January 2013

The Muppets are back with a global-wide follow-up to their self-titled 2011 movie entitled 'The Muppets. Again!'.You heard right, we have yet another great movie coming up from these amazing characters brought us by Disney....

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Over To You Seth Macfarlane: How Will Oscars Host Fare After Tina Fey And Amy Poehler's Groundbreaking Golden Globes Performance?

By Hayley Avron | 14th January 2013

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were widely hailed as successful hosts of last night’s Golden Globes, keeping it clean but funny. So much so that it caused the Guardian to remark that it was something...

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Golden Globes 2012 Red Carpet Promo - Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Bring The Laughs

By Hayley Avron | 10th January 2013

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler joked their way though a press conference about their hosting roles at Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony.They were big on jokes and low on facts but we guess that’s what you’d...

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Comedy Duo Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Open Up On Golden Globes

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th January 2013

Former Saturday Night Live-ers Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will helm the third biggest night (according to viewing figures) in the film calendar, as they aim to be less offensive but just as memorable as...

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Tin Fey Said To Be Eyeing Up Muppets Sequel Role

By Hayley Avron | 9th January 2013

The Hollywood Reporter have exclusively announced that Tina Fey is eyeing up a role in the new Muppets movie sequel. Just days before she’s due to host The Golden Globes with Amy Poehler, it’s been...

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Hopes Crushed – Steve Carell Will Not Return To Final Season Of The Office

By Hayley Avron | 7th January 2013

All hopes of Steve Carell returning to the US version of The Office may well just have been crushed.During NBC’s segment at the Television Critics Association Tour on Sunday, the networks’ chairman pretty much crushed...

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The Muppets Sequel: Jason Segal Is Out, Ricky Gervais Is In

By Lorna Greville  | 20th December 2012

After the enormous success of the Jason Segal penned and produced The Muppets, it would have been a fiscally idiotic move not to continue capitalising on that success. As the BBC reports, Ricky Gervais will...

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The Name's Gaffney, Dean Gaffney: Actor Applies For Job At Mi5

By Michael West | 28th November 2012

Former Eastenders actor Dean Gaffney, 34, has applied for a job as Mobile Surveillance Officer with the secret service. The soap-star played Albert Square's Robbie Jackson before later mocking himself on Ricky Gervais and Stephen...

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