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Into The West Leads Emmy Primetime Nominations

STEVEN SPIELBERG's historical mini-series INTO THE WEST leads the nominations for August's (06) Primetime Emmy Awards with 16 nominations KIEFER SUTHERLAND-starring action series 24 has scooped 12 nods, while GREY'S ANATOMY is up for 11...

Langham Triumphs At Tv Awards

British comedy star CHRIS LANGHAM, who is facing child pornography charges, has triumphed at the Monte Carlo TV Awards on Saturday (01JUL06) - beating RICKY GERVAIS to the gong for Best Comedy Actor. Langham, who...

Cleese Carves Career As 'Comic Professor'

British funnyman JOHN CLEESE has given up acting to teach youngsters the art of comedy. The bumbling FAWLTY TOWERS and MONTY PYTHON star hopes his glittering career in comedy will inspire kids to crack jokes....

Bowie Filming Extras With Gervais

Golden Globe-winning comedian RICKY GERVAIS has filmed an episode for the second series of hit British TV comedy EXTRAS with rock icon DAVID BOWIE. THE OFFICE creator's character ANDY, who is an aspiring actor, bribes...

Gervais Strikes New Deal With Cartoon Bosses

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has reportedly signed a six figure contract to turn his children's book FLANIMALS into a TV cartoon. The Flanimals include HONK, GRUNDIT, MUNTY FLUMPLE, and PUDDLOFLAJ among others, some of which...

Gervais 'Bombed' By Students

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS terrified a group of London students when he pursued them after being blasted by a water bomb. THE OFFICE star was jogging in the British capital when the pranksters from the...

Gervais Gets Serious

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is planning to ditch his trademark brand of comedy, in a bid to reinvent himself as a serious film-maker. Gervais and his writing partner STEPHEN MERCHANT may have rocketed to fame...

Gervais To Film Extras At Baftas

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS will be working overtime at Sunday's (07MAY06) BAFTA Television Awards - he's filming an episode of his award-winning TV show EXTRAS during the ceremony. Gervais and his Extras co-star ASHLEY JENSEN will...

Gervais Triumphs At Rose D'or Festival

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has added another clutch of awards to his comic collection after walking away with three gongs at this year's (06) Rose d'Or festival. The Swiss prizegiving, held in Lucerne, saw Gervais'...

Abrams Seeks Gervais Collaboration

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III director JJ ABRAMS is "begging" British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS to collaborate on a new project with him. The film-maker, who also created hit US TV drama LOST, is so keen to work...

Gervais Can't Spend His Millions

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is finding it hard to actually spend the millions of dollars (pounds) he is making. THE OFFICE star is now so wealthy he attempted to buy a whole college to convert...

Gervais: 'I Leaked Wrong Names To The Press'

RICKY GERVAIS has confessed to deliberately leaking the names of A-list stars rumoured to be appearing in the next series of his comedy series EXTRAS. A host of Hollywood heavyweights have been linked with cameo...

Simpsons Mastermind Snubbed By Gervais

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has confessed he's hurt British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS hasn't picked him for a part on hit comedy show EXTRAS. Despite hailing his cameo on the cult cartoon series the pinnacle...

Gervais Lands Bafta Writing Nomination

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been hailed for his comedy writing, with hit show EXTRAS earning a BAFTA Craft Awards nomination. The comic genius joins colleague STEPHEN MERCHANT on the shortlist, and will compete against...

Gervais Slams UK Entertainment Industry

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hit out at his country's TV comedies and dramas, insisting they are lacklustre and tired. The outspoken THE OFFICE creator is underwhelmed by UK television and believes it is created...

Gervais Turns Down $3.5 Million For Ad

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS was offered a staggering $3.5 million (GBP2 million) to appear in a TV commercial for an American beer brand - and turned it down. THE OFFICE star refuses to appear in...

Gervais To Receive Prestigious Rose D'or

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has claimed the coveted Rose D'Or award for his contribution to global entertainment. THE OFFICE star will pick up his prize at the festival of the same name in Lucerne, Switzerland,...

Gervais Added To Guinness Book Of Records

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been added to the Guinness Book of Records after scoring the world's most successful podcast. More than 500,000 fans a week have been downloading the Internet snippet and THE OFFICE...

Hilton To Star In The Simpsons?

Socialite PARIS HILTON is expected to be the latest celebrity to lend her voice to cult cartoon series THE SIMPSONS. Hilton will join a galaxy of stars who have appeared on the hit show recently...

Gervais: 'Simpsons Role Was Dream Come True'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hailed his cameo on cult cartoon THE SIMPSONS as the pinnacle of his comedic career. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS star, who refers to the MATT GROENING-created show as "the...

Gervais Sees Shows Compete At Rose D'or Awards

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS's sitcom EXTRAS will go head-to-head with the US version of his first comedy THE OFFICE at this year's (06) Rose D'Or awards. The awards, which will take place in Switzerland...

The Cure Line Up For Charity Shows

Iconic rockers THE CURE will headline the annual Teenage Cancer Trust series of gigs in London next month (MAR06). Golden Globe-winning comedian RICKY GERVAIS, GOLDFRAPP, THE SCORPIONS and RAZORLIGHT will also perform the concerts...

Gervais Takes Office Job In France

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has agreed to let hit comedy THE OFFICE be translated for a European audience. The French adaptation - called LE BUREAU - sees embarrassing boss DAVID BRENT transformed into GILLES...

Gervais To Write For Us Office

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has been approached to write an episode for the third series of the hit US version of the comedy. The English comedian starred as cringe-inducing boss DAVID BRENT in...

Gervais Enters The Record Books

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has entered the Guinness Book Of Records for producing the most downloaded podcast. THE OFFICE star, co-writer STEPHEN MERCHANT and producer KARL PILKINGTON write, produce and star in the 30...

Gervais Joins Stiller's Museum

LATEST: THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS is the latest actor to join the cast of BEN STILLER's new comedy. Gervais, who met Stiller when the American appeared in the comedian's British TV show EXTRAS,...

Gervais Plans Move To Us

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is shunning his native Britain to set up home in America. The actor and comedian, who recently scripted his very own episode of THE SIMPSONS, has spent so much...

Carell's Dad Hates His Son In The Office

Funnyman STEVE CARELL has alienated his family with his role in US TV comedy hit THE OFFICE - because his father hates watching his son play a stupid boss. The 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN star plays...

Gervais Is A Hit With The Simpsons

THE SIMPSONS bosses were so thrilled with RICKY GERVAIS' appearance on the cult animation comedy, they want the Brit to join the cast permanently. The Emmy-winning THE OFFICE creator, who wrote and starred in...

Gervais Turned Down Christmas Special Of The Office

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down the opportunity to make a one-off Christmas edition of his Grammy-winning TV show THE OFFICE. Gervais, who secured cult status as nightmare boss DAVID BRENT in the BBC...

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