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Netflix Lands Ricky Gervais Comedy ‘Special Correspondents’

Netflix Lands Ricky Gervais Comedy ‘Special Correspondents’

By Josh Wolford April 6, 2015

Add another film to Netflix’s impressive list of exclusives. The streaming company has picked up the rights to the new Ricky Gervais satirical comedy Special Correspondents. According to Variety, the movie will star Eric Bana as “a struggling New York-based …

Derek (Of The Netflix Original) Has A New YouTube Guide Derek (Of The Netflix Original) Has A New YouTube Guide

If you’ve watched Derek, the Ricky Gervais Netflix Original, you know that the titular character loves YouTube videos – particularly videos of animals and songs. The Ricky Gervais Channel has just released Derek’s Guide to YouTube. It’s over seven and …

‘Derek’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date ‘Derek’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date

The second season of Ricky Gervais’ Derek now has a Netflix release date, and it’s much earlier in the year than the first season’s. The show will return to Netflix on May 30th. Last year’s premiere was in September. The …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netlfix Here’s What’s About To Hit Netlfix
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As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. Netflix has captured a lot of headlines this week …

Netflix Original ‘Derek’ Gets U.S. DVD Release Date Netflix Original ‘Derek’ Gets U.S. DVD Release Date

The first season of “Netflix original” Derek now has a DVD release date for the U.S. If you don’t subscribe to Netflix, you’ll be able to pick it up on April 15th. Presumably, it will be digitally available from places …

‘Derek’ Season 2 Filming Is Wrapping Up ‘Derek’ Season 2 Filming Is Wrapping Up
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That didn’t take long. It was only a month (and a couple days) ago that we were reporting that filming of Derek: Season 2 had begun. Now, they’ve finished. The show, which debuted earlier this year in the UK on …

Muppets Most Wanted Poster Debuts Muppets Most Wanted Poster Debuts

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The official movie poster for the new Muppets Most Wanted made its debut today in an Entertainment Weekly exclusive. Ricky Gervais, one of the film’s co-stars, tweeted back in October: He plays second-banana to villain and Kermit doppelgänger, Constantine, featured …

‘Derek’ Season 2 Is In The Rehearsal Stage ‘Derek’ Season 2 Is In The Rehearsal Stage

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Derek, the show created by and starring Ricky Gervais, which made its debut as a Netflix original last month, is now in the rehearsal stage for its second season: The pilot premiered in April of last year on Channel 4 …

Ricky Gervais: Derek Is Not Disabled, But What Difference Would It Make? Ricky Gervais: Derek Is Not Disabled, But What Difference Would It Make?

Derek, the latest “Netflix Original,” created by and starring Ricky Gervais has garnered a great deal of positive feedback. A few, however, have questioned if it is making fun of the disabled. Gervais has a pretty great response to such …

‘Derek,’ The Newest Netflix Original, Is Now Available For Streaming ‘Derek,’ The Newest Netflix Original, Is Now Available For Streaming

Netflix has now made its newest “original” available for streaming. The show is called Derek, and stars actor/comedian Ricky Gervais, who you may know from a number of projects, but is probably best-known for creating The Office. Netflix’s description of …

Ricky Gervais Talks To Reddit About ‘Derek’ And A Bunch Of Other Stuff Ricky Gervais Talks To Reddit About ‘Derek’ And A Bunch Of Other Stuff

Ricky Gervais participated in a reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) this afternoon. He talked about everything from Louis CK naked to Daniel Day Lewis portraying a young Ricky in a movie about his life. You can #AskMeAnything on Reddit at …

Ricky Gervais Discusses Upcoming Netflix Exclusive ‘Derek’ On New Facebook Page Ricky Gervais Discusses Upcoming Netflix Exclusive ‘Derek’ On New Facebook Page
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The Ricky Gervais dramedy Derek, which has already aired on Channel 4 in the U.K., is set to exclusively debut in the U.S. on Netflix in September. The show only recently got an official Facebook page, and Gervais has been …

Ricky Gervais & Conan O’Brien Strip for Bathtub Twitpic Selfie [VIDEO]

Actor, comedian, and very popular Twitter personality Ricky Gervais stripped down to his underwear on Conan last night and took a selfie in a bathtub. Yes, Conan was also in his underwear and in the bathtub with Gervais. He then …

Ricky Gervais Taking “Bittersweet Comedy Drama” to Netflix Ricky Gervais Taking “Bittersweet Comedy Drama” to Netflix

Through his various award show-hosting gigs, hilariously unabashed Twitter presence, and shows like “The Office” and “Extras,” Ricky Gervais has become a pretty hot commodity in recent years. Now, the latest to score a Ricky Gervais-helmed project are the folks …

Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes Performance Panned On Twitter Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes Performance Panned On Twitter

Ricky Gervais’ previous award show-hosting gigs set the bar pretty high, and it looks like he failed to hit that bar last night at the 69th Annual Golden Globes. Much of Gervais’ routine remained intact from last year: the celebrity …

Microsoft Tracking Down Office Leakers

It isn’t the company’s massive revenue generator, the Office productivity suite, that has been leaked, but a pair of training videos for Microsoft’s in-house usage created by Ricky Gervais, who developed “The Office” TV series.