[03/22/12 - 12:14 PM]
"The Ricky Gervais Show," the Animated Comedy Series Based on the Smash-Hit Podcast, Returns for Its Third Season April 20, Exclusively on HBO Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington are back for 13 new episodes.
[02/08/12 - 09:01 AM]
"The Ricky Gervais Show," the Animated Comedy Series Based on the Smash-Hit Podcast, Returns for Its Third Season April 20, Exclusively on HBO 13 all-new episodes will air Fridays at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.
[01/13/12 - 09:01 AM]
HBO/Cinemax 2012 Programming Overview A complete recap of all of the networks' programming highlights for the coming year.
[11/17/11 - 06:35 AM]
Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Ricky Gervais Set for the Third Consecutive Year as Host of NBC's Live Broadcast of "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards" on Sunday, January 15, 2012 "They must be mad. Not sure if I'm flattered that they trust me or insulted that they trust me. Either way... they shouldn't trust me," said Gervais.
[07/28/11 - 02:36 PM]
HBO/Cinemax 2011/2012 Programming Overview A complete recap of all of the networks' programming highlights for the upcoming season.
[06/22/11 - 11:00 AM]
Production Begins in London on New HBO Comedy Series "Life's Too Short," Created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant and Starring Warwick Davis The seven-episode series will debut on BBC Two later this year and on HBO in 2012.
[04/08/11 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Renews Animated Comedy Series "The Ricky Gervais Show" for Third Season The series wraps its sophomore run next Friday, April 15 at 9:00/8:00c.
[01/25/11 - 02:16 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: HBO A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.
[01/07/11 - 03:01 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview Among its 2011 plans: fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," premiering Sunday, April 17.
[01/06/11 - 09:42 AM]
HBO Offers Sneak Peek of Season Two Premiere Episode of "The Ricky Gervais Show" on iTunes, HBO Digital Platforms and More The episode will be available from January 7 through January 21 on various platforms.
[12/09/10 - 09:08 AM]
Exclusive: Science Channel Acquires Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant's "An Idiot Abroad" The eight-episode series, which bowed on the U.K.'s Sky1 earlier this year, will launch on the Discovery sibling in January.
[12/02/10 - 12:41 PM]
"The Ricky Gervais Show" and "Funny or Die Presents" Return Jan. 14 on HBO The pair join "Real Time With Bill Maher," which returns that same night at 10:00/9:00c.
[11/29/10 - 01:17 PM]
"Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special," Featuring the Superstar in His Second HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Dec. 18 The special was taped before a live audience at the Chicago Theatre in October.
[08/30/10 - 11:52 AM]
HBO Receives 25 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, the Most of Any Network This Year "The Pacific" led all programming with 8 awards, while "Temple Grandin" received 7 awards.
[08/07/10 - 03:22 PM]
Hbo/Cinemax Programming Overview IN TREATMENT to return in October; THE SUNSET LIMITED to bow in February; and MILDRED PIERCE is due in March.
[08/07/10 - 03:13 PM]
Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - the Stand-Up Special, Featuring the Superstar in His Second HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts This December The special will tape before a live audience at the Chicago Theatre in Chicago on September 30 and October 1.
[03/24/10 - 12:01 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 24 Updates include: John Larroquette is "Pleading Guilty" for FOX; Kevin Kline to star in a potential HBO drama; and Jennifer Beals joins FOX's "Ride Along."
[01/14/10 - 02:44 PM]
Hbo/Cinemax Programming Overview The pay channel gives a status update on all its various properties.
[12/22/09 - 12:32 PM]
The Ricky Gervais Show, Animated Comedy Series Based on the Smash-Hit Podcast, Debuts FeB. 19, Exclusively on Hbo The show's debut will be followed by the second-season launch of "The Life and Times of Tim."
[12/16/09 - 06:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 16 Updates include: HBO sets winter premieres; Chuck Lorre eyes a third series on CBS; and Jenny Wade joins FOX's "Jack & Dan."
[10/26/09 - 11:09 AM]
Multi-Talented Golden Globe and Emmy Award Winner Ricky Gervais to Host NBC's "The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards" on Sunday, January 17 "I have resisted many other offers like this, but there are just some things you don't turn down," said Gervais.
[05/18/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 18 Updates include: CBS mulls picking up "Medium" from NBC; Drew Carey inks a first-look deal with CBS Television Studios; and HBO orders a new animated series from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.
RICKY GERVAIS SHOW, THE (HBO)
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
completed airing its current season
3 (39 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
(from HBO's press release, March 2012) THE RICKY GERVAIS SHOW, the animated comedy series based on the record-breaking podcast, returns to HBO for its 13-episode third season FRIDAY, APRIL 20 (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT), with other new episodes debuting subsequent Fridays at the same time. The voices are recorded by Ricky Gervais, his longtime collaborator, Stephen Merchant, and Gervais' colleague and friend, Karl Pilkington, whose offbeat musings inspire many of the storylines. THE RICKY GERVAIS SHOW animates the podcast that first appeared on the Guardian website, subsequently earning a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most downloads. In March 2011, the podcast reportedly passed the 300 million download mark. Topics covered in season three include: Karl ruminating on museum collections, his invention of the mug coaster, a movie pitch, and Karl, Stephen and Ricky shedding new light on charitable causes.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Karl Pilkington as Himself (Voice) · Ricky Gervais as Himself (Voice) · Stephen Merchant as Himself (Voice)
· Bob Higgins as EP · Dan Fraga as DIR · Glyn Hughes as EP · Karl Pilkington as CRTR/EP · Lisa Ullmann as EP · Margaret M. Dean as SP · Pamela J. Arseneau as PROD · Ricky Gervais as CRTR/EP · Shannon Nettleton as SP · Stephen Merchant as CRTR/EP · Steve Patrick as EP
· comedy (all) · comedy (animated)
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