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  1. Derek: TV Review

    1:39 pm PDT 09/13/2013
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    Hard to top "Extras." READ MORE

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  2. Netflix Launches in the Netherlands

    12:18 am PDT 09/11/2013
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    Kicking off the streaming video service in the first new territory since the company rolled out in Scandinavia last year, CEO Reed Hastings said: "We're proud to bring the future of television to the Netherlands." READ MORE

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  3. Ricky Gervais, Netflix Execs and Talent Share the Love at 'Derek' Premiere

    3:04 pm PDT 09/06/2013
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    The stars praise each other's shows and the company's business model while chief content officer Ted Sarandos tells THR that more "Arrested Development" is in the works. READ MORE

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  4. THR's Must-Reads of the Week: Gervais' New Show, Affleck as Batman, Hollywood and Steroids

    8:00 am PDT 08/24/2013
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    A look back at the week that was in entertainment. READ MORE

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  5. Ricky Gervais At Home: God-Hating, Dinners with Seinfeld and a 'Kind' New Netflix Show

    9:00 am PDT 08/21/2013
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    "Derek," his new series for the streaming service, reveals a softer side of a man who hates people who believe in God, fears fame and says of his friendship with Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld: "They tease me about being poor." READ MORE

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  6. Why Ricky Gervais Went Nice for Netflix

    9:00 am PDT 08/21/2013
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    Derek, his new series for the streaming service, reveals a softer side of a man who hates people who believe in God, fears fame and says of his friendship with Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld: "They tease me about being poor." READ MORE

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  7. Ricky Gervais Burns Money for The Hollywood Reporter Cover Shoot (Video)

    9:00 am PDT 08/21/2013
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    "This is offensive on so many levels," the "Derek" comedian says during the session, which happened to fall on his 52nd birthday. READ MORE

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  8. Ricky Gervais Unleashed: Exclusive Portraits of the Comedy Cringe King

    8:59 am PDT 08/21/2013
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    The comedian dishes on being a "control freak," what Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld tease him about, and why he's showing his softer side with "Derek," about to hit Netflix. READ MORE

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  9. The Booming Business of Ricky Gervais: From 'The Office' to 'Muppets'

    8:58 am PDT 08/21/2013
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    The comedian's growing empire includes international TV hits, world-record-setting podcasts and choice film roles. READ MORE

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  10. Netflix's 'Derek' Trailer

    3:00 pm PDT 08/05/2013
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    Netflix's original series featuring Ricky Gervais as a quirky and loyal nursing home caretaker. The series premiere is set for September 12. READ MORE

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  11. Dan Harmon Talks 'Community' Return, Teases New Projects

    6:01 pm PDT 06/02/2013
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    “If any of you are a midlevel writer who doesn’t work for 'Parks and Rec,' let me know that you exist and I would love to hire you,” the reinstated showrunner cracks at a Los Angeles Cinefamily event. READ MORE

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  12. WME Agent Andrew Weitz Shows His 'Dandy' Style In Mr Porter.com Video

    4:00 pm PDT 05/07/2013
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    In the menswear website's latest video, the sartorially savvy dealmaker explains why he's known as an 'impecable dresser' in the entertainment community. READ MORE

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  13. Ricky Gervais Brings Back 'Office' Character David Brent With New Music Video, Episode (Video)

    11:24 am PDT 03/18/2013
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    The oblivious faux pas machine made famous in the British sitcom a decade ago returned for "Comic Relief," and is just as clueless as ever. READ MORE

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  14. German Political Satire Stole Dialogue from British Series ‘Yes Minister’

    5:29 am PDT 03/14/2013
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    Ironically, the new hit series is a parody of the life of a German Defense Minister who resigned over charges of plagiarism. READ MORE

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  15. Ricky Gervais to Bring Back 'The Office' Character for Charity Show

    3:32 am PST 02/28/2013
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    David Brent, the character that made Gervais a household name, will return for the one-off elongated sketch as part of charity Comic Relief's fundraising efforts on "Red Nose Day." READ MORE

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  16. DHX Media Shifts Los Angeles Work-For-Hire Studio Production to Canada

    8:41 am PST 02/14/2013
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    The Canadian producer anticipates bigger margins from more favorable film tax credits in Vancouver after acquiring Cookie Jar Entertainment for $112 million. READ MORE

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  17. Pope Benedict XVI Resigns, and Hollywood Reacts With Jokes

    6:59 am PST 02/11/2013
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    From Ricky Gervais and Simon Pegg to Piers Morgan and beyond, stars and media personalities took shots at the surprise announcement from the Catholic leader. READ MORE

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  18. Disney Reveals Muppet Movie Sequel's Name and Synopsis

    8:33 am PST 01/30/2013
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    The second film of the rebooted franchise will take the beloved puppets around the world, with Ty Burrell, Tina Fey and Ricky Gervais along for the ride. READ MORE

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  19. THR's Power Lunch Issue: London's 5 Hottest Industry Eateries

    9:00 am PST 01/23/2013
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    Brits prefer evening eating and nighttime shop talk to power lunching, but when Ricky Gervais, Russell Brand, Ralph Fiennes and others do "do lunch," they do it here. READ MORE

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  20. THR's TCA Awards: The 6 Biggest Moments of the Winter Press Tour

    9:00 am PST 01/16/2013
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    Britney got bounced, NBC took a shot at Fox and everybody dodged the violence question at the just-wrapped event in Pasadena. READ MORE

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  21. Ricky Gervais' New Dramedy Series 'Derek' Offers First Trailer (Video)

    1:32 pm PST 12/24/2012
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    The series, which will be shown on Netflix in the US, features Gervais as a sweet but dimwitted nursing home worker. READ MORE

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