Ricky Gervais is taking ‘The Office’s’ David Brent on tour

09.17.13 4 years ago

Ricky Gervais is taking “The Office’s” David Brent on tour
Gervais tweeted the news: “David Brent is going to do a couple of very cheap, very low key warm up gigs with Forgone Conclusion in London this October. Stay tuned.”


“Girls” casts its first black female character

“Orange is the New Black’s” Danielle Brooks says:  I will be the first Black woman to be on ‘Girls,’ so that’s exciting for me.”

How “Breaking Bad” filmed Walter White’s horrifying phone call
Writer Moira Walley-Beckett and director Rion Johnson describe the challenges of shooting both Walt’s and Skyler’s side of the famous call. Says Walley-Beckett: “I personally feel like it wasn’t open to interpretation.” PLUS: That phone call seemed to be aimed at Skyler White haters, the bassist from Santana played a fireman, Steven Michael Quezada cracked jokes filming last night’s episode, here is the barrel song, why Vince Gilligan did that to Hank, what “Ozymandias” means.


NBC will air a 30-minute Arcade Fire concert after the band’s “SNL” appearance

The special will be shown immediately after “Saturday Night Live’s” season premiere.

How will viewers juggle the Emmys with the penultimate “Breaking Bad,” and the “Dexter” finale?
All three will be airing at the same time, along with the Steelers vs. Bear on NBC.

Andy Samberg recalls working on the Charlie Sheen version of “Spin City”
Samberg was a PA on the ABC sitcom, which filmed on the same lot that Samberg is shooting “Brooklyn-Nine-Nine” on.


Does Cory Monteith deserve a special Emmy tribute?

The late “Glee” actor’s body of work doesn’t compare to the other late TV people receiving special recognition this year.


All 3 “Big Brother” finalists have been fired for being racists

The finalists have been in an alliance called “the Exterminators.” PLUS: “Big Brother” alum Britney Haynes’ baby diagnosed with cancer.


“Two and a Half Men” hopes Amber Tamblyn brings debauchery back to the show

Her character is essentially the female Charlie Sheen.


Ellen meets “Orange is the New Black”

Watch “Ellen is the New Black.”


“Arrow” goes shirtless to promote Season 2

See Colton Haynes’ abs.

Michael J. Fox: Parkinson’s made me a better actor
Says Fox: “That hesitation, that Parkinsonian affect, is an opportunity to just pause in a moment and collect as a character and respond to what”s happening and just gave me this kind of gravitas. It really gave me a new view of things.”

Watch Bill Nye on “Dancing with the Stars”
It doesn’t look like “The Science Guy” will last long on the ABC reality competition.

Check out Carrie Underwood’s “Sound of Music” poster
Does she looked too photoshopped?

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