Posts Tagged “Ricky Gervais”

And Now It’s Time To Talk About ‘Derek.’

by Colin McGuire. 0 Comments

Well, that was quick. It took only weeks to blast through the seven, 20-some-odd-minute episodes of Ricky Gervais' latest series, "Derek," which also happens to be Netflix's latest offering in its original content catalogue. If Sept. 12 was "Derek Day" (and it was, as you'll see if you click that link), then today is the day we finally say ... And Now It's Time To Talk About "Derek." Boom. The short of it? The show's good in an unexpected way. That's not to say I didn't have high hopes ... read more

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It’s Derek Day, friends.

by Colin McGuire. 0 Comments

Ricky Gervais and his gal, Jane Fallon. (Photo courtesy The Associated Press)“Netflix has 30 million subscribers now. They are one little company in L.A. and they are as big as the BBC." So said the brilliant Ricky Gervais to The Mirror's Mark Jefferies in January. This was before his latest series, "Derek," debuted across the big piece of water currently separating continents. He said it because people became upset at his program, claiming that it was exploitative to those who have special ... read more

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