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Stephen Merchant

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  • Wednesday Highlights: 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Revolution Rachel and her...
  • Review: HBO's 'Hello Ladies' a cringe-worthy comedy that works

    Review: HBO's 'Hello Ladies' a cringe-worthy comedy that works
    Stephen Merchant, the tall fellow sometimes found near Ricky Gervais (he co-wrote and co-directed "The Office" and "Extras," and costarred in the latter), has put himself out front in his own HBO series. Created with Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS' on CBS

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode recall...
  • 'Brickleberry,' 'Key & Peele' and 'Drunk History' renewed

    'Brickleberry,' 'Key & Peele' and 'Drunk History' renewed
    Comedy Central announced Wednesday it was renewing three of its comedy series, "Brickleberry," "Key & Peele" and "Drunk History," for new seasons to air in 2014. Of the three shows, "Key & Peele" has had the longest run, with the network ordering a...
  • Fall TV Preview: From 'Sleepy Hollow' to 'Ravenswood' to 'Atlantis'

    The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...
  • This time, Ricky Gervais tries playing 'nice'

    This time, Ricky Gervais tries playing 'nice'
    Ricky Gervais doesn't understand why you're so afraid of him. "People come up to me and say, 'Oh, I was scared to ask for your autograph in case you put me down,'" Gervais says in a hushed tone during a recent interview in New York. "No, no, I would...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Elementary' on CBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory In Leonard's...
  • 'Game of Thrones': Join a live Web chat with Emilia Clarke on Monday

    'Game of Thrones': Join a live Web chat with Emilia Clarke on Monday
    The character British actress Emilia Clarke plays on HBO's "Game of Thrones" is named Daenerys Targaryen, but most fans of the show know her as "Mother of Dragons." Clarke will be appearing on a live Web chat on Monday, July 29, at 3:30 p.m. PDT....
  • Review: In 'I Give It a Year,' the funny bits are welded on

    Writer Dan Mazer, a longtime Sacha Baron Cohen collaborator, brings his taste for the comedy of discomfort to the rom-com realm in "I Give It a Year." The jaundiced sentiment of the title hints at an inside-out reworking of the happily-ever-after formula....
  • MTV's 'Generation Cryo' focuses on siblings conceived by donors

    MTV's 'Generation Cryo' focuses on siblings conceived by donors
    In recent years, MTV has put teen moms in the spotlight. Now, it’s shifting focus to young people searching to find out more about their origins with the documentary series, “Generation Cryo,” premiering in November.   It focuses on...
  • HBO Cancels Comedies 'Family Tree' and 'Hello Ladies'

    HBO has given the ax to first-year comedies "Family Tree" and "Hello Ladies." "Getting On," another comedy that bowed in late November, is expected to return for a sophomore season. "Family Tree," starring Chris O'Dowd, hailed from writer-director...