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  • Ricky Gervais on 'Derek,' Netflix and Whether He'd Host the Emmys

    Ricky Gervais has made a career out of the uncomfortable. Both through his sitcoms "The Office" and "Extras" (co-created with and Stephen Merchant) and in his standup routines and public persona, he's created situations and subjects that poke fun at the...
  • Laugh Tracks Are No Replacement for the Real Thing

    A funny thing happened this pilot season. Or rather, a funny thing didn't. The networks turned out a handful of multi-cams with laugh tracks -- or sweetened live studio audience recordings, as they like to refer to them. Whatever you call it, it's...
  • What's the greatest sitcom? Ohio author ranks them in new book

    "The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time" by Martin Gitlin; Scarecrow Press (430 pages, $65) It's one thing to argue whether "Seinfeld" is the greatest sitcom ever, as writer Martin Gitlin claims in his new book. You may even want to battle over his top five,...
  • Montreal Just for Laughs Fest: The Honorees

    Andy Samberg Comedy Person of the Year 2014 started with a bang for Andy Samberg, who took home a Golden Globe for his performance on his hit Fox laffer "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which also won best comedy. He is slated to appear in Ryan Murphy's upcoming...
  • Brian Baumgartner of 'The Office' lists Los Feliz modern for rent

    Brian Baumgartner of 'The Office' lists Los Feliz modern for rent
    Brian Baumgartner, known for his role as Kevin Malone on "The Office," has listed his updated Midcentury home in Los Feliz for rent at $5,250 a month. The boxy contemporary home, found in the Franklin Hills area of Los Feliz, hints at its Arte Moderne...
  • James Spader, the odd man in, adds 'The Blacklist' to his roles

    James Spader, the odd man in, adds 'The Blacklist' to his roles
    James Spader pauses when asked the question anyone who's followed his long career has contemplated: Why does he so often play‎ inscrutable oddballs? "Maybe it's that I like reading something on the page that allows you to fill in the blanks as an...
  • LA Screenings' Pick-Up List

    Disney/ABC ABC Studios is selling a diverse slate of new hours as well as a trio of unique comedies. On the drama side, "Marvel's Agent Carter" and "The Whispers" may hold the most global appeal, but others have potential as well. "Agent Carter," the...
  • Emily Blunt and John Krasinski add to their portfolio

    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski add to their portfolio
    Emily Blunt has been quite busy — she'll be tearing up the big screen this year — but apparently she still had time to go house shopping. She and husband John Krasinski have spent $2.575 million for a home in Hollywood Hills West. Built in...
  • Bryan Cranston: All the World's His Stage

    Spend enough time with Bryan Cranston and he'll show you the imaginary dial he uses to visualize how someone -- anyone, including you -- lives life. "I came up with this gauge 15, 20 years ago," he says, launching into a monologue with the easy...
  • TV Review: 'Riot'

    If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery (and television), those responsible for "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" should be positively red-faced watching "Riot," Fox's amped-up, exhausting new improv show. Host Rove McManus bills the premiere as an...
  • Ricky Gervais on 'Derek': 'I Think This is the Most Sincere Thing I've Done'

    Ricky Gervais wears many hats as the creator, writer, director and star of his Netflix laffer series "Derek," but all of his work boils down to one goal -- striking a chord with the audience. "I think that's the point of any art, even one as lowly as...