Karl Pilkington clearly hates Warwick Davis (Sponsored video)

As Ricky Gervais prepares for the premiere of Derek, his latest small screen project set to bow on Netflix later this year, he’ll also be overseeing the third season of another one of his many brainchildren: An Idiot Abroad, the hilarious travelogue show starring Karl Pilkington, Gervais’ friend and podcast co-host. The newest season, premiering on Jan. 19 at 9 pm ET on the Science Channel, has a twist. Sure,

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Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new Web series with Karl Pilkington

Karl Pilkington (An Idiot Abroad) gives what Ricky Gervais calls “the worst English lesson ever” in this clip for Gervais’ new Web series, Learn English with Ricky Gervais. The first episode launches Aug. 14 for free on iTunes. But for now, you can relearn some of the language with Professor Pilkington. Lesson 1: Did you know there are a lot of English words that sound the same but are spelled

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Ricky Gervais Show, An Idiot Abroad, Life’s Too Short coming to an end, Gervais says

Today, Ricky Gervais wrote a piece for The Huffington Post to explain the future of his current television projects, as well as to share some info on some upcoming series. It seems Gervais is ending his HBO series The Ricky Gervais Show as well as his Science channel baby An Idiot Aborad, the Gervais-produced travel show starring Karl Pilkington– not after two more specials. He and collaborator Stephen Merchant are

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Ricky Gervais confirms ‘Idiot Abroad’ spinoff and second season of ‘Life’s Too Short’

Ricky Gervais has confirmed that Karl Pilkington, reluctant star of An Idiot Abroad on the Science channel, has committed to a spinoff entitled The Short Way Round, though it surely took some convincing. Gervais announced that Pilkington will be joined on this new adventure by Warwick Davis, star of Life’s Too Short. The new program will feature Pilkington and Davis on bike riding adventure together throughout different countries. “I can

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Ricky Gervais show heading to the Science Channel

Wanna see the world without the incalculable airfare or the unscheduled proctological exams by TSA agents? Then set your arse down on your davenport and tune in to the Science Channel in January to watch An Idiot Abroad, a documentary series from Brit wit Ricky Gervais. The weekly eight-part series, scheduled to begin on Jan. 21, follows the aforementioned “idiot,” Karl Pilkington (Gervais’ willing stooge on this series and HBO’s

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Sneak peak: Ricky Gervais uses buddy Karl once again to get laughs on new show

Fresh off a string of recent career successes, Ricky Gervais is looking to keep his winning streak going with a new show on UK channel Sky1. In a doc-comedy (did we just coin a new genre here?) called An Idiot Abroad, Gervais and buddy Stephen Merchant have schemed to drop their mate Karl Pilkington into a different, foreign culture and film the results. As it happens, Pilkington is an aggressive

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Ricky Gervais brings The Office to China

Not satisfied with being one of the most popular comedians on two continents, Ricky Gervais is turning his sights on China. Turns out the man is working on a version of The Office for the Chinese people. Gervais wrote on his blog: “I have some amazing news too. We are about to start work on developing a Chinese ‘The Office’. How cool is that? I’m worried they will pull out

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