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Ad of the Day: Ricky Gervais Crashes Your Favorite Netflix Shows And you really need to watch the outtakes

Despite winning only seven of the 31 Emmys its shows were nominated for, Netflix still found a clever way to cash in on the popularity of its original programs during…

August 26, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT

Jash Shows YouTube Is Not So Easy—Even for Big Comics [UPDATED] Sarah Silverman, Reggie Watts struggle to find a loyal audience

Early last year, following the fallout from the YouTube-funded channels effort, many pointed to a new wave of celebrities attempting YouTube channels—including Ricky Gervais and Adam Carolla—as a sign that the…

January 3, 2014, 12:00 AM EST

How's Ricky Gervais Doing on YouTube? David Brent generates some buzz, but fades

How’s David Brent’s comeback going? A few months ago, Ricky Gervais announced he was bringing back his legendary Office character David Brent for a series of YouTube videos. Learning Guitar with…

June 21, 2013, 9:21 AM EDT

Fey and Poehler Lead Golden Globes to 6-Year Ratings High NBC MVPs help grow demo by 28%

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler not only made the Golden Globes fun again, but they also helped deliver the award show’s highest ratings in six years. Per Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, NBC’s…

January 15, 2013, 4:25 PM EST

Big Web Series Emerge Around Marquee Names No longer the guy with his webcam, these have strong production values and big-name talent

The glut of big-name original Web programming announced at the “digital newfront” presentations is solidifying around some key shows­—one of which wasn’t even at the presentations. Warner Brothers has “low…

September 18, 2012, 3:27 AM EDT

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