08:12 PM EDT 08/22/2014
Originally posted 08/22/2014 07:00PM
Television's finest will battle it out for trophies at Monday night's Emmy awards, but a few have already earned special honors of their own.
Originally posted 06/20/2014 03:00PM
Fans of Orange Is the New Black surely remember the scene at the end of the first season in which seemingly mute Norma (Annie Golden) breaks her silence by singing. Golden's sweet voice surprised viewers, and they might be just as shocked to learn that the actress has a history as a singer.
Originally posted 03/21/2014 03:15PM
The much buzzed-about film adaptation of Veronica Roth's literary series, Divergent, hits theaters this weekend with a new bevy of tough women who kick butt.
Originally posted 02/26/2014 01:45PM
They've taken on Twitter, and now The Muppets are invading Instagram with a series of adorable selfies.
Originally posted 09/27/2013 01:15PM
The actor, 52, hates to be in pain and watching people embarrass themselves, and chatted with PEOPLE this week about "one last thing" ...
Originally posted 01/14/2013 11:10AM
Amy and Tina, where'd you go?
Co-hosting the 70th Annual Golden Globes on NBC, 30 Rock's Tina Fey and Parks and Recreation's Amy Poehler started the night with a smashing duologue – a flawless link of strong one-liners.
If the bit had gone on long enough, you could have protected our national borders with it.
Originally posted 07/25/2012 04:00PM
Ricky Gervais is speaking out for kittens without a voice.
The comedian – and vocal cat lover – is outraged after learning that researchers at Cardiff University in Wales experimented on kittens by sewing their eyes shut for up to seven days.
"I am appalled that kittens are being deprived of sight by having their eyelids sewn shut," he told the U.K.'s Daily Mirror. "I thought sickening experiments like these were a thing of the past."
Originally posted 03/16/2012 09:00AM
Ricky Gervais has never been shy about speaking his mind, especially when it comes to Hollywood, but now the funnyman is pointing his razor-sharp wit at a new target.
"I am delighted to support the launch of Cruelty Free International, the exciting global campaign to end the use of animals in product testing," he says in a new video for the organization.
As an ambassador, Gervais hopes to bring awareness to the still common practice of animal testing, which remains legal in over 80 percent of the world. He encourages concerned citizens around the globe to petition their governments for a ban.
Originally posted 01/16/2012 09:45AM
Where was Ricky?
You can only shock the monkey so many times. If the monkey is an actor, it will learn to pretend to like it.
That seemed to happen with Ricky Gervais's disappointing return to the Golden Globes Sunday night on NBC. In last year's rude but delightful show, he insulted Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Depp and more with a kind of delirious, infantile happiness, like the world's smarmiest baby. This time, given all the hype, he might have been expected to go nuclear. But he was like a less reverent Billy Crystal.
If he had once been a fly in the ointment, this time the ointment rose up around the fly and neutralized it with a swallow.
Originally posted 01/15/2012 08:30PM
It took fewer than two minutes for Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais to zap his first target of the night.
The dubious distinction went to Kim Kardashian, about whom the silver-tongued host said, "The Golden Globes are to the Oscars what Kim Kardashian is to Kate Middleton … a bit louder, a bit trashier, a bit drunker and more easily bought, allegedly."
And so Sunday's 69th Golden Globe Awards were off and running.
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