The Ricky Gervais Show. Image shows from L to R: Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais. Copyright: Media Rights Capital / Wildbrain.

The Ricky Gervais Show

E4 and Channel 4 chat show based on Ricky Gervais's podcasts. 39 episodes (3 series), 2010 - 2012. Stars Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington.

Series 1, Episode 8 is repeated on Comedy Central today at 9pm.

The Ricky Gervais Show.

The Ricky Gervais Show

An animated version of the comedy podcasts recorded by Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington

Genre
Chat Show
Broadcast
2010 - 2012
Channels
E4, Channel 4
Episodes
39   (3 series)
Starring
Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington
Writers
Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington
Directors
Craig Kellman and Dan Fraga
Producers
Michelle Papandrew, Margaret M. Dean, Michelle Wilson and Pamela J. Arseneau

From the creators of The Office and Extras, this animated series using the original recordings of The Ricky Gervais Show podcasts comes to Channel 4.

Gervais's much loved podcasts have earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most downloads. The Ricky Gervais Show features the same banter between the comedian and his sidekicks Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington, with animation accompanying the original recordings of the trio.

Storylines include the merits of 20th-century inventions; Karl's suggestion for population control; how philosophy has evolved through the ages; as what thoughts Karl has in his round head about charity.

Production Details

Production companies
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 23rd April 2010 on Channel 4 at 10:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 31st July 2012 on E4 at 11pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 8: Today at 9pm on Comedy Central
  2. Series 1 Episode 9: Today at 9:30pm on Comedy Central
  3. Series 1 Episode 10: Today at 11pm on CC Extra
  4. Series 1 Episode 11: Tomorrow at 11pm on CC Extra
  5. Series 1 Episode 12: Thursday at 11pm on CC Extra
  6. Series 1 Episode 8: Friday at 10pm on Comedy Central
  7. Series 1 Episode 13: Monday at 11pm on CC Extra
  8. Series 1 Episode 8: Tuesday 3rd March at 2am on Comedy Central
  9. Series 1 Episode 9: Tuesday 3rd March at 2:30am on Comedy Central
  10. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday 3rd March at 11pm on CC ExtraShow all repeats
  11. Series 1 Episode 10: Tuesday 3rd March at 11pm on Comedy Central
  12. Series 1 Episode 11: Tuesday 3rd March at 11:30pm on Comedy Central
  13. Series 2 Episode 2: Wednesday 4th March at 11pm on CC Extra
  14. Series 2 Episode 3: Thursday 5th March at 11pm on CC Extra
  15. Series 1 Episode 10: Friday 6th March at 10pm on Comedy Central

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