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For an awards show that's not the Oscars, the 2012 Golden Globes attracted a good amount of attention.

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Round three: Ricky Gervais' Golden Globes hosting strategyupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 08:01:00

Like many awards shows, buzz surrounding the Golden Globes has long focused on questions like who will wear what, who's on whose arm and who will win a statuette.

Emmy night's funniest momentsupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 11:35:00

Let's face it; most awards shows can be pretty dull. It's not that we don't tune in to every single one, of course, but it's always a pleasant surprise when the ceremony is actually fun to watch.

What's the verdict: Jane Lynch as Emmys hostupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 10:34:00

"Glee's" Dot Marie Jones predicted that co-star Jane Lynch would kill it and the viewers seem to agree: Lynch, although she didn't win an Emmy, earned accolades from critics as the host of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards.

People.com: POLL: Should Ricky Gervais Host the Golden Globes a Third Time?updated: Wed Feb 02 2011 08:08:00

The funnyman says he's been asked back though organizers deny it

'Idiot Abroad' unimpressed by world's wondersupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 10:40:00

One man's dream voyage is Karl Pilkington's nightmare.

Gervais: I didn't do anything wrongupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 05:41:00

In his first interview after hosting the Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais defends his performance to CNN's Piers Morgan.

Ricky Gervais offers no apologies for Golden Globes jokesupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 05:41:00

You will not hear Ricky Gervais apologize for any of his jokes at Sunday's Golden Globe show.

People.com: Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais 'Occasionally Went Too Far'updated: Tue Jan 18 2011 09:48:00

But awards officials say that overall the show was "among the best we've ever had"

People.com: Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais's Best Zingers of the Nightupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 09:30:00

No A-Lister was safe during the host's monologue

People.com: Katey Sagal, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer and More Pick Up First Globe Winsupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 08:49:00

Glee-ful stars and screen vets alike are first-time winners

'Social Network' scores big at the Golden Globesupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 08:08:00

The film "The Social Network" took home four awards Sunday night, including best motion picture - drama, at the Golden Globes.

Golden Globes honor television, filmupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 08:08:00

The best of television and film are honored at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

People.com: Golden Globes: Glamour, Heartthrobs - and Awards!updated: Mon Jan 17 2011 00:54:00

Brad and Angelina, Sandra Bullock and Johnny Depp are expected to shine at Sunday's big event

People.com: Ricky Gervais: I Think I Can Notch Up the Globesupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 17:33:00

"I don't think I went far enough," the British comic says of his mischief last year

'King's Speech' scores 7 Golden Globe nodsupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 12:17:00

The critically acclaimed film "The King's Speech" led the 68th Annual Golden Globe nominations Tuesday morning.

The Golden Globe nominees are...updated: Wed Dec 15 2010 12:17:00

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces the Golden Globe nominees.

Golden Globe nominees to be announcedupdated: Tue Dec 14 2010 07:23:00

The 2011 Golden Globe Awards nominations will be announced Tuesday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

People.com: How Ricky Gervais and Girlfriend Jane Fallon Lost 40 Lbs.updated: Mon Oct 04 2010 16:28:00

"It wasn't so much about the weight. It was more that I was a fat, lazy, out of shape slob," he says

Catalonia's bullfight ban a huge victoryupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 08:25:00

This week, Catalonia took a huge step forward in ending the cruel "sport" of bullfighting.

Catalonia bans bullfightingupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 08:25:00

The Spanish region of Catalonia has voted to ban bullfighting, but will others do the same? CNN's Al Goodman reports.

People.com: Tina Fey Grateful for Emmy Nod - and That Her Show's Not Canceledupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 09:27:00

The 30 Rock star, Sofia Vergara and more funny celebs share their happy reactions

Celebs who've complained about dietingupdated: Wed May 05 2010 17:26:00

Actress Amanda Seyfried has been pretty candid about her disdain for dieting. She recently spoke up on The Huffington Post site about how unfortunate it is that near starvation is often necessary for success in Hollywood:

People.com: Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes - Againupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 07:27:00

"It is flattering, to be honest, and it was a surprise," the comedian says about hosting the award show in 2011

People.com: PEOPLE TV Critic Rates Ricky Gervaisupdated: Mon Jan 18 2010 20:12:00

Tom Gliatto reviews the Golden Globes host

10 reasons the Globes top the Oscarsupdated: Fri Jan 15 2010 14:05:00

The Golden Globes are essentially the opening act of the awards show season -- it's safe to bet those taking home Globes could hit it big at the Oscars. But that's not at all why you should watch it.

People.com: Gerard Butler, Sophia Loren, Mel Gibson to Present at Golden Globesupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 17:59:00

The actors join a star-studded list of presenters at the awards show

People.com: Ricky Gervais's Secret for Hosting the Golden Globes: Insultsupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 11:54:00

The British funny man plans to let loose at the stars in the crowd Jan. 17

People.com: POLL: Who Should Host Next Year's Oscars?updated: Tue Oct 27 2009 19:27:00

Ricky Gervais will handle the Golden Globes, so who should be the Academy emcee?

People.com: Ricky Gervais to Host the Golden Globesupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 07:48:00

The British comedian will emcee the award show on Jan. 17

'The Invention of Lying'updated: Fri Oct 02 2009 07:56:00

"The Invention of Lying" stars Ricky Gervais and Jennifer Garner talk about their new film with CNN's JD Cargill.

Review: The truth is, 'Lying' succeedsupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 07:56:00

The Academy-Award winning British producer and (briefly) Columbia Pictures head David Puttnam used to have a placard on the wall of his office. It read: "Hello, he lied."

People.com: Jennifer Garner's an Old-Fashioned Momupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 21:08:00

The Invention of Lying actress kept her last pregnancy a secret while filming

People.com: Wacky Speeches Punctuate Golden Globesupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 11:47:00

Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais and Tracy Morgan crack wise onstage

People.com: Heath Ledger Wins a Golden Globeupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 06:00:00

Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan pays tribute to the late star

Ricky Gervais up closeupdated: Tue Dec 30 2008 18:27:00

CNN.com's Todd Leopold talked to comedian Ricky Gervais about his new movie "Ghost Town."

Ricky Gervais is far from unpleasantupdated: Tue Dec 30 2008 18:27:00

Ricky Gervais says he's not sure if the lead in "Ghost Town" -- an anti-social, cynical dentist named Bertram Pincus -- was written for him.

People.com: Ricky Gervais: I Hate Exercising in Publicupdated: Mon Oct 13 2008 08:29:00

The British comedy star builds a gym in his basement so he can work out in private

People.com: SNEAK PEEK: Emmy's Hottest Partiesupdated: Sun Sep 21 2008 09:26:00

PEOPLE lifts the velvet rope to reveal where and how the stars will kick back, pig out, and dance the night away

Review: Gervais gives edge to 'Ghost Town'updated: Fri Sep 19 2008 08:04:00

Is Ricky Gervais movie star material?

The Spirit of Satire: How to Get a Laughupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 08:39:00

It's boom-boom time for comedians and satirists. They pack out tents at music festivals, clubs and pubs and fill up the prime time slots on TV and radio. They have colonized multimedia with podcasts, vodcasts and blogs. So if you need cheering up or feel like a laugh, there have never been more places to get it.

People.com: Steve Carell Jokes About 'Tension' with Ricky Gervaisupdated: Sun Jan 27 2008 23:02:00

Backstage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday Steve Carell (whose The Office won for best ensemble comedy) joked about his sticky relationship with Ricky Gervais – who starred in the British version of The Office.

People.com: Girlfriends Join William and Harry at Diana Concertupdated: Mon Jul 02 2007 16:13:00

The girls in William's and Harry's lives signaled their special places in their hearts when they joined the princes in the best seats in the house Sunday at London's Concert for Diana.

Fortune: Bill Gates, meet David Brentupdated: Wed Nov 22 2006 11:16:00

Want to test drive Microsoft's new Windows Live Search engine, which launches with great fanfare Tuesday? Run a search for "Microsoft" and "Ricky Gervais" and see what you get.

Entertainment Weekly: The Must Listupdated: Mon Jan 23 2006 15:02:00

Hot Strokes, cold Stern, and 8 other things we recommend this week:

EW review: Color 'Red Eye' scaryupdated: Fri Aug 19 2005 11:35:00

What with terrorism anxieties, security snarls, flight cancellations, lost luggage, lost legroom, reduced meal service, and deadly Cinnabon calorie counts, air travel has never been more stressful.

EW review: 'Office' works wellupdated: Tue Aug 16 2005 15:44:00

When I first heard about NBC creating its own version of the British comedy "The Office," I feared the worst, figuring there was no way it could match up to the original ("Coupling," anyone?).

CNN's Quest joins legends of comedyupdated: Tue Apr 26 2005 05:24:00

"Saying don't worry is a stupid thing. You're gonna worry anyway. Everybody worries."

Business 2.0: How to be the World's Worst Bossupdated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

Never heard of The Office, the hilarious workplace comedy on BBC America? If you're an aspiring corporate titan, start watching now. Don't have cable? Luckily for you, the second (and final) season...

Surviving the bad bossupdated: Mon Mar 08 2004 20:21:00

Bad managers can put a whole workforce on edge by encourage petty rivalries, tolerating bad co-worker behavior and generally playing an unfair game in the office.

One-on-one with Ricky Gervaisupdated: Sun Feb 15 2004 22:46:00

Ricky Gervais, co-creator and star of BBC situation comedy "The Office," has been named best comedy actor at the Golden Globe Awards for his painful portrayal of an ineffective middle manager.

'Return of the King' dominates Golden Globesupdated: Mon Jan 26 2004 08:01:00

Hollywood's A-list turned out Sunday for the Golden Globes -- the ceremony often seen as a precursor to Oscar success -- and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" walked off with four awards.

Golden Globes for 'The Office'updated: Mon Jan 26 2004 03:29:00

Being a smug, annoying boss doesn't usually win anyone an award.

'Return of the King' dominates Golden Globesupdated: Sat Jan 24 2004 20:14:00

Hollywood's A-list turned out Sunday for the Golden Globes -- the ceremony often seen as a precursor to Oscar success -- and "The Return of the King" walked off with four awards.

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