Ricky Gervais Gets HBO Show

Funnyman Ricky Gervais of The Office and Extras fame is getting set to star in a 13-episode animated comedy series on HBO. The Ricky Gervais Show will be based on Gervais' popular podcast series, and will feature the voices of longtime Gervais collaborator Stephen Merchant and their buddy Karl Pilkington. The show is set to debut on Feb. 19.