An Idiot Abroad

2010, TV Show

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Exclusive: Science Channel's Slate Includes First Scripted Project and New Karl Pilkington Show

Science Channel has picked up the new docuseries The Moaning of Life, featuring An Idiot Abroad star (and Ricky Gervais sidekick) Karl Pilkington in a new set of adventures.

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Karl contemplates jumping off the Macao Tower. Will he finally take the leap?

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Karl Pilkington arrives in Beijing and visits a calligraphy shop.

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Karl gets a riverboat tour of the Amazon and spots some dolphins in the water.

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Karl goes through the security wall that divides Israel and Palestine.

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Exclusive: Science Channel's Slate Includes First Scripted Project and New Karl Pilkington Show

Science Channel has picked up the new docuseries The Moaning of Life, featuring An Idiot Abroad star (and Ricky Gervais sidekick) Karl Pilkington in a new set of adventures.

The Moaning of Life is part of a new slate of programs for the... read more

Who Will He Offend This Year? Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes Again

He's baaack.

Ricky Gervais will host the Golden Globe Awards for a third time, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Wednesday.

Ricky Gervais doesn't think he went too far at Golden Globes

The announcement comes as somewhat of a surprise after The Office creator and UK series star delivered a hard-hitting monologue last year that included zingers aimed at... read more

Exclusive: Science Sets Premiere Date for Ricky Gervais' An Idiot Abroad 2

U.S. viewers will finally get to see where Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant sent their dimwitted pal Karl Pilkington for a second trip around the world. read more

Exclusive: Science Officially Orders Season 2 of Ricky Gervais' An Idiot Abroad

Ricky Gervais' pal Karl Pilkington has proven to be quite the useful Idiot for Science. The cable network is set to announce Thursday that it has secured the second season of hit series An Idiot Abroad.

For season two, Gervais and Stephen Merchant are again sending the dimwitted Pilkington on a trip around the world — but this time to tackle a "bucket list" of things to do before you die.

Unlike season one, which was produced first in the U.K. and later acquired by... read more

HBO Renews The Ricky Gervais Show

HBO has renewed The Ricky Gervais Show for a third season.

The animated comedy series, based on the podcast of the same name, is voiced by Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington, who riff ...
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Premiered: September 23, 2010, on SKY1
Rating: TV-14
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