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What to Watch: February 19

by Kim Potts, posted Feb 19th 2010 6:00AM
'The Ricky Gervais Show' (9PM, HBO) series premiere
They've been downloaded more than 8 million times, so we're guessing you may already be familiar with 'The Ricky Gervais Show' as podcasts. But those gems, which originated with 'The Office' creators Gervais and Stephen Merchant and their pal Karl Pilkington in 2005, are being adapted into an animated comedy series that highlights all the humor of the originals and makes them all the more charming, what with the goofy little animated versions of Gervais and company. In tonight's premiere, the fellas wax goofily on everything from 20th-century inventions and supernatural happenings to population control and prehistoric days, while in the "Monkey News" segment Karl tells the story of the origins of space travel, as only Karl can.'The Ricky Gervais Show' (9PM, HBO) series premiere
They've been downloaded more than 8 million times, so we're guessing you may already be familiar with 'The Ricky Gervais Show' as podcasts. But those gems, which originated with 'The Office' creators Gervais and Stephen Merchant and their pal Karl Pilkington in 2005, are being adapted into an animated comedy series that highlights all the humor of the originals and makes them all the more charming, what with the goofy little animated versions of Gervais and company. In tonight's premiere, the fellas wax goofily on everything from 20th-century inventions and supernatural happenings to population control and prehistoric days, while in the "Monkey News" segment, Karl tells the story of the origins of space travel, as only Karl can.

'Smallville' – All seems swell for Clark when he gets Kryptonite that leads to his every wish being fulfilled. Until he wishes for better protection and Chloe thinks that means Lois has to go. (8PM, The CW)

'What Not to Wear' – Gina, honey, listen to Stacy and Clinton: The mom jeans have got to go. (9PM, TLC)

'The Life and Times of Tim' – Will Forte and Tony "Buster Bluth" Hale guest as Tim's break-up beard threatens to impede his career progress. (9:30PM, HBO) season 2 premiere

'Real Time With Bill Maher' – Too bad there's nothing happening in the political world for Mr. Maher to talk about ... (10PM, HBO) season 8 premiere

'Funny or Die Presents' – The Web site that frequently makes you spit your Coke Zero at your computer screen will now do the same for you and your TV screen. (Midnight, HBO) series premiere

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