FILE - This Nov. 9, 2011 file photo shows British actor-comedian Ricky Gervais at the New York Comedy Festival's Stand Up For Heroes benefit in New York. Gervais announced Tuesday, July

 

              FILE - This Nov. 9, 2011 file photo shows British actor-comedian Ricky Gervais at the New York Comedy Festival
FILE - This Nov. 9, 2011 file photo shows British actor-comedian Ricky Gervais at the New York Comedy Festival's Stand Up For Heroes benefit in New York. Gervais announced Tuesday, July 31, 2012, on his blog that he's working on a Web series called “Learn English with Ricky Gervais.” It co-stars Gervais' frequent collaborator and foil Karl Pinkington. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)