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[03/26/15 - 06:50 AM]
Ricky Gervais' One-Hour "Derek Special" Only on Netflix - Trailer & Key Art Release
The special will become available exclusively to Netflix members in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Nordics and Benelux on Friday, April 3 at 12:01am PT.

[01/10/15 - 09:37 AM]
Ricky Gervais' "Derek" Returns to Netflix with One Hour Special on Friday, April 3
Gervais just surprised fans on social media officially confirming the special's upcoming premiere on Netflix.

[12/11/14 - 05:38 AM]
Golden Globe Nominations 2015
"Fargo" leads all TV nods with five; followed by "True Detective" with four; and "The Affair," "The Good Wife," "House of Cards," "The Normal Heart," "Olive Kitteridge" and "Orange Is the New Black" with three each.

[04/07/14 - 07:35 AM]
Netflix to Launch Second Season of Ricky Gervais' Original Series "Derek" on Friday, May 30
All six 30-minute episodes in the series will be available at launch in all territories where Netflix is available, except for the U.K.

[08/06/13 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Watch the Trailer for the Netflix Series "Derek"
The Ricky Gervais-led comedy launches Thursday, September 12 on the distributor.

[05/21/13 - 09:53 AM]
Netflix to Premiere Ricky Gervais' Original Series "Derek" Thursday, September 12, 2013
The series centers around Derek Noakes (Gervais), a tender, innocent man whose love for his job at a retirement home shines through.

[09/19/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 19
Updates include: James Gandolfini to star in HBO's "Criminal Justice"; Netflix acquires Ricky Gervais-led "Derek"; and Rachel Boston joins Lifetime's "Witches of East End."







DEREK (NETFLIX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/12/13 - 4/3/15
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2014-2015 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (14 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 4/3/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, January 2018) A bittersweet 30-minute comedy drama about a group of outsiders living on society's margins. Derek Noakes is a tender, innocent man whose love for his job shines through. Working in a retirement home, Derek cares deeply for the old people, because they are kind and funny and tell him stories of what life used to be like. Alongside him works Dougie, his landlord who is one of life's unlucky individuals; Kev, a loveable train wreck; and Hannah, a care worker in the home and Derek's best friend. She is smart, witty and hard working, but unlucky in love, and, like Derek, always puts other people first. The uncaring outside world popping in and out will boil your blood and the residents inside will break your heart.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· David Earl as Kev
· Karl Pilkington as Dougie
· Kerry Godliman as Hannah
· Ricky Gervais as Derek Noakes
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ricky Gervais as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Derek Productions