Billy Crystal

SNL Lets Billy Crystal Swing by Weekend Update

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by Jacob Hall April 12, 2015 @ 9:00 AM
Vanessa Bayer’s Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy has been a regular character on SNL’s Weekend Update for quite some time now, so it was about time for us meet the family of everyone’s favorite awkward, overly prepared Jewish kid. Coinciding with the end of Passover, the show brought the great Billy Crystal onto the show as Jacob’s equally awkward father.

‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary Extends Runtime, Adds Billy Crystal, Miley Cyrus and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 13, 2015 @ 12:07 AM
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Just when you thought Sunday’s SNL 40th anniversary special couldn’t get any bigger, NBC juices both the runtime and star power. Not only will the extravagant birthday of New York’s most famous sketch comedy series run an additional half hour, but added to the guest list are Billy Crystal and Bradley Cooper, along with a number of other famous stars and alum.

2014 Emmys: Watch Billy Crystal's Touching Tribute to the Late Robin Williams

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by Britt Hayes August 25, 2014 @ 9:45 PM
Amid all the celebrations and laughter during Sunday night's 2014 Emmy Awards, there was one larger-than-life presence that was sorely missed: the late, great Robin Williams. And following the annual In Memoriam segment to honor the famous faces we've lost over the last year, Billy Crystal took the stage to honor his longtime friend and fellow comedian in a moving and heartfelt tribute.

2014 Emmy Awards: Robin Williams to Be Honored by Billy Crystal

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 20, 2014 @ 1:16 PM
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Apart from all the good spirits of the evening, every Emmys inevitably becomes a somber occasion in honoring those we've lost over the course of the year. Now, with Robin Williams' tragic suicide still weighing on the world at large, the 2014 Emmy Awards have announced that Billy Crystal will step up to honor his fallen friend in the memoriam segment of the evening.

FX's 'The Comedians': Billy Crystal's TV Return with Josh Gad Given Series Order For 2015

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 19, 2014 @ 6:44 PM
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A while back we learned of the exciting prospect that comedy legend Billy Crystal would return to TV with 'Book of Mormon' and 'Frozen' star Josh Gad in an FX remake of Swedish comedy series 'The Comedians.' Now, the project has officially been greenlit to series, pairing the elder comedy legend with his younger go-getting counterpart for a 2015 premiere.

Jay Leno Says Goodbye to 'The Tonight Show' With Billy Crystal, Jack Black, Kim Kardashian and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 7, 2014 @ 9:53 AM
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http://youtu.be/KAOClTTiKKY
And lo, the tenure of 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' has come to an end once again, leaving Jay to walk off into that darling sunset with Jimmy Fallon waiting in the wings and a bitter Conan O'Brien making the only jokes. Jay's first-ever guest Billy Crystal joined the late-night host last night to bookend the run, bringing with him a cavalcade of guest stars to send Jay off in style before the big man himself finally said goodbye!

FX Bily Crystal Comedy 'The Comedians' Adds 'JOBS' Josh Gad

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 15, 2013 @ 9:24 PM
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We were excited enough to hear that comedy legend and occasional Oscars host Billy Crystal would return to TV for the forthcoming FX single camera pilot 'The Comedians,' but he certainly won't be doing it alone. 'jOBS' star and former '1600 Penn' lead Josh Gad has signed on for the leading role opposite Billy Crystal, but what will 'The Comedians' have to say about the state of the game?

Final 'Monsters University' Trailer: 'Revenge of the Nerds' but With Monsters

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by Jacob Hall May 30, 2013 @ 12:51 PM
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The final 'Monsters University' trailer is here and it gives us our best look yet at the latest film from Pixar. Although we're still not completely sold on this one (more on that in a bit), a Pixar release is generally a cause for celebration and animation fans will find much to appreciate here.