Billy Crystal

‘City Slickers’ Enters ‘Westworld’ in New Star-Studded Parody

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 2, 2017 @ 1:19 PM
Funny or Die
Westworld was stingy enough with promotional material before we learned Season 2 would sit out until 2018, so we’ll take whatever 2017 fix we can get. Strangely enough, it’s Billy Crystal and City Slickers to the rescue, as a new Funny or Die crossover parody brings back a number of familiar faces from the Delos corporation.

Watch Billy Crystal’s Wonderful Eulogy For Muhammad Ali

EDIT
by Britt Hayes June 11, 2016 @ 1:44 PM
Comedian and actor Billy Crystal had been close friends with Muhammad Ali for many years, beginning with his appearance at an event honoring the legendary boxer in 1974. That moment — featured on ABC — helped launch Crystal’s career, and the comedian and boxer remained friends until Ali passed away last week. A special service was held for Ali last night in Louisville, Kentucky, where Crystal spoke at length about his dearly departed friend, delivering a eulogy that was equal parts heartwarming and humorous.

SNL Lets Billy Crystal Swing by Weekend Update

EDIT
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

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 13, 2015 @ 12:07 AM
NBC
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

EDIT
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

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 20, 2014 @ 1:16 PM
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 19, 2014 @ 6:44 PM
Michael Buckner / Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images
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

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 7, 2014 @ 9:53 AM
NBC
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!