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First Look: Billy Crystal, Josh Gad in The Comedians on FX (Videos)

First Look: Billy Crystal, Josh Gad in The Comedians on FX (Videos)

By | November 26, 2014 at 9:45 am | No comments

FX has five reasons to get you excited for their new comedy series The Comedians starring Billy Crystal and Book of Mormon's Josh Gad. They're not reasons you can express in words but rather visual stimulants. FX Networks released several teaser trailers for the new series which...

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Robin Williams remembered: Billy Crystal, Jimmy Fallon share stories on The Tonight show (Video)

Robin Williams remembered: Billy Crystal, Jimmy Fallon share stories on The Tonight show (Video)

By | September 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm | No comments

More than a month after Robin Williams’ death, most people continue to remember the comedy legend fondly. And it's clear that Williams’ colleagues and contemporaries have nothing but respect for him, as evidenced by Billy Crystal’s appearance this past week on The Tonight...

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Billy Crystal’s Robin Williams Emmys tribute: Read and watch the full speech

Billy Crystal’s Robin Williams Emmys tribute: Read and watch the full speech

By | August 26, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments

If you missed Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams last night during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, we’ve dropped the full video below. We’ve also transcribed the entire speech. Enjoy. He made us laugh. Hard. Every time you saw him. On television, movies,...

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Louis C.K., Wanda Sykes, Jerry Seinfeld and more! 11 Comedians as comedians on television

Louis C.K., Wanda Sykes, Jerry Seinfeld and more! 11 Comedians as comedians on television

By | May 19, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments

Stand-up comedians are taking over television! Comics, not all of them trained actors, are getting the opportunity to play the roles they were meant to play: comedians. The old stand-up-to-sitcom model was that maybe you'd get discovered at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in...

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Billy Crystal officially returning to television with Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad as his co-star

Billy Crystal officially returning to television with Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad as his co-star

By | March 19, 2014 at 4:22 pm | No comments

In a piece of unsurprising news, FX as greenlighted a new comedy series starring the iconic Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, of Book of Mormon and Frozen fame. Production on 13 episodes will begin later this year with plans to debut the show in 2015. Deadline first reported the...

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Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

By | February 7, 2014 at 8:40 am | No comments

Longtime friend Billy Crystal was Jay Leno's first guest on The Tonight Show back on March 25, 1992 when Leno took over the late night chair from the legendary Johnny Carson. He promised his old buddy to be his final guest, too. "A promise made. A promise kept," Crystal said...

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Josh Gad joins Billy Crystal in FX pilot The Comedians

Josh Gad joins Billy Crystal in FX pilot The Comedians

By | August 16, 2013 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Josh Gad (Broadway's Book of Mormon, Love and Other Drugs) has just joined the cast of The Comedians, Billy Crystal's comedy series in development at FX. He will play the up-and-comer who's irked by his pairing with the aging superstar comedian (Crystal) on a late night sketch...

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FX greenlights Billy Crystal pilot ‘The Comedians’

FX greenlights Billy Crystal pilot ‘The Comedians’

By | May 22, 2013 at 2:59 pm | No comments

Adding to their already heavy comedians-playing-comedians programming (Louis C.K. on Louie, Jim Jefferies on Legit) FX may add yet another to its ever-growing comedy lineup, this time with Billy Crystal, 65, as its star. The network has greenlighted a pilot called The Comedians,...

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How Billy Crystal landed the Miracle Max role on ‘Princess Bride’ (Exclusive video)

How Billy Crystal landed the Miracle Max role on ‘Princess Bride’ (Exclusive video)

By | October 2, 2012 at 10:16 pm | No comments

Instead of saying The Princess Bride is likely my all-time favorite movie, I'll just say that my oldest son's middle name is Westley and my youngest son's name is Max. So, it's with great joy I tell you about the release of Princess Bride: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray. In...

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