Zap2it: What was it about the original Swedish version that prompted you to sign up for the Americanization of "The Comedians"?Billy Crystal: It was such a beautifully constructed situation to pair a veteran comedian with a younger comedian. Show More Summary
To the tune of "Sunrise, Sunset" from 'Fiddler on the Roof,' Crystal looked back at some of the memorable moments from the outgoing 'Late Show' host's career. read more
Billy Crystal has been making appearances on Late Show for 32 years, and last night he made his final appearance before David Letterman retires. “It’s so weird that you’re leaving and I’m just sort of getting back to television,” Crystal said, referring to his new FX sitcom The Comedians. Show More Summary
We're in the final month of David Letterman's late-night TV reign, and while Billy Crystal won't be Letterman's last guest (although he actually was Jay Leno's first and last!), Crystal did kick things up a notch or two or more with a musical tribute to Letterman's sunrise and sunset on the TV stage. To the […]
Billy Crystal performs a musical tribute to Dave in his last "Late Show" appearance. From The Late Show with David Letterman
This week, magazines and TV networks celebrated anniversaries, upfronts and good old-fashioned movie stars in New York.
David Letterman is getting a star-studded send-off in his last month as host of CBS' Late Show. George Clooney, Billy Crystal, Robert Downey, Jr., Tina Fey, Michael J. Fox, Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Steve Martin, Bill Murray, Sarah...Show More Summary
Remember when Billy Crystal used to step into all the big movies of the year before his opening monologue at the Oscars? Well, the tradition is alive and well at the MTV Movie Awards! Amy Schumer got advice on hosting from the stars of Whiplash, The Fault In Our Stars, Hunger Games, and more! And then she [...]
Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy (Vanessa Bayer) explains Passover to Michael Che with a little help from his dad (Billy Crystal). From Saturday Night Live
Here in the introduction is where I like to highlight the sketches you should definitely watch from the episode. This week, I got nothing. If you have nothing else to do with your life, maybe watch the Cold Open for...
He even came very close to saying “You look mahvel…” but stopped just short of completing his iconic Fernando Lamas catchphrase, during a “Weekend Update” segment. Michael Che introduced Vanessa Bayer’s Jacob The Bar Mitzvah Boy to speak...Show More Summary
Henson terrorized Cookie Monster as her character from the hit Fox drama, along with impersonating Nicki Minaj and Wanda Sykes. read more
What could be better than Taraji P. Henson hosting "Saturday Night Live?"Henson hosting and Billy Crystal making a surprise appearance, that's what. The actor dropped by the sketch show April 11, stopping in during "The Weekend Update" as Jacob the Bar Mitzvah boy's (Vanessa Bayer) dad. Show More Summary
The comedy vet premiered his new FX show with Josh Gad on Thursday. read more
While Billy Crystal and Josh Gad's on-screen personas fight it out for comedic dominance on FX's "The Comedians,"it's Stephnie Weir's Kristen -- the anxiety-ridden producer of their sketch show-within-a-show -- that's left to deal with...Show More Summary
No offense to Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, ostensible stars of FX’s The Comedians, but Stephnie Weir is its breakout performer. Crystal and Gad play themselves playing themselves as the hosts and lead players in an FX sketch series called The Billy & Josh Show. But as their perma-flustered, Über-awkward... More »
FX?s newest comedy series The Comedians, starring Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, is a strange beast. Nearly every second of it is unabashedly self-sabotaging and rude in some way. But?but?it?s also pretty goddamned hilarious once you take the time to understand how it?s molding itself. Click To Continue Reading
Ben Wexler recounts his childhood adoration for the comedian in an essay for THR. read more
Billy Crystal has been making 'em laugh for decades, but it's been over 30 years since he last starred on a prime-time TV series. And while he's still keeping everyone in stitches all along, he's ended his TV hiatus by signing on to co-star with Josh Gad in FX's "The Comedians." But who was he making laugh the hardest on TODAY Thursday? Matt Lauer, of course!
FX's inside-Hollywood comedy gets Billy Crystal, Josh Gad and a slew of cameos, but is less than the sum of its parts.