It’s understandable if you didn’t watch Billy Crystal and Josh Gad playing fictionalized versions of themselves on this season of FX’s The Comedians, whose season finale aired last night, for any of the following reasons: You think the...Show More Summary
Without Jack Rollins, the world may never have learned of the talents of Harry Belafonte, Woody Allen or Robin Williams. Mr. Rollins, whose management agency made stars of many comedians, musicians and other performers for decades, died June 18 at his home in New York City. He was 100.Read full article >>
“[He was] a sharp judge of talent who saw more than a shy gag-writer in Woody Allen and believed that the manic improvisations of Robin Williams would crack up audiences … To his clients – who also included Billy Crystal, David Letterman, Lenny Bruce and the team of Mike Nichols and Elaine May, an American […]
Appearing on Tuesday’s Tonight Show, aired early Wednesday morning, comedian Billy Crystal showed a copy of Dick Cheney’s high school yearbook photo and joked: “...he was voted most likely to accidentally invent ISIS.”
Photo by Douglas Gorenstein/NBC Courtney Barnett continued making the rounds on late night TV last night with an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". On an episode that also featured interviews with Billy Crystal and Jeb Bush, she performed her Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit track "Pedestrian at Best". Show More Summary
Comedians have mastered the art of humor by carefully studying the craft. While they can make fun of others, can they make fun of themselves if they know that jokes are half humor and half true?
Billy Crystal’s 1991 film City Slickers was released on June 7th, which is a good enough excuse to look back on what made it the comedy hit it was. Many would say the secret to the movie’s success was Jack Palance, but he was balanced out by city boys Bruno Kirby, Daniel Stern, and Crystal. Show More Summary
Kids need heroes. Are there any left? The post Billy Crystal Perfectly Describes Why Athletes Are No Longer Role Models (Video) appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Billy Crystal joined HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel to discuss his unique take on athletes behaving badly. The legendary comedian, who was one the very first episode of Real Sports back in 1995, discusses how modern athletes are overexposed because of social media. Show More Summary
Whenever people end up talking about sports stars and controversies, the Helen Lovejoy “won’t someone please think of the children?!?!” mindset comes into play far too often. In a monologue for HBO Real Sports, Billy Crystal explored that mindset and realized that…well, there’s no one for kids to look up to. Show More Summary
The 20th anniversary of HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel continues to bring in stand-up comedians for their sports-related commentary, and this week, Billy Crystal reminds us he was on Gumbel's first season, too! Two decades after his 1995 appearance, though, Crystal wonders how he'll ever explain fallen sports heroes to his grandchildren. “The truth […]
As Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel continues to mark its 20th anniversary with the help of comics, Billy Crystal wondered how to explain athletes’ bad behavior to his sports-loving grandchildren. “The truth is, in this age of Instagram...Show More Summary
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 [...]