In the annals of Oscars history, it may be impossible to accurately crown one host as being the “best,” but Ellen DeGeneres did her best to put her name in the discussion with the likes of Billy Crystal and Seth MacFarlane (ok- maybe not Seth). Show More Summary
Sunday night’s Oscars scored 43 million viewers this year — up 2.5 million from last year, according to Nielsen ratings — meaning that Ellen DeGeneres courted the most viewers since Billy Crystal in 2004. Only NFL playoff games have earned comparable viewership numbers in recent years. Show More Summary
A quick aside: Ellen=Lesbian Billy Crystal Titanic. Give me “The Poseidon Adventure” any day. Shakespeare in Love. Unleashed Gwyneth Paltrow on an unsuspecting world. Gandhi. Tried to cover too much ground, a typical failing of biopics. Show More Summary
His impact was felt across multiple generations and several decades, so it’s no wonder the news of Harold Ramis' passing has already caused quite a few stars to post their thoughts to Twitter. “Analyze This” actor Billy Crystal tweeted, “Sad to hear my friend Harold Ramis passed away. Show More Summary
As word of comedy giant Harold Ramis' passing spread via social media on Monday, admirers and colleagues in Hollywood expressed their condolences on Twitter. Billy Crystal, Jimmy Kimmel, Rosie O'Donnell and many more weighed in.
On Thursday night, Jay Leno took The Tonight Show stage for the last time, surrounded by an all-star cast that included his very first guest, Billy Crystal. He was even serenaded by Oprah! Find out what Jay had to say about his final farewell, and take a look at how The Tonight Show legacy will continue on without him. Click play to watch now!
New from PopCrunch: Jay Leno said goodbye to The Tonight Show on Thursday, flanked by a star-studded cast of co-stars that included Kim Kardashian, Sheryl Crow, Oprah Winfrey and Billy Crystal — who […] This article Jay Leno Bids Emotional Farewell to “The Tonight Show” appeared first on PopCrunch.
Jay Leno had his final episode of The Tonight Show last night (Feb. 6) and to send him off in a big way, guest Billy Crystal organized a celebrity-filled musical number. Billy Crystal, Carol Burnett, Oprah + More Sing Goodbye to Jay Leno – VIDEO first appeared on Rickey.org • The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Fireworks over Russia's Fisht Stadium as the #sochi2014 opening ceremony gets under way pic.twitter.com/g84hA0eswW — BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) February 7, 2014 Leno said goodbye last night with two friends, Billy Crystal and Garth...Show More Summary
Jay Leno ended his long stint as Tonight Show host on Thursday the same way he began it in May 1992: with Billy Crystal as a guest. But what stood out the most during the celebrity-studded finale episode was Leno's heartfelt goodbye speech "Boy, this is the hard part," said Leno, fighting back tears. Show More Summary
Jay Leno’s final episode as host of The Tonight Show drew record ratings on Thursday night, as five million people tuned in to watch Kim Kardashian and Billy Crystal say goodbye (again) to Leno. Thursday’s episode got a 9.2 rating, higher than any other episode since Leno’s return to the show in 2010, according to the the Hollywood Reporter. Show More Summary
The exiting host, joined by famous friends, pays homage to two decades of pop culture targets, gets a "Sound of Music" spoof and gives a teary "thank you" to his fans and crew. read more
Billy Crystal led Oprah Winfrey, Jack Black, Kim Kardashian and others in "So Long, Farewell" from "The Sound of Music." read more
Remember how we talked about how much we love to hate Jay Leno yesterday? Here’s another good reason: his musical farewell, set to a song from The Sound of Music, obviously, included special guests Billy Crystal, Kim Kardashian (telling a butt joke, natch), and The Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons. That is the most perfectly Leno-esque random assemblage of famous people ever.
Jay Leno may not be very funny. But no one can accuse the comedian of not being heartfelt. On his final episode of The Tonight Show yesterday - following a musical tribute led by Billy Crystal that included Jack Black, Kim Kardashian, Oprah and many other huge names - Leno sat at his desk and said goodbye. He thanked his audience. Show More Summary
As a parting gift, Billy Crystal and the Shut Your Von Trapp Family Singers sang “So Long Farewell” to Jay Leno. Here is the video featuring Crystal, Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian, Chris Paul, Sheryl Crow, Carol Burnett and Jim Parsons. (Musical number starts aftter the 2 min mark):
Billy Crystal was Jay Leno‘s first guest on The Tonight Show in May 1993, and he helped close things out Thursday night. Here’s a clip of Crystal doing some stand-up and then visiting with his friend of more than 40 years: Related: Jay...Show More Summary
A teary Jay Leno signed off from the Tonight Show for a second time tonight with guests Billy Crystal and Garth Brooks. Read more...
After almost a full hour of laughter, merriment, and Billy Crystal, Jay Leno gave one last, emotional farewell to The Tonight Show, thanking the staff who helped make it possible and the fans who stood behind him to the end.