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'700 Sundays': Billy Crystal brings his stage hit to HBO

In several ways, 700 Sundays weren't enough for Billy Crystal.They weren't enough time to spend with his late concert promoter father, Jack; the original run of the Tony Award-winning stage show about their relationship - titled "700...Show More Summary

Saturday Night Live to Air 40th Anniversary Special in 2015

NBC is planning a new special to celebrate 40 years of Saturday Night Live, the network announced Friday. The three-hour live special will air... Read More > Other Links From Saturday Night Live Amy Poehler Billy Crystal Chevy Chase Chris Farley Jimmy Fallon Mike Myers Will Ferrell Maya Rudolph Lorne Michaels Seth Meyers Tina Fey Norm McDonald

The Brilliance of Billy Crystal

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In his one-man show, ‘700 Sundays’, Crystal interweaves the bitter and sweet—growing up Jewish in Long Beach, being the token Munchkin on the school basketball team—and reminds us what great comedy is.

Doc Rivers Trying to Take Clippers from NBA Basement to Penthouse

Billy Crystal and Ralph Lawler, an underrated announcer who had the impossible and unenviable task of announcing in city that belonged to Vin Scully and Chick Hearn, have been the Clippers' biggest stars -- and constants -- until recently. Show More Summary

Billy Crystal has '700 Sundays' to honor his late parents

Billy Crystal is bringing his Tony Award-winning, autobiographical stage production, "700 Sundays," to HBO, and with it, he's giving a whole new audience a look at his life growing up with and without his father.The title of the show...Show More Summary

Spend '700 Sundays' With Billy Crystal -- Seriously!

Comedian Billy Crystal was apparently born funny. Baby boy Crystal's naked body was barely out of his mother's womb on Sunday, March 17, 1948 when the little guy noticed things weren't going to go his way. Without giving away the punch...Show More Summary

Billy Crystal on Mickey Rooney: 'Five Foot Tall, Everybody Looked Up to Him' (Video)

The "700 Sundays" comedian paid tribute by recalling one of Rooney's final public appearances, during which performed a time-step and "brought the house down." read more

Billy Crystal remembers Mickey Rooney: 'He was a tremendous talent'

Billy Crystal knows funny and he knows talented, so it's no wonder he was a "tremendous" fan of the late Mickey Rooney's, as he noted during a visit to TODAY Monday. "He was a tremendous talent, and someone at 5 foot tall that everybody looked up to," said Crystal.He noted that the actor, who died Sunday at age 93, was always up for a performance. Show More Summary

'Billy Crystal 700 Sundays' Debuts April 19 on HBO

Taped before a live audience Jan. 3 and 4 at the Imperial Theatre in New York

3 Pop Culture Stories You Missed; ‘Walking Dead’ Hits Syndication, Billy Crystal to FX, Showtime’s S

With news breaking every day in Hollywood, a number of stories get overlooked that should be a bigger deal than reported. This is a look at three you might have missed.

Newswire: FX picks up Billy Crystal vehicle The Comedians to series

In TV pickup news you probably figured happened several months ago, FX has picked up its new Billy Crystal and Josh Gad vehicle The Comedians to series, something it announced via press release. Thirteen episodes will be produced later...Show More Summary

Billy Crystal To Star In TV Show ‘The Comedians’

He’ll star with Josh Gad in the FX show about a late-night sketch comedy show. The plot centers around a veteran and a newcomer clashing about comedy. FX has ordered 13 episodes of the half-hour series, which will air in 2015. It is based on a series that was successful in Sweden. Other regulars on […]

Billy Crystal And Josh Gad Teaming Up To Star In FX Comedy The Comedians

What do Billy Crystal and Josh Gad have in common? Quite a bit, actually. They've both graced the Broadway stage and have received Tony nominations (Crystal actually won one). They've both voiced Disney characters. They're both really funny. Show More Summary

Billy Crystal Returns to TV With New FX Comedy

Mr. Crystal is the latest example of a established star who is attracted by the cable television model for making a series.

'The Comedians': Billy Crystal discusses his return to series TV on FX

"I'm not playing the crusty grandfather who can't remember where he left his keys, I'm playing myself," Billy Crystal says of returning to weekly television in FX's forthcoming "The Comedians."

FX Orders 13 Episodes of Billy Crystal’s The Comedians

FX announced today that they have picked up The Comedians for 13 episodes. Based on a Swedish show of the same name, it stars Billy Crystal as a legendary comic who gets paired with a brash up-and-comer (Josh Gad) for a fictional sketch show. Larry Charles (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld), Matt... More »

Billy Crystal returning to TV in FX’s ‘The Comedians’

It’s official — Billy Crystal is returning to television, and he’s bringing funnyman Josh Gad with him. FX announced Wednesday

FX Orders Billy Crystal-Josh Gad Comedy The Comedians

FX has ordered 13 episodes of The Comedians, a half-hour sitcom starring Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, the network announced Wednesday. The Comedians, based on a Swedish series of the same name, will offer an unfiltered behind-the-scenes look at late-night sketch comedy. Show More Summary

FX Orders Billy Crystal’s ‘The Comedians’

FX ordered 13 episodes of the comedy aptly titled The Comedians. Starring Billy Crystal as a veteran comedian and Josh Gad as… Read More

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