Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner’s ‘Difficult People’ goes to Hulu
The Amy Poehler empire continues to expand. Poehler received a straight-to-series order from Hulu for the Billy Eichner-led comedy Difficult People. Difficult People comes from the Billy on the Street host and his head writer Julie Klausner. The two also star in the series as best friends and strugg... [Read More]
Hulu Orders Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner's 'Difficult People' to Series
by Megh Wright Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner are coming to Hulu. The streaming network announced today that it's given a straight-to-series order to Eichner and Klausner's Amy Poehler-produced pilot Difficult People, which was originally developed as a potential show for USA. In the series, ... [Read More]
Billy Eichner joins ‘New Girl’ for holiday episode
Sassy comedian Billy Eichner will appear on Fox’s New Girl this season. The Billy on the Street host has recently shown off his acting chops on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, where he will be seen a bit during the upcoming final season as Craig. On New Girl‘s holiday episode on Dec. 9... [Read More]
Billy Eichner Will Guest Star on 'New Girl' in December
by Megh Wright Billy Eichner just landed a very Billy Eichner-esque guest role on New Girl. THR reports that the Billy on the Street host and recurring Parks and Recreation star will appear on the holiday-themed December 9th episode of New Girl, where he'll play "a beleaguered airline representative... [Read More]
Burger King stole Billy Eichner’s act, says comedian. What do you think? (Video)
Did Burger King steal comedian Billy Eichner’s shtick? Well, Billy Eichner and his faithful Twitter followers sure seem to think so. Last night, the Billy on the Street star tweeted, “Hey, Burger King. Thanks for stealing my act for your new commercial! Except it’s not as funny and... [Read More]
Billy Eichner Remembers His Friend and "Greatest Champion" Joan Rivers
by Megh Wright "Yes, she was an international star, but she was, first and foremost, a New Yorker. I'm not sure anyone embodied New York City more than Joan. The glamour, the ruthlessness, the persistence, the resilience, the lust for life, the tireless energy, the confidence, the loneliness, the hu... [Read More]
It turns out that David Letterman enjoys being yelled at by Billy Eichner
Last night Billy Eichner paid visit to David Letterman. It’s kinda fitting to see this happen as Eichner was a comedian whom Joan Rivers backed and repeatedly told Late Show bookers that they had to check out and get on the show. So Eichner being on the show is a final, subtle tribute to River... [Read More]
David Letterman Enjoys Getting Yelled at by Billy Eichner
by Megh Wright Billy on the Street host Billy Eichner paid a visit last night to David Letterman, who really enjoyed playing the games "Celebrity Child or Kentucky Derby Winner?" and "Dead or Boring?" Letterman is specifically a fan of Eichner screaming at him: "The best part of that is when you scr... [Read More]
Celebrate 'Billy on the Street's Third Birthday with a Compilation of Eichner's Best Moments
by Megh Wright Billy Eichner is adorable, hilarious, and oftentimes terrifying on his show Billy on the Street, and that magical combination has led to some amazing moments. To celebrate Billy on the Street's third birthday, Funny or Die released the above compilation video full of some of the show'... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman win comedy writing awards at 2014 Emmys
The top comedy writers on TV for 2014 were stand-up comedians, according to the Emmy Awards. Take that, comedy writers. In a telecast light on filler, viral videos or much in the way of surprises, the Emmy wins for Louis C.K. (writing, comedy series) and Sarah Silverman (writing, variety special) di... [Read More]