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Billy Eichner Remembers His Friend and "Greatest Champion" Joan Rivers

"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 hustle, the love of fashion, of money, of theater, of gay culture, the love of the game. Joan loved New York. Joan was New York."

- Bill Eichner remembers his "greatest champion" Joan Rivers in a new piece for Entertainment Weekly.

Billy Eichner Is Writing His First Book

Billy on the Street host Billy Eichner is getting into the literary world. THR reports that Eichner has signed a deal to write his first book, a currently untitled comedic tome about the worlds of comedy and pop culture. "I'm very excited to start writing and I can assure my fans they will love the book more than Shailene Woodley loves Tom's of Maine," Eichner said. "This book is for anyone obsessed with show business, pop culture, social media and lots of other fun topics that fill our days as we hurtle helplessly toward accidents, illness, infidelity and death."

Billy on the Street, which finished its third season in [...]

Meet Jennifer, Billy Eichner's Most Memorable "Quizzed in the Face" Contestant

The newest season of Billy on the Street sadly ended its run on Fuse last night, but to hold you over here's a nearly 10-minute clip from one of his "Quizzed in the Face" segments with Jennifer, who never wants to go back to Funky Town again.

Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner Share Details About Their Pilot; Hope to Do a 'Funny People' Parody

"We hope one day to do an episode like that movie Funny People, only instead of finding out she has cancer, Julie's character gets some liposuction on her inner thighs. Before the procedure, she decides to take stock of her life because she believes she may die during surgery — so she goes home to try to reconcile with her high-school crush, Seth Friedland."

-Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner giving Vulture some details about Difficult People, the pilot they're starring in and creating for USA.

"Meryl-Go-Round" Is 'Billy on the Street's Craziest Stunt Yet

Here's a clip from the new episode of Fuse's Billy on the Street, featuring what may be the best and most elaborate segment Billy Eichner has ever attempted on the show. Called "Meryl-Go-Round," it's a fast-paced Meryl Streep-themed obstacle course that puts all other Meryl Streep-themed obstacle courses to shame.

David Letterman Enjoys Getting Yelled at by Billy Eichner

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 scream at me. That was the absolute most fun of the little quiz … I just like being yelled at, it was so exciting." Click through for another part from the interview.

Rachel Dratch, Andrea Martin, and James Urbaniak Join Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner's USA Pilot

A few weeks ago, the USA network announced that they've ordered a pilot presentation (a.k.a. a short pilot) called Difficult People created by and starring Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner, and now, we're learning more about who else will be in the pilot. The Difficult People pilot presentation has been shooting this week in NYC, and Klausner has been revealing some of the pilot's supporting cast/guest stars via Twitter, including Rachel Dratch, James Urbaniak, Tracee Chimo (Orange Is the New Black), and Andrea Martin as the mother of Klausner's character.

Difficult People, which is being produced by Amy Poehler, stars Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner as a [...]

Rachel Dratch Nervously Plays Billy Eichner's New Game "Mechanical Bullock"

The season 3 finale of Billy Eichner's Fuse show Billy on the Street airs tonight at 11pm, and here's another sneak peek with returning celebrity contestant Rachel Dratch, who holds on tight to the "Mechanical Bullock" while answering questions about Sandra Bullock — a fantastic actress and a real "gal's gal" if there ever was one.

Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner to Create and Star in a USA Comedy Produced by Amy Poehler

Billy on the Street star Billy Eichner and How Was Your Week? host Julie Klausner are starring in and creating a potential TV show together. The USA network has ordered a pilot presentation (a.k.a. a short pilot) for Difficult People, a scripted comedy produced by Amy Poehler, THR reports. Eichner and Klausner will play two best friends who are comedians in New York City who love pop culture and hate everyone except for each other. Klausner, who is currently writing on Fox's Mulaney, is Eichner's head writer on Billy on the Street. Poehler has guest starred on Billy on the Street, and Eichner had a recurring role on [...]

Patton Oswalt and Billy Eichner Play "Does Shakira Know What This Is?"

Here's a clip from this week's Billy on the Street, where Eichner and guest Patton Oswalt passionately talk about how underrated Ratatouille is before diving into a very heated game of "Does Shakira Know What This Is?"

Celebrate 'Billy on the Street's Third Birthday with a Compilation of Eichner's Best Moments

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's best moments ever, which includes an appearance from Eichner's favorite grumpy New Yorker Elena and Amy Poehler yelling "YOU KNOW ME!" like a true hero.

Billy Eichner Educates Drew Barrymore on Her Interests in "Would Drew Barrymore Like That?"

Last year Billy Eichner played a fun game of "Would Drew Barrymore Like That?" with Will Ferrell, and in his latest video he decided to go straight to the source and play it with Barrymore herself. It turns out Eichner knows more about Barrymore's interests than she does, including how she feels about "the idea of taking a class" or whether or not she'll ever show up in a cameo on Portlandia.

Billy Eichner and Elena Are Equally Grumpy in This 'Billy on the Street' Season Finale Clip

Here's a peek at tomorrow night's third season finale of Fuse's Billy on the Street, in which Eichner brings back his old pal Elena to complain and bicker about their opinions while playing a game of "For a Dollar."

Watch Billy Eichner and Olivia Wilde Play "John Mayer or Pepé Le Pew?"

Here's a new clip from this week's episode of Fuse's Billy on the Street airing tomorrow night at 11:00pm, where Eichner leads celebrity guest Olivia Wilde through a pretty tough game called "John Mayer or Pepé Le Pew?" Wilde also has to defend a very private but saucy remark she once made about her fiancé Jason Sudeikis.