suntimes
MAINTAINING 
Weather Updates

Billy Crystal cleared for FX sitcom

Geffen Playhouse's Annual 'Backstage At The Geffen' Gal- Arrivals

Geffen Playhouse's Annual "Backstage At The Geffen" Gala - Arrivals

storyidforme: 48864211
tmspicid: 18501469
fileheaderid: 8319226

Updated: May 22, 2013 11:23PM



Billy Crystal has inked a deal with the FX network to star in a pilot for a potential sitcom. Based on a Swedish show, “The Comedians” would feature Crystal as a comic attempting to revive his career by teaming up with a young up-and-comer in a late-night sketch show. — B.Z.



© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit www.suntimesreprints.com. To order a reprint of this article, click here.