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Billy Eichner Joins 'Hairspray Live!'

Billy Eichner has joined the cast of Hairspray Live! in a small but exciting role, Entertainment Weekly reports!

The 38-year-old comedian and Billy on the Street game show host will take on the role of news reporter Rob Barker, who covers Tracy Turnblad’s escape from prison.

Harvey Fierstein, Maddie Baillio, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton, and many more will star in the live show for NBC. Be sure to tune in on Wednesday (December 7) for the airing.

Maisie Williams & Emmy Rossum Switch Up Looks for HBO's Emmys Party 2016!

Maisie Williams and Emmy Rossum hit the red carpet while attending the HBO after party following the 2016 Emmy Awards on Sunday (September 18) at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles.

The ladies both switched up their looks from the ceremony earlier in the night. Maisie was a nominee for her work on Game of Thrones while Emmy was in attendance to support fiance Sam Esmail, a nominee for creating Mr. Robot.

Also stepping out at the party were Francesca Eastwood and boyfriend Clifton Collins Jr., Scream QueensDiego Boneta, Fear the Walking Dead‘s Kim Dickens, and Billy on the Street‘s Billy Eichner.

FYI: Maisie is wearing an Alexander Lewis top and skirt, Sophia Webster shoes, and a Charles Keith bag. Emmy is wearing a J. Mendel dress, Sergio Rossi shoes, a Roger Vivier bag, and Fred Leighton jewelry.

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Molly Shannon Premieres 'Other People' in West Hollywood

Molly Shannon is lovely in lace while arriving at the premiere of her new movie Other People held at The London West Hollywood on Wednesday evening (August 31) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 51-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Bradley Whitford, Kerri Kenney, Zach Woods, June Squibb, and D’Arcy Carden, as well as writer/director Chris Kelly.

Also in attendance were Adam Scott, Cecily Strong, and Billy Eichner.

In case you didn’t know, Chris is a head writer on Saturday Night Live too.

15+ pictures inside of Molly Shannon, Zach Woods, and more at the Other People premiere… More Here! »

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Michelle Dockery's New Series 'Good Behavior' Will Premiere In November!

Michelle Dockery is all smiles as she speaks on stage at the panel discussion for her upcoming show Good Behavior held during the Turner portion of the 2016 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (July 31) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 34-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Terry Kinney, Juan Diego Botto, and Lusia Strus as well as executive producers Blake Crouch and Chad Hodge.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Michelle Dockery

Good Behavior centers on Letty Raines (Dockery), a thief and addict who is doing a terrible job of reforming her life after getting out of prison. Things only get worse for Letty when she gets romantically entangled with a hit man while trying to stop him from killing an innocent woman. The show is set to premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 9/8c on TNT!

Also in attendance at the Turner portion of the 2016 Summer TCA Tour was Abigail Spencer and her Rectify co-stars Clayne Crawford, Adelaide Clemens, Aden Young, Luke Kirby, J. Smith-Cameron, Bruce McKinnon and Jake Austin Walker, Documentary Now! stars Bill Hader and Fred Armisen, as well as Billy Eichner for Billy on the Street.

25+ pictures inside of Michelle Dockery and others at the 2016 Summer TCA TourMore Here! »

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Amy Poehler Teams Up With Julie Klausner & Billy Eichner At 'Difficult People' Premiere!

Amy Poehler strikes a pose on the red carpet while attending the season two premiere of Difficult People held at the Metrograph on Monday (July 11) in New York City.

The 44-year-old actress, who serves as executive producer, was joined at the event by the stars of the hit Hulu show Julie Klausner, Billy Eichner, Gabourey Sidibe, Derrick Baskin, Andrea Martin, Cole Escola, as well as Nyle DiMarco, Natasha Lyonne and Clea Duvall, who came to show their support.

Catch a new season two episode of Difficult People every Tuesday on Hulu – Watch the trailer below!


‘Difficult People’ Season 2 Trailer

20+ pictures inside of Amy Poehler and others at the season two premiere of Difficult PeopleMore Here! »

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Billy Eichner Accuses Ross Mathews of Ripping Off His Show

Billy Eichner has accused fellow comedian Ross Mathews of stealing his concept for Billy On the Street for a Capitol One commercial.

The commercial, which you can watch below, has Ross quizzing two random people on the street in a game show setting.

“Yet another Billy on the Street ripoff. I usually ignore but this one is SHAMELESS and PATHETIC. (And not funny). Hey @CapitalOne & @helloross – don’t steal from my f–king show. This is stolen intellectual property. F–K YOU. #GoodbyeRoss,” Billy tweeted.

“Are you serious? I’ve been doing man on the street interviews since 2001. I’ve never even seen your stuff. Bless your heart,” Ross responded.

Read the full exchange between the comedians after the cut!

Click inside to read the full, heated Twitter exchange between Billy and Ross… More Here! »

Amy Poehler Leads 'Difficult People' Table Read at Vulture Festival

Amy Poehler arrives backstage at the 2016 Vulture Festival on Saturday (May 21) at Milk Studios in New York City.

The Difficult People executive producer was joined by the show’s new cast member Megan Hilty and Jessica Jones star Krysten Ritter at the festival that day.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Amy Poehler

Amy led a table read of an excerpt from Difficult People’s upcoming second season with stars Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner, who were joined by special guest Nathan Lane.

FYI: Krysten is wearing a Josie Natori dress.

10+ pictures inside of Amy Poehler and more attending the 2016 Vulture Festival
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