HBO Sets a Premiere Date for Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays

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Billy Crystal 700 Sundays Info

Billy Crystal (Photo: Carol Rosegg)

HBO will debut Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays on April 19, 2014 at 9pm ET/PT. The six-time Emmy winner/award-winning writer’s two-hour two-act play was taped in front of a live audience in January 2014 and finds Crystal playing multiple characters who’ve greatly influenced him over the years. According to HBO’s description, 700 Sundays is “about family and fate, loving and loss.”
 
“Billy Crystal has been a beloved member of the HBO family for more than three decades,” said Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. “It’s thrilling to us that he decided to let us film this legendary theatrical event.” 700 Sundays marks Crystal’s sixth HBO solo special following On Location, A Comics Line, Don’t Get Me Started, The Lost Minutes, and Midnight Train to Moscow).
 
“I am thrilled to be back home at HBO. I always felt this would be the last time I would perform 700 Sundays. Taping it so more people can see the play is very exciting. Most importantly, my grandchildren and others to come will get to know about our family and its unique history.”
 
Additional airdates include April 21 (noon, 8:00 p.m.), 24 (1:00 p.m., 1:05 a.m.), 27 (5:15 p.m.) and 29 (9:30 a.m., 7:00 p.m.), and May 3 (2:00 p.m., 12:55 a.m.), 6 (6:00 p.m.), 9 (9:30 a.m.), 14 (3:00 p.m.), 18 (noon) and 26 (10:15 p.m.). HBO2 playdates: April 24 (9:00 p.m.), 26 (10:45 a.m.), 28 (8:45 a.m., 6:00 p.m.) and 30 (11:30 p.m.), and May 2 (7:30 a.m., 9:00 p.m.), 7 (1:40 a.m.), 12 (2:00 p.m.), 17 (9:00 a.m.), 21 (4:10 p.m.), 24 (6:00 p.m.) and 27 (6:45 p.m.).


Source: HBO
 
-Posted by Rebecca Murray

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