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Billy on the Street

About Billy

Billy Eichner was born September 18, 1978 and raised in New York City. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School (NY) in 1996. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, where he majored in Theater.

He is the star, executive producer and creator of "Funny Or Die's Billy on the Street," a comedy game show that airs on Fuse TV. Billy is also a special correspondent for "Conan." He has been a regular performer at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He is a commentator on pop culture via his Twitter account.

Billy on the Street

Funny or Die's Billy on the Street is a music and pop culture game show. Join comedian Billy Eichner, unfiltered and unapologetic, as he hits the streets of New York City to test unsuspecting passersby. Billy gives contestants the chance to win cash and other prizes by playing games such as "Quizzed in the Face," with lifeline options to Beg a Stranger or Ask an Asian. Other games include "Where in the World is John Mayer's Penis?" and "Name 20 White People in 30 Seconds." Billy on the Street airs exclusively on Fuse, with new episodes every Friday at 10/9C.

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Ten Random Questions for Billy Eichner
Malibu Magazine - April 16, 2013
Billy Eichner Is the Funniest Man on the Internet
The Jewish Daily Forward - March 14, 2013
Billy Eichner: 'I Would Not Have a Career Without Facebook and Twitter'
Backstage - March 13, 2013
Funny or Die's Billy Eichner on How To Be Fearless, And Maybe a Little Rude
Fast Company - March 8, 2013
Billy Eichner and the Pop Culture Maniac That is "Billy on the Street"
Bullseye with Jesse Thorn - January 28, 2012
Nobody Cares About 'Star Trek' Anymore
The Atlantic - January 31, 2012
The Kevin & Bean Show (audio)
KROQ - January 25, 2012
New and Old Media Keep Billy Eichner on the Streets
Mashable - December 7, 2012
Billy Eichner's top 6 reasons to watch the new season of 'Billy on the Street'
Entertainment Weekly - December 7, 2012
Billy Eichner is 'On the Street' with game show
USA Today - December 6, 2012
Twitter Highlights from the Billy on the Street Premiere
PAPERMAG - December 5, 2012
The Must List
Entertainment Weekly - January 20, 2012
A Game Show of Sorts, the Really Loud and Potentially Uncomfortable Sort
The New York Times - December 21, 2011
Fuse Sets Dec. 7 Return for 'Billy on the Street'
The New York Times - November 8, 2012
'Funny or Die's Billy on the Street' debuts on FuseTV
Los Angeles Times - December 21, 2011
Be 'Street' wise and earn money
Los Angeles Times - December 22, 2011
"Billy on the Street" Host Billy Eichner Talks His Pop Culture Game Show & Arguing With Homeless People
Complex Pop Culture - Decemember 22, 2011
Fuse Lights Up Funny or Die's Comedic Game Show Billy on the Street
TV Guide - December 22, 2011
"Billy on the Street" Comic Rags on Sandra Bullock, Rachael Ray, and Grindr!
The Village Voice - October 24, 2012
Billy Eichner Met Madonna, Promptly Freaked Out
Vulture - October 24, 2012
Fuse launching street-based game show in NYC
AP - December 20, 2011
Ferrell’s Funny Or Die Site Trades on Comic’s A-List Reach
Bloomberg - December 22, 2011
'Funny Or Die' takes burning pop culture questions to streets
Chicago Tribune - December 22, 2011
Off the Wall
Newsday - December 17, 2011
Page Six -- Sightings
New York Post - December 11, 2011
The Tube this Week!
In Touch - January 2, 2012