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August 16, 2015

THIRTEEN’S “Treasure of New York: Friars Club”

Get an inside look at one of the city’s most exclusive private clubs, known for its celebrity roasts and a membership that reads like a who’s who of entertainment royalty, from Irving Berlin to Frank Sinatra, Johnny Carson to Jimmy Fallon, Lucille Ball to Lisa Lampanelli. This documentary explores the club’s rich history through never before seen footage of Friars roasts and interviews.

August 15, 2015

THIRTEEN’S Slide Show “Friars Through The Years”

Founded in 1904, the Friars Club has been home to scores of celebrity roasts. The Friars live by a sacred motto: “We only roast the ones we love.”

May 24, 2015

Stephen Fry at the Friars Club

Stephen Fry looks at what he thinks is the funniest language along with comedians Stewie Stone and Ari Teman.

May 22, 2015

THE LINCOLN AWARDS: A Concert for Veterans and The Military Family

A Kennedy Center concert in celebration of the Lincoln Awards, which recognizes outstanding achievement and excellence in providing opportunities and support to veterans and military families.

November 3, 2014

Jimmy Fallon and Friars Club Abbot Jerry Lewis

Friar Jimmy Fallon talks to Friars Abbot Jerry Lewis about the inspiration behind his musical comedy bits, and they recreate Jerry's band lip-sync scene from The Errand Boy.

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