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Garry Shandling

  1. books
    The It’s Garry Shandling’s Show Theme Song Was Written in an ElevatorPlus other highlights from a new book about the late comedian, edited by Judd Apatow.
  2. appreciations
    Rip Torn Was an Unforgettable Force on The Larry Sanders ShowAs Larry’s producer Artie, the late actor epitomized the ultimate showbiz friend.
  3. books
    Revisiting Larry Sanders’s Late-Night Host ConfessionsThe fictional autobiography is a pure distillation of Garry Shandling’s humor.
  4. wisdom
    Digging Through the Comedy and Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling“Be this now. You don’t have to be something. This is it. Enjoy.”
  5. from the archives
    Garry Shandling and Ricky Gervais’s Epic Sparring MatchLooking back on an incredibly awkward interview between the high-energy Brit and Zen-energy American.
  6. The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling Is an Intimate Portrait of a Comedy PioneerJudd Apatow’s HBO documentary is an exhaustive and emotional account of the late TV legend.
  7. Judd Apatow and Conan O’Brien Talk ‘The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling’Here’s a clip from Judd Apatow’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where he and O’Brien chat about his two-part, four-hour documentary The Zen […]
  8. Here’s the Trailer for Judd Apatow’s HBO Documentary ‘The Zen Diaries of […]Today, HBO released the first trailer for Judd Apatow’s two-part, four-hour Garry Shandling documentary, titled The Zen Diaries of Garry […]
  9. Judd Apatow’s Two-Part Garry Shandling Documentary Debuts in MarchLast year, Judd Apatow revealed that he was working on a documentary about the late Garry Shandling, and now the project has a premiere date. […]
  10. sexual harassment
    Writer Janis Hirsch Recalls Being Harassed Working on Garry Shandling’s ShowJanis Hirsch was asked to quit after an actor put his genitalia on her shoulder when she wasn’t looking.
  11. Tom Petty’s Best Onscreen Cameos“I’ve heard of you, man. You’re famous.”
  12. influences
    How Garry Shandling’s Unexpected Death Inspired the Most Recent Episode of Girls“The truth was that Judd [Apatow] lost Garry Shandling.”
  13. Judd Apatow Is Working on a Documentary About Garry ShandlingAlmost a year after his death, Garry Shandling is getting the documentary treatment from one of his biggest fans. On Twitter yesterday, Judd […]
  14. trailer mix
    Dying Laughing Trailer: Comedians Talk Failure“Comedy is purely a result of your ability to withstand self-torture.”
  15. The Comedy Luminaries We Lost in 2016 The verdict is in and 2016 was a real whopper of a year, one that’s felt more like the Twilight Zone or ever-so-slightly less intense episode […]
  16. Jeffrey Tambor Told Us What Garry Shandling Taught Him About ComedyThe passing of the comedy torch.
  17. Watch Eddie Vedder and Judd Apatow’s Wonderful Musical Tribute to Garry […]At Bonnaroo over the weekend, Judd Apatow teamed up with Eddie Vedder for a wonderful tribute to the late Garry Shandling. Apatow has […]
  18. memorials
    Judd Apatow, Sarah Silverman, and Jeffrey Tambor Pay Tribute to Garry Shandling“He revealed his truth, his pain, his struggle, his fight to lead an ego-less life,” Judd Apatow said.
  19. Judd Apatow, Sarah Silverman, Kevin Nealon, and More Remember Garry […]It’s been a month since Garry Shandling died at his home in Los Angeles, and while there have been many tributes to him over the past few […]
  20. Kevin Nealon Looks Back on His 35+ Year Friendship with Garry ShandlingSNL alum Kevin Nealon has a wonderful piece out today at The Hollywood Reporter that’s a followup of sorts to yesterday’s news that a ton of […]
  21. in memoriam
    Nealon Recalls Shandling’s Friendship“It’s like he was a lifeguard.”
  22. Comedians Honor Garry Shandling by Playing One More Basketball Game at His […]To pay their respects to Garry Shandling, a bunch of his comedian friends recently met at Shandling’s house to continue one of his weekly […]
  23. Comics Honor Garry Shandling Through BasketballKathy Griffin, Bill Maher, Judd Apatow, and Jeffrey Tambor were there.
  24. last night on late night
    Late Night Remembers Garry Shandling“I have to tell you, this is a devastating shock to me and just about everybody I know.”
  25. Remembering Garry Shandling’s Early Version of Larry SandersI would much prefer that the article I’m writing today was about an old episode of Letterman or Conan, but today we look back at one of the […]
  26. ‘The Larry Sanders Show’ Is Returning to HBOGarry Shandling’s beloved ‘90s sitcom is returning to HBO. According to The Wrap, Shandling and HBO made a deal before his death to bring The […]
  27. Conan O’Brien Remembers Garry ShandlingConan O’Brien and his late night team heard the sad news of Garry Shandling’s passing right before yesterday’s Conan taping, so during the […]
  28. the larry sanders show
    Garry Shandling’s The Larry Sanders Show Is Returning to HBOAs part of a deal Garry Shandling negotiated with the network before his death.
  29. in memoriam
    Celebrities React to the Death of Garry ShandlingShandling died Thursday at the age of 66.
  30. legacies
    Garry Shandling Was One of American Television’s Greatest ArtistsHe made the kind of comedy you could barely stand to look at, and couldn’t look away from.
  31. Comedian, Actor, Producer, and Writer Garry Shandling Dies at 66Incredibly sad news for the comedy world today: TMZ is reporting that Garry Shandling – best known for his work on It’s Garry Shandling’s Show […]
  32. obits
    Garry Shandling Dead at 66A publicity rep for Shandling confirmed his death.
  33. Jeff Goldblum, Garry Shandling, and Judd Apatow Trade Therapist StoriesHere’s a clip from Judd Apatow’s second Late Late Show episode as guest host last week featuring guests Jeff Goldblum and Garry Shandling, […]
  34. What I’ve Learned About Comedy From Two Years of Hanging in the ArchivesThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  35. Garry Shandling Gives You a Tour of Las Vegas in His First Standup SpecialThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  36. Jeffrey Tambor Shares a Bunch of Great ‘Larry Sanders Show’ Stories“[It was] one of the great auditions of my life … That evening, around 5 p.m., I called and I said, ‘May I speak to Garry?’ … He came on […]
  37. sitcom smackdown
    Sitcom Smackdown: Community Vs. Larry SandersMeta vs. vérité, Troy and Abed vs. Larry and Artie.
  38. ‘It’s Garry Shandling’s Show’: Just as Influential as You Probably Don’t […]Garry Shandling is one of the most innovative and influential comedians of all time. However, when Shout Factory released the entire Larry […]
  39. ‘The Larry Sanders Show’ Cast Reunites and Garry Shandling (Wisely) […]Entertainment Weekly reunited some classic TV and movie casts for this month’s reunion issue, including Arrested Development, Cheers, and […]
  40. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz Asks: What’s Your Favorite Episode of The Larry Sanders Show?The HBO show premiered twenty years ago today.
  41. ‘Community’s’ McHale and Brie Charm Their Respective Late Night Hosts With the upfronts coming up next week, Joel McHale and Alison Brie reminded us of the benefit of casting such good-looking, charming actors. […]
  42. robert downey jr.
    Watch Jamie Foxx, Garry Shandling, and Mel Gibson Pay Tribute to Robert Downey Jr.The iconic actors powwow in this video shown at last month’s American Cinematheque tribute to Robert Downey Jr.
  43. nostalgia fact-check
    How Does The Larry Sanders Show Hold Up?Hey now!
  44. Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd, Paul Feig, Ken Jeong, Garry Shandling […]You know you’re in Canada when a shmuck like me is allowed into a star-studded comedy awards ceremony and the security guard actually […]
  45. Was The Larry Sanders Show’s ‘Larry Sanders Show’ Any Good?The Larry Sanders Show is a really enjoyable viewing experience, but is “The Larry Sanders Show” any good? Confused? Well, I’m talking about […]
  46. Taxi Killer Starring Jane Lynch, and Nine Other Less Than Impressive Film […]Not every actor can be as lucky as Jason Schwartzman and have their first film be Wes Anderson’s Rushmore (and first TV appearance, Freaks and […]
  47. Comedy Buddha Garry Shandling Soothes WTF With Marc MaronWhile Garry Shandling’s WTF with Marc Maron episode obviously covers his career from Sanford And Son to The Larry Sanders Show, as well as the […]
  48. classics
    Your Favorite Comedy Exists Because of ‘The Larry Sanders Show’This is why ‘Larry Sanders’ is a big deal.
  49. The Larry Sanders Show Was Pretty Much the Best Comedy Ever, and Garry […]The Larry Sanders Show is one of the most influential TV comedies ever made. Shows like 30 Rock and Curb Your Enthusiasm probably wouldn’t […]
  50. chat room
    Iron Man 2’s Garry Shandling on Conan, Leno, Tiger“I like to talk on the cell when I do interviews. That way, I double my chances of getting brain cancer: from the cell phone, and from the questions.”