He followed the Emmy award-nominated series with The Larry Sanders Show
The consummate comedian's comedian, Shandling may never have reached the cultural ubiquity of his friends Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David, and Judd Apatow, Hollywood's current comedic directorial king who got his start as a staff writer on The Larry Sanders Show
Imagine The Larry Sanders show
with puppets and you'll get the right idea.
Career: Piven's debut movie was 1986's Lucas, but he didn't have a significant screen role until 1992, when he landed a regular part in The Larry Sanders Show
The characters Stevie Grant, played by Bob Odenkirk on The Larry Sanders Show
, and Ari Gold, played by Jeremy Piven on Entourage, are said to be based on him.
The festival will open at the Odeon, London Road, on November 1 with the film Girls Will Be Girls, directed by Richard Day who was writer/producer on the Larry Sanders Show
TV writer Bryan Fuller still remembers the moment 2 1/2 years ago when his agent called to tell him that award-winning director Todd Holland (Twin, Peaks, The Larry Sanders Show
, Malcolm in the Middle) had read his work and wanted to meet him.
Garry Shandling, star of The Larry Sanders Show
, created his offering out of two royal blue skull caps with the Star of David, while busty Baywatch star Pamela Anderson went for a fluffy white Playgirl look.
Almost Live revels in every chat show cliche that the Larry Sanders Show
skewered mercilessly half a decade ago: An opening monologue, a sidekick to banter with, and questions that probe as deep as the average mosquito.
The second series, expected on the screens next year, will run for 13 episodes and will be co-written by American creator Fred Barron, who has written for the US hit shows Seinfeld and The Larry Sanders Show
GARRY Shandling, the actor-comedian who starred in the long-running, critically-praised talk show spoof The Larry Sanders Show
, is to team up with director Mike Nichols to film What Planet Are You From?
Especially when it is the brainchild of Steve Levitan, the man behind Frasier and The Larry Sanders Show