Garry Shandling

Biography: Comedian Garry Shandling is best known for his top-rated, award-winning parody of television talk shows The Larry Sanders Show, which aired on the HBO cable network from 1993 to 1998. He started out as a comedy writer for other sitcoms and as a standup comedian. He landed his first television show, the It's Garry Shandling's Show, on Fox in 1985. The show was heavily autobiographical, to the point of replicating his apartment on a soundstage. Shandling, however, made his biggest impression with Larry Sanders, a show about the trials, tribulations, and double-dealing that goes on behind the scenes of a latenight talk show. Much of the show's material was drawn from experiences Shandling endured or witnessed on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, where he was a popular guest star. In addition to performing live and on television, Shandling has also played character roles in feature films, beginning with The Night We Never Met (1993).

Garry Shandling's Scores

Average career score: 95
Highest Metascore: 99 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 4
Lowest Metascore: 91 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
6 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 17 Aug 31, 2009 Guest tbd
tbd The Primetime Emmy Awards Sep 19, 2004 Himself - Host tbd
tbd The Primetime Emmy Awards Sep 21, 2003 Himself - Host tbd
tbd The Primetime Emmy Awards Sep 10, 2000 Himself - Host / Writer tbd
99 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 6 Mar 15, 1998 Larry Sanders / Writer / Director 5.3
97 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 5 Nov 13, 1996 Larry Sanders / Writer 5.6
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 4 Sep 2, 1996 Guest (Cameo) tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 3 Sep 4, 1995 Guest (Cameo) tbd
99 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 4 Jul 19, 1995 Larry Sanders / Writer 5.6
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 2 Aug 29, 1994 Guest tbd
93 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 3 Jun 22, 1994 Larry Sanders / Writer 7.2
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 1 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 6.3
91 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 2 Jun 2, 1993 Larry Sanders / Writer 6.9
91 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 1 Aug 15, 1992 Larry Sanders / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 7.4
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 1 May 25, 1992 Guest 3.9
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 30 Oct 1, 1991 Guest tbd
tbd The Grammy Awards Feb 20, 1991 Himself - Host tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 29 Oct 2, 1990 Guest tbd
tbd It's Garry Shandling's Show: Season 4 Nov 10, 1989 Garry Shandling / Writer tbd
tbd It's Garry Shandling's Show: Season 3 Oct 21, 1988 Garry Shandling / Writer tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 27 Oct 10, 1988 Guest tbd
tbd It's Garry Shandling's Show: Season 2 Oct 25, 1987 Garry Shandling / Writer / Creator tbd
tbd It's Garry Shandling's Show: Season 1 Sep 10, 1986 Garry Shandling / Writer / Creator tbd
tbd Welcome Back, Kotter: Season 3 Sep 10, 1977 Contributing Writer tbd
tbd Sanford and Son: Season 6 Sep 24, 1976 Writer tbd
tbd Welcome Back, Kotter: Season 2 Sep 23, 1976 Writer tbd
tbd Sanford and Son: Season 5 Sep 12, 1975 Writer tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 24 Oct 1, 1962 Guest Host tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 25 Oct 1, 1962 Guest Host tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 26 Oct 1, 1962 Guest Host tbd

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