Search - List of Books by Garry Shandling

"I think it's one of the main negative emotional ingredients that fuels show business, because there's so much at stake and the fear of failure looms large." -- Garry Shandling
Garry Shandling (born November 29, 1949) is an American comedian, actor and writer. He is best known for his work in It's Garry Shandling's Show and The Larry Sanders Show.

Shandling began his career writing for sitcoms such as Sanford and Son and Welcome Back, Kotter. He made a successful stand-up performance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and became a frequent guest-host on the show. Shandling was for a time considered the leading contender to replace Carson (other hopefuls were Joan Rivers, David Letterman and David Brenner). In 1986 he created the show It's Garry Shandling's Show for the pay cable channel Showtime, which was nominated for four Emmy Awards (including one for Shandling); it lasted until 1990. His second show, "The Larry Sanders Show," which began airing on HBO on 1992, was more successful. Shandling was nominated for 18 Emmy Awards for the show and won in 1998, along with Peter Tolan, for writing the series finale.

During his three-decade career, Shandling has been nominated for 19 Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, 11 CableACE Awards, a BAFTA Award, three American Comedy Awards, two Writers' Guild of America Award nominations, and two Satellite Award nominations. In 2004, he was presented with the Austin Film Festival's Outstanding Television Writer Award.

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Confessions of a Late-night Talk-show Host The Autobiography of Larry Sanders
Confessions of a Late Night Talk Show Host
1998 - Confessions of a Late Night Talk Show Host (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780684812045
ISBN-10: 0684812045
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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