Garry Shandling

Garry Shandling Leaves Behind $668k Estate, But ... Likely Has Millions More

At first blush, it appears <b>Garry Shandling</b> left behind an estate of less than a million dollars -- a surprisingly low amount for the mega-successful …

Comedy

Judd Apatow's Candid Pros and Cons of Directing Documentaries (Guest Column)

No money, no early call times, no Jeff Goldblum: The 'Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling' filmmaker finds pain and pleasure in his Emmy-nominated …

Comedy

A First Step for Hollywood Harassers: "Say You're Sorry and Mean It" (Guest Column)

Janis Hirsch, who endured her own #MeToo moment on 'It's Garry Shandling's Show,' advises misbehaving men to apologize and own their blame: "I …

Garry Shandling

HBO Airing Game Of Thrones Marathon To Celebrate Emmy Nominations

In celebration of the slew of Emmy nominations the network has received, HBO will air Season 7 of <i>Game of Thrones</i> as well as some of its other nominated shows across a few channels. The shows and movies will air during the Emmy Awards voting period, as well as during the Emmys Awards ceremony.<p>In …

Game of Thrones

The National Comedy Center Opens, Jim Gaffigan Hologram and All

Jamestown, N.Y., has long been known as the hometown of the “I Love Lucy” star Lucille Ball (and the site of a much-mocked, since-remade sculpture of her). Now, the city is hoping to expand its reputation for humor with the opening this week of the National Comedy Center, a museum devoted to, as …

The Arts

Judd Apatow on the Genius of "Mentor" Garry Shandling

The helmer of the HBO documentary 'The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling' reflects on his longtime friendship with the stand-up comic and his Emmy night …

Comedy

'I had convinced myself that it wasn't gonna happen': Judd Apatow on his Emmy nominations

Judd Apatow was in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, directing an episode of “Crashing” for HBO when he learned that his documentary, “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling” had been nominated for an Emmy for outstanding documentary, and Apatow for best director in that category.<p>The film is an exhaustive look at …

Comedy

Judd Apatow on the Mystery Behind Garry Shandling

Judd Apatow’s passion project, the HBO documentary on his friend Garry Shandling titled “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling,” was nominated for three Emmys on Thursday, including best documentary special and best director for a documentary.<p>It is a no-holds barred look at the life of a comedy icon, …

Comedy

Judd Apatow, Writer, director & standup comedian - Brief but Spectacular | PBS NewsHour

<b>Judy Woodruff:</b> Now another installment of our weekly Brief But Spectacular series, where we ask people about their passions.<p>Judd Apatow is a …

Comedy

Judd Apatow on missing Garry Shandling, being Adam Sandler’s roommate and family trips to Sephora

<b>Judd Apatow:</b><p>I generally don’t act due to, I have a voice in my head that’s like, no one wants to look at you. And I have to always overcome that.<p>I …

Comedy

Watch Judd Apatow Praise Garry Shandling’s Mysterious Genius in HBO Doc

Judd Apatow talks about his relationship with his comic hero Garry Shandling in the trailer for new HBO documentary <i>The Zen Diaries of Garry …

Comedy

Garry Shandling: 10 Best TV Moments

Shandling on ‘The Tonight Show’ (1981)<p>In 1978, after a stint writing for sitcoms like <i>Sanford and Son</i> and <i>Welcome Back</i>, <i>Kotter</i>, a frustrated Shandling …

Comedy

Judd Apatow On Returning To Stand-Up, Why Comedy Is Personal And The Influence Of Garry Shandling – Behind The Lens

With a vibrant producing and directing career that has spawned hit movies like <i>Trainwreck, The Big Sick, Knocked Up, The 40-Year Old Virgin,</i> …

Comedy

Former Brentwood estate of comedy great Garry Shandling is listed for $13 million

The longtime Brentwood estate of late comic and writer Garry Shandling is returning to market as a development opportunity for $13 million.<p>The walled and gated estate centers on a 6,100-square-foot, Hacienda-style residence where Shandling had lived for more than two decades. It was also the …

Real Estate

#211 Arnie and Jay Kogen

In celebration of Father's Day, Gilbert and Frank welcome Emmy-winning comedy writers Arnie and Jay Kogen ("The Carol Burnett Show," "Newhart," "The …

Comedy

Judd Apatow shares what fans can expect from his MasterClass

Whether he’s producing, writing, mentoring, directing, or performing stand-up, Judd Apatow consistently delivers laughs. So it’s no surprise that the …

Comedy

Judd Apatow: 'The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling'

Filmmaker Judd Apatow explores the life of a mentor and fellow comedian in “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling."

Comedy

Conversation: Alan Zweibel & Martin Short

I recently saw a show where Aztec Two-Step did the songbook of Simon & Garfunkel (see the $6 The Best of Simon & Garfunkel for the songbook). More …

Comedy

How Judd Apatow relearned stand-up by making a Garry Shandling documentary

Judd Apatow hasn't directed a feature film since 2015's "Trainwreck" — he's working on a couple of ideas right now, he tells The Times — but that doesn't mean he's just been listening to true-crime podcasts and arguing with his wife, actress Leslie Mann, over whether it's time to bail on watching a …

Comedy

Jeremy Piven to headline Laugh Factory

Laugh Factory Chicago will host a run of Jeremy Piven’s stand-up performances, slated for May 10-13.<p>Piven, an Evanston-native best known as boorish Hollywood agent Ari Gold on “Entourage,” honed his early comedic chops with a recurring role on Garry Shandling's “The Larry Sanders Show.”<p>“Jeremy …

The Theatre

It’s never felt more prophetic or satisfying to watch Garry Shandling’s legendarily hostile sit-down with Ricky Gervais

As he once made the transition—circa 2007 or 2008 or so—from “beloved TV creator” to “Yeah, what?,” Ricky Gervais spent early 2018 transitioning his …

Comedy

The Day Garry Shandling Tried to Talk Sense to Ricky Gervais

Judd Apatow waits approximately 200 minutes before he shows HBO viewers the most revealing archival video footage in his leisurely paced but …

Comedy

Episode 906 - Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite / E of Eels

Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper are musicians with wildly different backgrounds but a unifying love of the blues. Charlie was there at the birth …

Chicago Blues

Jim Carrey, Patton Oswalt, and More Mourn Death of Comedian Mitzi Shore

Comedy matriarch Mitzki Shore died early Wednesday morning at age 87, according to her son Pauly.<p>Shore established the famous Los Angeles stand-up …

Stand Up Comedy

Mitzi Shore, Comedy Store owner, dead at 87

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mitzi Shore, who could make and break careers as the owner of the Comedy Store, has died after battling Parkinson's disease. She was 87.<p>A who's who of legendary comedians passed through the Sunset Strip club, with David Letterman once describing Shore as a "den mother" to the eccentric …

Comedy

Stand Up Comedy Matriarch Mitzi Shore Has Died

Mitzi Shore, who founded the Los Angeles stand-up comedy club The Comedy Store in 1972, has died at age 87. She became a matriarch for a generation …

Stand Up Comedy

Stand-up comedy matriarch Mitzi Shore dies at 87

Mitzi Shore, who founded the Los Angeles stand-up comedy club The Comedy Store in 1972, has died at age 87. She became a matriarch for a generation …

Stand Up Comedy

Mitzi Shore, Owner of the Comedy Store, Dead at 87

Mitzi Shore, founder and owner of the iconic Los Angeles comedy club the Comedy Store, has died at 87. According to TMZ, Shore died Wednesday morning …

Comedy

HBO's Garry Shandling Doc Shows 'Comedy Is Hard'; The Lessons Don't End There

Judd Apatow’s <i>The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling</i> joins the proud tradition of HBO Documentaries and provides great insights not only about Shandling and comedy but about any business built on a foundation of creativity. Beginning and ending with Shandling’s far-too-early death, it reinforces the old …

Comedy

Judd Apatow Director of "The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling"

Comedy