Hey Now: A Look Back At “The Larry Sanders Show”

While many shows have been considered influential in their field, there’s no denying how powerful The Larry Sanders Show has been to various sitcoms such as Curb Your Enthusiasm and 30 Rock. After turning down several offers to host his own talk show, Garry Shandling decided to make a sitcom based on the star of a fictional late night talk show. Over six seasons, the show has earned numerous awards, including three Primetime Emmy Awards and four American Comedy Awards. We take a look at the whereabouts of the show’s cast and explore some little-known trivia in the process.

Garry Shandling

Show creator Garry Shandling enjoyed major success with its 89 episode run. The Tuscon, Arizona native never had a wife or kids, but that didn’t stop him from enjoying a game or two of basketball every week.

Garry Shandling

As an avid boxing fan, Shandling owned the Wildcard West Boxing Gym with Friday Night Lights directorPeter Berg. On March 24, 2016, the director died in his home at the age of 66 from a blood clot in his lungs. His final acting role was the voice of Ikki in the 2016 film The Jungle Book, which was dedicated to him.