In Monday’s Tonight Show homage to The Larry Sanders Show, Jimmy Fallon is celebrating his fifth anniversary as host and runs into a a panda-suited Ben Stiller backstage, who is unhappy that his surprise is ruined and takes it out on Fallon. After which, Fallon checks in on Tina Fey ahead of the taping; she’s unhappy…
“Garry told an audience, ‘Don’t worry, folks, you’re gonna feel good by comparison when I leave the stage.” That nugget comes from his fellow stand-up veteran Jim Carrey in this first look at The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling, HBO’s 4 1/2-hour, two-part documentary about the comedy icon who died in 2016.
It has been nearly 20 years since Larry Sanders and Hank Kingsley sat on that fictional late-night stage together, but with the death of Garry Shandling today, Jeffrey Tambor revealed a deep sense of loss for his friend. "I am so sad," said the actor of Shandling passing at age 66.
Garry Shandling, the writer, actor, producer and comedian best known for his long-running and influential HBO series The Larry Sanders Show and his groundbreaking sitcom It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, died today at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 66. No cause of death was released.