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August 14, 1992 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
He stands. Behind him is the curtain, facing him the studio audience, the camera and millions of faceless Americans preparing, once again, to be sent off to bed with an hour of light amusement and verbal vapor loosely defined as communication. He speaks. "Anyway, so how many of you saw Bill Clinton. . . ." He finishes the joke, then waits for the audience to finish laughing. He could be Carson or Leno or. . . . But he's not.
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May 26, 1998 | PAUL BROWNFIELD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unlike the 21-gun salute given the departure of "Seinfeld," there is only the occasional round of sniper fire as "The Larry Sanders Show" goes off the air Sunday after six seasons on the pay cable channel HBO. Those shots are the lingering result of the lawsuits bandied back and forth between series star and co-creator Garry Shandling and Shandling's former manager, Brad Grey.
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ENTERTAINMENT
August 12, 1993 | DANIEL CERONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Garry Shandling, whom CBS has been passionately courting for months to host a late-night TV series following David Letterman, finally put the issue to rest Wednesday with an announcement that his acclaimed comedy series, "The Larry Sanders Show," will continue on HBO for two more years.
BUSINESS
March 5, 1998 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As Home Box Office's critically lauded comedy "The Larry Sanders Show" begins its farewell season later this month, the courtroom drama involving those behind the program is getting into full swing.
BUSINESS
March 5, 1998 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As Home Box Office's critically lauded comedy "The Larry Sanders Show" begins its farewell season later this month, the courtroom drama involving those behind the program is getting into full swing.
NEWS
November 17, 1996 | Associated Press
Garry Shandling's ironic talk show spoof "The Larry Sanders Show" led winners at Saturday's CableACE Awards, including trophies for best comedy, acting, directing and writing. Home Box Office, which airs "Larry Sanders," hit the jackpot with 28 wins in the 18th annual ceremony, held in Los Angeles. It was followed by A&E Television Network and ESPN with six each.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 26, 1998 | PAUL BROWNFIELD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unlike the 21-gun salute given the departure of "Seinfeld," there is only the occasional round of sniper fire as "The Larry Sanders Show" goes off the air Sunday after six seasons on the pay cable channel HBO. Those shots are the lingering result of the lawsuits bandied back and forth between series star and co-creator Garry Shandling and Shandling's former manager, Brad Grey.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 6, 1995 | Howard Rosenberg
It's considered impolite to kick someone who appears to be down. Yet no one merits kicking more than the host of shrill, obnoxious "Carnie," whose ratings--despite being best among new daytime talk shows this season--still may not ensure its survival, so high are audience demands and fiscal stakes in this arena. The show's distributor says its fate is still undecided. Yet word from "industry sources," reports Broadcasting & Cable magazine, is that "Carnie" will be yanked by Warner Bros.
BUSINESS
January 16, 1998 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a lawsuit with potential implications for the relationship between personal managers and their star entertainment clients, comedian Garry Shandling is seeking $100 million from his former manager, Brad Grey, for allegedly failing to protect the comic's interests while furthering his own as a producer.
BUSINESS
January 16, 1998 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a lawsuit with potential implications for the relationship between personal managers and their star entertainment clients, comedian Garry Shandling is seeking $100 million from his former manager, Brad Grey, for allegedly failing to protect the comic's interests while furthering his own as a producer.
NEWS
November 17, 1996 | Associated Press
Garry Shandling's ironic talk show spoof "The Larry Sanders Show" led winners at Saturday's CableACE Awards, including trophies for best comedy, acting, directing and writing. Home Box Office, which airs "Larry Sanders," hit the jackpot with 28 wins in the 18th annual ceremony, held in Los Angeles. It was followed by A&E Television Network and ESPN with six each.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 6, 1995 | Howard Rosenberg
It's considered impolite to kick someone who appears to be down. Yet no one merits kicking more than the host of shrill, obnoxious "Carnie," whose ratings--despite being best among new daytime talk shows this season--still may not ensure its survival, so high are audience demands and fiscal stakes in this arena. The show's distributor says its fate is still undecided. Yet word from "industry sources," reports Broadcasting & Cable magazine, is that "Carnie" will be yanked by Warner Bros.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 12, 1993 | DANIEL CERONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Garry Shandling, whom CBS has been passionately courting for months to host a late-night TV series following David Letterman, finally put the issue to rest Wednesday with an announcement that his acclaimed comedy series, "The Larry Sanders Show," will continue on HBO for two more years.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 14, 1992 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
He stands. Behind him is the curtain, facing him the studio audience, the camera and millions of faceless Americans preparing, once again, to be sent off to bed with an hour of light amusement and verbal vapor loosely defined as communication. He speaks. "Anyway, so how many of you saw Bill Clinton. . . ." He finishes the joke, then waits for the audience to finish laughing. He could be Carson or Leno or. . . . But he's not.
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