HBO television sitcom about Larry Sanders, a talk-show host. This show goes 'behind-the-scenes' to reveal Larry's humorous interactions with the producers and guests. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
Originally, a real studio audience was used for the talk show scenes. But sometimes the scenes would take several hours to shoot, which was tough on the audience. Eventually, they stopped having an audience, unless the episode needed crowd reaction shots. A laugh track was used instead. See more »
Sufficiently skewers the late-night circuit. The most important names in 21st century comedy were on this show. Forget Seinfeld, this was the funniest show on TV of its time, because it felt so real. Can Garry Shandling ever do another show after this? He may have shot his career in the foot after exposing the true demons that run in entertainment circles. Devastatingly funny and will be influential to many. One of a kind. "I hate you, I hate my audience, I hate this network, I hate this job, I hate myself. So, your show is on Tuesdays at 8:30 on ABC, right? We'll be right back. Stay tuned."
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