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(1992–1998)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1997

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Comedy/Musical

Golden Globes, USA 1996

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Garry Shandling

Golden Globes, USA 1995

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Garry Shandling

Primetime Emmy Awards 1998

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Todd Holland
For episode "Flip".
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Peter Tolan
Garry Shandling
For episode "Flip".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Series
Leslie Tolan
Paul Anderson
Sean K. Lambert
For episode "Flip".
Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic) for a Comedy Series
Peter Smokler (lighting director)
For episode "Flip".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
For playing: "Larry Sanders".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
For playing: "Hank Kingsley".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn
For playing: "Artie".
Outstanding Comedy Series
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Adam Resnick (co-executive producer)
Richard Day (co-executive producer)
Craig Zisk (co-executive producer)
Judd Apatow (co-executive producer)
Michael J. Fitzsimmons (co-ordinating producer)
Alex Gregory (co-producer)
Peter Huyck (co-producer)
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special
Edward L. Moskowitz (production mixer)
Ed Golya (re-recording mixer)
John Bickelhaupt (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Flip".
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Richard Day
Alex Gregory
Peter Huyck
For episode "Putting The 'Gay' Back In Litigation".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Todd Holland (director)
For episode "Everybody Loves Larry".
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Alan Myerson (director)
For episode "Ellen, Or Isn't She".
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera Production
Leslie Tolan (editor)
Paul Anderson (editor)
For the episode "My Name Is Asher Kingsley".
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera Production
Leslie Tolan (editor)
Sean K. Lambert (editor)
For the episode "Everybody Loves Larry".
Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic) for a Comedy Series
Peter Smokler (director of photography)
For episode "Ellen, Or Isn't She".
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
David Duchovny
For playing himself. For episode "Everybody Loves Larry".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
For playing: "Larry Sanders".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Ellen DeGeneres
For playing herself. For episode "Ellen, Or Isn't She?".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
For playing: "Hank Kingsley".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn
For playing: "Artie".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Janeane Garofalo
For playing: "Paula".
Outstanding Comedy Series
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Brad Grey (executive producer)
John Riggi (co-executive producer)
Jon Vitti (co-executive producer)
Becky Hartman Edwards (supervising producer)
Carol Leifer (supervising producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Jeff Cesario (producer)
Todd Holland (co-producer)
John Markus (consulting producer)
Judd Apatow (consulting producer)
Earl Pomerantz (consulting producer)
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special
Edward L. Moskowitz (production mixer)
Ed Golya (re-recording mixer)
John Bickelhaupt (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Ellen, Or Isn't She?".
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Judd Apatow (teleplay/story)
John Markus (teleplay/story)
Garry Shandling (story)
For episode "Ellen, or Isn't She?".
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Peter Tolan (writer)
For episode "My Name is Asher Kingsley".
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Jon Vitti (writer)
For episode "Everybody Loves Larry".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1996

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Todd Holland
For episode "Arthur After Hours".
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Michael Lehmann
For episode "I Was A Teenage Lesbian".
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Mandy Patinkin
For episode "Eight". For playing himself.
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Rosie O'Donnell
For episode "Eight". For playing herself.
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Janeane Garofalo
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Peter Tolan
For episode "Arthur After Hours".
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Jon Vitti
For episode "Hank's Sex Tape".
Outstanding Comedy Series
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Steven Levitan (co-executive producer)
Jon Vitti (co-executive producer)
Maya Forbes (co-executive producer)
John Riggi (co-executive producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Todd Holland (co-producer)
Judd Apatow (consulting producer)
Home Box Office (HBO)
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Maya Forbes (teleplay)
Steven Levitan (teleplay)
Garry Shandling (story)
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Roseanne's Return".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1995

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Comedy Series
Todd Holland
For episode "Hank's Night In The Sun".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn
Outstanding Comedy Series
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Paul Simms (executive producer)
Peter Tolan (executive producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Maya Forbes (co-producer)
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing for a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Peter Tolan
For episode "The Mr. Sharon Stone Show".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing for a Comedy Series
Peter Tolan
For episode "Hank's Night In The Sun".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1994

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Paul Simms (producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Judd Apatow (consulting producer)
Brad Isaacs (consulting producer)
Peter Tolan (consulting producer)
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series
Todd Holland (director)
For episode "Life Behind Larry".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Comedy Series
Maya Forbes (teleplay)
Drake Sather (teleplay)
Garry Shandling (teleplay)
Paul Simms (teleplay)
Victor Levin (story)
For episode "Larry's Agent"

Primetime Emmy Awards 1993

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Fred Barron (executive producer)
Dick Blasucci (supervising producer)
Peter Tolan (supervising producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Dana Carvey
For playing himself. For episode "Guest Host".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Carol Burnett
For playing herself. For episode "The Spider Episode".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling (writer)
Dennis Klein (writer)
For episode "The Hey Now Episode".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling (writer)
Paul Simms (writer)
Peter Tolan (writer)
Rosie Shuster (writer)
For episode "The Spider Episode".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn

BAFTA Awards 1999

Won
BAFTA TV Award
Best International (Programme or Series)
Garry Shandling
Dennis Klein

American Cinema Editors, USA 1999

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Half-Hour Series for Television
Leslie Tolan
Paul Anderson
Sean K. Lambert
For episode "Flip".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1997

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Half-Hour Series for Television
Leslie Tolan
Sean K. Lambert
For episode "Everybody Loves Larry".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1996

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Half-Hour Series for Television
Leslie Tolan
Paul Anderson
For episode "Eight".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1995

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Half-Hour Series for Television
Leslie Dennis Bracken
Paul Anderson
For episode "The Mr. Sharon Stone Show".

American Comedy Awards, USA 1999

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication
Garry Shandling
Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a TV Series
David Duchovny
Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series
Rip Torn
Funniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV Series
Ellen DeGeneres
Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a TV Series
Jim Carrey

American Comedy Awards, USA 1998

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication
Garry Shandling

American Comedy Awards, USA 1996

Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication
Garry Shandling
Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series
Janeane Garofalo

American Comedy Awards, USA 1994

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series
Rip Torn

American Television Awards 1993

Nominated
American Television Award
Best Situation Comedy Series
Best Actor in a Situation Comedy
Garry Shandling
Best Supporting Actor in a Situation Comedy
Rip Torn

British Comedy Awards 1999

Won
British Comedy Award
Best International Comedy Show

British Comedy Awards 1997

Won
British Comedy Award
Best International Comedy Show

CableACE Awards 1997

Won
CableACE
Comedy Series
Directing a Comedy Series
Todd Holland
For the episode "Everybody Loves Larry"
Writing a Comedy Series
Peter Tolan
For the episode "My Name Is Asher Kingsley"
Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn

CableACE Awards 1996

Won
CableACE
Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Comedy Series
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Maya Forbes (co-executive producer)
Steven Levitan (co-executive producer)
John Riggi (co-executive producer)
Jon Vitti (co-executive producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Todd Holland (co-producer)
Home Box Office (HBO)
Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn

CableACE Awards 1995

Won
CableACE
Comedy Series
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Paul Simms (executive producer)
Peter Tolan (executive producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Maya Forbes (co-producer)
Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn
Home Box Office (HBO)
Directing a Comedy Series
Todd Holland
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Hank's Night in the Sun"
Writing a Comedy Series
Peter Tolan
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Hank's Night in the Sun"
Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Home Box Office (HBO)
Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
Home Box Office (HBO)
Writing a Comedy Series
Maya Forbes
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Office Romance"
Writing a Comedy Series
Molly Newman
Garry Shandling
Paul Simms
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "People's Choice"
Writing a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Peter Tolan
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Mr. Sharon Stone's Show"

CableACE Awards 1995

Won
CableACE
Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Home Box Office (HBO)
Directing a Comedy Series
Todd Holland
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Doubt of the Benefit"
Writing a Comedy Series
Drake Sather
Garry Shandling
Peter Tolan
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Doubt of the Benefit"
Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
Home Box Office (HBO)
Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn
Home Box Office (HBO)
Actress in a Comedy Series
Janeane Garofalo
Home Box Office (HBO)
Directing a Comedy Series
Alan Myerson
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Arthur's Crisis"
Writing a Comedy Series
Maya Forbes
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "The Fourteenth Floor"
Writing a Comedy Series
Maya Forbes
Steven Levitan
Garry Shandling
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Roseanne's Return"
Writing a Comedy Series
Paul Simms
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Hank's Divorce"
Editing in a Comedy or Music Special or Series
Paul Anderson
Leslie Dennis Bracken
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Doubt of the Benefit"

CableACE Awards 1995

Won
CableACE
Comedy Series
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Bernie Brillstein (executive producer)
Maya Forbes (co-executive producer)
Steven Levitan (co-executive producer)
Jon Vitti (co-executive producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Judd Apatow (consulting producer)
John Riggi (co-producer)
Home Box Office (HBO)

CableACE Awards 1994

Won
CableACE
Comedy Series
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Garry Shandling (executive producer)
Peter Tolan (co-executive producer)
Dick Blasucci (supervising producer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Paul Simms (producer)
Judd Apatow (consulting producer)
Brad Isaacs (consulting producer)
Actor in a Comedy Series
Rip Torn
Home Box Office (HBO)
Directing a Comedy Series
Todd Holland
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "The Guest Host"
Writing a Comedy Series
Maya Forbes
Victor Levin
Drake Sather
Paul Simms
Garry Shandling
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Larry's Agent"
Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Home Box Office (HBO)
Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor
Home Box Office (HBO)
Directing a Comedy Series
Roy London
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "The List"
Directing a Comedy Series
Ken Kwapis
For episode "The Performance Artist"
Writing a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Paul Simms
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "The Guest Host"
Writing a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Paul Simms
Chris Thompson
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "The Breakdown"
Writing a Comedy Series
Paul Simms
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode "Hank's Contract"

CableACE Awards 1993

Won
CableACE
Comedy Series
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Fred Barron (executive producer)
Peter Tolan (co-executive producer)
Garry Shandling (executive producer/writer)
John Ziffren (producer)
Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Directing a Comedy Series
Ken Kwapis
For episode "The Spiders"
Writing a Comedy Series
Garry Shandling
Rosie Shuster
Paul Simms
Peter Tolan
For episode "The Spiders"
Writing a Comedy Series
Peter Tolan
For episode "The Garden Weasel"

Casting Society of America, USA 1998

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Comedy Episodic
Meg Liberman
Marc Hirschfeld

Casting Society of America, USA 1997

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Comedy Episodic
Meg Liberman
Marc Hirschfeld
Bonnie Zane

Casting Society of America, USA 1996

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Comedy Episodic
Meg Liberman
Marc Hirschfeld

Casting Society of America, USA 1995

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Comedy Episodic
Meg Liberman
Marc Hirschfeld

Casting Society of America, USA 1994

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Comedy Episodic
Meg Liberman
Marc Hirschfeld

Casting Society of America, USA 1993

Won
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Pilot
Francine Maisler
Meg Liberman
Marc Hirschfeld
Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Comedy Episodic
Meg Liberman
Marc Hirschfeld
Michael A. Katcher

Directors Guild of America, USA 1999

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Todd Holland
For episode "Flip".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1997

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Todd Holland
For episode "Everybody Loves Larry".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Alan Myerson
For episode "Ellen, Or Isn't She".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1996

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Todd Holland
For episode "Arthur After Hours".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1995

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Todd Holland
For episode "The Mr. Sharon Stone Show".

GLAAD Media Awards 1997

Nominated
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding TV Comedy Series

Image Awards 1998

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Penny Johnson

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Series
Rip Torn

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
David Duchovny

Peabody Awards 1999

Won
Peabody Award
For episode "Flip".

Peabody Awards 1994

Won
Peabody Award
Home Box Office (HBO)

Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival 1997

Won
Silver Rose
Sitcom
Home Box Office (HBO)

Satellite Awards 1998

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Garry Shandling

Satellite Awards 1997

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Garry Shandling
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Rip Torn

Television Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

Television Critics Association Awards 1997

Won
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
Nominated
TCA Award
Individual Achievement in Comedy
Rip Torn

Television Critics Association Awards 1996

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

Television Critics Association Awards 1995

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

Television Critics Association Awards 1994

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

Television Critics Association Awards 1993

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

Writers Guild of America, USA 1998

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Maya Forbes
Episodic Comedy
Judd Apatow (teleplay/story)
John Markus (teleplay/story)
Garry Shandling (story)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1997

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Peter Tolan

Writers Guild of America, USA 1996

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Peter Tolan
Episodic Comedy
John Riggi
Episodic Comedy
Maya Forbes (teleplay)
Steven Levitan (teleplay)
Garry Shandling (story)
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode: "Roseanne's Return".

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