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Martin Short interviews celebrities with some Sketch Comedy on the side.
2 wins & 6 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 1 of 10)

Martin Short ... Himself - Host (63 episodes, 1999-2000)

Series Directed by
John Blanchard (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Series Writing credits
Doug Abeles (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Maria Bamford (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Blaine Capatch (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Michael Dugan (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Paul Flaherty (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Toby Huss (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Jennifer Joyce (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Kevin McDonald (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Steve Melcher (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Mary Scheer (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Martin Short (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Michael Short (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Grant Taylor (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Michael Rowe (47 episodes, 1999)

John Matta (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Bernie Brillstein .... executive producer (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Martin Short .... executive producer (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Jennifer Winer .... producer (3 episodes, 1999)

Claudia Cagan .... senior producer (unknown episodes)
Jen Friesen .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Peter Johansen .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Stuart Krasnow .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Andrew Krasny .... producer (unknown episodes)
Connie Patsalos .... producer (unknown episodes)
Elizabeth Porter .... producer (unknown episodes)
Craig Tomashoff .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Bill Sheehy (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Matt Davis (54 episodes, 1999)

Brent Carpenter (unknown episodes)
Frank Mazzaro (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
John Janavs (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Maureen Osborne (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Carolee Fisher (54 episodes, 1999)
Series Makeup Department
Rebecca Alling .... makeup artist (57 episodes, 1999)
Kristina Vogel .... makeup artist / makeup department head (57 episodes, 1999)
Judi Cooper-Sealy .... hair department head (56 episodes, 1999)
Matthew Kasten .... key hair stylist (56 episodes, 1999)
David Syner .... makeup artist (56 episodes, 1999)
Series Production Management
DJ DeBellis .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matt Davis .... associate director (54 episodes, 1999)
Annie Court .... associate director / assistant director (10 episodes, 1999)
Series Sound Department
Brian McKinney .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Brian Avery .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Tony Snegoff .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Marc Shaiman .... musical director (63 episodes, 1999-2000)
Milton Nelson .... musician: band (54 episodes, 1999)
Series Other crew
Tony Carey .... production executive (56 episodes, 1999)
Chris Kiley .... stage manager (56 episodes, 1999)
Michael Collins .... production accountant (54 episodes, 1999)
Shannon P. Smith .... production assistant (54 episodes, 1999)

Michael D. Akers .... executive assistant: Martin Short (unknown episodes)
Kalen Gorman .... senior talent executive (unknown episodes)
Robin Gottschall .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Robb Idels .... associate director (unknown episodes)
Sandra Piha .... assistant to supervising producer (unknown episodes)
John Pritchett .... technical director (unknown episodes)
Jenny Stanley .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Justin Taines .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Brad Thomas .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)


Additional Details

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60 min

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Michael McKean was the show's bandleader. He even portrayed various characters on it. Also, Annette O'Toole and him guested on one of the episodes.See more »


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The Funniest Talk Show of All Time!! (Sorry, Johnny, Dave, Jay, Jimmy), 13 March 2016
Author: shominy-491-652355 from United States

We have never enjoyed any talk show like we enjoyed Martin Short's show! We laughed until we cried at his hilarious skits - like those featuring Jiminy Glick or the dramatic high school spoof, "Herbert Hoover High"! We are still quoting lines from Marty's 1999-2000 talk show! There is no one on Earth as funny as Martin Short. Period. There are very, very few comic actors that make us cry from laughing - but Martin Short does that to us all the time! (His hysterical movie, "Clifford," makes us cry with laughter every time we watch it!) Marty's talk show was so memorable: Who could forget Jiminy Glick's diet pill commercial, "Sliminies," or the drunk teacher on "Herbert Hoover High" who was based on Henry Jones' character, "LeRoy" in the 1956 film, "The Bad Seed"! Or Marty playing both empty-headed "Stefan" and emotionally tortured "Sheldon" on "Herbert Hoover High"? Talented Mark McGrath and Mary Sheer added the icing to the cake of this show! (What a cast!) Marty's talk show received 2 Emmys and many nominations and deserved to last forever but, apparently, the 2,000 Nielsen viewers that control TV would rather watch less creative, mundane, boring, gossipy shows like "The View." Martin Short is a comic genius and we miss him on TV!!

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