The Comedy Network Remembers Garry Shandling with THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW MARATHON, This Saturday

— March 31, 2016

–THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW MARATHON features 10 of the best episodes of the series, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Saturday, April 2 –
– All six seasons of THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW are available to stream on CraveTV™ –

“The first time I met Garry Shandling was my audition for THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW I can recall every minute of it. He was gracious and kind and he read with me. He was terrific.” – Jeffrey Tambor

“Garry Shandling was one of the most brilliant people I have ever known. A shocking huge loss” – Billy Crystal

  TORONTO (March 31, 2016) – The Comedy Network honours the legacy of the late Garry Shandling with THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW MARATHON, this Saturday. Beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT on April 2, the marathon features 10 of the best episodes from the critically acclaimed and award-winning series. As Larry Sanders would say, “no flipping.” The marathon repeats on Sunday, April 3 at 11 a.m. ET/PT. Viewers looking to revisit all six seasons of THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW can catch up on the entire series on CraveTV™. An iconic and influential series, often regarded as one of the best of all time, THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW offered viewers a behind-the-scenes look at late night television. Co-created by and starring Garry Shandling, THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW featured an all-star cast that included Rip Torn (Men In Black trilogy), Jeffrey Tambor (TRANSPARENT), Janeane Garofalo (Wet Hot America Summer), and Bob Odenkirk (BETTER CALL SAUL). THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW MARATHON features 10 episodes from the series’ six seasons, including the final sign off of Shandling’s Larry Sanders in the two-part series finale. The episodes featured during THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW MARATHON are:
  • Season 1 episodes “The Spider Episode”, “The Party”, and “The Hey Now Episode”
  • Season 2 episodes “The Hankerciser 200”, “Life Behind Larry”, and “Off Camera”
  • Season 3 episode “Next Stop... Bottom”
  • “Everybody Loves Larry”, the season 5 episode featuring late night alum Jon Stewart
  • “Flip”, THE LARRY SANDER SHOW star-studded, two-part series finale

About The Comedy Network
Canada’s first specialty comedy service, The Comedy Network airs comedy of all kinds, 24-hours-a-day, across multiple platforms, including a revolutionary broadband service at Launched in October 1997, Comedy broadcasts, uncut and uncensored, an eclectic mix of scripted, stand-up, sketch, improv, and animated comedy – as well as topical comedy talk shows, game shows and classic situation comedies. Offering an unrivalled slate of original Canadian programming, Comedy reinvests nearly 50 per cent of its revenues into home-grown productions. Comedy is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company, and is available in nearly six million households across the country.


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