Garry Shandling's 'The Larry Sanders Show' to return to HBO after star's death

THR Staff
Garry Shandling of 'The Larry Sanders Show' Dies at 66
Garry Shandling of 'The Larry Sanders Show' Dies at 66

Garry Shandling's The Larry Sanders Show is returning to HBO after Shandling's unexpected death on Thursday, a rep for the premium cable channel confirmed. The series will also be available via HBOGo and HBO Now.

The Emmy-winning series from Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Television and HBO had limited availability online when Shandling died, not streaming on HBOGo or HBO Now.

The Larry Sanders Show was briefly available on Sony-owned, ad-supported streaming platform Crackle but was recently taken down. It had been on Netflix as recently as 2013 but was no longer there on Thursday. It's not available on Hulu or Amazon Prime.

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However, episodes are available for purchase through iTunes and Amazon Video.

Shandling co-created and starred in the series, set backstage at a fictional late-night talk show. The darkly comic show, which starred Shandling as a morose talk show host surrounded by a constantly scheming and bickering staff, took full advantage of its behind-the-scenes Hollywood milieu, with stars regularly appearing as parody versions of themselves, years before Entourage traded in the trope.

The show was the first cable series to be nominated in major Emmy categories.

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