You know it’s funny that none of the regular late-night shows now use guest hosts the way Johnny did. No one talks about it much, but it’s curious that they don’t do it. They would each have to be asked the reason why they don’t.
I actually think I'm more of a turtle than Verne is. Where Verne is up on two legs and moving at full speed and doesn't pull his head into the shell very often, I in reality was five or ten minutes later to every recording session.
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I’ve never had anyone put on a puppet show to convince me of anything. And I’ve done a lot of stuff. I don’t know that I would put the puppets on when I was pitching a show. This was the head of the studio putting a puppet show on. And I’ll tell you, he wasn’t bad.
I don’t know why men are so fascinated with television and I think it has something to do with – if I may judge from my own father, who used to sit and stare at the TV while my mother was speaking to him – I think that’s a man’s way of tuning out.
|Birth:||29th November, 1949|
|Death:||24th March, 2016|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Talk Show Host|
Garry Emmanuel Shandling was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and Talk show host. He made a successful stand-up performance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and became a frequent guest-host on the show. In 1986, he created It's Garry Shandling's Show for Showtime. It was nominated for four Emmy Awards. His second show titled The Larry Sanders Show, which began airing on HBO in 1992, was even more successful. He was nominated for 18 Emmy Awards for the show and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1998, along with Peter Tolan, for writing the series finale. He served as host of the Grammy Awards four times and as host of the Emmy Awards three times. His role in several films include: Love Affair, Mixed Nuts, Hurlyburly, Trust the Man, and The Jungle Book.
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