New Release: The Larry Sanders Show Complete Series DVD

The Larry Sanders Show TV show sceneShout! Factory released the entire 1990s hit comedy TV show The Larry Sanders Show on DVD on Nov. 2, 2010.

The 17-DVD set includes all 89 episodes of the show, which starred Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor and Rip Torn. The award-winning series, which aired on HBO from 1992 to 1998, follows the inner workings of a late-night talk show. The Hollywood satire explores the dynamic of Larry Sanders’ (Shandling) on-camera poise and backstage neurosis. Torn plays the show’s foul-mouthed producer, and Tambor is Sanders’ affection-hungry sidekick.

The show’s emsemble cast also includes Janeane Garofalo (TV’s 24) and Jeremy Piven (TV’s Entourage). Guest stars include Alec Baldwin (It’s Complicated), Sharon Stone ($5 a Day), Jim Carrey (The Truman Show), Robin Williams (Old Dogs), musician Tom Petty, comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Ellen DeGeneres, and radio personality Howard Stern.

During its run, the series won three Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, two TV Critics Awards, five CableACE Awards for Best Comedy Series and other honors.

The Larry Sanders Show: The Complete Series DVD boxPriced at $149.99, the Larry Sanders Show: The Complete Series DVD box set contains a 60-page commemorative guide book as well as these special features:

  • video introduction by Shandling
  • deleted scenes
  • outtakes
  • 40-minute Shandling lecture at University of Southern California
  • commentaries with Shandling, Todd Holland, Judd Apatow and Peter Tolan
  • The Making of The Larry Sanders Show feature-length documentary
  • Shandling and Apatow on “The Writer’s Process”
  • interviews with cast and crew, including Shandling, Piven, Garofalo and others.
  • Shandling’s personal visits with guest stars
  • Torn and Tambor visiting Shandling
  • Emmy print campaign gallery for season six
  • and featurette “The Journey Continues…”

 

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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.