The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling — Trailer


added: Thu, Feb 22nd '18

HBO has released the official trailer for "The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling," the upcoming two-part, four-and-a-half-hour documentary from comedian/filmmaker Judd Apatow, which is exploring the remarkable legacy of one of his comic heroes: the late, great Garry Shandling.

Featuring archival footage and rare personal notes from Shandling, as well as exclusive sit-down interviews with several of his big-name friends and longtime supporters (Apatow, Jim Carrey, Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Bob Saget, Sarah Silverman, etc.), the documentary offers an intimate look at the late, comedian's life, including his early stand-up career and the years he created and starred in the highly influential HBO series "The Larry Sanders Show," and also the period he embraced the tenets of Buddhism.

"The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling" is set to premiere Monday, March 26th on HBO with Part Two airing on Tuesday March 27th.

Epic in scope and intimate in detail, The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling features conversations with more than 40 of Shandling's family and friends, including James L. Brooks, Jim Carrey, Sacha Baron Cohen, David Coulier, Jon Favreau, Jay Leno, Kevin Nealon, Conan O'Brien, Bob Saget, Jerry Seinfeld and Sarah Silverman, and four decades' worth of TV appearances, along with personal journals, private letters and candid home audio and video footage that reveal his brilliant mind and restless soul.


directed by   Judd Apatow

release date   March 26, 2018 (on HBO)

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