Judd Apatow dives deep into the legacy of his mentor, the late Garry Shandling

Apatow talks about his latest project, a documentary about the life and legacy of the late legendary comedian Garry Shandling.
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 14: Judd Apatow attends the Screening Of HBO's "The Zen Diaries Of Garry Shandling" at Avalon on March 14, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Originally published March 20, 2018

Judd Apatow is the producer, writer and director known for big-screen comedy hits like The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up and Trainwreck, as well as small-screen cultural touchstones like Freaks and Geeks, Girls and The Larry Sanders Show, starring the late legendary comedian Garry Shandling.

Apatow joins q host Tom Power to talk about his latest project, a documentary about the life and career of Shandling, who was his mentor and friend. The Zen Diaries Of Garry Shandling premieres on HBO in two parts on March 26 and 27.

Listen to the full conversation with Judd Apatow above. 

 Produced by Shannon Higgins


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