The late Garry Shandling did something rather unprecedented in Hollywood, by walking away from a job that made sense. Whereas he had the clout and name awareness to take over a talk show and become another rival to the Leno, Letterman and Arsenio war, he chose to stay mellow.
Mondays were always hell for the UBS network. The UBS network of the modern era intended to be a classy joint with quality programming befitting of a family. Years ago, UBS was synonymous with degrading, lowbrow entertainment.