Oliver Platt describes his new Showtime show, The Big C, as watching "how somebody starts to live when they find out they're going to die." Find out why Platt says the show is both respectful of cancer and completely absurd. Plus: What's his favorite TV show?

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Oliver Platt offers insight into THE BIG C

The Big C's Oliver Platt shares what the show is about, what drew him to his character, and what he finds most interesting about the show.|The Big C|Oliver Platt|