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[09/08/17 - 12:33 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up "I'm Dying Up Here" for Second Season
The series will go back into production in the fall, with 10 episodes premiering in 2018.

[06/30/17 - 09:00 AM]
Showtime(R) Lights Up the Fourth of July with "I'm Dying Up Here"
Consumers who do not subscribe to Showtime can now watch episodes 1-5 for free on YouTube and SHO.com.

[06/20/17 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth" on Friday, July 7 at 9 PM ET/PT
Griffin's hilarious special is the third standalone comedy event from the stars of the network's newest drama series "I'm Dying Up Here."

[06/02/17 - 11:33 AM]
Showtime to Sample First Two Parts of Limited Event Series "Twin Peaks" in Celebration of National Donut Day
Starting today through Sunday at midnight, the network is offering consumers who do not subscribe to Showtime the ability to watch parts one and two for free on YouTube, SHO.com and Facebook.

[05/22/17 - 09:16 AM]
Video: New Showtime Drama Series "I'm Dying Up Here" Available Now for Early Sampling
Starting today, consumers who do not subscribe to Showtime can watch the series premiere for free on YouTube and SHO.com.

[05/17/17 - 10:43 AM]
Showtime(R) to Debut "Andrew Santino: Home Field Advantage" on Friday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Santino's hard-hitting special is the second of three standalone comedy events from the stars of the network's new drama series "I'm Dying Up Here."

[04/17/17 - 11:46 AM]
Showtime(R) to Debut New Comedy Special "Al Madrigal: Shrimpin' Ain't Easy" on Friday, May 5 at 9 PM ET/PT
Madrigal's sidesplitting stand-up kicks off the first of three standalone comedy specials from the stars of the new drama series "I'm Dying Up Here" premiering Sunday, June 4.

[04/07/17 - 12:39 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "I'm Dying Up Here"
The fictional series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene.

[02/21/17 - 09:19 AM]
Showtime(R) to Present World Premiere of New Drama Series "I'm Dying Up Here" at SXSW(R)
The fictional series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene where the careers of legends such as David Letterman, Jay Leno and Richard Pryor were launched.

[02/03/17 - 01:10 PM]
Showtime 2017 Spring Programming Overview
Highlights include new stand-up specials from Nick Cannon, Natasha Leggero, Steve Byrne, Al Madrigal, Andrew Santino and Erik Griffin.

[01/09/17 - 02:23 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Premiere Dates for New Series "Guerrilla" and "I'm Dying Up Here"
Said offerings are on tap for Sunday, April 16 and Sunday, June 4, respectively.

[10/17/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 17
Updates include: CBS cancels summer entries "American Gothic," "BrainDead"; Alyssa Milano's "The Hacktivist" lands at The CW; and Lara Spotts to run Bravo's "Odd Mom Out."

[09/12/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 12
Updates include: Jackie Hoffman latest bound for FX's "Feud"; Judy Reyes cast in TNT's "Claws"; and Ben Barnes boards "Marvel's The Punisher" at Netflix.

[09/01/16 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 1
Updates include: Lifetime pulls the plug on "Devious Maids"; Jeremy Davies boards "American Gods" at Starz; and Marque Richardson among latest cast in Netflix's "Dear White People."

[08/01/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 1
Updates include: Steven Bochco shepherding potential revival of "L.A. Law"; Syfy passes on drama pilot "Prototype"; and Pop cancels "Queens of Drama" after one season.

[05/19/16 - 12:16 PM]
Screen Actors Guild(R) Award Nominee Jake Lacy Joins the Ensemble Cast of the New Showtime(R) Comedy "I'm Dying Up Here"
Lacy will play a stand-up comic who gained some notoriety a few years back by blowing off "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" on the night he was scheduled to appear.

[01/12/16 - 05:18 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up New Comedy "I'm Dying Up Here" to Series
Set in L.A.'s celebrated, infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s, during which the careers of many of the comedy superstars began, the series delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that are required to stand alone in front of an audience and make them laugh.

[11/04/15 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 4
Updates include: "America's Next Top Model" searching for post-The CW home; Marion Zimmer Bradley's "Darkover" eyed for series at Amazon; and "Zoobiquity" to get another shot at FOX.

[10/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 19
Updates include: Netflix eyes limited series revival of "Gilmore Girls"; NBC trims orders for "Hot & Bothered," "Superstore"; and ABC Family extends "Baby Daddy" by 10 additional episodes.

[10/16/15 - 12:24 PM]
Oscar(R) Winner Melissa Leo and Sebastian Stan Set to Star in "I'm Dying Up Here" on Showtime(R)
Clark Duke also stars in the project, alongside the previously cast Ari Graynor, Andrew Santino, R.J. Cyler, Erik Griffin and Stephen Guarino.

[10/08/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 8
Updates include: FOX's "Rosewood" gets three backup scripts; Lynn Collins, Carly Pope among latest cast in USA's "Poor Richard's Almanack"; and Ari Graynor boards "I'm Dying Up Here" at Showtime.

[09/29/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 29
Updates include: Amazon lands Paramount's "Jack Ryan" TV series; Elisha Cuthbert heads to "The Ranch" at Netflix; and Heléne Yorke joins the cast of Epix's "Graves."

[09/28/15 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 28
Updates include: NBC orders nine back-up scripts for "Blindspot"; Utkarsh Ambudkar to lead "Eat Pray Thug" for FOX; and Minka Kelly is bound for Hulu's "The Path."

[09/04/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 4
Updates include: TBS pulls the plug on "King of the Nerds"; R.J. Cyler first to be cast in Showtime's "I'm Dying Up Here"; and Anabelle Acosta upped to series regular on ABC's "Quantico."

[08/11/15 - 11:34 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Life to "I'm Dying Up Here"
From executive producer Jim Carrey, the project will center within L.A.'s celebrated and infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s.







I'M DYING UP HERE (SHOWTIME)
Returns in TBA 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/4/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's second of 10 episodes) on 9/8/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, September 2017) SHOWTIME is picking up its drama series about the art of comedy, I'M DYING UP HERE, for a second season, it was announced today by Gary Levine, President of Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. The fictional series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene. Season one starred Academy Award(R) winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter, Treme), Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher), Michael Angarano (The Knick), Clark Duke (Hot Tub Time Machine), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Erik Griffin (Workaholics), RJ Cyler (Power Rangers), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show) and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child) as part of a large ensemble cast. Created and executive produced by Dave Flebotte and executive produced by Golden Globe(R) winner Jim Carrey, Michael Aguilar and Christina Wayne, the series will go back into production in the fall, with 10 episodes premiering in 2018.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Al Madrigal as Edgar Martinez
· Alfred Molina as Carl
· Andrew Santino as Bill
· Ari Graynor as Cassie
· Brianne Howey as Kay
· Cathy Moriarty as Angie
· Clark Duke as Larry
· David Paymer as Ernie Falk
· Dylan Baker as Johnny Carson
· Erik Griffin as Ralph
· Jake Lacy as Nick Beverly
· Jeffrey Nordling as Eli Goldman
· Jere Burns as Sid Robbins
· Jocko Sims as Melvin
· Jon Daly as Arnie
· Melissa Leo as Goldie
· Obba Babatundé as Barton Royce
· R.J. Cyler as Adam
· Richard Kind as Marty Dansak
· Robert Forster as Guy Appuzo
· Sarah Hay as Tawny
· Scott Cohen as Roy Brenner
· Sebastian Stan as Clay
· Stephen Guarino as Sully
· W. Earl Brown as Teddy
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christina Wayne as EP
· Dave Flebotte as CRTR/EP
· Jim Carrey as EP
· Jonathan Levine as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Aguilar as EP
· William Knoedelseder as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Assembly Entertainment
· Endemol Shine Studios