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[04/13/18 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases New Poster and Video for Season Two of "I'm Dying Up Here"
The fictional drama series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene, with an ensemble cast led by Academy Award(R) winner Melissa Leo and Ari Graynor.

[04/10/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 10
Updates include: Apple lands adaptation of Isaac Asimov's "Foundation"; Lili Simmons among latest cast in "The Purge" TV pilot; and Martin Donovan is the latest bound for HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[03/23/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Unveils the Full Trailer for Season Two of "I'm Dying Up Here"
The series takes viewers behind the curtain of the comedy scene that birthed the careers of legends such as Richard Pryor, Robin Williams and David Letterman, showing there's truly no such thing as an easy laugh.

[02/23/18 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 23
Updates include: Roselyn Sanchez checks into ABC's "Grand Hotel"; Sarah Jeffery latest cast in The CW's "Charmed" reboot; and John Larroquette signs onto ABC's "Three Rivers."

[01/17/18 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 17
Updates include: Amazon parts ways with three comedies; Kristen Wiig to star in comedy series for Apple; and Antony Starr, Dominique McElligott among latest cast in Amazon's "The Boys."

[01/11/18 - 11:05 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Brad Garrett Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "I'm Dying Up Here"
Garrett will play comedy legend Roy Martin, who arrives on the scene at Goldie's and drops bombs and wisdom on the club's comics.

[01/06/18 - 05:32 PM]
Showtime(R) Sets Season Premiere Dates for "I'm Dying Up Here" and "The Affair"
Look for the new seasons on Sunday, May 6 and Sunday, June 17, respectively.

[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 Sunday, May 6
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/4/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, January 2018) SHOWTIME has announced the premiere dates of two of its returning drama series: the second season of I'M DYING UP HERE will premiere on Sunday, May 6 at 10 pm. ET/PT, and the fourth season of the Golden Globe(R) Award winning drama series THE AFFAIR returns on Sunday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc. at the 2018 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour. I'M DYING UP HERE delves into the inspired, damaged and complicated psyches of a fictional group of competitive but close-knit comedians mentored by Goldie (Leo), a brassy comedy club owner who rules over her business with an iron fist, but nurtures her comedians with tough love. The series takes viewers behind the curtain of the comedy scene that birthed the careers of legends such as Richard Pryor, Robin Williams and David Letterman, showing there's truly no such thing as an easy laugh. The cast includes Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Clark Duke, Michael Angarano, RJ Cyler, Andrew Santino, Erik Griffin, Al Madrigal and Jake Lacy. Produced by SHOWTIME, I'M DYING UP HERE is based on the non-fiction book of the same name by William Knoedelseder. The 10-episode second season goes into production this month in Los Angeles. In addition to Flebotte, Carrey, Aguilar and Wayne, Cindy Chupack and Adam Davidson also serve as executive producers on season two.
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