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date (day) time network episode title
6/4/17 (Su.)10:00 PMSHOWTIME(#101) TBA






I'M DYING UP HERE (SHOWTIME)
Premieres Sunday, June 4
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/4/17 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, February 2017) The new one-hour SHOWTIME series I'M DYING UP HERE 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. The series delves into the inspired, damaged and complicated psyches of those who stand alone in front of an audience 'dying' for fame, fortune and, with any luck, a shot on Johnny Carson. I'M DYING UP HERE stars Academy Award winner Melissa Leo (Wayward Pines, Treme), Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher), Michael Angarano (The Knick), Clark Duke (Hot Tub Time Machine), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Erik Griffin (Workaholics), RJ Cyler (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show), and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child) as part of a large ensemble cast. This fictional group of competitive but close-knit comedians is 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. For Goldie and her crew, there's truly no such thing as an easy laugh. Recurring guest stars include Stephen Guarino (Happy Endings), Brianne Howey (Horrible Bosses 2), Jon Daly (Kroll Show), and Ginger Gonzaga (Togetherness). Guest stars include Emmy nominee Dylan Baker (The Good Wife), Oscar nominee Robert Forster (Jackie Brown), Oscar nominee Cathy Moriarty (Raging Bull), with Sebastian Stan (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Martian) and Emmy Award nominee Alfred Molina (Chocolat). Produced by SHOWTIME, I'M DYING UP HERE is created and executive produced by Dave Flebotte, and executive produced by Michael Aguilar and Golden Globe winner Jim Carrey, along with Christina Wayne for Endemol Shine Studios and Assembly Entertainment. The series is based on the non-fiction book of the same name by William Knoedelseder. The pilot is written by Flebotte and directed by Jonathan Levine.
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