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I'm Dying Up Here 

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The series is based on William Knoedelseder's book of the same name.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Melissa Leo ...  Goldie Herschlag 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Ari Graynor ...  Cassie Feder 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Michael Angarano ...  Eddie Zeidel 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Clark Duke ...  Ron Shack 20 episodes, 2017-2018
RJ Cyler ...  Adam Proteau 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Andrew Santino ...  Bill Hobbs 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Erik Griffin ...  Ralph Carnegie / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Al Madrigal ...  Edgar Martinez 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Jake Lacy ...  Nick Beverly 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Jon Daly ...  Arnie Brown 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Stephen Guarino ...  Sully Patterson 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Ginger Gonzaga ...  Maggie 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Rick Overton ...  Mitch Bombadier 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Earl Skakel Earl Skakel ...  Al Simms 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Joel Kelley Dauten ...  Gabe Schwartz / ... 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Brad Garrett ...  Roy Martin 9 episodes, 2018
Dom Irrera ...  Fitzy / ... 9 episodes, 2017-2018
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Set in the celebrated and infamous L.A. stand-up comedy scene of the '70s, where the careers of most comedy superstars began, "I'm Dying Up Here" delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that inhabit the hilarious, but complex business of making an audience laugh. The series is based on William Knoedelseder's book of the same name.

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There's no such thing as an easy laugh.

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Comedy | Drama

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mor aici, pe scena! See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Clark Duke and Jake Lacy appeared together as interns on the last season of The Office. Andrew Santino and Jim Carrey also appeared in earlier episodes of the series. See more »

Crazy Credits

Clark Duke and Michael Angarano are switching credit order in every episode. Odd number episodes have Clark Duke credited third and Angarano fourth. Even number episodes have Michael Angarano credited third and Duke fourth. See more »

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Please Renew I'm Dying Up Here
14 August 2017 | by StarIsBornSee all my reviews

As I never saw promotion for this series, I started watching it when I stumbled upon it one night during what was the 5th episode. I immediately had to go back and watch the first 4 episodes. Having lived through this time, I see a lot in this series that seems familiar, bringing back memories of a quite different time. Anyone who doesn't get this show does not realize it is portraying the 70's! A lot of jokes from then do not translate well today but they are telling it like it is, or was. Ron's storyline reminded me of when Jerry Seinfeld actually had a bit part on Benson. A lot of great comics evolved during this period. I believe this show is not meant to be "haha" funny, but to show the struggles of those who make us laugh. Love the cast they do a superb job! Hope Showtime gives this show a 2nd season, a better time slot, and promotes it this time!


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