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I'm Dying Up Here 

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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 ... See full summary »
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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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USA

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English

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4 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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Mor aici, pe scena! See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Melissa Leo & Michel Angarano previously starred together in Red State (2011) See more »

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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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Pretty bad -- READ the book
17 June 2017 | by amolad-1See all my reviews

This show is awful. It'a hard enough to write a show about comedians. You have to write jokes--and funny ones--weekly if you insist on showing the comedians on stage. This show can't do it. Based very loosely on Bill Knoedelseder's terrific book about The Comedy Store and the comedians who eventually went on strike because they weren't getting paid, this really pale imitation takes place a good six years before the events Knoedelseder wrote about. It's just not interesting. Did I mention it wasn't funny? Whoever compared this to HBO's Vinyl was right on the money. It's doomed. Also, the comment about how the show uses every 70s cliché in the book was also correct. The only thing this show is very good at is showing what a terrible person "Goldie"--Mitzi Shore--is. Do yourself a favor. Read Knoedelseder's book. It's about a thousand times better and, unlike this series, you really feel for the people in it.


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