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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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2018   2017  
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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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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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16:9 HD
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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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Criminally Underrated!

This show was an incredibly realistic portrayal of the 70's and it's criminally underrated by lame sources like Rotten Tomatoes (probably because it's very non-PC and shows an authentic dose of how much more crass social dialogue was back in the day aka lots of racial slurs). There are definitely moments of hilarity, but just because it is about comedians does not mean it's meant to just be a comedy show...it deals with lots of dark themes we all face in every day life (addiction, death, depression, failure...etc). Excellent show, can't wait for Season 2 because by the end of this last episode I was left wanting more and finally feeling intimately connected to each character.


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