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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:

I'm Dying Up Here - Chi e' di scena See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Trivia

Goldie Herschlag (Melissa Leo) was inspired by legendary LA comedy club owner Mitzi Shore who, like Goldie, mentored, personally auditioned and sometimes housed the comics (including co creator Jim Carrey) who appeared in her club. 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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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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This isn't a comedy, its a period drama.....and a damn good one!
5 July 2017 | by cjkatworkSee all my reviews

Its not Vinyl. There are no similarities to that show other than it's set in the 70s. Its pretty clear that most of the reviews here are from people that didn't bother to watch a full episode.

This show has solid writing, good character development, and great acting. Melissa Leo, Erik Griffin and Clark Duke are standouts.

This show is different from 99% of the junk being pumped out on the regular these days. It deserves a chance. Leave your hatred for the baby boomers at the door and you might end up having a good time.


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