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I'm Dying Up Here: Season 1 (2017)




Critic Consensus: While I'm Dying Up Here hints at untapped potential and deserves praise for authentic period detail, its attempts at affecting drama are undermined by subpar writing and a muddled focus.


Air date: Jun 4, 2017
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In Season 1 of "I'm Dying Up Here," the comics of Goldie Herschlag's Hollywood comedy club learn the hard way that success isn't all it's cracked up to be. As one of their number finally gets his big break, newcomers Adam (RJ Cyler), Ron (Clark Duke) and Eddie (Michael Angarano) try to find their place in the group. Meanwhile, Cassie (Ari Graynor) flirts with controversy, Goldie (Melissa Leo) pitches an idea with potential at the weekly poker game that gets Eli (Jeffrey Nordling) excited, and … More

Genre: Drama
Network: Showtime
Premiere Date: Jun 4, 2017
Executive Producers: , , ,


Andrew Santino
as Bill Hobbs
Erik Griffin
as Ralph King
R.J. Cyler
as Adam Proteau
Ari Graynor
as Cassie Feder
Clark Duke
as Ron Shack
Michael Angarano
as Eddie Zeidel
Al Madrigal
as Edgar Martinez
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Critic Reviews for I'm Dying Up Here: Season 1

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (22)

Its heavy traffic of ego, rivalry, and preposterousness packs its own kind of guilty addiction.

July 20, 2017 | Full Review…
Vanity Fair

The era's takes on race, gender, Vietnam and other aspects of social upheaval all get hashed out, as does the psychological deformity that compel some poor bastards to seek laughter for a living.

June 28, 2017 | Full Review…
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

While Dying does manage to hit a few humorous and sometimes poignant beats along the way, the sheer weight of the numerous characters and their problems/flaws drags the show under water where it isn't able to recover.

June 13, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

I'm Dying Up Here... brings to light these private aspects of standup comedians with an intimacy that substantiates their public lives as performers.

June 12, 2017 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…
Under the Radar

It's a perfect climax to a story about the artistic process of inside out clowns. "WE GET IT!" I belt out, bored, at my laptop screen. The thing is, though, I TOTALLY get it.

June 9, 2017 | Full Review…
New York Observer
Top Critic

"Dying," an all-access pass into the backstage of an L.A. comedy club, plays to Carrey's most ambitious instincts and will certainly end up on my shortlist for best new series of the year.

June 5, 2017 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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