Showtime has released a trailer for a brilliant looking stand-up comedy series called I’m Dying Up Here. The upcoming show is set in 1970s Los Angeles, and it “delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that inhabit the hilarious, but complex business of making an audience laugh.”
Dying Up Here stars Melissa Leo (Wayward Pines, Treme), Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher), Michael Angarano (The Knick), Clark Duke (Hot Tub Time Machine), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Erik Griffin (Workaholics), RJ Cyler (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show), and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child).
There are also guest stars in the show, which includes Stephen Guarino (Happy Endings), Brianne Howey (Horrible Bosses 2), Jon Daly (Kroll Show), Ginger Gonzaga (Togetherness), Dylan Baker (The Good Wife), Robert Forster (Jackie Brown), Cathy Moriarty (Raging Bull), Sebastian Stan (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Martian), and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2).
Dying Up Here premieres on Sunday, June 4th at 10pm on Showtime.