‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Canceled at Showtime After Two Seasons


Showtime has canceled I’m Dying Up Here after two seasons.


The Jim Carrey-produced dramedy, which centered on L.A.’s famed ’70s stand-up comedy scene, will not be back for a third season. Melissa Leo and Ari Graynor led the ensemble cast, which also included Clark Duke, Michael Angarano, RJ Cyler, Andrew Santino, Erik Griffin, Al Madrigal and Jake Lacy.


The show, which first bowed in 2017, was created and executive produced by Dave Flebotte. From Endemol Shine Studios, the series also counted Michael Aguilar, Christina Wayne, Cindy Chupack, Adam Davidson and Carrey among its executive producers. I’m Dying Up Here, based on the book of the same name by William Knoedelseder, was never a strong ratings performer. The first season averaged fewer than 150,000 viewers, making it one of the network’s lowest rated series. And despite moving behind Billions in its second season, the show saw little uptick in viewership.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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