Showtime will be revisiting the legendary L.A. stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s when it rolls out the season two premiere of “I’m Dying Up Here” on Sunday, May 6.
“The series takes viewers behind the curtain of the comedy scene that birthed the careers of legends such as Richard Pryor, Robin Williams and David Letterman, showing there’s truly no such thing as an easy laugh,” Showtime says in an announcement released today. Showtime today also released the full trailer for season two, which you can watch below.
The cast includes Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Clark Duke, Michael Angarano, RJ Cyler, Andrew Santino, Erik Griffin, Al Madrigal and Jake Lacy, with Jon Daly, Nicole Ari Parker, Xosha Roquemore, Stefania LaVie Owen and Brad Garrett to recur in season-long arcs.
Here’s the trailer …