Season 2 officially announced - premiering 2018 on Showtime

Set in the celebrated and infamous L.A. stand-up comedy scene of the ’70s, when the careers of most comedy superstars began, “I’m Dying Up Here” will delve 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.

​Official trailers:

Melissa Leo (Academy Award, Golden Globe and SAG Award winner for The Fighter, Independent Spirit Award winner for Frozen River, and Emmy Award winner for Mildred Pierce​ and Louie) 
Michael Angarano (The Knick, 24, The Stanford Prison Experiment, Haywire)
RJ Cyler (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl)
Jon Daly (Another Period, The Life and Times of Tim, The Kroll Show, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Betas)
Clark Duke (Two and A Half Men, The Office, Greek, Hot Tub Time Machine, Kick-Ass, Identity Thief)
Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher, The Guilt Trip, For A Good Time Call..., Celeste and Jesse Forever, The Sitter, Conviction, Date Night, Youth in Revolt, Whip It)
Erik Griffin (Workaholics, Blunt Talk, You're The Worst)
Stephen Guarino (Finding Carter, Happy Endings, Confessions of A Shopaholic)
Brianne Howey (The Exorcist, Twisted, Criminal Minds, Revenge, Horrible Bosses 2)
Jake Lacy (Girls, Billy & Billie, The Office, Better with You, How to Be Single, Carol, Obvious Child)
Al Madrigal (The Daily Show, Free Agents, About A Boy)
Andrew Santino (Mixology, Sin City Saints)

Guest Starring:
Sebastian Stan (Once Upon A Time, Political Animals, Kings, Gossip Girl, Captain America: Civil War, The Martian, Ricki and the Flash, Ant-Man, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Gone, Black Swan, Hot Tub Time Machine, Rachel Getting Married)
Dylan Baker (The Americans, The Good Wife, Confirmation, Zero Hour, Political Animals, Selma, Anchorman 2, Secretariat, Revolutionary Road, Across the Universe, Spider-Man 3, The Matador, Hide and Seek, Kinsey, Road to Perdition)
Alfred Molina (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, The Secret in Their Eyes, Strange Magic, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Abduction, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, An Education, The Da Vinci Code, Frida, Chocolat, Magnolia, Ladyhawke)
The pilot is directed by Jonathan Levine (THE NIGHT BEFORE, WARM BODIES, 50/50, THE WACKNESS) and written by David Flebotte (MASTERS OF SEX, BOARDWALK EMPIRE).  Christina Wayne executive produces along with Jim Carrey and Michael Aguilar.