Showtime Orders “I’m Dying Up Here”, Executive Produced by Jim Carrey, to Series

(via Deadline)

The stories of so many podcasts might just be getting recreated.

The 70s LA comedy scene series I’m Dying Up Here (written by Dave Flebotte based on a book by William Knoedelseder that Carrey attached himself to) is now getting added to the Showtime line-up. 

So, you’ll get to see the LA comedy scene the last time it was the hot bed of comedy, some 40 years ago. 

Accomplished actors and comedians will mix in the cast including Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Erik Griffin, Jon Daly, Armen Weitzman, Clark Duke, Michael Angarano, RJ Cycler, Alfred Molina, Al Madrigal, Stephen Guarino and more.

Since it’s only based on real life, we can only ponder what they’ll be calling The Comedy Store instead of The Comedy Store.