2:19pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
Jim Carrey Comedy 'I'm Dying Up Here' Ordered to Series at Showtime
Fresh off renewing Shameless for a seventh season, Showtime used its platform at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour to announce the series pickup of another hourlong comedy: I'm Dying Up Here.
The project is set in the world of stand-up comedy and stars Melissa Leo and Ari Graynor and counts Jim Carrey among its executive producers.
I'm Dying Up Here joins a roster of Showtime original programming that includes Shameless, Billions, Homeland, The Affair, Ray Donovan, Masters of Sex, House of Lies, Penny Dreadful, Episodes, Dice, Roadies and Twin Peaks.