Dave Flebotte talks inside comedy baseball of his Showtime series with Jim Carrey, “I’m Dying Up Here”
I’m Dying Up Here almost didn’t survive to a second season. Dave Flebotte, who with Jim Carrey created the Showtime adaptation of William Knoedelseder’s best-seller about The Comedy Store in the 1970s, told me over the phone last week that when Showtime gave them “a... [Read More]
Season 2 of Showtime’s comedian drama, “I’m Dying Up Here” returns May 6th
Season 2 of Showtime’s comedian drama series I’m Dying Up Here is scheduled to drop on May 6th. The show,… MORE Season 2 of Showtime’s comedian drama, “I’m Dying Up Here” returns May 6th appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Bill Burr, Al Madrigal, Bobby Lee, Eddie Pepitone, and Jay Larson are comics playing cards
The new year is upon us and some of the comedians from All Things Comedy – Al Madrigal, Bill Burr,… MORE Bill Burr, Al Madrigal, Bobby Lee, Eddie Pepitone, and Jay Larson are comics playing cards appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #20 to #11
#50-#41 | #40-#31 | #30-#21 | #20-#11 | #10-#1 As we close the book on 2017, The Laugh Button staff… MORE 2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #20 to #11 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
All Things Comedy mounting first festival in Phoenix for October 2017
The folks at All Things Comedy are putting on their first-ever ATC festival this October in Phoenix. The podcast network founded by Al Madrigal and Bill Burr will celebrate their wide-ranging community of funny folks from Oct. 26-29, 2017, at Stand Up Live in Phoenix. Lineup so far includes many of ... [Read More]
“I’m Dying Up Here” renewed for a second season by Showtime
Showtime announced the pickup of its period stand-up comedy series, I’m Dying Up Here for a second season. The show,… MORE “I’m Dying Up Here” renewed for a second season by Showtime appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“I’m Dying Up Here” renewed for a second season by Showtime
Showtime announced the pickup of its period stand-up comedy series, I’m Dying Up Here for a second season. The show,… MORE “I’m Dying Up Here” renewed for a second season by Showtime appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Showtime renews I’m Dying Up Here for Season 2
Fans of 1970s nostalgia about the stand-up comedy scene in Hollywood rejoice! Showtime has picked up I’m Dying Up Here for a second season. From the press release: SHOWTIME is picking up its drama series about the art of comedy, I’M DYING UP HERE, for a second season, it was announc... [Read More]
May 2017’s Best Standup Specials: Hasan Minhaj, Maria Bamford, Chris Gethard, and More
We’re in the middle of a comedy special deluge, and May brought nine new hours of standup to the spate. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped last month. Maria Bamford – Old Baby (Netflix) Continuing her run as the most inventive comedy special creator working tod... [Read More]