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]
Showtime giving Jim Carrey and Dave Flebotte a crack at adapting 1970s stand-up memoir, “I’m Dying Up Here,” as a series
Showtime is going to take a crack at retelling the initial comedy boom of Los Angeles in the 1970s, giving Jim Carrey and Dave Flebotte a one-hour pilot to adapt the book I'm Dying Up Here, to premium cable TV. "The 1970s L.A. comedy scene gave rise to some of the biggest and most influential [&hell... [Read More]