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‘The Comedy Store’: TV Review

‘The Comedy Store’: TV Review

A couple years ago, Showtime aired the period drama I’m Dying Up Here, loosely based on the ’70s peak of the Comedy Store in Hollywood. Handsomely produced and full of fun performances and impersonations, the series was often quite good, but it was canceled back in 2018.

More than two years later, Showtime is premiering the five-part docuseries The Comedy Store, explicitly based on the ’70s peak (and subsequent 40-year roller coaster) of the Comedy Store in Hollywood. Telling many of the same stories and featuring commentary from I’m Dying Up Here stars like Andrew Santino and Erik Griffin,...

See full article on The Hollywood Reporter