25 Most Hotly Anticipated New TV Shows Of 2017

24. I'm Dying Up Here

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Who: Jim Carrey (creator); Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Ronald Cyler II

What: A dramatic look at the world of comedy, this will focus on a comedy-club owner (Leo) in 1970s Los Angeles, guiding her comics through their personal and professional lives.

Why: It could all go a bit Vinyl, but there's reason to be optimistic. Carrey creating the show is intruiging, and Leo is a solid anchor to go with some upcoming talent. An insider look into a fascinating period for stand-up, it's a subject that could potentially make for some interesting viewing, and plenty of dark comedy.

Where & When: Showtime, TBA


NCTJ-qualified journalist. Most definitely not a racing driver. Drink too much tea; eat too much peanut butter; watch too much TV. Sadly only the latter paying off so far. A mix of wise-old man in a young man's body with a child-like wonder about him and a great otherworldly sensibility.