Jan. 11 (UPI) — “Everybody Loves Raymond” Emmy-winner Brad Garrett will play a recurring role in Season 2 of Showtime’s drama series “I’m Dying Up Here.”
Created and executive produced by Dave Flebotte and executive produced by Jim Carrey and Michael Aguilar, the show takes place in the standup comedy scene of 1970s Los Angeles. It stars Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Clark Duke, Michael Angarano, RJ Cyler, Andrew Santino, Erik Griffin, Al Madrigal and Jake Lacy.
“Garrett will play comedy legend Roy Martin, who arrives on the scene at Goldie’s and drops bombs and wisdom on the club’s comics,” a news release explained. “Goldie lures him into a business partnership as she schemes to expand her empire.”
The 10-episode, second season is scheduled to go into production this month in Los Angeles. It is scheduled to debut on the cable network May 6.