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Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll 

A middle-aged once famous rock singer, who desperately wants his glory days back, finds out he has a talented daughter, who wants to reunite and front his old band - and date his guitar player. They're dysfunctional, but they don't care.

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Denis Leary
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Denis Leary ...  Johnny Rock 20 episodes, 2015-2016
John Corbett ...  Josiah 'Flash' Bacon 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Elizabeth Gillies ...  Gigi 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Elaine Hendrix ...  Ava 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Robert Kelly ...  Bam Bam 20 episodes, 2015-2016
John Ales ...  Rehab 20 episodes, 2015-2016
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A middle-aged once famous rock singer, who desperately wants his glory days back, finds out he has a talented daughter, who wants to reunite and front his old band - and date his guitar player. They're dysfunctional, but they don't care.

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A middle-aged rock 'n roller who desperately wanted to be rich and famous but so far, he's 0 for 2.

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Comedy | Music

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Секс, наркотики и рок-н-ролл See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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16:9 HD
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The producers were looking for a girl who could sing live, do comedy, drama, and improv. Jim Serpico's teenage sons suggested Elizabeth Gillies as they were fans of the Nickelodeon musical series Victorious. Jim didn't think a Nickelodeon actress could fit into an FX series but Denis heard her sing immediately put the preconceived notions of Nickelodeon behind them. See more »

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Featured in Conan: Jeff Bridges/Jeff Ross/Brent Sullivan (2016) See more »

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The show that brings real music back
19 July 2015 | by avanmcgillzSee all my reviews

After watching the first episodes of Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll I can say that this show has stolen my heart. The series is a comedy mixed with drama and music that at first looks like to be about an old rock band trying to get together but basically is most about the relations between the band members.

The casting is very well done, the chemistry is between the actors is great. Elizabeth Gillies who plays Gigi, makes the most impression in both acting and singing. She is a true talent and a great find by producer and actor Denis Leary.

The music part of the series is what makes it stand out from all other shows about bands and fame. All music was recorded live and this you see back in the episodes: it makes it look like you're watching a live concert. The live music makes it so much more believable and brings us back to a time where we had real music instead of auto tune. Gillies voice is phenomenal and shows that real music still is possible.


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