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5 items from 2014


Denis Leary Gets FX Series Order For Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

1 July 2014 4:30 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Denis Leary’s upcoming comedy show, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, has been ordered to series by FX, with 10 episodes now in the pipeline. Written by Leary and directed by Michael Blieden (Children’s Hospital), the show follows Johnny Rock (Leary) – an aging rocker, desperately chasing one last shot at fame and fortune.

The show sets up his character as someone who, back in the early 1990s, led a band called The Heathens to the height of the New York rock scene. He was headed for greatness, along with best friend and lead guitarist Flash (John Corbett), until he precipitated their downfall with his predilection for drugs, alcohol and the wives of his friends. We learn that the band released one record and broke up on the same day. Two decades later, Johnny has reunion on his mind.

Starring Elizabeth Gillies (Victorious), Elaine Hendrix (See Dad Run) and Bobby Kelly (Louie »

- Sarah Myles

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FX Orders Denis Leary Series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

30 June 2014 4:10 PM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Fans of Rescue Me, and/or Denis Leary, have something to be happy about as FX orders a new series, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, from the comedian.

This one is quite a different effort from the surprisingly dramatic Rescue Me, but looks as though it is going to mix a lot of elements. Leary is likely just the guy who can deliver an aging, washed out musician who barely had a career in the first place, and is now trying to make something happen for himself. That’s especially true if this is angling for a comedy that can also deliver some weightier moments, which looks to be the case.

Catch all the info below, and let me know what you think. Will you be tuning in?

 

Reunited And It Feels So Good

FX Orders 10 Episodes of Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll Created by and Starring Denis Leary

Leary, Jim Serpico »

- Marc Eastman

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FX Orders Denis Leary’s ‘Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll’ to Series

30 June 2014 10:15 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

FX has ordered Denis Leary comedy “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll” to series with 10 episodes, the network announced Monday.

The comedy, created by and starring “Rescue Me’s” Leary, will premiere on FX in 2015. It also stars John Corbett, Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix and Bobby Kelly.

“It’s great to be back in business with Denis Leary, Jim Serpico and Tom Sellitti, and we’re thrilled to start on a new project that is both unique and hilarious,” said Eric Schrier, co-president of original programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. “Johnny Rock is the role that Denis Leary was born to play.”

“I am extremely elated at the opportunity to once again be working with John Landgraf and the fine executive talent over at FX,” said Leary. “They have a great platform for comedy, an award-winning marketing team and an amazing new Nespresso machine in the conference room. The Gran Maestria C520 Platinum? »

- Laura Prudom

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Denis Leary rock-star comedy series gets FX series order

30 June 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Denis Leary is officially returning to FX, with the cable network giving a series order to his comedy project Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll.

The ampersand-heavy title is follows a middle-aged rocker (Leary, of course) trying to reunite his early ’90s band after falling into years of drugs and debauchery. The cast also includes John Corbett, Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix, and Bobby Kelly.

The show marks Leary’s FX reunion after co-creating and starring in Rescue Me, which ran for seven seasons on the network. “I am extremely elated at the opportunity to once again be working with John Landgraf and »

- James Hibberd

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FX orders Denis Leary's 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll' to series

30 June 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

FX is continuing its aggressive recent push into comedy with a series order for Denis Leary's typographically controversial "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll." The "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" -- no spaces, silly FX -- order is for 10 episodes, with the series set to premiere in 2015. Nearly everybody involved wanted to have comments in the official press release. "I am extremely elated at the opportunity to once again be working with John Landgraf and the fine executive talent over at FX," blurbs Leary. "They have a great platform for comedy, an award-winning marketing team and an amazing new Nespresso machine in the conference room. The Gran Maestria C520 Platinum? Get this: it heats the cup!  Also, doing this show with FX will allow me to live one of my last show-business dreams:  Emmy-winner Peter Tolan will be playing my gay stepdad. I know what you're thinking - isn't Peter just a few years older than Denis? »

- Daniel Fienberg

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