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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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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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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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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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Just when I started to lose interest in sitcoms
31 July 2015 | by iwbrandfSee all my reviews

Hilarious, very real as to how these type of people really are, as I am familiar.

Leary is fantastic but so is everybody else.

What I would give to write on this show, so so many avenues these characters could go down that would be funny as hell and heartwarming.

The hatred and love the band has for their leader, makes perfect sense in the genre.

Love the daughter, funny and so darn cute. John Corbett is great too. Great job people!

Oh, did I mention it is hilariously funny?


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