|Air Date:||Thursday, July 16, 2015|
|Studio:||20th Century Studios|
|Rating:||This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17.|
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll centers on “Johnny Rock” (Denis Leary), lead singer of a legendary early 90’s New York band called The Heathens. Known for living up to their name, the band partied so long and so hard that even Keith Richards thought they needed to slow things down. The Heathens were on the brink of becoming famous for their kickass live shows and the release of their highly anticipated first album. Until they broke up. The same day the album dropped. Because lead guitarist Flash (John Corbett) found Johnny in bed with his wife. So the band became legendary for all the wrong reasons - like self-destructing sooner than any group in rock-n-roll history. 25 years later, the only thing bigger than Johnny’s ego is his prostate. The drugs he really needs now aren’t cocaine and marijuana – they’re Crestor, Cymbalta and Cialis. He’s out of work, out of money and out of show business options. That’s when a massively talented young singer named Gigi (Elizabeth Gillies) shows up - with a burning desire to be famous, a throwback appreciation for The Heathens’ only album, and a stack of cash big enough to bring the whole band back into the studio. Only this time, SHE’S the lead singer and Johnny’s just a behind-the-scenes songwriter. John Ales, Bobby Kelly and Elaine Hendrix round out the rest of this dysfunctional rock-n-roll family. The race is on to see who gets famous first - and for what reason.
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The Band is Back Together in Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll & Comic Con! 7/16/2015 4:34 PM EDT
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Denis Leary's homage to 80's rock and roll bands, debuts on FX Thursday, July 16, 2015, at 10 pm and I, for one, can't wait. With a terrific cast, smart writing, what promises to be great music, and an interesting underlying story, it is sure to be this year's new, break out comedy.Leary (Rescue Me) plays Johnny Rock, a middle-aged rock and roll failure still living in his sh... More>>