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[06/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
FX Orders 10 Episodes of "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" Created by and Starring Denis Leary
John Corbett, Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix and Bobby Kelly also star in the project.

[03/17/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 17
Updates include: Nick at Nite's "See Dad Run" to end after three seasons; Jason Jones to lead NBC's "Love Is Relative"; and Georgia King is the latest bound for CBS's "The Odd Couple."

[03/14/14 - 11:09 AM]
Robert Kelly & Elizabeth Gillies Cast in "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" Pilot
They'll join Denis Leary and John Corbett in the comedy project, which was also written by Leary.

[03/07/14 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 7
Updates include: Felicity Huffman tapped for "American Crime" at ABC; Rebecca Romijn cast in NBC's "The Pro"; and Dave Annable scores a role in FOX's "Red Band Society."

[01/07/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 7
Updates include: Danny Cannon to helm FOX's "Gotham"; Anna Friel, Jake Robinson tapped for NBC's "Odyssey"; and Denis Leary to lead FX comedy "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."







SEX & DRUGS & ROCK & ROLL (FX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
1/7/14 - 6/30/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, June 2014) FX is officially back in business with Denis Leary, placing a 10-episode order for the comedy series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, the Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. Created by and starring Leary, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll is produced by FX Productions and Fox Television Studios, and will premiere on FX in 2015. Starring Leary, John Corbett, Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix and Bobby Kelly, SDRR is centered on "Johnny Rock" (Leary), a middle-aged rock 'n roller who desperately wanted to be rich and famous. So far, he's 0 for 2. As the magnificently talented lead singer of New York's legendary early 90's band The Heathens, Johnny was on his way to the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. His best friend "Flash" (Corbett) was being called the next number one lead guitar player on planet earth. The critics loved them. Their live shows were selling out. But Johnny had a problem with booze. And coke. And weed. And pills. And cough medicine. And oh yeah - he slept with Flash's wife. And his bass player's fiancé. The band broke up the same day their first and only record was released. 25 years later Johnny is trying to get the band back together. Why? Because as his soon-to-be-ex manager Ira Feinbaum tells him: "Johnny, you're 50, broke and completely anonymous. In rock 'n roll you know what that makes you? A bartender." 25 years later the sex might be harder to find, the drugs might be Luvox and Crestor and Cialis - but rock 'n roll will never die. It just has a bigger prostate.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bobby Kelly as Bam Bam
· Denis Leary as Johnny Rock
· Elaine Hendrix as Ava
· Elizabeth Gillies as Gigi
· John Corbett as Flash
CREW INFORMATION:
· Denis Leary as CRTR/EP
· Jim Serpico as EP
· Michael Blieden as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Apostle Productions
· Fox Television Studios
· FX Productions