[06/13/16 - 11:04 AM] Video: Showtime Samples the Series Premiere of "Roadies" Early Consumers who do not subscribe to Showtime are now able to sample the TV-14 rated version of the series premiere for free on YouTube, Facebook and SHO.com.
[via press release from Showtime]
SHOWTIME(R) SAMPLES THE SERIES PREMIERE OF ROADIES -
NEW COMEDY SERIES FROM OSCAR(R) WINNER CAMERON CROWE
DEBUTS EARLY ACROSS MULTIPLE PLATFORMS
NEW YORK, NY - June 13, 2016 - Starting today, SHOWTIME is offering viewers an early opportunity to sample the highly-anticipated music series ROADIES ahead of its linear premiere on Sunday, June 26th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The first original series from creator, executive producer, writer and director Cameron Crowe, ROADIES is a one-hour comedy featuring an ensemble cast headed by Luke Wilson (Old School, Enlightened) and Screen Actors Guild(R) Award nominee Carla Gugino (San Andreas). The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way. ROADIES chronicles the rock world through the eyes of music's unsung heroes and pays homage to the backstage workers who put the show on the road while touring for the successful arena-level group, The Staton-House Band.
Consumers who do not subscribe to SHOWTIME are now able to sample the TV-14 rated version of the series premiere for free on YouTube, Facebook and SHO.com. The pilot is also available for download as a free video podcast on iTunes. Consumers can also sample the premiere episode for free across multiple television and streaming providers' devices, websites and applications and free On Demand channels.
SHOWTIME subscribers can watch the series premiere of ROADIES now on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND(R), SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R) and SHOWTIME (showtime.com), the stand-alone streaming service available through Amazon, Apple(R), Google and Roku(R), as well as through Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and Sony PlayStation(R) Vue.
ROADIES also stars Imogen Poots (The Look of Love), Rafe Spall (One Day), Academy Award(R) nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider), Peter Cambor (NCIS: Los Angeles), Colson Baker a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly (Beyond the Lights) and Ron White (Blue Collar Comedy Tour). Luis Guzm�n (Code Black), Jacqueline Byers (The Strain), Finesse Mitchell (Saturday Night Live), Branscombe Richmond (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and Tanc Sade (Matador, Gilmore Girls) guest star. ROADIES is currently in production on ten episodes in Los Angeles. Emmy(R) and Tony(R) Award nominee Winnie Holzman (My So-Called Life, Wicked) serves as writer and executive producer, along with Emmy winners J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens,Lost), Bryan Burk (Lost, Fringe, Person of Interest) and Len Goldstein (Hart of Dixie). Kathy Lingg (Person of Interest, Fringe) is co-executive producer. Kelly Curtis, Pearl Jam's manager and a regular collaborator with Crowe, serves as producer. ROADIES is produced by Bad Robot Productions, Vinyl Films and Dooley & Company Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television.
For more information about ROADIES, go to SHO.com, follow on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and join the conversation using #SHORoadies.