Vinyl (HBO 2016,Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde)

Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his soul without destroying everyone in his path.

As the series opens it is New York City, 1973. Together with his partners, Richie Finestra, president of American Century Records, is on the verge of selling his struggling company to German Polygram, in a deal that includes an impending distribution agreement with Led Zeppelin. But after a disastrous meeting, it’s clear that the sale is in jeopardy.

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HBO commissioned a second season but no word yet on a date for it.

production details
Country: USA | HBO | 10×60 minutes
Release Year: 2016

Allen Coulter as Executive Producer
Emma Tillinger Koskoff as Executive Producer
George Mastras as Creator and Executive Producer
John Melfi as Executive Producer
Martin Scorsese as Creator and Executive Producer
Mick Jagger as Creator and Executive Producer
Rich Cohen as Creator
Rick Yorn as Executive Producer
Terence Winter as Creator and Executive Producer
Victoria Pearman as Executive Producer

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Bobby Cannavale as Richie Finestra
Olivia Wilde as Devon Finestra
Ato Essandoh as Lester Grimes
P. J. Byrne as Scott Levitt
Juno Temple as Jamie Vine
James Jagger as Kip Stevens
Ray Romano as Zak Yankovich
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen as Ingrid
Jack Quaid as Clark Morelle
Max Casella as Julie Silver
Douglas Smith as Gary / Xavier
David Proval as Vince Finestra
J.C. MacKenzie as Skip Fontaine
Griffin Newman as Casper
John Cameron Mitchell as Andy Warhol
Gene Jones as Colonel Tom Parker
Paul Ben-Victor as Maury Gold

Alastair James is the editor in chief for Memorable TV. He has been involved in media since his university days. Alastair is passionate about television, and some of his favourite shows include Line of Duty, Luther and Traitors. He is always on the lookout for hot new shows, and is always keen to share his knowledge with others.