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    TV Episode | 113 min | Drama, Music

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Pilot (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 113 min | Drama, Music

Richie Finestra considers selling his struggling record company; Richie takes a detour to an unplanned reunion with Lester Grimes; Richie orders his A&R department to find new acts; Richie jeopardizes his relationships with his wife and children.
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Writers
Terence Winter (teleplay by) (story by) (created by) | George Mastras (teleplay by) | Rich Cohen (story by) (created by) | Mick Jagger (story by) (created by) | Martin Scorsese (story by) (created by)
Producers
Brad Carpenter | Jessica Levin | Mari-Jo Winkler (as Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 14, 2016

Release date
Feb 14, 2016 (United States)

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Cast

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117 cast members
Name Known for
Bobby Cannavale
Richie Finestra Richie Finestra   See fewer
Paul Ben-Victor
Maury Gold Maury Gold   See fewer
P.J. Byrne
Scott Levitt Scott Levitt   See fewer
Max Casella
Julie Silver Julie Silver   See fewer
Ato Essandoh
Lester Grimes Lester Grimes   See fewer
James Jagger
Kip Stevens Kip Stevens   See fewer
J.C. MacKenzie
Skip Fontaine Skip Fontaine   See fewer
Jack Quaid
Clark Morelle Clark Morelle   See fewer
Ray Romano
Zak Yankovich Zak Yankovich   See fewer
Juno Temple
Jamie Vine Jamie Vine   See fewer
Olivia Wilde
Devon Finestra Devon Finestra   See fewer
Andrew Dice Clay
Frank 'Buck' Rogers Frank 'Buck' Rogers   See fewer
Ian Hart
Peter Grant Peter Grant   See fewer
Emily Tremaine
Heather Heather   See fewer
Bo Dietl
Joe Corso Joe Corso   See fewer
Armen Garo
Corrado Galasso Corrado Galasso   See fewer
Ephraim Sykes
Marvin Marvin   See fewer
Frank van Putten
Von Kinkel Von Kinkel   See fewer
Jill Larson
Bellamy Bellamy   See fewer
Zebedee Row
Robert Plant Robert Plant   See fewer
Danny A. Abeckaser
Rock Venue Doorman Rock Venue Doorman   See fewer
Alex Agard
Chris Kenner Back Up Singer #2 Chris Kenner Back Up Singer #2   See fewer
Alex Bento
Ronnie Finestra Ronnie Finestra   See fewer
Jeff Biehl
Zeppelin Stage Manager Zeppelin Stage Manager   See fewer
Eric Blondo
Birthday Funk Band Trumpet Player Birthday Funk Band Trumpet Player   See fewer
Angelica Boccella
Oasis Hooker, Blue Dress Oasis Hooker, Blue Dress   See fewer
Surya Botofasina
Chris Kenner Chris Kenner   See fewer
Shavey Brown
Chris Kenner Back Up Singer #1 Chris Kenner Back Up Singer #1   See fewer
Kareem Bunton
Bo Diddley Bo Diddley   See fewer
Michael J. Burg
Hans-Jorg Vietz Hans-Jorg Vietz   See fewer
Kevin Carolan
Engineer Engineer   See fewer
Martin Cartegena
New York Dolls Drummer, Jerry Nolan (as Martin Cartagena) New York Dolls Drummer, Jerry Nolan (as Martin Cartagena)   See fewer
John Cenatiempo
Galasso's Thug Galasso's Thug   See fewer
Harrison Cofer
Jimmy Page Jimmy Page   See fewer
Kevin T. Collins
Radio Station DJ Radio Station DJ   See fewer
Athena Colón
Antoinette Galasso Antoinette Galasso   See fewer
Justin Craig
Long Haired Musician Long Haired Musician   See fewer
Erik Alex Cruz
Drug Dealer Drug Dealer   See fewer
Tommy Davidson
Nasty Bits Second Guitarist Nasty Bits Second Guitarist   See fewer
Delius Doherty
Otis Redding Otis Redding   See fewer
Ben Foley
John Paul Jones John Paul Jones   See fewer
Champian Fulton
Female Recording Studio Back Up Singer Female Recording Studio Back Up Singer   See fewer
Robert Funaro
Tony Del Greco Tony Del Greco   See fewer
Thomas Gardner
Nasty Bits Drummer (as Thomas Gardner) Nasty Bits Drummer (as Thomas Gardner)   See fewer
Roger Grunwald
Mustachioed Polygram Exec. Mustachioed Polygram Exec.   See fewer
Justin Haffner
Birthday Funk Band Bass Player Birthday Funk Band Bass Player   See fewer
Catherine Harris-White
Ruth Brown Ruth Brown   See fewer
Tony Jarvis
Birthday Funk Singer & Guitarist Birthday Funk Singer & Guitarist   See fewer
Keston John
Topcat Topcat   See fewer
Fletcher C. Johnson
New York Dolls Bassist, Arthur Kane (as Fletcher Johnson) New York Dolls Bassist, Arthur Kane (as Fletcher Johnson)   See fewer
Max Kumangai
Chris Kenner Back Up Singer #3 Chris Kenner Back Up Singer #3   See fewer
Jaster Leon
New York Dolls Guitarist, Johnny Thunders New York Dolls Guitarist, Johnny Thunders   See fewer
Brian Patrick Murphy
Open Shirt Heckler Open Shirt Heckler   See fewer
Vince Nudo
John Bonham John Bonham   See fewer
Nika Ezell Pappas
Onlooker Onlooker   See fewer
Dustin Payseur
Nasty Bits Lead Guitar Nasty Bits Lead Guitar   See fewer
Christian Peslak
New York Dolls Singer, David Johansen New York Dolls Singer, David Johansen   See fewer
Isaiah Richardson Jr.
Birthday Funk Band Sax Player (Tall) Birthday Funk Band Sax Player (Tall)   See fewer
Karen Marie Richardson
Birthday Funk Band Female Vocalist Birthday Funk Band Female Vocalist   See fewer
Sandra Elizabeth Rodriguez
Estella (as Sandra Rodriguez) Estella (as Sandra Rodriguez)   See fewer
Kerri Rose
Oasis Hooker, Yellow Dress Oasis Hooker, Yellow Dress   See fewer
Jonathan Rosen
New York Dolls Lead Guitarist, Sylvain Sylvain New York Dolls Lead Guitarist, Sylvain Sylvain   See fewer
Steve Routman
Nelson Kleinberg Nelson Kleinberg   See fewer
John Rue
Musician's Lawyer Musician's Lawyer   See fewer
Anita Sabherwal
Oasis Hostess Oasis Hostess   See fewer
Till Schauder
Polygram Exec. Polygram Exec.   See fewer
Aldo Sergi
Galasso Associate Galasso Associate   See fewer
Brian Shoaf
Male Recording Studio Back Up Singer Male Recording Studio Back Up Singer   See fewer
Belle Smith
Jenna Finestra Jenna Finestra   See fewer
Jack Doyle Smith
Nasty Bits Bassist Nasty Bits Bassist   See fewer
Syhaya Aviel Smith
Talkative Sedgwick Hooker (as Syhaya Ariel Smith) Talkative Sedgwick Hooker (as Syhaya Ariel Smith)   See fewer
Samantha Strelitz
Female Recording Studio Back Up Singer with Cardigan Female Recording Studio Back Up Singer with Cardigan   See fewer
Pernell Walker
Smiling Sedgwick Hooker Smiling Sedgwick Hooker   See fewer
Alonzo Wright
Birthday Funk Band Sax Player Birthday Funk Band Sax Player   See fewer
Richard Cline
David Crosby David Crosby   See fewer
Jett Salazar
Mercer Rocker Mercer Rocker   See fewer
Chris Angerman
Led Zeppelin Guitar Tech (2016-2016) (uncredited) Led Zeppelin Guitar Tech (2016-2016) (uncredited)   See fewer
Brandon Ballone
JizzaBella - Drag Queen (uncredited) JizzaBella - Drag Queen (uncredited)   See fewer
Thomas J. Bellezza
Roadie (uncredited) Roadie (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Ien Cohen
Led Zeppelin Photographer (uncredited) Led Zeppelin Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Joseph Dimartino
Oasis Club Member (uncredited) Oasis Club Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill DiVita
Bob the Photographer (uncredited) Bob the Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Victoria Domnick
Glam Rocker (uncredited) Glam Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
Nicola Fiore
Classic Rocker (uncredited) Classic Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
Sean Gill
Long-Haired Rocker (uncredited) Long-Haired Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
Mickey Jaiven
Partygoer at Mercer Arts Center (uncredited) Partygoer at Mercer Arts Center (uncredited)   See fewer
Dante Jayce
Classic Rocker (uncredited) Classic Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
Sink Lindsay
Groupie (uncredited) Groupie (uncredited)   See fewer
Branden Marlowe
Record Company Executive (uncredited) Record Company Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul David Miller
Bearded Drag Queen (uncredited) Bearded Drag Queen (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Moser
Led Zeppelin Manager (uncredited) Led Zeppelin Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
Andy Nordin
Mercer Rocker (uncredited) Mercer Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
Geeta Pereira
Oasis Club Hooker (uncredited) Oasis Club Hooker (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Piatt
Blue Collar Rocker (uncredited) Blue Collar Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
Angela Raymond
Glam Rocker (uncredited) Glam Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
Joey Rullo
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Zachary Schanne
Pedestrian (archive footage) (uncredited) Pedestrian (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Pavel Shatu
Party Goer (uncredited) Party Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
Kent Sladyk
Businessman (uncredited) Businessman (uncredited)   See fewer
Anita Soto
American Century (uncredited) American Century (uncredited)   See fewer
Katie Rose Summerfield
American Century Office Girl (uncredited) American Century Office Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Nigel Swinson
Harlem Kids (uncredited) Harlem Kids (uncredited)   See fewer
Chuck Taber
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
Peter Tahoe
Concert Promoter (uncredited) Concert Promoter (uncredited)   See fewer
Ty Taylor
Lester Grimes (singing voice) (uncredited) Lester Grimes (singing voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Kelly P. Williams
VIP Backstage Concert Goer (uncredited) VIP Backstage Concert Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
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