Music documentaries drop all the time, but comedies and dramas centered on musicians are a rarer find than a 311 fan with a GED. Probably because it’s tough to fabricate a compelling version of an already ridiculous job. Rock movies have set endpoints and are limited to a couple of hours, making it easy to nail a great finale. TV, on the other hand, has struggled to sustain rock & roll stories over multiple episodes, let alone seasons.
Read about 10 music–based TV series that nearly got it right, only to be canceled after a year or two in May’s Content Shifter at SLUGMag.com.