Sex Drugs Rock Roll Renewed

Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll Renewed for Season 2 at FX

Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll… &Renewal.

FX has renewed its Denis Leary-fronted comedy for Season 2, a little over a month after the series wrapped its freshman run.

“The only thing that could make me happier about this announcement is if David Bowie decided to be a guest star during Season 2. In which case, my head would explode. Hopefully on-camera so we get a kickass viral video out of it. Not to mention awesome Live+3s [ratings],” Leary, who also serves as a writer, director and executive producer on the series, said in a statement. “I look forward to once again creating new episodes of television with [FX Networks CEO] John Landgraf’s exceptional FX team. And scoring some cool Bastard Executioner swag.”

SDRR debuted in July to 870,000 total viewers and a 0.4 demo rating, and by its finale was netting 500K/0.2. That said, FX notes that with Live+7 DVR playback folded in, it ranks as basic cable’s most watched scripted comedy in the Men 18-49 and Men 25-54 demos, and placed No. 3 in total audience and the Adults 18-49 demo.

SDRR’s 10-episode sophomore season will premiere sometime in 2016.

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13 Comments
  1. smartysenior says:

    I’m glad it’s coming back, I was pleasantly surprised at the underlying charm of the characters in an off-beat story. I enjoy the creativity in the concept but most importantly the actors are all excellent and have great chemistry, which is not common on TV.

  2. Kyle says:

    Cool cool cool

  3. Lynn says:

    I loved this show! I found myself laughing out loud most episodes. I also thought the music was pretty good as well. Elizabeth Gillies has a fantastic voice.

  4. Heathers says:

    Yes!!! The first comedy to really make me laugh out loud in a long time. Actually, I think the last time I laughed really loud was the series finale of Rescue Me!

  5. rowan77 says:

    I really enjoyed the first season and figured it would be renewed. It’s hilarious and the chemistry between the actors is just great.

  6. Shar says:

    Very glad to hear this although the only sour note for me is John Corbett who, although a accomplished musician, does not seem to fit the handsome rocker image.

  7. dj says:

    Really enjoyed this show.

  8. RD says:

    Can’t think why. This show has no bearing on what the rockn’roll biz is about at all.

  9. Cas says:

    If David Bowie guest starred in seasin two I would start watching this show!!

  10. Joey Padron says:

    Good news show is coming back for season 2! The cast are great together and the show is good and funny.

  11. Laurel says:

    I really want to hear more of Gigi singing some edgier rock tunes. Was surprised how good her voice was when I first heard it, hope they really showcase the actress’ talent.

  12. Dominic says:

    What happening to tv shows that make you laugh from the heart..thanks to the cast members for making me go back into the 80’s again….long live rock and roll….the music opens up your your spirit…gigi is soft on the eyes

  13. Dede says:

    Love this show