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Take a dizzying ride through the 'sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll'-fueled music business of the 1970s in Season 1 of this HBO drama series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter. Emmy(R)-winner Bobby Cannavale ("Boardwalk Empire") stars as Richie Finestra, a jaded record exec with a dark past who tries to resurrect his label and fractured private life while discovering the next "new" sound in 1970s New York City.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPilot||1973, New York City. Together with his partners, Richie Finestra, President of American Century Records, is on the verge of selling his struggling company to German Polygram, an impending distribution agreement with Led Zeppelin part of the package. But after an awkward encounter with Robert Plant, it's clear that the sale is in jeopardy. Heading home to Greenwich, CT, a detour leads Richie to an unplanned reunion with Lester Grimes, a musical artist with whom he has a complicated history. With thoughts of Lester weighing on him, Richie heads to the office, where he learns of another problem: bombastic Frank 'Buck' Rogers, owner of a chain of radio stations, is about to boycott American Century due to a perceived slight from their artist, Donny Osmond. In crisis mode, Richie gives his AR department a mandate to find new acts, prompting office assistant Jamie Vine to bring in The Nasty Bits, aproto-punk band unlike anything anyone has ever heard. Richie, meanwhile, enlists thuggish independent promotion man Joe Corsoto help with the Buck Rogers situation. After a three-day coke binge, Corso summons the sober Richie to Rogers' home, where things go horribly awry. Later, Richie learns that Polygram has agreed to buy the company, but with both Lester and the Buck Rogers debacle on his mind, he goes violently off the wagon, trashing the den of his home and jeopardizing his relationship with his wife Devon and their two children. Coked out and on his own in downtown Manhattan, Richie ends up being drawn by a crowd of young people to the Mercer Arts Center, where he sees The New York Dolls perform. It ends up being a night that sets Richie, and everyone close to him, on a new and unexpected course.||1:52:55||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 1, Pilot||Get an inside look at the Season 1 Premiere of the series 'Vinyl.'||2:46||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoYesterday Once More||With German Polygram executives in town to complete the deal for American Century, Richie delivers a bombshell that shocks the prospective buyers as well as his partners: Zak Yankovich, ACR's head of promotions, and Skip Fontaine, head of sales. When the dust settles, the Germans storm out of the ACR offices, leaving Richie to face the ire of Zak, Skip and company attorney Scott Levitt. In Greenwich, Devon ponders what to do about her husband, who broke his promise by going off the wagon, though her anger is tempered by memories of the man she fell in love with back in 1966, when she was a fixture in the downtown art/music scene and a muse to Andy Warhol. Back at American Century, Richie gives the AR team members a mandate to land a cutting-edge act or lose their jobs. Jamie, pushing the Nasty Bits, is encouraged that Richie is interested in the band, but dismayed she'll be working with AR head Julius 'Julie' Silver, who vows to polish the Bits' sound. A devastated Zak considers changing his alibi for a recent injury, while Richie decides to pay a visit to an estranged mentor.||56:39||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 2, Yesterday Once More||Get an inside look at Sn 1 / Ep 2 of the series 'Vinyl.'||2:52||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWhispered Secrets||At a record producers' banquet honoring Maury Gold, Richie is embarrassed when the emcee, rival record exec Jackie Jervis, makes a joke about the failed German Polygram deal. Later, Maury and mob cohort Corrado Galasso pay a visit to American Century to probe a detective's recent inquiry, and Joe Corso drops by to pitch Richie a demo by his banquet date, Nora. As Richie cuts down his roster to free up money to sign and promote new artists, junior AR rep Clark Morelle courts Alice Cooper in an attempt to sign him to a solo deal. Trying to find purpose in the suburbs, Devon turns to Andy Warhol in hopes of raising funds to renovate a Greenwich barn that could house a displaced Russian ballet company. Approaching Lester about releasing some of his old blues demos, Richie reopens old wounds instead. The revamped Nasty Bits fail to win over Richie, prompting Jamie to change up their set list.||59:06||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Racket||In lieu of attending a funeral, Richie takes out his anxieties on a couch during a marriage-counseling session with Devon. Later, over the course of a chaotic day at the office, Richie courts funk superstar Hannibal, agrees to let Robert Goulet record an original song on his upcoming Christmas LP, and gets fired up after an acrimonious meeting with Lester. Meanwhile, Zak and Scott ruminate on their futures in the aftermath of the lost deal with German Polygram. On the verge of signing with American Century, Kip and the Nasty Bits enlist a new manager to work out a favorable deal with Richie. Skip looks to unload an overrun of bootleg albums, but finds no takers. As he's about to be detained by two new detectives, Richie learns from Cece that Hannibal is being courted backstage by Jackie Jervis, and orders his assistant to do whatever it takes to keep the singer in the stable. Later, Richie visits a downtown jazz club in search of an alibi, while Devon has a meltdown at home.||53:18||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 4, The Racket||Get an inside look at Sn 1 / Ep 4 of the series 'Vinyl.'||3:27||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHe in Racist Fire||Richie visits a close relative in order to leverage a favor to his advantage. Devon agrees to join Richie for dinner with Hannibal and Cece, playing up the vixen role to keep one of her husband's biggest clients signed. Kip faces a tough dilemma in the wake of the Nasty Bits' recent signing: fire one of his bandmates or lose a prime gig opening for the New York Dolls. Desperate to shore up PR at American Century, Richie tries to recruit Andrea Zito, a former employee and flame who now works for Jackie Jervis. Clark gets a new job after an emotional meeting with Julie, while an indignant Jamie ends up keeping her old one. Richie has an inspiration for the name of his new label.||52:31||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 5, He in Racist Fire||Get an inside look at Sn 1 / Ep 5 of the series 'Vinyl.'||3:04||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCyclone||Devon seeks refuge at the Chelsea Hotel with Ingrid, a friend from her Warhol days. Meanwhile, Richie falls into a deeper well of drugs and depravity, enabled by Ingrid's nihilistic boyfriend Ernst. Andrea Zito rejoins American Century and immediately outlines her plans to revive the label. Kip follows an unlikely path towards recruiting a new lead guitarist, Alex, for the Nasty Bits. Zak allows his raw emotions to surface at the end of his daughter's Bat Mitzvah.||56:23||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 6, Cyclone||Get an inside look at Sn 1 / Ep 6 of the series 'Vinyl.'||3:40||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe King and I||Looking to raise cash for his label, a newly sober Richie flies to LA with Zak, hoping to sell the company jet to a rival record exec, Lou Meshejian. After attending a beachfront party teeming with many of Lou's music clients, Richie and Zak head to Las Vegas in hopes of somehow convincing Elvis Presley and his manager, Colonel Parker, that the King should ditch his label and sign with American Century. The detour includes a steamy encounter in which Zak's fantasies come true, at a price.||59:54||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|13||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 7, The King and I||Get an inside look at Sn 1 / Ep 7 of the series 'Vinyl.'||3:57||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|14||HDClosed CaptioningVideoE.A.B.||Rebuffed by a loan officer with high-school ties to Zak, a desperate Richie approaches Maury about doing a deal with Galasso. Devon and Ingrid make the scene at Max's Kansas City, where Devon impresses photographer Billy McVicar with her ability to charm a major celebrity into giving up his photo. Tasked by Richie to come up with a new song, Kip and the Nasty Bits get a crash course in the blues from Lester. Andrea fires a longtime American Century employee, angering Richie. Clark finds musical enlightenment from his onetime mailroom nemesis, Jorge.||56:53||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|15||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 8, E.A.B.||Get an inside look at Sn 1 / Ep 8 of the series 'Vinyl.'||4:30||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|16||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRock and Roll Queen||After an unsettling visit with Devon and the kids, Richie weighs his options as the heat surrounding the Buck Rogers murder case is turned up. Thrown out of her aunt's townhouse, Jamie crashes with Kip as the Nasty Bits finish their record and do a photoshoot. At American Century, Maury Gold pitches a '50s compilation LP while Zak tries to fund a band for his wedding-singer Gary, a.k.a. 'Xavier.' Clark and Jorge bond over an Indigo tune.||53:47||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|17||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 9, Rock and Roll Queen||Get an inside look at Sn 1 / Ep 9 of the series 'Vinyl.'||3:17||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|18||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAlibi||Season One Finale. Feeling betrayed by Richie, Zak maps out a dangerous plan to bring down his partner as the Alibi label launch approaches. Kip's jealousy toward Alex threatens to derail the Nasty Bits just as they're about to take the stage for the most important gig of their career. Clark and Jorge's efforts pay off. Richie is privy to the birth of a legendary music venue.||51:07||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|19||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInside the Episode: Episode 10, Alibi||Get an inside look at the Season 1 Finale of the series 'Vinyl.'||6:25||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|101||HDClosed CaptioningVideoVinyl, Season 1: Trailer||Bobby Cannavale stars as a jaded record exec with a dark past who tries to resurrect his label and fractured private life while discovering the next new sound in 1970s New York City in this series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter.||0:32||Free||View in iTunes|
|102||HDClosed CaptioningVideoVinyl, Season 1: Behind the Groove||Get into the groove of 'Vinyl' with the stars of the acclaimed series that takes a ride through the sex- and drug-fueled music business of the 1970s. Interviews include Terence Winter; Ato Essandoh (on the music); Juno Temple (on women in the '70s); James Jagger (on the characters of Kip and Lester); costume designer John Dunn (on '70s fashion); Olivia Wilde (on the characters of Devon and Richie); and Bobby Cannavale (on comedy in the series).||11:46||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|103||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMaking Vinyl: Recreating the 70s (Extended Version)||Go back in time to the groovy '70s for this behind-the-scenes featurette of the new series 'Vinyl.' See how the period setting--1973 New York City--was intimately recreated on the sets and costumes plus hear from executive producers Terence Winter, Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese, star Bobby Cannavale, and many others.||18:32||Season Only||View in iTunes|
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Best show I've ever seen!
This show is a life changer. Bobby Canavalle is amazing. This show takes you inside the record industry during its peak. When anything and everything was there for the taking. Some people don't get the genius behind this show, but it's there. Give it a chance and you'll be hooked.
Amazing series. But where is the featurette for Whispered Secrets?
One of the best shows in years, great writing, great storyline, great acting and very authentic. What a shame that it wasn't renewed.