Roadies: Series Premiere Review

Note: this is a spoiler-free advance review of the series premiere of Roadies. This episode will premiere on Showtime on Sunday, June 26 at 10pm EST.

Writer/director Cameron Crowe picked at an auspicious time to make his television debut with Roadies. With HBO’s recent surprise cancellation of Vinyl, there’s certainly a void to be filled when it comes to delivering rock ‘n’ roll-fueled drama on a weekly basis. Plus, there’s the appeal of seeing Crowe return to territory he covered so well in 2000’s Almost Famous. But while the first episode of Roadies treads plenty of familiar ground, there’s little sign that Crowe will be able to end the recent creative slump that’s produced duds like Aloha.

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Source:: IGN -Reviews