In addition to a number of exclusives, TV subscription service Stan has picked the Cameron Crowe created series Roadies and the US presidential campaign real-time documentary The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth.
Roadies marks the first original series from Oscar winner Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous) and features an insider’s look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they’ve formed along the way. It chronicles the rock world through the eyes of music’s unsung heroes and puts the spotlight on the backstage workers who put the show on the road while on tour with a successful arena rock band.
Roadies stars Luke Wilson (Old School, Enlightened), Carla Gugino (San Andreas), Imogen Poots (The Look of Love), Rafe Spall (One Day), Keisha Castle-Hughes (Game of Thrones, Whale Rider), Peter Cambor (NCIS: Los Angeles), Colson Baker a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly (Beyond the Lights), Finesse Mitchell (Saturday Night Live) and Ron White (Blue Collar Comedy Tour).
The 2016 US presidential campaign has dominated headlines across the globe. Real-time documentary series The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth pulls back the curtain on the presidential race, revealing the intense, inspiring and infuriating stories behind the headlines. Produced in cooperation with Bloomberg Politics, The Circus is a non-partisan, never-before-attempted take on what promises to be one of the most fascinating and consequential elections in modern history. The series is distributed worldwide by CBS Studios International.
Screening alongside these two new series’ are The Last Ship, Power, Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle, Ash vs Evil Dead, iZombie, UnREAL and the Stan Original series, No Activity.
This year Stan will exclusively premiere more than 25 hit TV shows on its streaming service. New content is added to Stan’s lineup every day, and on average one new first-run TV series will be made available to Australian viewers every two weeks.
This follows the success of the critically acclaimed Stan Original series Wolf Creek, as well as The Girlfriend Experience, 11.22.63, Billions, Better Call Saul Season 2, Containment, Mad Dogs,Blunt Talk and Angie Tribeca, which have all exclusively premiered on Stan in the first half of the year.
Roadies will premiere exclusively on Stan on June 27, with new episodes available each week immediately following US broadcast.
The Circus will premiere exclusively on Stan on July 1 with 12 episodes available at once, and subsequent episodes available every week in line with US broadcast and the Democratic and GOP Conventions.