Series premieres Aug 7th on Epix
Epix has acquired the US distribution rights to the four-part Rolling Stones docu-series, My Life as a Rolling Stone, set to premiere on August 7th. Tied to the band’s 60th anniversary, this exhilarating series will show a global audience how the band created the blueprint for every budding rock band, and grew from young blues-loving hopefuls to a globally recognized cultural brand.
Each episode will feature an intimate portrait of one of the band’s charismatic members featuring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and the late Charlie Watts, exploring different dimensions of their personalities, their musical brilliance, and their cultural impact. The series aims to reveal The Rolling Stones’ creativity, their inspirations, and how they individually and collectively have overcome adversity, notoriety, and personal demons to write the soundtrack of our times.
“Compelling music docu-series have become a pillar of Epix slate of premium original programming, and My Life as a Rolling Stone is a perfect addition to that mix,” shares network president Michael Wright. “This distinctive documentary captures the raw and organic energy that defines The Rolling Stones, and tells the gripping, epic story of their journey. I am excited for viewers to experience this legendary band as few ever have before.”
The series, produced by Mercury Studios, was first announced as airing on the BCC this summer. It will include unseen footage and exclusive stories from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood interwoven with new and archive interviews and performance. The story of Charlie Watts, who sadly passed away in August 2021, will be told via tributes from his fellow band members and his musical peers and admirers along with archive interviews of Watts.
My Life as a Rolling Stone is directed by Oliver Murray (The Quiet One), and Clare Tavernor (Keith Richards: A Culture Show Special), and executive produced by Steve Condie, SVP, Content, Mercury Studios. The docuseries is produced by Mercury Studios.