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MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS
Air Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST on CINEMAX
Episode Title: (#101) "Johnny Paycheck"
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Episode #1: "Johnny Paycheck"

Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 22 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)

In addition to selling 40 million records and producing chart-topping hits like "She's All I Got" and "Take This Job and Shove It," country music outlaw Johnny Paycheck became notorious for living the part. He was known for his music, grand theft auto, drug binges and stints in jail. At the height of Paycheck's fame, he shot a man over a turtle soup recipe, which led to a high-profile trial, a prison sentence and one of his greatest hits, "Old Violin."

Written by Mike Judge, Dub Cornett, Richard Mullins, Jeff Feuerzeig, Julien Nitzberg; directed by Mike Judge.

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MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS (CINEMAX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/22/17 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 11/10/17; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Cinemax's press release, August 2017) MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS chronicles the tales of some of country music's most legendary artists when the series begins its eight-episode season FRIDAY, SEPT. 22 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on CINEMAX, followed by other half-hour episodes on subsequent Fridays at the same time. Marking a return to his roots in animation and as a musician, Judge ("King of the Hill"; "Beavis and Butt-Head"; Emmy(R) nominee for HBO's "Silicon Valley") co-created, narrates and serves as an executive producer on the series, which recounts the raucous adventures of these musicians, as told by those who knew them best. TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS kicks off with an episode devoted to Johnny Paycheck, followed by episodes about Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones and Tammy Wynette (two parts), Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon Jennings (two parts) and Blaze Foley. TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS features animated interviews with former bandmates, friends and other erstwhile associates, who share uncensored anecdotes about the exploits of these artists, brought to life by animated reenactments, woven together with live-action archival performance footage and photos.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dub Cornett as CRTR/EP
· Glen Zipper as EP
· Mike Judge as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Richard Mullins as CRTR/PROD
· Sean Stuart as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Judgemental Films