Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus

Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus

  • TV-MA
  • 2017
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.6  (1,097)

In the animated series Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus, the creator of Beavis and Butt-Head looks at the wilder side of musicians. The series tells stories of road debauchery perpetrated by legendary acts. Subjects include Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon Jennings, George Jones and Tammy Wynette.

Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus
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Betty Davis
8. Betty Davis
December 21, 2018
Season 2 finale. The queen of funk, Betty Davis should have been a superstar. A small-town Southern girl, she exploded onto the music scene in the early '70s after launching a career in New York as a fashion model and playing muse to Miles Davis, and her brief marriage to the jazz legend helped launch her career as a performer.
Morris Day and The Time
7. Morris Day and The Time
December 14, 2018
One of the biggest characters in funk history, Morris Day was an aspiring drummer who became the embodiment of cool. The iconic front man might have had a different life altogether, if not for childhood friend Prince Rogers Nelson, but he made a Faustian bargain with the future superstar, and the result was Morris Day and The Time. Though the band skyrocketed to the top with hits like "Jungle Love," resentment festered and the rivalry between the two singers reached a breaking point.
James Brown (Part Two)
6. James Brown (Part Two)
December 7, 2018
[Cinemax] HD. 'James Brown Pt. 2.' (Season Two) James Brown faces adversity and challenges to his throne as the king of funk.
James Brown
5. James Brown
November 30, 2018
Episode Info James Brown was renowned for his infectious voice and unbelievable dance moves, earning a reputation as the hardest-working man in show business. Between his womanizing ways, perfectionist attitude and daredevil style, he built an empire that went far beyond entertaining, often alienating musicians and business partners along the way.
Bootsy Collins
4. Bootsy Collins
November 23, 2018
Bassist Bootsy Collins went from rocking out in Ohio to working with the notorious James Brown, who taught him "The One" funk basics. But it was when Bootsy met George Clinton that he created his larger-than-life persona and became the backbone of the P-Funk empire. As the frontman of Bootsy's Rubber Band, he quickly achieved solo stardom before realizing that what he loved most about music was the joy of just being part of a group.
Rick James (Part 2)
3. Rick James (Part 2)
November 16, 2018
[Cinemax] HD. 'Rick James (Part 2).' (Season Two) How Rick James fell from grace amid his rivalry with Prince, cocaine abuse, and run-ins with the law.
Rick James (Part 1)
2. Rick James (Part 1)
November 9, 2018
Part 1 of 2. The self-proclaimed "King of Punk Funk," Rick James came from humble beginnings in Buffalo before hooking up with Neil Young while dodging the draft in Canada. With a penchant for pyrotechnics, glitter, custom boots and marijuana, his quest to become a black rock star reached its apex when a throwaway song, "Super Freak," topped the charts and gave him the fame he'd dreamed of.
George Clinton
1. George Clinton
November 2, 2018
Season 2 premiere. George Clinton was a cornerstone figure in funk music who went from singing a cappella in a barbershop to chasing Motown glory in Detroit with his band, The Parliaments. But the introduction of LSD took him to the next level, as he built a funk empire with outrageous costumes, frequent band-name changes and an occasional bit of nudity.
Mike Judge Presents: Tales From The Tour Bus
Mike Judge Presents: Tales From The Tour Bus

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In the animated series Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus, the creator of Beavis and Butt-Head looks at the wilder side of musicians. The series tells stories of road debauchery perpetrated by legendary acts. Subjects include Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon Jennings, George Jones and Tammy Wynette.Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on September 22, 2017.

Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus is available for streaming on the Cinemax website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, MAX GO, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 22, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    8.6  (1,097)