Watch Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus

Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus chronicles the tales of some of country music's most eccentric characters.

Friday 10:00 PM et/pt on Cinemax
2 Seasons, 15 Episodes
September 22, 2017
Animation, Comedy, Music
8.3/10
Cast: Kinky Friedman, Mike Judge, Don Adams, Gary Adams
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Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus Full Episode Guide

  • 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.

  • [Cinemax] HD. 'James Brown Pt. 2.' (Season Two) James Brown faces adversity and challenges to his throne as the king of funk.

  • 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.

  • [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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Season 1 finale profiles Blaze Foley, who was a legend in country music circles but remained largely unknown by the general public. Physically imposing, with a wry sense of humor and love for booze, he battled his demons by writing about them, and became best friends and brothers in self-destruction with Townes Van Zandt.

  • [Cinemax] HD. 'Waylon Jennings Part One' (Season One) The rise of outlaw country music and its beloved rebel Waylon Jennings.

  • [Cinemax] HD. 'Billy Joe Shaver.' (Season One) The outrageous adventures of country songwriting great Billy Joe Shaver.

  • [Cinemax] HD. 'George Jones/Tammy Wynette Pt 2.' (Season One) The musical partnership between famed country duo George Jones and Tammy Wynette.

  • [Cinemax] HD. 'George Jones/Tammy Wynette Pt 1.' (Season One) The beginnings of the tumultuous relationship between Mr. and Mrs. country music.

  • [Cinemax] HD. 'Johnny Paycheck.' Series premiere. The country singer's rise to stardom and the infamous bar fight that led to one of his greatest hits.

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