From Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, this new 10-episode drama series is set in 1970s New York. A ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop, the show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale, who is trying to save his company and his soul without destroying everyone in his path.
Season One Finale. Feeling betrayed by Richie, Zak maps out a dangerous plan to bring down his partner as the Alibi label launch approaches. Kip's jealousy toward Alex threatens to derail the Nasty Bits just as they're about to take the stage for the
HBO has changed its mind on Vinyl, announcing today that it will not be moving forward with a second season after all. This news comes four months after the freshman drama was picked up for Season 2 just days after its premiere episode aired.
The cancellation comes as a bit of a surprise, seeing as how the cable network showed early confidence in the series by issuing the original renewal. It is rare for an HBO series to only run for one season, though not unheard of. It made a similar move with comedy The Brink in 2015, renewing the show during its first season only to change its mind and cancel it a few months later.