A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
You have to work hard and know who your allies are when working in the music business. Friendship and loyalty are also themes.
Positive Role Models
Sara and Pierce are willing to give up working with certain people in order to keep moving up in the industry, but in the end they want to stay true to themselves. There are strange characters working in the music industry.
Violence & Scariness
There's some pushing and shoving, but it's more slapstick than violent. Occasionally, characters are shown choking.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Strong sexual innuendo, including lots of references to bedroom behavior during conversations and in song lyrics. Music videos featuring simulated sex acts and scantily clad people are sometimes shown.
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There's tons of cursing, ranging from "goddamn" to "s--t" and "f--k."
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Characters drink alcohol, including wine, champagne, and liquor.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Royalties is a fun series intended for mature audiences about a songwriting duo reaching for fame. There is a ton of cursing, ranging from "goddamn" to "s--t" and "f--k." Some episodes feature strong sexual innuendo, with simulated sex acts and scantily-clad models in music videos. Characters drink alcohol, and there's some mild slapstick violence, like shoving and pushing.
Is It Any Good?
This fun and edgy series offers lots of well-timed humor and solid musical moments as the songwriting duo works its way through the highs and lows of the music industry. Adding to the fun are appearances by some big name celebs, including John Stamos, Mark Hamill, and Ed Asner. It's quirky, and some may find the strong language a little over-the-top. Nonetheless, Royalties is a series worth watching if you want to be entertained and enjoy some laughs.
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