Steel Panther sign deal for scripted comedy series

It is no secret that Steel Panther deliver most likely the best combination of comedy and heavy metal music in a concert setting, and now the band is on the verge of having its own scripted comedy series on television.

steel-panther-photoThe following was reported by C21Media (with slight edit):

Canadian producer Media Ranch is developing a scripted comedy series about US comedy glam-rock band Steel Panther.

The project comes out of an exclusive worldwide linear TV and digital rights deal signed by Media Ranch and the band.

The series, which will be distributed globally by LA-based GRB Entertainment, will follow the sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll-fuelled lives of vocalist Michael Starr, lead guitarist Satchel, drummer Stix Zadinia and bassist Lexxi Foxx.

Between sell-out concerts, the band will also jet over to next month’sMipcom in France, where they will perform an exclusive VIP acoustic show to invited television executives.

Steel Panther is the perfect band to make the transition to TV. They’re unapologetically and hilariously irreverent. Their popularity transcends all age groups because their music is great. Steel Panther is in a class on its own,” said Media Ranch president Sophie Ferron.

“They’ve been joined on stage by the likes of Miley Cyrus, Steven Tyler, Kelly Clarkson and many others so you can bet on many cameos by their celebrity friends in our series.”

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