Series premiere. In 1973 NYC, record exec Richie Finestra battles past and current demons as he and his partners are on the verge of selling their struggling label.

Richie delivers a bombshell that shocks American Century's would-be buyers – and blindsides his record-label partners, Zak and Skip.

Richie trims the American Century roster; Devon tries her hand at fundraising in the suburbs.
Richie charms a funk superstar; Skip looks to unload a shipment of Donny Osmond LPs.

Devon plays the vixen at dinner with Richie, Hannibal and Cece; Kip faces a band dilemma.

Richie falls in a deeper well of depravity as Devon seeks refuge with old friends at the Chelsea Hotel.

On a hunch, Richie and Zak travel to Las Vegas in hopes of persuading Elvis Presley to switch labels.

A desperate Richie approaches Galasso about a loan; Kip gets a crash course in the blues from Lester.
Richie faces a dilemma as the heat is turned up in the Buck Rogers murder case.
Season One Finale. Zak maps out a dangerous plan to bring down Richie; Kip's excesses threaten an important Nasty Bits gig.