Premiering in the U.S. tonight is the British mini-series Quiz directed by Stephen Frears, written by James Graham and stars Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Sian Clifford, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Michael Jibson and Aisling Bea. The show’s original music is composed by Murray Gold (Doctor WhoGentleman JackTorchwoodYears and Years). Check out our scoring assignment announcement to learn more about the 3-parter, which premiered in the UK earlier this year on ITV and is making its domestic premiere on AMC. Also visit the official show website for more information.

Premiering on Friday, June 5, is the Apple TV+ docu-series Dear… executive produced by R.J. Cutler, Todd Lubin, Jay Peterson, Jane Cha and Lyle Gamm. Craig Richey (Friends with Money, Lovely & Amazing, The September Issue, Girl on a Bicycle) is composing the show’s original music. The series, which takes an inventive approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today by using letters written by those whose lives have been changed through their work and profiles internationally recognized leaders including Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stevie Wonder & others will be available to stream exclusively on Apple TV+.

Also premiering on Friday is the Netflix original film The Last Days of American Crime directed by Olivier Megaton and starring Edgar Ramírez, Michael Pitt, Anna Brewster and Sharlto Copley. The film’s original music is composed by David Menke (Skylines) and the French rock band The Limiñanas. Check out our previous news article to learn more about the movie, which will be available to stream exclusively on Netflix.

Missing from last week’s TV music roundup was the Apple TV+ original series Central Park created by Loren Bouchard, Josh Gad & Nora Smith and stars Gad, alongside Kristen Bell, Daveed Diggs, Tituss Burgess, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr. and Stanley Tucci. Leo Birenberg & Elyssa Samsel are composing the show’s original score and Frank Ciampi serves as the project’s music producer. Hollywood Records has released the songs from the first two episodes on Friday and will release a full soundtrack in June. Check out our soundtrack album announcement for more information, which will be available to stream exclusively on Apple TV+.

Also missing from last week’s TV music roundup was the HBO Max original series The Not Too Late Show with Elmo produced by Sesame Workshop. The show’s original music is composed by Ryan Shore (Prime, Harvard Man, The Shrine, Star Wars: Forces of Destiny). The series features Sesame Street characters Elmo as he interview guests such as Jimmy Fallon, John Oliver, John Mullaney, Kwame Alexander, Blake Lively, Lil Nas X and The Jonas Brothers.

  1. Penderghast says:

    “Hope they release the Elmo soundtrack.” – liamdude5

    • dirty_score says:

      ahahah I just clicked to check if the comment was his!