With streaming services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu continuing to deliver original, engaging scripted TV shows and specials all year around, you have to wonder if the traditional TV seasons are a thing of the past (at least that's what the big networks are worried about we're sure).
With the Fall TV season imminent and more people cutting the cord from cable, Netflix continues to attract big names and creators for its programming with Baz Luhrmann exploring the birth of the hip-hop movement in the new series, The Get Down.
Depicting the rise of hip-hop in the Bronx in 1977 the budget for the series, with the first six streaming now and another six due to drop in 2017, is reportedly $120 million (that's $10 million an episode, each the cost of a small budget independent movie).
Justice Smith stars as 'Ezekiel', a teen poet living with his aunt and uncle in the late 70s and in love with his best friend and aspiring disco singer 'Mylene Cruz' (Herizen Guardiola). Zeke and his teenage pals, including 'Dizzee' (played by Jaden Smith), find their lives changed forever when a graffiti artist named 'Shaolin Fantastic' (Shameik Moore) who introduces them to an emerging sound called hip-hop.
These fab retro-looking series premiere billboards for the Netflix series were snapped high above Beverly Boulevard and along Santa Monica Boulevard on August 11, 2016.
For more from the show's creator (along with Stephen Adly Guirgis) and director, be sure to also check out these movie billboards for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby from 2013.
Are you ready to get down with a funky fresh tale of love, music, dance, talent, hope and destiny this month?