Hulu has announced the acquisition of “Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story”, the first docuseries about the band’s history. The series features all past and present bandmembers. ROS, of filmmaker Gotham Chopra, signs the production, which commemorates the 40th anniversary of the self-titled debut album, originally released on January 21, 1984 via Polygram/Mercury Records.
The docuseries in four parts gives all-access to the band, chronicling four decades of Bon Jovi history. It premieres on April 26 on Hulu in the U.S. and coming soon to Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories.
The series follows the band and frontman Jon Bon Jovi, giving the audience a glimpse behind the music and the man. Forty years of personal videos, unreleased early demos, original lyrics and never-before-seen photos that show the journey from Jersey Shore clubs to the biggest stages on the planet. The series portays triumphant moments and setbacks, greatest hits, disappointments and public moments of friction.
“Thank you, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story” is directed and executive produced by Emmy Award winner Gotham Chopra (“Kobe Bryant’s Muse”, “Man In The Arena”, “Tom vs. Time”) and executive produced by Giselle Parets and Ameeth Sankaran for ROS, and it is produced and edited by Alex Trudeau Viriato, who helped shape the series.