Multi-platinum rocker Eddie Money is giving fans inside access to his often hectic and hilarious life with AXS TV’s upcoming new reality series “Real Money,” which premieres Sunday, April 8 at 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT.
The 10-episode series explores the daily lives and family dynamics of the New York native singer-songwriter and his wife, Laurie, their five kids (three of which are in their dad’s band) and their pack of family pets.Money children Dez, Julian, and Jesse often perform with their dad while Joe is into dance music and the eldest Money sibling, Zach, helps run the business side of things.
AXS viewed an advance preview of the “Real Money” series premiere episode. Here are five reasons to check out this fantastic new reality series and check out a sneak peek of 'Real Money' in the video above.
5. Eddie and Laurie Money’s marriage defies the odds
Eddie and Laurie Money have been married for almost thirty years. Their onscreen chemistry and obvious love and respect for each other shines through as they navigate music life and family matters together. Laurie Money runs a tight ship and works hard to keep everything and everyone on track. The “Shakin’” singer readily acknowledges how lucky he is to have her.
4. The Moneys have an adorable pack of pooches
The Moneys are quick to show their love for their eight adorable dogs which include a Great Dane, a Staffordshire Terrier, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, a French Bulldog, Buddy, a lovable 13-year-old Bassett Hound and more. Oh, and they also have one cat. Money wittily compares their furry-creature-filled house to Noah’s Ark.
3. Fun family dynamics and dry humor
All five Money children still live at home and it’s fun to watch their family dynamics unfold. Papa Money’s random observations and quick, dry humor is often laugh-out-loud hilarious. Family interactions seem genuine and unscripted. There is never a dull moment in the Money home and Eddie quips they are “like the Partridge family, but dysfunctional.” Overall, “Real Money” delivers an interesting and unflinching look at the ups-and-downs of a true and not-so-average American rock and roll family.
2. Cool behind-the-scenes performance clips and musical sound bytes
Music makes the Money world go ‘round. Viewers get a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to pull off a live show. Jesse sings with her dad, Dez is on guitar, and Julian is on drums. Is everyone present and accounted for at rehearsal? Can they get through a decent sound check? Will the show go on without a hitch? These burning questions and more are answered.
1. Eddie Money is a classic rock legend
Above all, Eddie Money is a classic rock legend. He has been rocking stages and stadiums all over the world for more than four decades. His extensive discography includes a stream of hit singles such as “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Shakin’” and chart-topping tracks like “Think I’m in Love” and “Take Me Home Tonight.” Plus, Money has played with some iconic artists through the years like The Rolling Stones and The Who.
Overall, “Real Money” pays great homage to an American rock superstar. Classic rock fans and beyond should enjoy grabbing a front-row seat to the Money family’s weekly antics. Be sure to tune in so you don't miss a minute of 'Real Money' mayhem and magic. “Real Money” premieres on Sunday, April 8 at 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT, only on AXS TV.