1 season • TV-MA • Comedy, Music

Royalties is a take on the oft-untold story of songwriters behind the world's biggest hits. It follows ragtag songwriting duo Sara and Pierce as they navigate the strange and hilarious challenges of creating great songs for insane artists.

Cast & Crew

  • Darren Criss

    Pierce, Theme Song Performance

  • Kether Donohue

    Sara, Theme Song Performance

  • Tony Revolori


  • Georgia King


  • John Stamos

    Elia Peck

  • Rufus Wainwright

    Jacob Jewel, Performer: "Just That Good"

  • Lil Rel Howery

    Dwayne D, Performer: "Break It In"

  • Mark Hamill

    Phillip Combs, Performer: "Mighty As Kong"

  • Jackie Tohn

    McKenzie, Performer: "Also You", Co-writer "Also You"

  • Sabrina Carpenter

    Bailey Rouge, Performer: "Perfect Song"

  • Jennifer Coolidge

    Miriam Hale, Performer: "I Hate That I Need You"

  • Edward Asner


  • Episodes

  • Ep. 1 of 10

    Just That Good

    Sara and Pierce have their first big break: trying to write a love song for Jacob Jewel.

  • Ep. 2 of 10

    Break It In

    Sara and Pierce try to hire a new manager, but first they have to fire their old one.

  • Ep. 3 of 10

    Kick Your Shoes Off

    Sara and Pierce must write for pop star Kimmy Kelly while trying to satisfy her team.

  • Ep. 4 of 10

    Mighty As Kong

    Sara gets in hot water when she writes a song about an awkward experience with her new boyfriend.

  • Ep. 5 of 10

    I Am So Much Better Than You at Everything

    Sara and Pierce are on a roll, until they're derailed by a jealous competitor: songwriter Elia Peck.

  • Ep. 6 of 10

    Make You Come (True)

    Theo has a chance to get with his dream girl, if only Sara and Pierce would stop procrastinating.

  • Ep. 7 of 10


    Sara and Pierce try to write a breakup song. The only problem is, Pierce has never been dumped…

  • Ep. 8 of 10

    Also You

    Pierce gets back with his ex-girlfriend in order to distract himself from his feelings for Sara.

  • Ep. 9 of 10

    I Hate That I Need You

    After Sara and Pierce's big fight, they struggle to write songs without each other.

  • Ep. 10 of 10

    Perfect Song

    Can Sara and Pierce get past their differences and come together again for the perfect song?