Tommy Lee Goes To College

Saturdays from 11 October, 8.00pm

At the age of 19, notorious rocker Tommy Lee formed Motley Crüe, sending him on a meteoric rise to fame and fortune – who had time for college? Cut to Tommy Lee today: 42 years old, twice divorced, single father of two boys… Most men in their midlife crisis buy sports cars and date young women. Tommy wants something different, something money can’t buy. He wants academic redemption. So Tommy packs his bags, kisses his mom goodbye and heads off to The University of Nebraska at Lincoln (UNL). But it won’t be class as usual when the new student is Tommy Lee. Watch as he tackles quintessential collegiate challenges such as finding a roommate, trying out for the marching band, and cramming for finals in true Tommy Lee fashion with his hot tutor in tow!

Stars Friday, November 24, 10.35pm

Groupies. Flunkies. Paparazzi. Tabloids. Drugs. Sex. Booze. Rock star Tommy Lee says goodbye to it all, and starts life as a student.

At the age of 19. Tommy Lee formed Motley Crue, sending him on a meteoric rise to fame and fortune – there was certainly no time for college. Tommy was busy, touring the world and living the fast life for two glorious, hedonistic decades. Cut to Tommy Lee today. He’s a 42-year-old, twice-divorced, single father of two boys. And while most men in their mid-life crisis buy sports cars and try to date younger women, for Tommy that’s nothing new! He wants something different, something money can’t buy. He wants academic redemption.

Once his proud mother has bid him goodbye and good luck as he leaves home, he’s on his own trying to navigate this new, organised and quiet environment. The University of Nebraska won’t know what’s hit it this semester – it won’t be class as usual when the new student is Tommy Lee!

Every episode will find Tommy floundering in a new ‘fish-out-of-water’ situation. Quintessential college challenges face him – such as finding a dorm-mate, trying out for the debate team, cramming for final exams, and forming a college band. But for Tommy Lee, the biggest challenge of all might be focusing on his chemistry homework when his new tutor is a hot girl!

Watch this world-famous rocker face the trials and tribulations of university life in Tommy Lee Goes To College – TV2 Friday 24 November at 10.35pm.