A Trip at a Wedding

The road to stardom isn't paved with gold. Struggling musician Mary's long, strange trip begins at a wedding in the California desert in the series premiere of "Riders."

Life on Mars

Would you go to Mars for love? See if Mary's boyfriend is up for the journey. 

Love and Lust

Mary's finally found fame, but can she find love? See where her journey takes her next. 

Nora Kirkpatrick is an actress and musician. She has had several longstanding roles on television shows, including NBC’s The Office, ABC Family’s Greek, and TV Land’s Jennifer Falls. She is also a founding member and accordion player for the GRAMMY winning band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Nora recently sold the television show she created, Best-Seller, to Comedy Central. Best-Seller is being executive produced by Olivia Wilde and Jessica Elbaum, with Dennis McNicholas (SNL) as show runner. 

Alexandra McGuinness was born in Dublin, Ireland. She graduated from the London Film school, her graduation film - She Owns Everything was chosen to represent her graduating class. Her debut feature film Lotus Eaters premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival before being released theatrically in the US and Europe by Curzon, and Pathe. She has directed commercials, short films, and music videos for artists and brands such as The Voice, Clinique, Samsung, Sony, Universal records and Chanel. Alexandra was named one of Variety's 10 Brits to Watch and featured on the cover of the magazine (despite being Irish). She shoots her second feature film Highway, later this year.

Riders - Three Episodes

Written and Created by: Alexandra McGuiness

Directed by: Alexandra McGuiness

Starring: Nora Kirkpatrick

Guest Starring: Brendan Sexton III (Boys Don’t Cry), Paddy Wilkins (A Good Man), Blake Berris (Breaking Bad), Sterling Sulieman (Pretty Little Liars), Rebecca Delgado Smith (New Girl), Rhian Rees (Rehearsal) and Breanna Box.

Original Music By: Nora Kirkpatrick (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros) and Roger More