The Spoils Before Dying
Created byMatt Piedmont
Andrew Steele
Written byMatt Piedmont
Andrew Steele
Directed byMatt Piedmont
StarringWill Ferrell
Michael Kenneth Williams
Kristen Wiig
Haley Joel Osment
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
ProducersWill Ferrell
Adam McKay
Matt Piedmont
Andrew Steele
Nate Young
Production companyFunny or Die
Original networkIFC
Original releaseJuly 8 (2015-07-08) –
July 10, 2015 (2015-07-10)
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The Spoils Before Dying is an American comedy miniseries written by Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele, and directed by Piedmont. It stars Will Ferrell, Michael Kenneth Williams and Kristen Wiig.[1] The miniseries premiered on July 8, 2015 on the American cable channel IFC.[2] A follow-up to the miniseries The Spoils of Babylon, The Spoils Before Dying follows a 1950s jazz pianist-turned-private eye who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
1"Murder in B Flat"Matt PiedmontMatt Piedmont & Andrew SteeleJuly 8, 2015 (2015-07-08)0.14[6]
2"Blues for Barnaby"Matt PiedmontMatt Piedmont & Andrew SteeleJuly 8, 2015 (2015-07-08)0.11[6]
3"That's Jazz"Matt PiedmontMatt Piedmont & Andrew SteeleJuly 9, 2015 (2015-07-09)0.06[7]
4"Fear Steps In"Matt PiedmontMatt Piedmont & Andrew SteeleJuly 9, 2015 (2015-07-09)0.03[7]
5"The Trip Trap"Matt PiedmontMatt Piedmont & Andrew SteeleJuly 10, 2015 (2015-07-10)0.08[8]
6"The Biscuit Eaters"Matt PiedmontMatt Piedmont & Andrew SteeleJuly 10, 2015 (2015-07-10)0.08[8]


  1. ^ a b c "IFC Grabs More 'Spoils' From Funny Or Die". Deadline Hollywood. July 7, 2014. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  2. ^ Locker, Melissa (May 6, 2015). "The Spoils Before Dying to Premiere This July as Three Night Mini-Series Event". IFC. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 9, 2015). "Michael Kenneth Williams To Star In Sundance Series 'Hap And Leonard', IFC's 'Spoils Before Dying'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 25, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k O'Neal, Sean (March 17, 2015). "Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Haley Joel Osment in for Spoils Of Babylon follow-up". The A.V. Club. Retrieved April 25, 2015.
  5. ^ Stephens, Emily L. (July 9, 2015). "The Spoils Before Dying: "That's Jazz"/"Fear Steps In"". The A.V. Club. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  6. ^ a b "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.8.2015".
  7. ^ a b "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.9.2015".
  8. ^ a b "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Friday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.10.2015".