'McCartney 3,2,1': How to Watch Paul McCartney's New Series Online

Paul McCartney delves deeper into his career with the Beatles, Wings and as a solo artist in the new six-part series McCartney 3,2,1.

The music legend sits down with producer Rick Rubin for some open and frank discussions about his 60 years in music. You can watch the whole series online from Friday July 16, 2021.

McCartney 3,2,1 promises to share untold stories from his career as well as unheard songs from his back catalog.

With the whole series arriving in one go, here's everything you need to know about how to watch McCartney 3,2,1 online.

How Can I watch 'McCartney 3,2,1' Online?

The McCartney music deep-dive lands on Hulu on Friday July 16, 2021. All six episodes will be available to stream on the same day.

It's a Hulu exclusive so you won't be able to watch McCartney 3,2,1 anywhere else online or on television.

New subscribers to Hulu can start a month-long free trial and subscriptions cost $5.99 a month afterwards. You can also get a month-long free trial of an ad-free Hulu subscription before paying $11.99 a month for that service. You can also sign up for an annual subscription to Hulu + Live TV for $64.99.

Rick Rubin and Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney opens up to producer Rick Rubin in "McCartney 3,2,1" on Hulu. All six episodes are available to watch from Friday July 16, 2021. Hulu

What Topics Are Covered in 'McCartney 3,2,1'?

Each stage of McCartney's music career is covered in the documentary series, with each episode focusing on a different aspect. The 30-minute episodes have titles alluding to the content discussed between Rubin and McCartney.

  • Episode 1 "These Things Bring You Together"
  • Episode 2 - "The Notes That Like Each Other"
  • Episode 3 - "The People We Loved Were Loving Us!"
  • Episode 4 - "Like Professors in a Laboratory"
  • Episode 5 - "Couldn't You Play It Straighter?"
  • Episode 6 - "The Long and Winding Road"

Across the three hours of TV, the topics covered include musicianship, songwriting, ingenuity, influences, and personal relationships from McCartney's life and career.

Die-hard Beatles fans and those who love the technical side of music will be enthralled by the level of detail to which McCartney's work is dissected in this series.

Rick Rubin and Paul McCartney on Hulu
Rick Rubin and Paul McCartney discuss the Beatles, Wings and solo work on "McCartney 3,2,1" on Hulu. Hulu

Who Is Rick Rubin?

Rubin is a legend in his own right, acting as a producer for countless artists and bagging himself nine Grammy Awards in the process.

Having worked in the industry since the 80s, he's worked with the likes of Run-DMC, Beastie Boys, Tom Petty, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mick Jagger, Johnny Cash, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Adele and many more.

He was a producer on Jay-Z's song "99 Problems", the Dixie Chicks' "Not Ready to Make Nice" and on Adele's album 21.

Rick Rubin on McCartney 3,2,1
Rick Rubin is known for working with many world-famous artists. Here he is in a still from "McCartney 3,2,1" on Hulu where he interviews Paul McCartney. Hulu

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