E! True Hollywood Story is an American documentary series on E! that deals with famous Hollywood celebrities, movies, TV shows, and well-known public figures. Among the topics covered on the program include salacious re-tellings of Hollywood secrets, show-biz scandals, celebrity murders and mysteries, porn-star biographies, and "where-are-they-now?" investigations of former child stars. It frequently features in-depth interviews, actual courtroom footage, and dramatic reenactments. When aired on the E! network, episodes are usually updated to reflect the current life or status of the subject.
E! True Hollywood Story originally started as a series of specials beginning on March 29, 1996, but evolved into a weekly biographical documentary series. The regular run as a series began in October 1996. The first True Hollywood Story focused on the murder of Rebecca Schaeffer.
Episodes are either one or two hours long, depending on the topic being covered. There have been more than 500 True Hollywood Stories.
The series was nominated for Emmy Awards in 2001, 2002, and 2003, and Prism Awards in 2009.
On Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at 10pm Pacific time, the 500th THS episode premiered. It was a top 10 countdown of the greatest stories ever told.John HolmesJenna JamesonTraci LordsLinda LovelaceGinger LynnSavannahAsia CarreraBob GuccioneTai Babilonia and Randy GardnerOksana BaiulKobe BryantAnna KournikovaChris BenoitDave DraperRudy GalindoTonya HardingScott HamiltonHulk HoganO. J. SimpsonTim TebowSerena and Venus WilliamsTiger WoodsJohn BelushiLenny BruceBrett ButlerCheech & ChongRay CombsEllen DeGeneresAndrew Dice ClayAndy DickPhyllis DillerChris FarleyRedd FoxxGallagherKathy GriffinPhil HartmanAndy KaufmanSam KinisonMartin LawrenceJoe PiscopoPaula PoundstoneRichard PryorGilda RadnerJoan Rivers (A parody on her career, April 1, 2001)Jerry Lewis
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