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E! True Hollywood Story

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Starring  various
No. of seasons  17
Running time  45 - 90 Minutes
6.6/10 IMDb

Developed by  Ilya Reznikov
Country of origin  United States
No. of episodes  501
First episode date  1 March 1996
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Genres  Documentary film, Entertainment, Crime Fiction, Historical drama
Narrated by  Don Morrow, Neil Ross, Kieran Mulroney, Michael Bell, Chip Bolcik, Phil Crowley, Beng Spies
Executive producers  Jeffrey Shore, Michael Lynn, Mark Harris, Robert Bentley, Eric Shepard, Andreas Kanonenberg
Awards  Telly Award for TV Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces Film/Video - Documentary
Similar  Biography, Behind the Music, Starveillance, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight

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.

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Overview

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.

Adult industry entertainers

  • John Holmes
  • Jenna Jameson
  • Traci Lords
  • Linda Lovelace
  • Ginger Lynn
  • Savannah
  • Asia Carrera
  • Bob Guccione
  • Athletes

  • Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner
  • Oksana Baiul
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Anna Kournikova
  • Chris Benoit
  • Dave Draper
  • Rudy Galindo
  • Tonya Harding
  • Scott Hamilton
  • Hulk Hogan
  • O. J. Simpson
  • Tim Tebow
  • Serena and Venus Williams
  • Tiger Woods
  • Comedians

  • John Belushi
  • Lenny Bruce
  • Brett Butler
  • Cheech & Chong
  • Ray Combs
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Andrew Dice Clay
  • Andy Dick
  • Phyllis Diller
  • Chris Farley
  • Redd Foxx
  • Gallagher
  • Kathy Griffin
  • Phil Hartman
  • Andy Kaufman
  • Sam Kinison
  • Martin Lawrence
  • Joe Piscopo
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Richard Pryor
  • Gilda Radner
  • Joan Rivers (A parody on her career, April 1, 2001)
  • Jerry Lewis
  • Couples and families

  • The Baldwin Brothers
  • Darva Conger & Rick Rockwell
  • The Douglas Dynasty (Kirk Douglas and Michael Douglas)
  • Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson
  • Paris and Nicky Hilton
  • Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown
  • Ice-T and Coco
  • The Judds (Naomi, Wynonna, and Ashley Judd)
  • The Kardashians (Robert, Sr; Kourtney; Kimberley; Khloé; Robert, Jr.; Bruce Jenner; Kris Jenner; Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner)
  • The Kennedys
  • Kate and Pippa Middleton
  • The O'Neals (Tatum, Ryan, and Griffin O'Neal)
  • The Osbournes (Ozzy, Sharon, Kelly, and Jack Osbourne)
  • Sean Penn and Madonna
  • Posh and Becks
  • Lionel and Nicole Richie
  • Joan and Melissa Rivers
  • Brett Salisbury and Sean Salisbury
  • Jessica, Ashlee, and the Simpson Family (Jessica, Ashlee, Joe, and Tina Simpson)
  • Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards
  • Britney Spears and Kevin Federline
  • Rod and Kimberly Stewart
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver
  • Steven and Liv Tyler
  • Luke and Owen Wilson
  • Kevin Jonas and Danielle Deleasa
  • Criminals

  • Margaret Rudin
  • Michael Alig
  • Casey Anthony
  • Christian Brando
  • Amy Fisher
  • Heidi Fleiss
  • Mary Kay Letourneau
  • Claudine Longet
  • Charles Manson
  • The Menendez Brothers
  • Andrea Yates
  • Directors / producers

  • Al Adamson
  • Bob Fosse
  • Joe Francis
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Russ Meyer
  • Julia Phillips
  • Roman Polanski
  • Fashion designers

  • Gianni Versace
  • Halston
  • Erin Hughes
  • Fashion models (supermodels)

  • Tyra Banks
  • Christie Brinkley
  • Naomi Campbell
  • Gia Carangi
  • Janice Dickinson
  • Fabio
  • Jerry Hall
  • Margaux Hemingway
  • Lauren Hutton
  • Heidi Klum
  • Kate Moss
  • Carré Otis
  • Kimora Lee Simmons
  • Brooke Shields
  • Supermodels: Beyond Skin Deep
  • Niki Taylor
  • Game shows

  • Family Feud
  • The Gong Show
  • Hollywood Squares
  • The Price Is Right
  • Wheel of Fortune
  • Movies

  • American Pie ("American Pie Uncovered")
  • Billy Jack
  • Bond Girls
  • Clueless
  • The Cotton Club
  • Diner
  • Dirty Dancing
  • The Exorcist
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Flashdance
  • Jaws
  • Mean Girls
  • Our Gang/The Little Rascals ("Curse of The Little Rascals")
  • Poltergeist ("Curse of the Poltergeist")
  • Scarface
  • Scream
  • Sixteen Candles
  • The Terminator
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • Tropic Thunder
  • Twilight Zone: The Movie ("The Twilight Zone Movie Trial")
  • News anchors / reporters / journalists

  • James Bacon
  • Rona Barrett
  • Katie Couric
  • Star Jones
  • Jane Pauley
  • Giuliana Rancic
  • Geraldo Rivera
  • Playboy

  • Pamela Anderson
  • Rebekka Armstrong
  • The Barbi Twins
  • Carmen Electra
  • Hugh Hefner
  • Jessica Hahn
  • Claudia Jennings
  • Holly Madison
  • Jenny McCarthy
  • Bettie Page
  • Anna Nicole Smith
  • Dorothy Stratten
  • Shannon Tweed
  • Kendra Wilkinson
  • Presidents

  • Bill Clinton
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Barack Obama
  • Royalty / billionaires

  • Diana: Legacy of a Princess
  • Sarah: Duchess of York
  • Grace Kelly, Princess Caroline, and Princess Stéphanie
  • Donald Trump
  • First Daughters (Daughters of United States presidents)
  • Society Girls (Daughters of high society's wealthiest figures)
  • Trust Fund Babies (Daughters of rich and famous parents, such as Paris Hilton)
  • Young Royals (Seven European royals)
  • Venues

  • The Comedy Store
  • Studio 54
  • References

    E! True Hollywood Story Wikipedia


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