Hosted and executive produced by Emmy®and Peabody Award winner Soledad O'Brien investigates some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and... See full summary »
Celebrities: The whole world is captivated by their charisma, beauty and charm. They are so influential that even their day-to-day lives can make front-page news. So when tragedy strikes, ... See full summary »
Classic film star and queer icon Montgomery Clift's legacy has long been a story of tragedy and self-destruction. But when his nephew dives into the family archives, a much more complicated picture emerges.
The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train.
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
I don't know why I'm not listed as a "regular guest." I did seven of the things! Mysteries and Scandals was a great idea on the part of E! - because they dealt with celebrities who were already dead, the series can be revived at any time, no updates needed. Whenever it is recycled, my parents get calls from Canada, Florida, you name it - people they haven't heard from in years.
M&S was the tough guy version of A&E's Biography and a step up from a dreadful, albeit similar series hosted by Tony Curtis a little earlier. The name escapes me. Truth to tell, some of the dramatizations look like the dramatizations that were on this previous show, which covered a few of the same subjects.
I like the show because E! has a young demographic who were fans of the show, and it introduced them to celebrities with whom they had no familiarity - such as Nazimova! Narrated by A.J. Benza, who stood, nearly engulfed in dry ice, on a wet sidewalk in the dark, the show had a real noir feeling. It covered not only film and TV stars, but famous murder cases and famous scandals, such as the shooting on Hearst's yacht. Watch for this show to be trotted out again.
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