E! True Hollywood Story

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E! True Hollywood Story
Developed byIlya Reznikov
StarringVarious
Narrated byDon Morrow
Neil Ross
Kieran Mulroney
Michael Bell
Chip Bolcik
Phil Crowley
Christina Pickles
Ivan Allen
Beng Spies
Angela Bishop (only in Australia)
Nick Omana
Pete Brooks
Mara Junot (2019)
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons17
No. of episodes501
Production
Executive producerJeffrey Shore
Running time45–90 minutes
Release
Original networkE!
Original releaseMarch 29, 1996 (1996-03-29) –
present

E!'s True Hollywood Story is an American television documentary series on E! that pulls back the curtain and highlights some of pop culture's most fascinating people, moments and trends. The series offers exclusive interviews with new insights and never-before-heard details from the celebrities, family members, journalists and industry executives with first-hand experience.

Overview[edit]

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 won a Gracie Award in 1998 for the episode on Gilda Radner and was nominated for Emmy Awards in 2001, 2002, and 2003, and Prism Awards in 2009.

On August 22, 2019, it was announced that the series would return on October 6, 2019.[1][2]

On November 12, 2020, the reboot series was renewed for a second season which will premiere in 2021.[3]

List of E! True Hollywood Stories[edit]

Unless otherwise indicated, all original airdates are primarily when the episode first aired in the United States

Adult industry performers[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Comedians[edit]

Couples and families[edit]

Criminals[edit]

Directors and producers[edit]

Entertainers and actors[edit]

Fashion designers[edit]

Fashion models[edit]

Game shows[edit]

Movies[edit]

Musicians[edit]

News anchors, reporters and journalists[edit]

Playboy Personalities[edit]

Royalty and Billionaires[edit]

Television / Reality Shows[edit]

THS investigates[edit]

U.S. Presidents[edit]

Venues[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  33. ^ "Lara Flynn Boyle". TVDB. February 22, 2004. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  34. ^ "Chippendales". IMDb. July 25, 2004. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
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  46. ^ "Daryl Hannah". IMDb. April 4, 2004. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  47. ^ "Poisoned Dreams: Rodney Harvey". IMDb. August 23, 1999. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  48. ^ "Poisoned Dreams: Season 3, Ep 53". TV.com. November 21, 1999. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
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  52. ^ "Brandon Lee: Season 1, Ep 17". TV.com. September 7, 1997. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
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  54. ^ "Howie Mandel". IMDb. July 30, 2008. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
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  58. ^ "Ty Pennington". IMDb. November 17, 2007. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  59. ^ "Richard Simmons". IMDb. 2010 [2000].
  60. ^ "Jim Varney". TCM. 2010 [2000]. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
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  62. ^ "Ernest Goes to Hollywood: Jim Varney". IMDb. January 9, 2001. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
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  81. ^ "Canadian Hollywood Heartthrobs". IMDb. March 30, 2009. Retrieved December 9, 2018.

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