REELZ premieres a new original series Under the Influence on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9:00pm. A celebrity scandal can be the undoing of even the shiniest Hollywood star. But behind every famous downfall, scandal or even death is usually a web of destructive behavior, unsupportive friends, unfortunate circumstances and really poor choices that led up to their undoing. In the premiere episode, you’ll see the influencers and bad decisions surrounding Heath Ledger and River Phoenix that led to their untimely deaths.
Each one-hour episode of Under the Influence explores two infamous star scandals where negative influences and toxic people sent celebrities down the wrong path and led to the wildest and saddest celebrity downfalls of all time.
Both Ledger and Phoenix were popular and talented young actors