Category Archives: Fame Kills

REELZ Special to Showcase Real Story Behind El Chapo & Sean Penn’s Meeting

REELZ today announced the one hour original documentary special El Chapo Sean Penn: Bungle in the Jungle will premiere Thursday, March 10 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. It’s a story Hollywood drools over: a ruthless real-world villain seeks the help of an Oscar winning actor and a glamorous actress to immortalize him on the big screen. For actor Sean Penn, Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, known as “El Chapo” (the shorty), was to be his Treasure of the Sierra Madre. The most wanted, most dangerous and richest drug lord in the world agreed to meet Penn in the remote mountains of Sinaloa, Mexico to grant the first and only interview since he escaped from Mexico’s top security prison.

El Chapo Sean Penn: Bungle in the Jungle is a behind-the-scenes look inside that ill-fated rendezvous among Penn, El Chapo and actress Kate Del Castillo and will reveal who orchestrated the meeting

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/REELZ-Special-to-Showcase-Real-Story-Behind-El-Chapo-Sean-Penns-Meeting-20160224

Murder Made Me Famous: Reelz Series Returns in March

‘MURDER MADE ME FAMOUS’ RETURNS SATURDAY, MARCH 19 FOR TWO HOUR TELEVISION EVENT

New Episode of ‘Murder Made Me Famous’ About the Pamela Smart Case Premieres at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT Followed by ‘Pamela Smart Confessions’ One-on-One Prison Interview Special with Pamela Smart at 11pm ET/ 8pm PT

The Nicole Kidman Drama ‘To Die For’ Inspired by the Pamela Smart Case Makes its REELZ Premiere Saturday, March 19 at 5:30pm ET/ 2:30pm PT

(Albuquerque, NM) Tuesday, February 23, 2016— REELZ today announced the return of original series Murder Made Me Famous for a two-hour television event about convicted murderer Pamela Smart including a one-on-one interview with Smart behind prison walls with PEOPLE senior crime reporter Steve Helling. In 1990 the horrific murder of 24 year-old Gregg Smart became a national media event when his attractive young wife, Pamela, was found to be having an affair with then teenager Billy Flynn

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MURDER MADE ME FAMOUS Returns to REELZ for 2-Hour Television Event, 3/19


MURDER MADE ME FAMOUS Returns to REELZ for 2-Hour Television Event, 3/19

REELZ today announced the return of original series MURDER MADE ME FAMOUS for a two-hour television event about convicted murderer Pamela Smart including a one-on-one interview with Smart behind prison walls with PEOPLE senior crime reporter Steve Helling. In 1990 the horrific murder of 24 year-old Gregg Smart became a national media event when his attractive young wife, Pamela, was found to be having an affair with then teenager Billy Flynn who shot Gregg to death inside the Smarts’ home. The case was a shocking story of sex, scandal, jealousy and cold-blooded murder-one that inspired several TV shows, books and movies including the Hollywood blockbuster To Die For starring Nicole Kidman.

The MURDER MADE ME FAMOUS “Pamela Smart” episode premieres Saturday, March 19 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT followed immediately by Pamela Smart Confessions at

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/MURDER-MADE-ME-FAMOUS-Returns-to-REELZ-for-2-Hour-Television-Event-319-20160223

Reelz to Premiere New Original Series CASE CLOSED WITH AJ BENZA, 4/16


Reelz to Premiere New Original Series CASE CLOSED WITH AJ BENZA, 4/16

REELZ today announced the new original series CASE CLOSED WITH AJ BENZA premieres Saturday, April 16 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT. Hosted by author and Hollywood insider, AJ Benza, the fact-based documentary series tackles the many unanswered questions surrounding tragedies and mysteries involving celebrities from the rumor-filled death of Princess Diana to the series of perplexing and even fatal events that plagued the Poltergeist movie franchise. Benza will also explore the mysterious deaths of Brittany Murphy, Tupac and Biggie, Bob Crane, Marilyn Monroe, O.J. Simpson and Elvis. New episodes will air Saturdays at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT. Case Closed with AJ Benza is produced by Asylum Entertainment.

The world of celebrity is built on charisma, beauty and infatuation. Celebrities themselves often become so influential that even their day-to-day lives make front-page news so when misfortune

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"CASE CLOSED WITH AJ BENZA" NEW ORIGINAL SERIES UNRAVELS ENDURING CELEBRITY AND MOVIE …

“CASE CLOSED WITH AJ BENZA” NEW ORIGINAL SERIES UNRAVELS ENDURING CELEBRITY AND MOVIE MYSTERIES

Series Premieres Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT

(Albuquerque, NM) Monday, February 22, 2016 – REELZ today announced the new original series Case Closed with AJ Benza premieres Saturday, April 16 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT. Hosted by author and Hollywood insider, AJ Benza, the fact-based documentary series tackles the many unanswered questions surrounding tragedies and mysteries involving celebrities from the rumor-filled death of Princess Diana to the series of perplexing and even fatal events that plagued the Poltergeist movie franchise. Benza will also explore the mysterious deaths of Brittany Murphy, Tupac and Biggie, Bob Crane, Marilyn Monroe, O.J. Simpson and Elvis. New episodes will air Saturdays at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT. Case Closed with AJ

Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2016/02/22/case-closed-with-aj-benza-new-original-series-unravels-enduring-celebrity-and-movie-mysteries-589501/20160222reelz01/

"Caitlyn Jenner: Collision Course" Documentary Special Unravels the Tragic Malibu Car Crash

“CAITLYN JENNER: COLLISION COURSE” DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL UNRAVELS THE TRAGIC MALIBU CAR CRASH

Premieres Saturday, February 20 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT

(Albuquerque, NM) Wednesday, February 3, 2016 – REELZ today announced the new one-hour documentary special Caitlyn Jenner: Collision Course that will examine the multi-car accident involving Caitlyn Jenner (known as Bruce Jenner at the time of the crash) that resulted in the death of 69-year-old Kim Howe. Swirling around the incident were claims that Jenner was driving distracted as well as questions about whether paparazzi pursued him so aggressively they played a role the crash. Caitlyn Jenner: Collision Course will premiere Saturday, February 20 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT.

On February 7, 2015 Jenner was driving his black Cadillac SUV while towing an off-road vehicle along the Pacific Coast Highway in

Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2016/02/03/caitlyn-jenner-collision-course-documentary-special-unravels-the-tragic-malibu-car-crash-605210/20160203reelz01/

‘Sinatra & the Jack Pack’ Documentary Chronicles the Friendship and Fallout Between the Iconic Singer and President …

Tuesday, December 1, 2015— REELZ today announced the new documentary “Sinatra the Jack Pack” exploring Frank Sinatra’s high-profile friendship with President John F. Kennedy. Premiering Tuesday, December 8 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT, “Sinatra the Jack Pack” takes viewers along Sinatra’s journey from growing to become one

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Reelz Original Series MASTER P’S FAMILY EMPIRE Premieres Tonight

Reelz Original Series MASTER P'S FAMILY EMPIRE Premieres TonightREELZ today announced its original series Master P’s Family EMPIRE will premiere tonight, November 28 with two back-to-back episodes starting at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT, starring music mogul Percy Miller and five of his children: Romeo, Cymphonique, Veno, Hercy and Mercy. For the first time, Master P has opened the doors to his family home offering viewers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into how he skillfully juggles his roles as businessman and father, along with managing the singing, modeling, acting and sports careers of his kids. Master P’s Family EMPIRE is produced by Asylum Entertainment in association with WikkedCat.

Premiere night episode descriptions are below with times:

“I’m Your Father, Not Your Friend” premieres Saturday, November 28 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT

P enacts his commandment I’m your father, not your friend and makes Veno work off the OUTRAGEOUS credit card

Read more at: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Reelz-Original-Series-MASTER-PS-FAMILY-EMPIRE-to-Premiere-1128-20151127

REELZ to Present New Kennedy-Themed Series and Specials This November

REELZ to Present New Kennedy-Themed Series and Specials This NovemberREELZ today announced a November schedule packed with high-profile, Kennedy-themed original programming anchored by the network’s new 10-episode documentary series “The Kennedy Files”, which premieres Tuesday, November 10. The Kennedy family’s incredible journey through the corridors of power in Washington, Wall Street and Hollywood is one with great triumphs and glamour but one also layered with human frailty, folly and tragedy. Each one-hour episode of “The Kennedy Files” depicts a different facet of the Kennedy family, from the seemingly unshakable curse to cover ups both in and outside of the White House and the unbreakable bond between brothers John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy. The series will premiere with the episode “John F. Kennedy Jr.” on Tuesday, November 10 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. A new episode will premiere every Tuesday at 9pm

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REELZ to Present New Kennedy-Themed Series and Specials This …

REELZ to Present New Kennedy-Themed Series and Specials This NovemberREELZ today announced a November schedule packed with high-profile, Kennedy-themed original programming anchored by the network’s new 10-episode documentary series “The Kennedy Files”, which premieres Tuesday, November 10. The Kennedy family’s incredible journey through the corridors of power in Washington, Wall Street and Hollywood is one with great triumphs and glamour but one also layered with human frailty, folly and tragedy. Each one-hour episode of “The Kennedy Files” depicts a different facet of the Kennedy family, from the seemingly unshakable curse to cover ups both in and outside of the White House and the unbreakable bond between brothers John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy. The series will premiere with the episode “John F. Kennedy Jr.” on Tuesday, November 10 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. A new episode will premiere every Tuesday at 9pm

Read more at: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/REELZ-to-Present-New-Kennedy-Themed-Series-and-Specials-This-November-20151026