July 2008

Wednesday, August 27

Born in Montreal, Quebec this installment covers Chris from growing up in a small town outside of Edmonton, Alberta, and becoming a wrestling legend to the tragedy that shocked the nation when he was found dead alongside his wife and son – it was concluded that Chris had killed his wife Nancy and their 7-year-old son Daniel by asphyxiation, Chris hanging himself from his weight machine. Xanax was found in all three bodies. Now see the real story behind this tragic event.

Wednesday, August 20

Jim Carrey is one of the greatest film comics of our generation, and perhaps the finest physical comedian since the silent era. He is a man whose rubber face and silly putty body helped him to become the first comedian to land a twenty million dollar pay check. With a rocky childhood plagued by hard times and poverty, this high school dropout has beaten all the odds.

Wednesday, August 13

So long sneakers, there’s a new Nelly in town! With her album Loose Nelly Furtado revealed a side that no one had seen before. Exploding onto the pop music scene with her debut album, Whoa, Nelly!, Nelly Furtado sustained her momentum with 2003’s Folklore, then reached new heights of commercial success with 2006’s Loose. But little is known about this petite chanteuse from the West Coast of Canada. From flying like a bird to her promiscuous side Nelly Furtado has become hot property. On this installment of True Hollywood Story, we uncover the roots of Nelly Furtado.

Wednesday, August 6

Celine Dion, the petite woman with powerful pipes, is one of the most successful singers of our time. She’s a mother with a newfound business sense, but make no mistake, her family comes first. From a tiny town in rural Quebec to the toast of the town in Vegas, Celine has lived a life that can only be described as a fairytale. On this installment of True Hollywood Story, we reveal the rags to riches story of Celine Dion.

Wednesday, July 31

Howie Mandel has made the career comeback that no one could have anticipated. His versatile career has included work in TV, film and stage. From the Emmy-Award winning St. Elsewhere, to the animated success of Bobby’s World to the host of the hit game show Deal or No Deal, Howie Mandel has remained a constant force in show business for over 30 years, and he’s still going strong.

Friday, August 8 – 10pm ET/PT

This special True Hollywood Story edition will focus on the characters in Tropic Thunder. Still in character, actors Ben Stiller (as Speedman), Jack Black (as Jeff ‘Fats’ Portnoy), and Robert Downey Jr. (as Kirk Lazarus) discuss the action comedy which revolves around a group of self-absorbed actors who set out to make the most expensive war film. After production costs balloon, the director decides to keep shooting, leading the three into a real war zone in order to finish the film.

Monday, August 4 – 10pm ET/PT

The search for the next “Nashville Star” continues with host Billy Ray Cyrus. This final leg of the competition will find the winner receiving a major recording contract with Warner Bros. Nashville and the performance opportunity of a lifetime on the world’s biggest stage at the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

Monday, August 4 – 7:00pm ET/PT

Live red carpet coverage of the hottest celebrities attending the Teen Choice Awards in Hollywood, California. Expected to walk the red carpet are: Miley Cyrus (Host), Mariah Carey, Steve Carrell, Scarlett Johansson, Jamie Pressly and many more.

Friday, August 1 – 7:30pm ET / 7pm PT

E! News Weekend has all the sights, sounds and excitement of Canada’s hottest new festival located in the scenic Coastal Mountain community of Pemberton, B.C.. Highlights include performances by Jay-Z, Coldplay, The Tragically Hip, Nine Inch Nails, and Sam Roberts Band with a special performance by DJ Dopey accompanied by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. In addition to this 30-minute special, look for the E-Flash updates direct from the festival July 25-27.

Tuesday, August 5 – 10pm ET/PT

Pamela Anderson is bold, beautiful and unpredictable. A Hollywood icon and international megastar, she is one of the most recognizable women in the world. In this series Pam lets cameras into her private world for the first time and gives audiences a glimpse of her life as a model, actress and ultimate Malibu mom. Partially shot in 16mm film, the show has the style and intimacy of feature documentary. Take a peek inside her life like you’ve never seen before.