Biography

UnSung
Airs: July 15 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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TV 1The eighth season finale of Unsung, the biography TV show that highlights some of the most influential, yet, somehow forgotten music artists, is on TV One at 8:00.

UnSung
Airs: December 07 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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TV 1The 11th season finale of Unsung, the biography series that sheds light on some of the most influential, yet, somehow forgotten music artists, is on TV One at 8:00.  Tonight, a look at bluesman Bobby Bland.

UnSung
Airs: February 22 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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TV 1The tenth season finale of Unsung, the biography series that sheds light on some of the most influential, yet, somehow forgotten music artists, is on TV One at 8:00.

Walk the Line
Airs: May 28 at 10:00 PT/10:00 ET
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CMTCMT has the 2005 biopic of Johnny Cash, Walk the Line, at 10:00.  Joaquin Phoenix portrays the Man in Black.

 

Walt Disney: American Experience
Airs: September 14 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSPBS has a the premiere of a two part look at the life of the man that built the Mouse House, Walt Disney, part of American Experience at 9:00 (but check local listings).  Most of the critics found this to be a well made and fascinating documentary, leaving the viewer with a new appreciation for the man behind the Disney name, here are the reviews.

 

What Happened, Miss Simone
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NetflixNetflix has the doc about the legendary singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone, What Happened, Miss Simone, starting today.

 

Whitney
Airs: January 17 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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LifetimeLifetime has a biopic of the singer, Whitney, directed by Angela Bassett, at 8:00.  And for more on the late singer, keep it tuned to Lifetime at 10:02 for Bobby Brown:  Remembering Whitney, and at 11:02, Whitney Houston Live:  Her Greatest for an hour of notable live performances.

 

Airs: November 18 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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HBOWhoopi Goldberg has directed a documentary of comedienne Moms Mabley, Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley, on HBO at 9:00.   The profile of the vaudeville star includes interviews with Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers, Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Arsenio Hall, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, and emphasizes how Mabley paved the way for female comedians and performers everywhere in provocative stand-up routines that challenged racism, sexism and ageism.