documentary

Tupac Shakur and Hip Hop Among FX’s Expansion Into Docuseries

Tupac Shakur and his mother Afeni are the subjects of a five-part docuseries planned by FX in the cable channel's ongoing expansion into non-fiction shows.
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This May 18, 2019 file photo shows actress Rita Moreno at the 78th annual Peabody Awards in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)

PBS To Air Documentary On EGOT Winner Rita Moreno In 2020

PBS announced Monday, July 29, it will air a documentary about Moreno, “Rita Moreno: The Girl Who Decided to Go For It,” charting her decades-long career. The project is slated to air in 2020.
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In this Aug. 23, 2017, courtesy of Quiet Pictures, Rene Reyes Ornelas, a 41 year-old Mexican farmworker, works picking grapes during his second harvest in Sonoma, California. (Roberto "Bear" Guerra/Quiet Pictures via AP)

PBS Film Tackles Mexican Americans' Role In Winemaking

"Harvest Season," a new PBS documentary scheduled to begin airing Monday, May 13, 2019, examines the contributions of Mexican Americans in the wine industry of California's Napa Valley.
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 03: Kim Kardashian attends the 2018 LACMA Art + Film Gala at LACMA on November 03, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images)

Oxygen Greenlights Kim Kardashian West Prison Reform Documentary

Oxygen Media said Tuesday, May 7, 2019, that it has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused of crimes.
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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 13: Singer Jenni Rivera speaks during the "I Love Jenni" lunch session during the NBC Universal portion of the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at the Langham Hotel on January 13, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M.

Emilio Estefan To Make Documentary On Late Star Jenni Rivera

A documentary on Jenni Rivera with unseen footage from her last moments is heading to the screen under the direction and production of Emilio Estefan, it was announced Thursday.
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In this April 18, 1995, file photo, pop star Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley, behind him at left, walk with children that were invited guests at his Neverland Ranch home in Santa Ynez, California. (Photo credit: AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Michael Jackson Estate Hits Back at 'Leaving Neverland'

The co-executor of Jackson's estate says he's confident the late superstar's supporters will be able to protect his legacy and brand in the wake of HBO’s "Leaving Neverland," a documentary detailing allegations of sexual abuse.
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In this Dec. 14, 1986, file photo, singers Barbra Streisand and Michael Jackson attend the Scopus Awards of the American Friends of the Hebrew University ceremony in Los Angeles.

Barbra Streisand Apologizes For Remarks On Michael Jackson Accusers

Streisand is apologizing outright for her comments about sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson. She said in a second statement Saturday, March 23, 2019, that she should have chosen her words more carefully, and admires the accusers for "speaking their truth."
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In this March 2, 2005, file photo, pop icon Michael Jackson waves to his supporters as he arrives for his child molestation trial at the Santa Barbara County Superior Court in Santa Maria, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant, File)

Michael Jackson's Legacy Clouded By Dark Documentary

The superstar's image was tarnished by allegations of sexual abuse that shadowed him throughout much of his adult life and even stood trial on child molestation charges in 2005, for which he was acquitted.
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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 10: Michael Jackson performs on stage during is 'HIStory' world tour concert at Ericsson Stadium November 10, 1996 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

3 Quebec Radio Stations Stop Playing Michael Jackson Songs

Three major Montreal radio stations have stopped playing Michael Jackson songs as a result of child-molestation allegations against the late musician that aired Sunday in an HBO documentary.
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 photo, Marlon Jackson, second from left, Tito Jackson, second from right, and Jackie Jackson, far right, brothers of the late musical artist Michael Jackson, and Tito's son Taj, far left, pose together for a portrait outside

Michael Jackson's Brothers Say Accusers' Film Neglects Facts

The family of Michael Jackson had a feeling the years-old child molestation allegations against the pop superstar would resurface at some point. So they say they weren't entirely surprised to learn that a forthcoming HBO documentary would feature two of his accusers.
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