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1. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Chip Bolcik, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 697

2. Celebrity Ghost Stories (2008– )

Documentary

7.2
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Celebrities talk about paranormal experiences that they've had.

Stars: A. Jones, Sara Gabrielle Paterno, Sherman Alpert, Tony Dadika

Votes: 700

3. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 167

4. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 312

5. Unsung Hollywood (2014– )

Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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A series that profiles talented, influential black celebrities from Hollywood movies, television, comedy, and sports.

Stars: Gary Anthony Williams, Charnele Brown, D.L. Hughley, Joe Torry

Votes: 50

6. The Directors (1997– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.

Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Rod Steiger

Votes: 155

7. Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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A look at the work and influence of African-American stand-up comedienne, Moms Mabley.

Director: Whoopi Goldberg | Stars: Debbie Allen, Kaye Ballard, Harry Belafonte, Dick Cavett

Votes: 211

8. Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age (2018)

Documentary, History, Musical | Post-production

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age is the sequel to the feature film documentary Broadway: The Golden Age, which documented American theater in the 30s, 40s and 50s. This second installment of... See full summary »

Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Jonathan Groff, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, John Lithgow

9. Working in the Theatre (1976– )

60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

6.6
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Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Dalrymple, George White, Brendan Gill, Ted Chapin

Votes: 18

10. The Compass (2009)

90 min | Documentary

6.0
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Biology governs 20 percent of our lives; the remaining 80 percent is up to us. With this in mind, wellness expert John Spencer Ellis set out to create a life guide to help people realize ... See full summary »

Directors: Marlowe Greenlee, Josh Stone | Stars: Perk, Craig Tyson Adams, Debbie Allen, John Assaraf

Votes: 87

12. The 57th Annual Academy Awards (1985 TV Special)

160 min | Documentary

5.8
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Directors: Marty Pasetta, Harrison Engle | Stars: Jack Lemmon, F. Murray Abraham, Debbie Allen, Gene Allen

Votes: 120

14. Hollywood Women (1993– )

60 min | Documentary

6.5
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Programmes giving the British people an insight into the workings of all aspects of the female side of Hollywood.

Stars: Rhonda Shear, Paula Bond, Barbara De Angelis, Cheryl Kagan

Votes: 27

15. Sinbad: Afros and Bellbottoms (1993 TV Special)

Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Director: Debbie Allen | Star: Sinbad

Votes: 97

16. Legends Ball (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary, Drama

6.3
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Oprah Winfrey honored Black women who paved the way for the next generations to come in arts and entertainment. It was a three day celebration merging of the past and present.

Stars: Yolanda Adams, Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Ashanti

Votes: 91

17. Last of the Showmen (2018)

Documentary, Music | Filming

Filmmaker Paul Becker examines the life and legacy of Broadway showman Ben Vereen in the new documentary "Last of the Showmen." Featuring interviews with Usher, Liza Minnelli, David Copperfield, Dr. Cornel West, and others, the film explores Ben's history while documenting his efforts to return to Broadway one last time.

Director: Paul Becker | Stars: John Leguizamo, Shirley MacLaine, Liza Minnelli, LeVar Burton

18. The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982 TV Special)

Documentary

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Johnny Carson, Debbie Allen, Karen Allen, Peter Allen

Votes: 90

19. To Her Own Rhythm (2015)

45 min | Documentary, Family | Post-production

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A journey into the life of a talented dancer that graced this earth for a short time yet made a huge impact on those she met.

Director: Adia Joëlle | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Jenifer Lewis, Diane Venora, Debbie Allen

20. Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood (1987 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Barbara Eden, Debbie Allen, June Allyson, Bea Arthur

Votes: 69

21. TV Land Confidential (2005– )

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.4
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Untold stories of your favorite TV shows as told by the people who were there.

Stars: John Amos, Butch Patrick, Tina Cole, Bea Arthur

Votes: 25

22. 50 Years of Funny Females (1995 TV Movie)

Comedy, Documentary

5.1
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An ABC prime-time special clip show, celebrating 50 years of top comediennes from film and television.

Stars: John Ritter, Annie Potts, Debbie Allen, Paula Poundstone

Votes: 36

23. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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The top 100 songs of the past 100 years chosen by the American Film Institute are presented by host-actor John Travolta.

Director: Gary Smith | Stars: John Travolta, Clay Aiken, Debbie Allen, Julie Andrews

Votes: 127

24. It's Black Entertainment (2002 TV Special)

Documentary, Music

6.8
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Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Debbie Allen, Carl Anderson, Louis Armstrong, Josephine Baker

Votes: 61

25. The Legacy: 75 Years of Blacks on Television (2017– )

30 min | Documentary | Post-production

A 24 episode docu-series celebrating the amazing 75 year journey of Blacks on television in the United States.

Stars: Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy, Jasmine Guy, Regina King

26. NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986 TV Special)

180 min | Documentary

5.5
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A cavalcade of NBC stars gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the network, culminating in the unveiling of the new (and current) network logo, the six-feathered peacock.

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Debbie Allen, Steve Allen, Fran Allison, Harry Anderson

Votes: 33

27. Disneyland's 30th Anniversary Celebration (1985 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary, Family

8.9
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A look back into the first thirty years of Disneyland's history. Featuring old news footage of opening day back in 1955, with Walt Disney himself, giving a speech. There is also a ... See full summary »

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Forsythe, Drew Barrymore, Debbie Allen, Julie Andrews

Votes: 41

28. The Kids from Fame: From the Royal Albert Hall London (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary

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This is a live performance for the British fans of Fame that recreates their most memorable episode moments like "Desdamona". The excitment of the London fans along with some behind the ... See full summary »

Director: Stewart Morris | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Carlo Imperato

29. The Making of 'Amistad' (1999 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Djimon Hounsou, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 31

30. The Wonder Kids (2008)

109 min | Documentary

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Dick Van Dyke and Savion Glover tell the story of how a tiny dance school set out to save the art form of tap dancing, and not only produced many of the world's greatest dancers, but saved ... See full summary »

Directors: Jim Petersen, Pamela J. Richardson | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Debbie Allen, Savion Glover, Victoria Rowell

31. The Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic (1994 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Family

6.2
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Director: Frank Martin | Stars: Debbie Allen, Kirstie Alley, Bobby Burgess, Margaret Cho

Votes: 22

32. Mississippi Rising (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.8
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A concert/telethon benefiting Mississippi and Louisiana hurricane recovery funds.

Stars: Jason Alexander, Kristian Alfonso, Debbie Allen, Trey Anastasio

Votes: 25

33. Liberty Weekend (1986 TV Special)

Documentary

7.6
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A four-night spectacular celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.

Directors: Kirk Browning, John R. Burgeois, Dwight Hemion, Walter C. Miller, Don Mischer, Don Ohlmeyer, Tommy Walker | Stars: Hank Aaron, Donnie Ray Albert, Debbie Allen, Frankie Avalon

Votes: 35

34. I Was a Network Star (2006 TV Movie)

M | 75 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Darryl M. Bell, Tempestt Bledsoe, Lisa Bonet

Votes: 13

35. Black in the 80s (2005– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Debbie Allen, Coby Bell, Ricky Bell, Michael Lamont Bivins

Votes: 12

36. Soul Train's 25th Anniversary (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

6.8
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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Arsenio Hall, Debbie Allen, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Bill Clinton

Votes: 24

37. American Tap

Documentary | Post-production

A documentary film examining tap dancing and its roots in American cultural history.

Director: Mark Wilkinson | Stars: Dulé Hill, Debbie Allen, Jonathan Batiste, Melinda Sullivan

38. Rapmania: The Roots of Rap (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 135 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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This bi-coastal simulcast concert brought together some of the most influential artists in rap for a one-time-only show of rhyming might. "Rap Mania: A Salute to the 15th Anniversary of Hip... See full summary »

Stars: Debbie Allen, Irene Cara, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Afrika Bambaataa

Votes: 8 | Gross: $2.40M

39. The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1982 TV Special)

Documentary

6.4
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Golden Globe Award - American award awarded by the Hollywood association of the foreign press from 1944 for works in movies and television's pictures.

Stars: Alan Alda, Debbie Allen, Susan Anspach, Susan Anton

Votes: 22

41. Dance Family (2017)

Documentary

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Director: Barrett J. Leigh | Stars: Debbie Allen, Kristyn Burtt, Chuck Crist, Marinda David

42. West Side Story: Pow! The Dances of West Side Story (2011)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Debbie Allen, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Susan Stroman

43. Inside TV Land: Taboo TV (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Debbie Allen, Bea Arthur, Adrienne Barbeau, Candice Bergen

Votes: 7

44. Essence Awards (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Terri McCoy | Stars: Yolanda Adams, Laila Ali, Debbie Allen, Erykah Badu

Votes: 6

45. An All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Music

6.2
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Harry Belafonte, Bill Cosby

Votes: 22

46. A Celebration of Life: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. (1984 TV Special)

Documentary, Family

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Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Debbie Allen, Johnny Brown, LeVar Burton, Irene Cara

47. Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television (2002 TV Movie)

144 min | Documentary

5.6
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A three-part documentary that covers the trials and tribulations of African Americans in the history of television.

Stars: Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Neema Barnette, Fred Berry

Votes: 58

48. Stars Over Mississippi (1999 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Documentary about volunteerism set against the background of a benefit concert.

Director: Terry Donohue | Stars: Debbie Allen, Ann-Margret, Tom Arnold, Diahann Carroll

49. Silent Crisis: Diabetes Among Us (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

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A one-hour documentary for the Discovery Health Channel, this program focuses on the high incidence of diabetes in the Latino and African American communities. Putting real faces on the ... See full summary »

Directors: Erma Elzy-Jones, A.P. Gonzalez | Stars: Debbie Allen, Del Atkins, Jodi Baskerville, Deirdre Dix Hunt

50. Cool Women (2002– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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Stars: Maria Conchita Alonso, Pat Benatar, Whoopi Goldberg, Dolly Parton