E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

TV Series  |  Documentary, Biography, Crime
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 594 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 292 titles
created 19 Apr 2012
 
a list of 105 titles
created 22 Oct 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 04 Nov 2012
 
a list of 407 titles
created 14 Feb 2014
 
a list of 22 titles
created 12 Apr 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

E! True Hollywood Story (1996– ) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of E! True Hollywood Story.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



17   16   14   13   12   11   … See all »
2014   2013   2012   2011   … See all »
4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Behind the Music (TV Series 1997)
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.

Stars: Jim Forbes, David Wild, Rick Rubin
Biography (TV Series 1987)
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith
Pop Up Video (TV Series 1997)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This series features old and new music videos, with a twist: As the video plays, "information bubbles" will "pop up" with facts about the production of the video, things contained in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Penn
Blast (2000)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Four teenagers pull a prank that goes awry.

Director: Martin Schenk
Stars: Liesel Matthews, Blake Heron, Adam LaVorgna
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Miller, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Phil Hartman, Tom Arnold, Alec Baldwin
Inside the Actors Studio (TV Series 1994)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986–2011)
Drama | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational.

Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus, Gayle King
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A compilation of the best Saturday Night Live sketches as a tribute to the late Chris Farley, one of SNL's greatest Stars.

Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Dave Wilson, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Chris Farley, Mackenzie English, Laurie Shephard
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A new collection of Dan Aykroyd's most memorable sketches and characters performed during the first four years of Saturday Night Live.

Directors: James Signorelli, Dave Wilson
Stars: Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Steve Cropper
60 Minutes (TV Series 1979)
News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Stars: Tara Brown, Peter Overton, Liz Hayes
Live with Kelly and Michael (TV Series 1988)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

This popular and long-running morning talk show owes much of its success to the chemistry between its two hosts, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. Although the format is not significantly ... See full summary »

Stars: Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, Regis Philbin
Jeopardy! (1964–1975)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The classic game show with a twist; the answers are revealed, but it's up to the contestants to supply the questions. Three contestants, including a returning champion, competed. Six ... See full summary »

Stars: Art Fleming, Don Pardo, Mel Brooks
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Chip Bolcik ...
 Narrator (30 episodes, 2005-2008)
Phil Crowley ...
 Narrator (25 episodes, 1997-2005)
Beng Spies ...
 Narrator / ... (23 episodes, 2004-2009)
Ken Baker ...
 Himself / ... (14 episodes, 1998-2011)
Edit

Storyline

A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hollywoodi történetek  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Spoofed in Robot Chicken: Badunkadunk (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A show you can love one week ...and hate the next
21 August 2006 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

The E! Trure Hollywood Story is one of those programs you can love a few episodes of and equally hate a few episodes of...but no matter what, you're going to tune in ...eventually.

I am one of the viewers that watch the episodes that intrigue me for the moment: whether it is about the "flavor of the month" star or about an older, famous entertainer; this one hour (or two hours depending) of interviews, pictures and some biographical information captures your attention. But there are some things you will have to take with a grain of salt.

For one, this show isn't as deeply researched and well made as the Arts and Entertainment (A&E) series "Biography". The E! True Hollywood Story does carry more sensationalism and does tend to jump on a story about a celebrity that is currently on the "radar screen". It does have a tabloid feel about it, but it does carry interesting perspectives as well.

I was pretty much hooked on this program up until 1998 when they put together a program on the late Phil Hartman. Years prior to his death, I had met him and seen he and his wife in Los Angeles and in New York on different entertainment industry occasions. I watched E!'s program because I could not understand what happened to what I assumed were 'two nice folks". The E! Ture Hollywood Story followed format by getting 'friends' who said they knew the two to make comments. Then a few days later, I was watching CNN and heard Jon Lovitz speak about his friend ....and this show. One of Mr. Lovitz's comment pertained to the "folks who claim they knew" his friend. Mr. Lovitz was almost in tears when he mentioned that some folks who 'claim to be someones friend', really aren't especially when they appear on 'shows like the E! True Hollywood Story'. That effected me, and made me look at the program more deeply. And I must admit, after that Phil Hartman program, the E! True Hollywood Story's format changed a bit. I don't know if it was because of that or because the E! True Hollywood Story wanted to get more into "what happened to..." popular TV series actors in ensembles formats.

Regardless, this is an entertaining program that will attract you based on the subject matter of the showing. For example, I am quite sure they have done tons of the 'Michael Jackson' and 'Paris Hilton' True Hollywood Story because those folks seem to be in the news every other week and there is always something new, different and entertainment titillating news-y about them.

But that is why you will tune in and watch.


24 of 35 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What shows shoiuld they do? MattN007
Get Episodes on DVD ttfoley
Please rerun the old more obscure ones! jess_sayin
Top 10 THS ever list rachel_christina
Steve Mqueen xonvaldez
brandon lee-desperate act on getting his episode in E! True Hollywood St cobinmyheart
Discuss E! True Hollywood Story (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?