About the Show
Bio Channel Specials take the Emmy-winning, in-depth perspectives of the "Biography" franchise a step further, examining not only the lives of exceptional people but also of incredible and often historic events. These series of special documentaries follow the remarkable, the tragic, and always true stories of the world and its people, both famous and notorious.
The People and Their Stories
Johnny Cash's America
Ray Charles' America
Andy Griffith Retrospective
1932 - 2003
Johnny Cash, the Man in Black, was a singer, guitarist and songwriter whose music innovatively mixed country, rock, blues and gospel influences.
1930 - 2004
Ray Charles was a pioneer of soul music, integrating R&B, gospel, pop and country to creat hits like "Unchain My Heart," "Hit the Road Jack" and "Georgia on My Mind." A blind genius, he is considered one of the greatest artists of all time.
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Sylvester Stallone shares the 35 year journey of Rocky Balboa--one of Hollywood's greatest icons and the very symbol of the American Dream.
Those who makes us laugh the hardest sometimes seem to have the most troubled souls. Friends, colleagues, psychiatrists, and authors look and the lives and work of John Belushi, Chris Farley, Phil Hartman, and others.
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Sylvester Stallone describes the first public screening of "Rocky."
Sylvester Stallone and crew members talk about filming the scene where Rocky runs up the stairs.
Director John G. Avildsen talks about the intended ending of "Rocky" and how the poetic ending was conceived on set.
The crew of "Rocky" studied fights to make sure that the makeup for boxing sequences looked real and brutal.
Dolph Lundgren studied chemical engineering at MIT before being cast in "Rocky IV."
Frank Stallone recalls when Sly Stallone got into the ring with boxer legends Earnie Shavers and Joe Frazier.
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