Autopsy: The Last Hours of…
Returns Saturday, Oct. 6

Upcoming Episodes

Thursday, September 20

On June 25, 2009, actress and 1970’s icon, Farrah Fawcett died of a rare form of cancer in Los Angeles. Her death at 62 shocked her fans, friends and family as Farrah didn’t smoke, ate healthy food and worked hard to keep fit. In this episode, expert coroner and Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Michael Hunter examines Farrah’s medical history and hears from some of her closest friends to try and work out what caused Farrah’s cancer and if the alternative cancer treatments she received played any part in her death. Show Less
On June 25, 2009, actress and 1970’s icon, Farrah Fawcett died of a rare form of cancer in Los Angeles. Her death at 62 shocked her ...Show More

On June 25, 2009, actress and 1970’s icon, Farrah Fawcett died of a rare form of cancer in Los Angeles. Her death at 62 shocked her fans, friends and family as Farrah didn’t smoke, ate healthy food and worked hard to keep fit. In this episode, expert coroner and Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Michael Hunter examines Farrah’s medical history and hears from some of her closest friends to try and work out what caused Farrah’s cancer and if the alternative cancer treatments she received played any part in her death. Show Less
On June 25, 2009, actress and 1970’s icon, Farrah Fawcett died of a rare form of cancer in Los Angeles. Her death at 62 shocked her ...Show More

Actress, Carrie Fisher died on December 27th 2016, four days after losing consciousness on a transatlantic flight. She was the daughter of Hollywood royalty, best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. But she had a dark side and wrote a series of best-selling books about her battles with addiction although she was thought to be drug free before she died. In this episode world renowned forensic pathologist Dr Michael Hunter unpacks Carrie Fisher’s unusually inconclusive official cause of death which is listed as ‘undetermined factors’. What really caused Carrie’s death at the relatively young age of 60? Show Less
Actress, Carrie Fisher died on December 27th 2016, four days after losing consciousness on a transatlantic flight. She was the daughte...Show More

Actress, Carrie Fisher died on December 27th 2016, four days after losing consciousness on a transatlantic flight. She was the daughter of Hollywood royalty, best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. But she had a dark side and wrote a series of best-selling books about her battles with addiction although she was thought to be drug free before she died. In this episode world renowned forensic pathologist Dr Michael Hunter unpacks Carrie Fisher’s unusually inconclusive official cause of death which is listed as ‘undetermined factors’. What really caused Carrie’s death at the relatively young age of 60? Show Less
Actress, Carrie Fisher died on December 27th 2016, four days after losing consciousness on a transatlantic flight. She was the daughte...Show More

Sunday, September 23

On June 19th 2013 James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Rome. He was just 51 years old. A famously intense character actor, he was credited with changing the very nature of television acting. First appearing in films such as True Romance and Get Shorty, it was the HBO series The Sopranos that made him a household name. But his dedication to his craft took a deep toll on the actor, and rumors of addiction and excess followed him throughout his career. Now expert pathologist Dr Michael Hunter is re-examining his medical history in order to discover what led him to die of a heart attack at only 51. Show Less
On June 19th 2013 James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Rome. He was just 51 years old. A famously intense character actor, he wa...Show More

Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of his generation. Lauded and celebrated for his commitment to his craft, he was a multiple Academy Award nominee who won the coveted Best Actor gong for his title role in Capote in 2006. But on 2nd February 2014, Hoffman is found dead in his New York apartment. In his left arm is a single syringe. In the apartment forensics find the powerful – and notoriously addictive narcotic – heroin. On the face of it this would appear an open and shut case - but an examination of Hoffman’s chemical makeup will reveal what happened in his final hours, because everything he put in his body – whether he swallowed it, injected it, smoked it or snorted it, leaves a chemical trace. To find out exactly what killed Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dr Jason Payne-James will study the history of his relationship with drugs and will reveal what finally led to this talented and successful actor’s death. Show Less
Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of his generation. Lauded and celebrated for his commitment to his craft, he wa...Show More

On June 19th 2013 James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Rome. He was just 51 years old. A famously intense character actor, he was credited with changing the very nature of television acting. First appearing in films such as True Romance and Get Shorty, it was the HBO series The Sopranos that made him a household name. But his dedication to his craft took a deep toll on the actor, and rumors of addiction and excess followed him throughout his career. Now expert pathologist Dr Michael Hunter is re-examining his medical history in order to discover what led him to die of a heart attack at only 51. Show Less
On June 19th 2013 James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Rome. He was just 51 years old. A famously intense character actor, he wa...Show More

Monday, September 24

Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of his generation. Lauded and celebrated for his commitment to his craft, he was a multiple Academy Award nominee who won the coveted Best Actor gong for his title role in Capote in 2006. But on 2nd February 2014, Hoffman is found dead in his New York apartment. In his left arm is a single syringe. In the apartment forensics find the powerful – and notoriously addictive narcotic – heroin. On the face of it this would appear an open and shut case - but an examination of Hoffman’s chemical makeup will reveal what happened in his final hours, because everything he put in his body – whether he swallowed it, injected it, smoked it or snorted it, leaves a chemical trace. To find out exactly what killed Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dr Jason Payne-James will study the history of his relationship with drugs and will reveal what finally led to this talented and successful actor’s death. Show Less
Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of his generation. Lauded and celebrated for his commitment to his craft, he wa...Show More

Thursday, September 27

On June 19th 2013 James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Rome. He was just 51 years old. A famously intense character actor, he was credited with changing the very nature of television acting. First appearing in films such as True Romance and Get Shorty, it was the HBO series The Sopranos that made him a household name. But his dedication to his craft took a deep toll on the actor, and rumors of addiction and excess followed him throughout his career. Now expert pathologist Dr Michael Hunter is re-examining his medical history in order to discover what led him to die of a heart attack at only 51. Show Less
On June 19th 2013 James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Rome. He was just 51 years old. A famously intense character actor, he wa...Show More

Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of his generation. Lauded and celebrated for his commitment to his craft, he was a multiple Academy Award nominee who won the coveted Best Actor gong for his title role in Capote in 2006. But on 2nd February 2014, Hoffman is found dead in his New York apartment. In his left arm is a single syringe. In the apartment forensics find the powerful – and notoriously addictive narcotic – heroin. On the face of it this would appear an open and shut case - but an examination of Hoffman’s chemical makeup will reveal what happened in his final hours, because everything he put in his body – whether he swallowed it, injected it, smoked it or snorted it, leaves a chemical trace. To find out exactly what killed Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dr Jason Payne-James will study the history of his relationship with drugs and will reveal what finally led to this talented and successful actor’s death. Show Less
Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of his generation. Lauded and celebrated for his commitment to his craft, he wa...Show More

On June 19th 2013 James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Rome. He was just 51 years old. A famously intense character actor, he was credited with changing the very nature of television acting. First appearing in films such as True Romance and Get Shorty, it was the HBO series The Sopranos that made him a household name. But his dedication to his craft took a deep toll on the actor, and rumors of addiction and excess followed him throughout his career. Now expert pathologist Dr Michael Hunter is re-examining his medical history in order to discover what led him to die of a heart attack at only 51. Show Less
On June 19th 2013 James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Rome. He was just 51 years old. A famously intense character actor, he wa...Show More

Friday, September 28

Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of his generation. Lauded and celebrated for his commitment to his craft, he was a multiple Academy Award nominee who won the coveted Best Actor gong for his title role in Capote in 2006. But on 2nd February 2014, Hoffman is found dead in his New York apartment. In his left arm is a single syringe. In the apartment forensics find the powerful – and notoriously addictive narcotic – heroin. On the face of it this would appear an open and shut case - but an examination of Hoffman’s chemical makeup will reveal what happened in his final hours, because everything he put in his body – whether he swallowed it, injected it, smoked it or snorted it, leaves a chemical trace. To find out exactly what killed Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dr Jason Payne-James will study the history of his relationship with drugs and will reveal what finally led to this talented and successful actor’s death. Show Less
Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the greatest actors of his generation. Lauded and celebrated for his commitment to his craft, he wa...Show More

About Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… is a documentary series that reveals the truth behind the controversial deaths of global icons and people whose untimely deaths were surrounded by scandal and intense media attention. Fact and fiction are forever separated through reconstructions of their final hours using crucial medical evidence from the actual autopsies to explain how and why they died while interviews with friends and family shed light on the events that led to death—finally putting an end to the speculation. The new hour-long episodes focus on the final hours of Steve McQueen, Richard Pryor, Bruce Lee, Janis Joplin, Dennis Wilson and Bernie Mac. Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… is produced by Potato, part of ITV Studios.

Jaymes Vaughan and Dr. Hunter talk about the death of Johnny Cash.

Dr. Hunter and Sonia Isabelle talk about how Elizabeth Taylor always attracted the spotlight in life and in death.

Dr. Hunter (Autopsy) talks with Sonia Isabelle of Celebrity Page about Muhammad Ali's lasting legacy, and why his death left such an impact on everyone.

Sonia Isabelle of Celebrity Page talks with Dr. Hunter from Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... about Farrah Fawcett's rare cancer.

Jaymes Vaughan of Celebrity Page and Dr. Hunter talk about what you can expect on the Mary Tyler Moore episode of Autopsy: The Last Hours Of...

See what Dr. Hunter found in the autopsy reports for Heath Ledger, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix and many more.

A lineup full of “Real Lives. Real Stories. Real Celebrities” is coming your way starting Sept. 10 on REELZ. New series include Rich and Acquitted, Hollywood Homicide Uncovered and Scandal Made Me Famous. New documentary specials include Titanic: Sinking the Myths, Karen Carpenter: Goodbye to Love and Reagan: From Movie Star to President. Rounding out new fall programming are returning series Autopsy: The Last Hours of… and Gangsters: America’s Most Evil.