Broke & Famous
Monday, Nov. 26

Upcoming Episodes

Monday, November 26

With iconic smash hits Waterfalls, No Scrubs and Creep, TLC remains one of the top selling girl bands of all time, second only to the Spice Girls. Yet behind their meteoric rise and phenomenal success lay a shocking secret - at the height of the fame, while their music was making tens of millions of dollars, the band was bankrupt. So how did TLC, one of the world’s first superstar all-girl bands end up Broke and Famous? Show Less
With iconic smash hits Waterfalls, No Scrubs and Creep, TLC remains one of the top selling girl bands of all time, second only to the ...Show More

Grammy Award-winning artist Toni Braxton was one of the most successful singers of her time, but she was a superstar with superstar spending habits. Despite selling millions of albums, her extravagant habit left her with shockingly little to show for her success and, hot on the heels of stardom, came a humiliating, public bankruptcy. Incredibly, Toni fought back – only for disaster to strike again. So, who was really to blame for Toni Braxton becoming Broke and Famous? Show Less
Grammy Award-winning artist Toni Braxton was one of the most successful singers of her time, but she was a superstar with superstar sp...Show More

With iconic smash hits Waterfalls, No Scrubs and Creep, TLC remains one of the top selling girl bands of all time, second only to the Spice Girls. Yet behind their meteoric rise and phenomenal success lay a shocking secret - at the height of the fame, while their music was making tens of millions of dollars, the band was bankrupt. So how did TLC, one of the world’s first superstar all-girl bands end up Broke and Famous? Show Less
With iconic smash hits Waterfalls, No Scrubs and Creep, TLC remains one of the top selling girl bands of all time, second only to the ...Show More

Tuesday, November 27

Grammy Award-winning artist Toni Braxton was one of the most successful singers of her time, but she was a superstar with superstar spending habits. Despite selling millions of albums, her extravagant habit left her with shockingly little to show for her success and, hot on the heels of stardom, came a humiliating, public bankruptcy. Incredibly, Toni fought back – only for disaster to strike again. So, who was really to blame for Toni Braxton becoming Broke and Famous? Show Less
Grammy Award-winning artist Toni Braxton was one of the most successful singers of her time, but she was a superstar with superstar sp...Show More

Actress Lindsay Lohan was everyone’s darling. She had fame, she had fortune, but she also had personal demons. Her family life grew more and more unstable and it took a devastating toll on the young star. Dozens of court appearances, hundreds of days in rehab, two weeks in jail – Lindsay had become a walking disaster, more famous for her off screen antics. By the age of 25 Lindsay’s career lay in ruins, her millions gone. She was alone and had no one she could trust. So who was really to blame for Lindsay Lohan becoming Broke and Famous? Show Less
Actress Lindsay Lohan was everyone’s darling. She had fame, she had fortune, but she also had personal demons. Her family life grew ...Show More

Actress and reality star Tori Spelling was born into the lap of luxury in one of Hollywood’s wealthiest families. From a young age, she was taught that love meant showering someone with endless money and lavish gifts, leading this Beverly Hills princess to develop a reckless spending habit. But when she was sensationally cut out of her inheritance and work proved hard to find, Tori’s addiction to spending would turn her life into a never-ending financial crisis. So, who was really to blame for Tori Spelling becoming Broke and Famous? Show Less
Actress and reality star Tori Spelling was born into the lap of luxury in one of Hollywood’s wealthiest families. From a young age, ...Show More

Thursday, November 29

Nicolas Cage was an acting legend, hailed by his peers and the public. He seemed destined for greatness, growing up as part of a Hollywood dynasty. As the director of classics like Godfather and Apocalypse Now, his uncle Francis Ford Coppola was more than a film maker - he was a Hollywood legend, and Cage wanted in. As his career took off, Cage earned big for hits like Face Off and Leaving Las Vegas. And he spent even bigger, with some of the most extravagant purchases in movie star history. So when news broke that one of Hollywood’s biggest earners had run out of money, it was a complete shock. Why did one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars end up Broke and Famous? Show Less
Nicolas Cage was an acting legend, hailed by his peers and the public. He seemed destined for greatness, growing up as part of a Holly...Show More

Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood’s biggest talents, equally at home playing quirky character roles or swashbuckling his way through movie blockbusters. So when news broke in 2017 that he was in deep financial trouble the world was stunned. Court documents blew the lid on his out-of-control spending, but there was more behind Johnny Depp’s troubles than a reckless spending habit. His tortured artistic soul and desire for privacy were in constant and damaging conflict with his worldwide fame and sex-symbol status. So who – or what – was really to blame for Johnny Depp becoming Broke and Famous? Show Less
Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood’s biggest talents, equally at home playing quirky character roles or swashbuckling his way through m...Show More

Nicolas Cage was an acting legend, hailed by his peers and the public. He seemed destined for greatness, growing up as part of a Hollywood dynasty. As the director of classics like Godfather and Apocalypse Now, his uncle Francis Ford Coppola was more than a film maker - he was a Hollywood legend, and Cage wanted in. As his career took off, Cage earned big for hits like Face Off and Leaving Las Vegas. And he spent even bigger, with some of the most extravagant purchases in movie star history. So when news broke that one of Hollywood’s biggest earners had run out of money, it was a complete shock. Why did one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars end up Broke and Famous? Show Less
Nicolas Cage was an acting legend, hailed by his peers and the public. He seemed destined for greatness, growing up as part of a Holly...Show More

Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood’s biggest talents, equally at home playing quirky character roles or swashbuckling his way through movie blockbusters. So when news broke in 2017 that he was in deep financial trouble the world was stunned. Court documents blew the lid on his out-of-control spending, but there was more behind Johnny Depp’s troubles than a reckless spending habit. His tortured artistic soul and desire for privacy were in constant and damaging conflict with his worldwide fame and sex-symbol status. So who – or what – was really to blame for Johnny Depp becoming Broke and Famous? Show Less
Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood’s biggest talents, equally at home playing quirky character roles or swashbuckling his way through m...Show More

Nicolas Cage was an acting legend, hailed by his peers and the public. He seemed destined for greatness, growing up as part of a Hollywood dynasty. As the director of classics like Godfather and Apocalypse Now, his uncle Francis Ford Coppola was more than a film maker - he was a Hollywood legend, and Cage wanted in. As his career took off, Cage earned big for hits like Face Off and Leaving Las Vegas. And he spent even bigger, with some of the most extravagant purchases in movie star history. So when news broke that one of Hollywood’s biggest earners had run out of money, it was a complete shock. Why did one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars end up Broke and Famous? Show Less
Nicolas Cage was an acting legend, hailed by his peers and the public. He seemed destined for greatness, growing up as part of a Holly...Show More

Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood’s biggest talents, equally at home playing quirky character roles or swashbuckling his way through movie blockbusters. So when news broke in 2017 that he was in deep financial trouble the world was stunned. Court documents blew the lid on his out-of-control spending, but there was more behind Johnny Depp’s troubles than a reckless spending habit. His tortured artistic soul and desire for privacy were in constant and damaging conflict with his worldwide fame and sex-symbol status. So who – or what – was really to blame for Johnny Depp becoming Broke and Famous? Show Less
Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood’s biggest talents, equally at home playing quirky character roles or swashbuckling his way through m...Show More

Saturday, December 01

Randy Quaid was once a beloved actor riding high off the back of a string of hit movies. He had critical acclaim - and the paychecks to match. But after falling madly in love, his life took a dark and destructive course. Randy’s career faded as he spun out of control and his life descended into eccentricity and financial ruin. So, who was really to blame for Randy Quaid ending up, Broke and Famous? Show Less
Randy Quaid was once a beloved actor riding high off the back of a string of hit movies. He had critical acclaim - and the paychecks t...Show More

Nicolas Cage was an acting legend, hailed by his peers and the public. He seemed destined for greatness, growing up as part of a Hollywood dynasty. As the director of classics like Godfather and Apocalypse Now, his uncle Francis Ford Coppola was more than a film maker - he was a Hollywood legend, and Cage wanted in. As his career took off, Cage earned big for hits like Face Off and Leaving Las Vegas. And he spent even bigger, with some of the most extravagant purchases in movie star history. So when news broke that one of Hollywood’s biggest earners had run out of money, it was a complete shock. Why did one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars end up Broke and Famous? Show Less
Nicolas Cage was an acting legend, hailed by his peers and the public. He seemed destined for greatness, growing up as part of a Holly...Show More

Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood’s biggest talents, equally at home playing quirky character roles or swashbuckling his way through movie blockbusters. So when news broke in 2017 that he was in deep financial trouble the world was stunned. Court documents blew the lid on his out-of-control spending, but there was more behind Johnny Depp’s troubles than a reckless spending habit. His tortured artistic soul and desire for privacy were in constant and damaging conflict with his worldwide fame and sex-symbol status. So who – or what – was really to blame for Johnny Depp becoming Broke and Famous? Show Less
Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood’s biggest talents, equally at home playing quirky character roles or swashbuckling his way through m...Show More

About Broke & Famous

Whether it’s blockbuster movies, a wealthy family, or chart-topping hit music when the money is rolling and you’re a celebrity life is good. But what happens at the intersection of money mismanagement and career crisis? Broke and Famous shows what happens when a celebrity’s life of spending and excess turns to one of selling off assets, pinching pennies and taking jobs they never considered at the height of success. See the stories of Michael Jackson, Tori Spelling, Nicolas Cage, MC Hammer and Johnny Depp who is the focus of the series premiere episode.