EVERY SUNDAY IN DECEMBER

Experience all-new stories of your favorite bands and music icons.  Go behind the scenes of Black Sabbath, Metallica, Tom Petty, Diana Ross, Whitney Houston and more with your exclusive backstage pass – only on REELZ.

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

BLACK SABBATH: BREAKING THE BAND

Often called the godfathers of heavy metal rock music Black Sabbath came from humble origins to become some of the most successful and outrageous of rock stars. Their hedonism and antics on stage were unparalleled as was their volatility off stage. Black Sabbath: Breaking the Band follows their journey from the band’s early beginnings in Birmingham England in the 1960s to heavy metal infamy and their eventual break up.

METALLICA: THE STORY OF THE SONGS

Metallica is the most popular metal act in history with eight Grammy Awards® and $1.4 billion in live ticket sales but what was the inspiration behind their three career defining songs? Starting with their 1989 breakthrough anti-war anthem “One” hear from engineer Michael Barbiero who provides unique insights into the recording process, the controversy and self-sabotage that almost derailed the recording. Metallica would later release the gruesome and chilling “Enter Sandman” that skyrocketed them to global commercial success and a bigger mainstream audience.

METALLICA: THE STORY OF THE SONGS

Metallica is the most popular metal act in history with eight Grammy Awards® and $1.4 billion in live ticket sales but what was the inspiration behind their three career defining songs? Starting with their 1989 breakthrough anti-war anthem “One” hear from engineer Michael Barbiero who provides unique insights into the recording process, the controversy and self-sabotage that almost derailed the recording. Metallica would later release the gruesome and chilling “Enter Sandman” that skyrocketed them to global commercial success and a bigger mainstream audience.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13

TOM PETTY: WON’T BACK DOWN

With a career spanning more than 40 years singer, songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Tom Petty was one of the most successful American artists of all time. Petty was uncompromising, hardworking and totally devoted to his fans and collaborators but ironically his selfless work ethic may have been what led to his untimely demise at just 66 years old.

AUTOPSY: TOM PETTY

On October 2, 2017 news of Tom Petty’s sudden death at the age of just 66 shocked the world. As one of the most adored singers and songwriters his career spanned more than four decades. Now forensic pathologist and medical examiner Dr. Michael Hunter wants to investigate the circumstances of Petty’s mysterious death. Hunter will analyze every detail in the Petty autopsy report to piece together what led him to die so suddenly and unexpectedly.

AUTOPSY: TOM PETTY

On October 2, 2017 news of Tom Petty’s sudden death at the age of just 66 shocked the world. As one of the most adored singers and songwriters his career spanned more than four decades. Now forensic pathologist and medical examiner Dr. Michael Hunter wants to investigate the circumstances of Petty’s mysterious death. Hunter will analyze every detail in the Petty autopsy report to piece together what led him to die so suddenly and unexpectedly.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20

WHITNEY HOUSTON: STORY OF HER SONGS

With seven consecutive number one hits, more than 200 million records sold and millions of adoring fans across the world Whitney Houston was a powerhouse diva. Whitney Houston: Story of Her Songs highlights the three songs that took her from the church choir to cementing her as an indisputable music icon.

DIANA ROSS: STORY OF HER SONGS

Her dazzling career spans more than six decades with accolades including 12 Grammy Award® nominations, seven American Music Awards®, a Golden Globe Award® and induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Diana Ross: Story of Her Songs celebrates her stellar career with a look at the three tracks that showcase her fabulous rise to become a pop, disco and soul sensation.

DIANA ROSS: STORY OF HER SONGS

Her dazzling career spans more than six decades with accolades including 12 Grammy Award® nominations, seven American Music Awards®, a Golden Globe Award® and induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Diana Ross: Story of Her Songs celebrates her stellar career with a look at the three tracks that showcase her fabulous rise to become a pop, disco and soul sensation.