Under The Influence
Friday

Upcoming Episodes

Friday, August 23

George Michael and Prince were royalty in the kingdoms of music and pop culture. They were adored by a world they couldn’t face, so they created their own to live and ultimately die in. George; an international man of mystery with a golden voice. Prince; an innovator in every sense of the word. We will investigate the mysterious circumstances behind their sudden deaths, just months apart. Show Less
George Michael and Prince were royalty in the kingdoms of music and pop culture. They were adored by a world they couldn’t face, so ...Show More

Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse; two unique musicians, one an undeniable influence on the other. But in their own destructive ways they sabotaged their careers and the gave up the throne they once reigned. Lauryn suffered an identity crisis in opposition to her powerful image. Amy was destroyed by enablers and deadly addictions. This is the story of two divas who never met, but were both chewed up and spit out by the music industry they once dominated. Show Less
Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse; two unique musicians, one an undeniable influence on the other. But in their own destructive ways they ...Show More

Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were new stars for the new millennium; talented, beautiful and troubled. Lindsay was a child star who could not only open a film, but also command a starring role. Britney was a pop phenomenon who outsold and outshone her contemporaries. But they both suffered a total career collapse. We look deeper at the influences of early trauma and negative people which led on a downward spiral. Show Less
Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were new stars for the new millennium; talented, beautiful and troubled. Lindsay was a child star who...Show More

George Michael and Prince were royalty in the kingdoms of music and pop culture. They were adored by a world they couldn’t face, so they created their own to live and ultimately die in. George; an international man of mystery with a golden voice. Prince; an innovator in every sense of the word. We will investigate the mysterious circumstances behind their sudden deaths, just months apart. Show Less
George Michael and Prince were royalty in the kingdoms of music and pop culture. They were adored by a world they couldn’t face, so ...Show More

Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse; two unique musicians, one an undeniable influence on the other. But in their own destructive ways they sabotaged their careers and the gave up the throne they once reigned. Lauryn suffered an identity crisis in opposition to her powerful image. Amy was destroyed by enablers and deadly addictions. This is the story of two divas who never met, but were both chewed up and spit out by the music industry they once dominated. Show Less
Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse; two unique musicians, one an undeniable influence on the other. But in their own destructive ways they ...Show More

Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were new stars for the new millennium; talented, beautiful and troubled. Lindsay was a child star who could not only open a film, but also command a starring role. Britney was a pop phenomenon who outsold and outshone her contemporaries. But they both suffered a total career collapse. We look deeper at the influences of early trauma and negative people which led on a downward spiral. Show Less
Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were new stars for the new millennium; talented, beautiful and troubled. Lindsay was a child star who...Show More

Saturday, August 24

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith were two beloved actors who earned praise from their peers. Both men also triumphed over drug addiction with years of sobriety, only to crash in similar ways. Philip was ruled by his own compulsiveness. Cory was running away from a past that caught up to him. We take a closer look at the vicious cycle of rehab and relapse that will forever link these two stars. Show Less
Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith were two beloved actors who earned praise from their peers. Both men also triumphed over drug...Show More

Saturday, August 31

Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were new stars for the new millennium; talented, beautiful and troubled. Lindsay was a child star who could not only open a film, but also command a starring role. Britney was a pop phenomenon who outsold and outshone her contemporaries. But they both suffered a total career collapse. We look deeper at the influences of early trauma and negative people which led on a downward spiral. Show Less
Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were new stars for the new millennium; talented, beautiful and troubled. Lindsay was a child star who...Show More

About Under The Influence

A celebrity scandal can be the undoing of even the shiniest Hollywood star. But behind every famous death or downfall is a mess of destructive friends, unfortunate circumstances and bad choices that enable the crash. This series explores the bad influences that send celebrities down the wrong path. In each one-hour episode we investigate two infamous star scandals with a fresh perspective; looking at the negative influences and the contributing factors that lead to the wildest celebrity downfalls of all time.