Documentary News

First Trailer for Ron Howard's The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years (2016-06-20): Ron Howard's Beatles documentary will have rare, unseen footage and newly synched concert footage of the band.

He Named Me Malala Shows the Teen Behind the Nobel Peace Prize Winner (2015-08-28): The trailer for He Named Me Malala will hit you right in the gut. The inspirational documentary about the teen Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai is a must see.

Trailer for Life Itself, the Roger Ebert Documentary (2014-06-08): Steve James directs the documentary Life Itself, which tells the story of film critic Roger Ebert. The movie is based on Ebert's autobiography.

Trailer for Generation Iron Starring Phil Heath, Kai Greene and Jay Cutler (2014-05-14): Go behind the scenes as top male bodybuilders prepare for the Mr. Olympia contest. The film stars Phil Heath, Kai Greene and Jay Cutler.

Beyonce's Life is But a Dream Documentary Film Arrives on DVD on November 25 (2013-11-09): Beyonce's Life is But a Dream documentary film arrives on DVD on November 25. It is not being released on Blu-ray at this time.

Trailer for The Armstrong Lie, the Documentary About Lance Armstrong and Doping (2013-10-08): Director Alex Gibney followed Lance Armstrong around for a year in 2009 and was shocked when Armstrong finally admitted he'd been living a lie.

Bible Storyland is Offbeat Documentary About Unusual Theme Park (2012-07-09): Bible Storyland is an offbeat documentary about an unusual themepark designed by by former Disneyland executives and championed by Jack Haley (The Wizard of Oz) that was intended to open in Southern California in the early 1960s.

Discovery Launches 24-Hour Penguin Cam to Promote Upcoming Frozen Planet Series (2012-03-06): Discovery has launched a penguin cam to promote its upcoming series, Frozen Planet, which airs on March 18.

Undefeated Wins Best Documentary at 2012 Oscars (2012-02-28): Dan Lindsay, TJ Martin and Rich Middlemas won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature for work on Undefeated.

Trailer: Discovery Network's Dinosaur Revolution (2011-08-23): Here is an amazing looking new dinosaur documentary from the Discovery Channel about dinosaurs.

Morgan Spurlock's Documentary Sets Guinness World Record (2011-08-13): Morgan Spurlock's documentary about product placements has set the Guinness World Record for "most paid-for product placements in a film.

Vidal Sassoon Documentary Tells Life Story of Hair Genius (2011-05-17): He simply was hairstyling in the 1960s and 1970s.

Trailer for Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011-03-19): Here is the trailer for Morgan Spurlock's new documentary called Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.

Discovery Communications Buys Sarah Palin's Alaska (2010-03-25): Discovery Communications has acquired the global rights to Sarah Palin's Alaska, a new eight-part documentary series.

CNN Airing Documentary About Transgendered City Manager (2010-03-12): Tomorrow night CNN is airing a feature on the fired Largo, Florida city manager who was fired for undergoing the process of becoming a woman.

This Is It Makes $2.2 Million on Opening Day (2009-10-28): The Michael Jackson documentary This Is It grossed $2 million in its opening day.

Picture Me: A Documentary About Fashion Models (2009-04-12): Picture Me is a documentary by Ole Schell and Sara Ziff.

Jay McCarroll to Debut Film About Fashion Industry (2009-02-16): Jay McCarroll, the winning designer of the first Project Runway, is releasing a film called Eleven Minutes on February 20th about his foray into the fashion world.

The End of the World as We Know It? (2008-04-20): Here's an upbeat, must-see tv show tonight: "Last Days on Earth" airs tonight on the History Channel at 7:00 p.

Audiences Staying Away From Topical Films (2008-04-19): Variety reports that audiences are growing quite tired of topical films, such as those that cover hot-button political issues and the Iraq War.

Life After People Shows Earth With Population Zero (2008-01-09): If mankind were to disappear tomorrow, what would happen to the rest of the Earth? Would animals take over? Would plants? That's the premise of a very interesting new two hour special called Life After People that will premiere on the History Channel on January 21,2008 at 9:00 p.

Tom Brokaw Goes Back to 1968 (2007-12-08): Sex, drugs, rock and roll, student protests and and the dawning of the civil rights movement: 1968 was a turbulent time.

Russell Crowe in Talks to Play Crocodile Hunter in Biopic (2006-09-23): There are rumors that Oscar-winner Russell Crowe is already in talks to play Steve Irwin in a proposed biopic.

George Washington: America's First Action Hero (2006-05-29): If you're looking for some family-safe entertainment tonight, you can't do better than The History Channel's new program about George Washington, America's First Action Hero.