"AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF..." RETURNS SATURDAY, MAY 20 AT 8PM ET/5PM PT
Saturday, May 20 Episode to Focus on Music Legend Prince
Additional New Episodes Include Steve Jobs, Bernie Mac, Patrick Swayze, Bruce Lee, Judy Garland, Janis Joplin, Natalie Cole, Anissa Jones and Gary Coleman
(Albuquerque, NM) Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - REELZ today announced the return of Autopsy: The Last Hours of... original documentary series with a new episode about pop icon Prince on Saturday, May 20 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. New episodes will continue Saturdays at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT and will focus on the lives and last hours of Steve Jobs, Bernie Mac, Patrick Swayze, Bruce Lee, Judy Garland, Janis Joplin, Natalie Cole, Anissa Jones and Gary Coleman.
Autopsy: The Last Hours of... reveals the truth behind the controversial and mysterious deaths of global icons and people whose untimely deaths were often surrounded by scandal and intense media attention. The series features reconstructions of their final hours based on crucial medical evidence from the actual autopsies while interviews with friends, family and experts shed light on the events that led to the celebrity's death - finally putting an end to the mystery. Autopsy: The Last Hours of... is produced by Potato, part of ITV Studios.
On Saturday, May 20 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT Autopsy: The Last Hours of... "Prince" will take viewers inside the life and final days and hours of the pop superstar. Prince has sold more than 100 million records over a 30 year career and lived a fit, health-conscious lifestyle, one in which he was vehemently anti-drugs. But on April 21st, 2016 Prince's death from a drug overdose sent shockwaves around the world. Series host and renowned forensic pathologist, Dr. Michael Hunter, will analyze Prince's medical history and final days to uncover the possible reasons for his untimely death at only 57 years of age. Interviews include Prince biographer Mick Wall, former girlfriend Anna Fantastic, musician and friend JD Steele and Paisley Park DJ Michael Holtz.
Airdates for new episodes of Autopsy: The Last Hours of... are below. Premiere times are 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. Only the Prince episode will air at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT.
Prince on Saturday, May 20.
Natalie Cole on Saturday, May 27.
Patrick Swayze on Saturday, June 3.
Steve Jobs on Saturday, June 10.
Bernie Mac on Saturday, June 17.
Gary Coleman on Saturday, June 24.
Janis Joplin on Saturday, July 1.
Judy Garland on Saturday, July 8.
Bruce Lee on Saturday, July 15.
Anissa Jones on Saturday, July 22.
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