[11/17/21 - 05:17 AM]
The Brilliant Legacies of Four Iconic Rock 'N' Roll Frontmen Take Center Stage in New Original Specials Premiering December 2021
"Ozzy Osbourne: Black Sabbath Frontman" will kick things off Saturday, December 4 on Reelz.

[via press release from Reelz]


See Ozzy Osbourne, Bruce Dickinson, Steven Tyler and David Lee Roth as the Focus of 'Frontmen' Specials Chronicling Their Wild and Legendary Antics and the Real Stories of Their Turbulent Lives Off Stage

(Albuquerque, NM) Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - REELZ today announced December 2021 premieres with four new original specials Frontmen exploring the real lives and success stories of infamous and immensely talented lead singers Ozzy Osbourne, Bruce Dickinson, Steven Tyler and David Lee Roth with insight from people who knew them best. As lead vocalists for game changing hard rock bands Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Aerosmith and Van Halen the superstars spotlighted in Frontmen have been the voices of their generations and entertained millions of people on stage. Now in new Frontmen specials viewers will see the defining moments that sparked their insatiable need to perform and the destructive tendencies and addictions they grappled with while making music history.

"Revealing character profiles of music megastars have resonated with our viewers so we're excited to show them more new original stories in Frontmen," said Steve Cheskin, SVP of Programming at REELZ. "Illuminated by intimate details from first-hand accounts of experiences shared by friends and colleagues we look forward to delving into the lives of these fabled rockers."

December 2021 premieres begin Saturday, December 4 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT with Ozzy Osbourne: Black Sabbath Frontman with a poignant look at the man who epitomized the unpredictable frontman renowned for his outrageous antics and exceptional performances. See how Osbourne went from being a shy and bullied child to becoming one of the most outlandish and revered frontmen in rock. Then on Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT it's Bruce Dickinson: Iron Maiden Frontman detailing what drove his unquenchable desire to overachieve throughout his life. As a best-selling novelist, international fencer and airline pilot all while fronting the band Dickinson was as restless as he was successful and Frontmen explores the roots of his remarkable story.

As lead singer for Aerosmith Steven Tyler has led the band to stratospheric success along with a rollercoaster ride of self destruction and unthinkable resurrections. In Steven Tyler: Aerosmith Frontman on Saturday, December 11 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT see the story of a rock legend who seemed to be in a career death spiral several times yet managed to come back bigger and better each time. Wrapping December premieres on Sunday, December 12 is David Lee Roth: Van Halen Frontman at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT with the riveting story about the epic scale of Roth's ambition to rule the stage and drive Van Halen to superstardom.

Below is December 2021 programming listed by premiere date and time. Full synopses for every show follow this list.

Saturday, December 4

*NEW* Ozzy Osbourne: Black Sabbath Frontman at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT

Sunday, December 5

*NEW* Bruce Dickinson: Iron Maiden Frontman at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT

Saturday, December 11

*NEW* Steven Tyler: Aerosmith Frontman at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT

Sunday, December 12

*NEW* David Lee Roth: Van Halen Frontman at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT

Below are detailed descriptions for December 2021 programming listed by premiere date and time:

Ozzy Osbourne: Black Sabbath Frontman premieres on Saturday, December 4 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. Ozzy Osbourne is renowned as one of the craziest frontmen of all time. His antics include biting off a bat head and snorting ants on stage will go down in the annals of rock history. But what made Ozzy so frenetic? In this revealing look at the legendary lead vocalist of heavy metal band Black Sabbath see Osbourne's roots and the childhood trauma that forged the entertainer and made him want to 'out crazy' his peers. Sharing their experiences with Osbourne are his friends and colleagues including Black Sabbath's first manager Jim Simpson and friend Geoff Lucas who help chart his life from his poverty-stricken upbringing in England through his rise to the top as frontman of Black Sabbath and his eventual dismissal after his drink and drug addiction overwhelmed him. Viewers will also see how his wife Sharon saved him from ruin and how she helped harness Osbourne's wild side and turn him into one of the world's most successful stars. Frontmen is produced by Honey Bee.

Bruce Dickinson: Iron Maiden Frontman premieres on Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. Nicknamed 'The Air Raid Siren' for his trademark soaring high-pitched voice the frontman of Iron Maiden Bruce Dickinson is widely considered to be one of the greatest rock vocalists of all time. From humble beginnings attending an exclusive English boarding school where he defied the bullies and began his love of singing to joining Iron Maiden and becoming a celebrated frontman this is the real story of Dickinson. The ultimate overachiever he was also an award winning author, radio show host and a commercial airline pilot in addition to battling cancer, performing in war torn Sarajevo and becoming an international fencer. Sharing their stories of knowing and working with one of the most dynamic frontmen of all time are childhood friend Mike Jordan and Iron Maiden producer Tony Platt who worked with Dickinson to shape his now unmistakable vocal style and range. Frontmen is produced by Honey Bee.

Steven Tyler: Aerosmith Frontman premieres on Saturday, December 11 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. As lead singer of Aerosmith Steven Tyler was one of the most iconic, bombastic and charismatic frontmen to ever take the stage. Aerosmith saw major chart and commercial success with hits like "Dream On," "Walk This Way" and "Love in an Elevator" selling more than 150 million albums making them the biggest-selling hard rock back in U.S. history. But despite phenomenal success time and time again Tyler's career nose-dived into a negative spiral with drug and alcohol addiction almost killing him yet every time he fell Tyler came back even bigger and better than before. The story of the man with self-confessed 'lead singer's disease' is told by some of the people who know Tyler best including former band manager Steve Leber and childhood friend and former bandmate Ray Tabano among others. Frontmen is produced by Honey Bee.

David Lee Roth: Van Halen Frontman premieres on Sunday, December 12 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. One of the most famous, flamboyant and charismatic frontmen in the world David Lee Roth is unlike most lead singers. The frontman of Van Halen is the same person both on and off stage and craves attention and adulation at all times. Growing up in rural Indiana Roth showed early brilliance turning himself into a ferociously bright teenager. His determination to become a frontman led him to convince the Van Halen brothers to let him join their band and Roth's infectious personality and memorable acrobatic stage presence helped make Van Halen one of the most popular rock bands in the world. His notorious rock 'n' roll lifestyle and fun-loving demeanor cemented Diamond Dave as, for some, the band's only "real" frontman. Sharing their personal stories of Roth are childhood friend George Perez and former Van Halen band manager Marshall Berle. Frontmen is produced by Honey Bee.


REELZ is a leading independent cable and satellite general entertainment network focused on celebrity culture with poignant stories about Hollywood in revealing documentaries and character profiles of the famous and infamous. Programming ranges from the critically acclaimed and award-winning The Kennedys to Real Story of... revealing the true stories behind hit movies including American Made and Selena. Along with shows about movies, fame and celebrity lifestyles the network is also home to true crime stories and Autopsy: The Last Hours of... which examines the final days of popular celebrities from Lucille Ball to Prince.

REELZ is available in 70 million homes on DIRECTV channel 238, DISH Network channel 299, Verizon FiOS TV channel 692HD, AT&T U-verse channels 799/1799HD and cable systems nationwide. Find REELZ in your area by visiting www.reelz.com. REELZ is a High-Definition network and if it is not available, or not in HD, on your cable or telco provider, we encourage viewers to call them and ask for it. Owned by Hubbard Media Group, REELZ is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM with national ad sales based in New York City with offices in Boston and Chicago. As one of the last truly independent television networks remaining in today's media landscape REELZ has created the Independence Happens Here(R) website to help keep free thought and innovation alive by highlighting the importance of independent businesses. The website can be found at http://IndependenceHappensHere.com.

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[11/24/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: EPIX Releases First Full-Length Trailer for Horror Series "From"
The series unravels the mystery of a nightmarish town in middle America that traps all those who enter.

[11/24/21 - 06:35 AM]
New discovery+ Specials "My Dream Kitchen: Giada De Laurentiis" and "My Dream Kitchen: Carla Hall" Document the Journey to Creating the Ultimate Dream Kitchen for the Ultimate Clients
The specials will both premiere Saturday, December 18 only on discovery+.

[11/23/21 - 03:00 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Giants-Buccaneers Matchup Delivers 12 Million Viewers
Plus: "Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli" on ESPN2 delivered an audience of 1,575,000 up from the brothers' Week 10 audience (1,554,000 viewers).

[11/23/21 - 12:51 PM]
Video: Official Trailer - "A Clusterfunke Christmas" Featuring Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch
"A Clüsterfünke Christmas" is a celebratory parody of the traditional TV holiday romance that follows Holly, a go-getter real estate exec from New York City who heads to a small town to buy the quaint Clüsterfünke Inn and transform it into a mega-resort.

[11/23/21 - 11:36 AM]
Food Network Celebrates the Holidays with Special Seasonal Episodes of "Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines"
Food Network is preparing for the season with a jam-packed schedule of holiday fare including two special back-to-back episodes that will make their linear premiere on Saturday, December 18.

[11/23/21 - 10:37 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning HBO Drama Series "Euphoria" Returns January 9
Amidst the intertwining lives in the town of East Highland, 17 year old Rue (Zendaya) must find hope while balancing the pressures of love, loss, and addiction.

[11/23/21 - 10:35 AM]
VH1 Delivers the Holiday Drag Event of the Season
The network rings in the festivities Thursday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c with the highly-anticipated "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 14 cast "Ruveal" followed by special presentation of new Paramount+ original series "Queen of the Universe."

[11/23/21 - 10:15 AM]
"Great Chocolate Showdown" Makes Its U.S. Debut on January 29, 2022 on The CW Network
The cooking-competition series features 10 bakers taking on creative and complex chocolate-based challenges, where they must create delicious desserts that impress even the most discerning of tastes.

[11/23/21 - 10:11 AM]
"Worst Cooks in America" Is Back! Anne Burrell Signs Multi-Year Commitment with Food Network and Hit Competition Series Returns Wednesday, January 5th at 9PM ET/PT
In the upcoming season, Anne is joined for the first time by Chef Cliff Crooks to lead the newest batch of 12 culinary nightmares though a rigorous boot camp in their quest to become kitchen masters.

[11/23/21 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime to Debut "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber" on Sunday, February 27
Starring Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emmy winner Kyle Chandler and Oscar and Emmy nominee Uma Thurman, the first season is based on Mike Isaac's bestselling book.

[11/23/21 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary "Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street" Debuts December 13
The documentary focuses on the first two experimental and groundbreaking decades of "Sesame Street," highlighting this visionary "gang" that audaciously interpreted radical changes in society and engaged children in ways that entertained and educated in new and innovative ways.

[11/23/21 - 09:57 AM]
Recording Academy Announces Nominees for "The 64th Annual Grammy Awards"
This year's top nominees include Jon Batiste (11), Justin Bieber (8), Doja Cat (8); H.E.R. (8), Billie Eilish (7) and Olivia Rodrigo (7).

[11/23/21 - 09:31 AM]
Per-Olav Sorensen Directs New Christmas Series for Netflix
It is set to begin production in Oslo, Norway during 2022.

[11/23/21 - 09:05 AM]
YouTube Originals Kids & Family Partners with Moonbug on New Animated Series "Supa Strikas: Rookie Season" in Collaboration with UNICEF
"Supa Strikas: Rookie Season," consists of 12 episodes with the first six launching December 3.

[11/23/21 - 09:01 AM]
"Dollface" Season 2 Returns February 11th, Only on Hulu
Season two premieres on Hulu with all 10 episodes Friday, February 11.