ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 12/18/14; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from E!'s press release, June 2014) Think you know the story? Think again... "Untold With Maria Menounos" is an inventive news magazine series that goes behind the headlines of entertainment, celebrity and pop culture for a fresh and fascinating look at the news dominating water-cooler talk. Each one-hour episode, hosted by Maria Menounos, delves into three different stories to get the inside scoop on the biggest news of the moment. Featuring interviews with celebrities, Hollywood insiders, topic-specific experts and more, the show will cover subjects ranging from the rise of heroin in Hollywood to the Electronic Dance Music scene, to transgender civil rights issues and the highs and lows of reality star fame. Plus "Untold" connects viewers to people who are big in the social media universe with segments including "The Pop Culture Minute" featuring YouTube and Vine stars, and "The Untold Moment," offering exclusive interviews with Hollywood's most fascinating personalities. The series breaks new ground visually - combining iPhone video, GoPro, FlipCam, and XD-Cam footage - to bring viewers behind-the-scenes and into the stories. Candid commentary from Menounos adds to the intimate feel of the series; because behind the headlines is where the real story begins. Don't miss "Untold With Maria Menounos" premiering Thursday, July 17th at 8:00pm ET/PT only on E!