Superstar

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  • 2021
  • 1 Season
  • 7.2  (23)

Rare footage and intimate details provide a deeper look at the mavericks who shaped American culture; featuring interviews with friends and family who reveal the meteoric highs and the devastating costs of fame.

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George Michael
6. George Michael
November 30, 2021
ABC News' "Superstar" series will chronicle the life and career of legendary pop star George Michael and paint a portrait of one of the most successful artists of all time, who sold over 100 million records worldwide. "Superstar: George Michael" reports on how he reinvented himself from a teenage heartthrob in Wham!, to a global superstar with his solo album "Faith," and later to groundbreaking artist boldly paving a path for future stars. The program delves into his personal life, including his tragic romance with a Brazilian designer, his personal conflict with fame, the real story of his arrest in a Los Angeles public restroom, and his influential lawsuit against his record company. The hour also features interviews with GRAMMY(R) Award winning, multiplatinum artist and songwriter Sam Smith who discusses the significant influence Michael had on him; Paula Abdul, who choreographed Michael's "Faith World Tour"; Rob Kahane, Michael's longtime manager; Phil Lobel and Michael Pagnotta, Michael's former publicists; Lucy Jules and Janey Lee Grace, Michael's backup singers; and journalists and industry insiders who covered his career closely.
Robin Williams
5. Robin Williams
October 20, 2021
A chronicle of Williams' life as entertainers Margaret Cho, Howie Mandel, Barry Levinson, Pauly Shore, Lewis Black and others weigh in on the comic legend.
Richard Pryor
4. Richard Pryor
September 1, 2021
Profiles legendary comedian Richard Pryor, whose groundbreaking work influenced millions
John Ritter
3. John Ritter
August 25, 2021
A look at the life and career of John Ritter, with new interviews from those who knew the comedy icon best.
Kobe Bryant
2. Kobe Bryant
August 18, 2021
The evolution of Kobe Bryant, from young basketball standout to NBA icon and proud #girldad.
Whitney Houston
1. Whitney Houston
August 11, 2021
Never-before-seen private video showcases Whitney Houston in a new light.
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Rare footage and intimate details provide a deeper look at the mavericks who shaped American culture; featuring interviews with friends and family who reveal the meteoric highs and the devastating costs of fame. Superstar is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on August 11, 2021.

Where to Watch Superstar

Superstar is available for streaming on the ABC News website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Superstar on demand at Hulu and ABC.

  • Premiere Date
    August 11, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (23)