Death by Fame

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Death by FameUncovering the sinister side of fame and celebrity as investigators reveal the shocking true stories behind the rise, fall and murders of some of Hollywood's most promising stars.
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S2, EP5 "Off the Record"Jam Master Jay, best known as Run-DMC's DJ, becomes a hip-hop legend; his life is cut short when he's executed in his recording studio; an exclusive interview with an eyewitness sheds light on this decades-old cold case.
S2, EP4 "Evil Villain"Joseph Son had the right look to play Hollywood villains, but a terrible secret from his past resurfaces more than a decade later; when prosecutors face off with the actor on the stand, it's hard to tell fact from fiction.
S2, EP3 "Day in Court"A sheriff's deputy turned actor reaches new heights of fame as a bailiff on an Emmy-winning show. When a shooting at his house leaves him injured and his wife dead, police learn there's more to this court TV star.
S2, EP2 "To Tell the Truth"An entertainment writer, a pop starlet, a former Marine and a music producer find themselves in an apartment where one of them ends up dead; police sift through lies and half-truths to uncover what truly happened.
S2, EP1 "Murder by Association"After James Brown dies on Christmas 2006, some suspect murder; the conspiracy grows with the shooting death of his son-in-law Darren Lumar in November 2008; when detectives dig into Lumar's past, the possibility for motives becomes endless.
S2 "A Rising Star Shot Down"Tara Correa-McMullen is only 15 when she rises from the tough streets of LA to star alongside some of Hollywood's biggest stars; a romance with the wrong person takes her out of the spotlight forever.
S1, EP6 "Life Imitates Art"In 1991, LA native Lloyd Avery portrayed one memorable on-screen killer; but when the lines between fantasy and reality begin to blur, the troubled actor reprises his most famous role, and the consequences are deadly.
S1, EP5 "The Killing Game"In Houston, Texas, aspiring model Catherine Martinez falls for a former pop star she believes to be her ticket to stardom; however, when ambition and jealousy collide, a Hollywood dream becomes a real-life nightmare.
S1, EP4 "For the Love of Drama"Adea Shabani crossed oceans to pursue her Hollywood dreams; still, passions run high in La La Land, so when she mysteriously goes missing, investigators scramble to keep her from becoming another of the city's lost angels.
S1, EP3 "Behind the Screen"Singer Christina Grimmie went from internet sensation to international superstar with her performance on "The Voice"; among her legions of fans was someone whose obsession would bring her dreams to a tragic end.
S1, EP2 "Man of Anarchy"Johnny Lewis has everything any 28-year-old actor could ever dream of, but not even a hit show or celebrity girlfriend could keep him from falling headfirst into the most terrifying role of his life.
S1, EP1 "Celebrity Sexpert"Sex therapist Amie Hardwick had the beauty and brains to charm Hollywood, as well as a number of celebrity boyfriends; when one star rises, another's obsession is never far behind.
S1 "Scripting a Murder"Comedian Jim Jefferies recounts his experiences with an intern who seems to have it all - luxury cars, exotic vacations and beautiful women; in May 2016, it all comes crashing down.
S1 "Legal Diva"A bodybuilding attorney lands her own reality series featuring her former fashion model boyfriend; a year later, investigators use her show to map how this legal diva went from the spotlight to becoming a stabbing victim.
Uncovering the sinister side of fame and celebrity as investigators reveal the shocking true stories behind the rise, fall and murders of some of Hollywood's most promising stars.
Original Air Date: Jan 23, 2023
Genres: DocuseriesTV Series
Rating: TV14
Playback: HD
2 seasons available on demand (14 episodes)
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