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Extra: HBO slates Bee Gees doc; TLC preps “When Skin Goes Wrong”

HBO to premiere Frank Marshall-directed Bee Gees doc WarnerMedia-owned HBO will premiere The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart from director Frank Marshall (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) ...
October 30, 2020

HBO to premiere Frank Marshall-directed Bee Gees doc

WarnerMedia-owned HBO will premiere The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart from director Frank Marshall (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) this December.

The film, an official selection of the 2020 Telluride Film Festival, chronicles the triumphs and hurdles of brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, otherwise known as musical group the Bee Gees.

Marshall also produces alongside Nigel Sinclair and Jeanne Elfant Festa — part of the award-winning team behind HBO’s The Apollo and George Harrison: Living in the Material World – and Mark Monroe.

The film is a Polygram Entertainment presentation of a Kennedy/Marshall and White Horse Pictures production in association with Diamond Docs.

Supervising producer is Aly Parker; executive producers are David Blackman, Jody Gerson, Steve Barnett, Nicholas Ferrall, Cassidy Hartmann and Ryan Suffern.

The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart premieres Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

TLC to air three-part dermatology series

Discovery-owned lifestyle network TLC has slated the three-part series When Skin Goes Wrong to premiere this November.

London-based dermatologists Emma McMullen, Dev Shah, Adil Sheraz and Natalia Spierings will provide an inside look at the dermatology clinic where they help patients with their skin concerns. 

The series premieres Nov. 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Smithsonian Channel launches on BluTV

ViacomCBS-owned Smithsonian Channel is expanding its presence in Brazil and launching on pay-TV operator BluTV, channel 384.

Smithsonian Channel launched in Brazil in April 2019. There, the channel’s content, including all local production curatorship, is overseen by Silvia Jafet, director of the international area of ​​Newco Pay TV.

The factual channel’s offering spans the genres of history, travel, air and space, science, nature and pop culture.

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Jillian Morgan is a special reports editor at realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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