About the Show
For many, fame is a dream - critical acclaim, privilege, wealth, and a world of adoring fans. But in a split second, everything can disappear. In this series, celebrities' exclusive firsthand accounts, accompanied by cinematic reenactments, relive the moments they were confronted with true danger. These true stories should be obituaries, tragic endings to phenomenal lives. Except for one thing; every one of them lived to tell the tale.
The People and Their Stories
Bret Michaels is the lead singer in the glam-metal band Poison and has starred in several reality TV shows, including The Celebrity Apprentice.
Jewel is a multi-platinum singer-songwriter, poet and actress. Her debut album Pieces of You yielded the hit single "Who Will Save Your Soul."
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A preview of "Celebrity Close Calls" featuring Scott Baio, Pam Grier, Morgan Fairchild, and Greg Louganis.
A preview of "Celebrity Close Calls" featuring stories from Peter Fonda, Joely Fisher, and Annie Potts.
Pam Grier stops a vicious mugging in a Denver parking lot.
A young Louis Gossett, Jr. suffers a deadly concussion when he falls into a concrete pit.
A preview of featuring Jermaine Jackson, Angie Everhart, Elisabeth Rohm, and Jose Canseco.
During a routine skydive, Angie Everhart's parachute fails to operate properly causing her to free fall for a thousand feet.
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